Darts star Luke Littler brands Gareth Southgate a ‘clown’ over England’s defensive approach against Spain… as he claims the Three Lions ‘sat back’ after Cole Palmer’s equaliser in Euro 2024 final

Darts star Luke Littler has branded Gareth Southgate as a ‘clown’ following England’s Euro 2024 final defeat. The Three Lions fell short of European Championship glory after Spain’s second-half substitute Mikel Oyarzabal netted an 86th-minute winner to hand England a devastating 2-1 defeat in Berlin. Cole Palmer inspired hope in the 73rd minute by cancelling … Read more

Blackpool clash with MVG excites Luke Littler

Luke Littler insists he is relishing his first round showdown against Michael van Gerwen at the Betfred World Matchplay tonight. Two of the sport’s biggest names will collide at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Monday evening, as teenage sensation Littler makes his World Matchplay debut against three-time champion van Gerwen. The Dutch superstar has enjoyed more … Read more

Luke Littler can topple Michael Van Gerwen in World Matchplay darts thriller

It may not generate quite the same adrenaline rush and white knuckle ride as the Euro 24 final between England and Spain, but the big battle at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens between Michael Van Gerwen and Luke Littler is the perfect tonic for sports junkies missing the football fix they have enjoyed for the past four weeks. Darts has … Read more

Luke Littler has ‘Phil Taylor trait’ just six months into top-level darts career

Luke Littler’s ruthlessness has been compared to that of darts greats Phil Taylor, Eric Bristow and Michael van Gerwen ahead of the World Matchplay Luke Littler is already instilling fear in his opponents, much like Phil Taylor and Eric Bristow did during their prime. This is according to Alan Warriner-Little, a two-time World Matchplay runner-up, … Read more

A LITTLER HARSH Luke Littler, 17, slammed as ‘RUBBISH’ and only a ‘stage player’ by darts rival in incredible outburst

Luke Littler has suffered a surprise dip in form LUKE LITTLER has been slammed by darts rival Gerwyn Price, who described the teenage sensation’s recent performances as “rubbish”. Littler, 17, has taken the sport by storm and won over the hearts of the nation with some stunning displays in the oche that has seen him … Read more

Luke Littler told to be ready for ‘unique’ tournament at ‘working man’s Las Vegas’

Two-time World Matchplay runner-up Alan Warriner-Little explains what makes the tournament so special and predicts who will lift the Phil Taylor Trophy on July 21 Luke Littler and his World Matchplay rivals are gearing up for the tournament in the “working man’s Las Vegas”. The second-biggest major in darts begins this weekend with a 32-strong … Read more

‘Don’t poke the bear’ – Phil Taylor delivers Luke Littler warning over Michael Van Gerwen ‘rivalry’ ahead of World Matchplay blockbuster

Phil Taylor has urged Luke Littler not to ignite a rivalry with Michael Van Gerwen. Two of the biggest superstar names in the sport have been pitted against each other in a blockbuster showdown in the opening round of the World Matchplay on Monday night. Fireworks are promised to unfold on the stage at Winter Gardens in … Read more

Darts legend Phil Taylor gives Luke Littler World Matchplay advice and warns ‘if you poke the bear he might get angry’

PHIL TAYLOR has warned Luke Littler he would be ill-advised to “poke the bear” of Michael van Gerwen ahead of their blockbuster World Matchplay clash. The Nuke, 17, faces Holland’s three-time world darts champion on Monday night at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.   It is Littler’s first appearance at the PDC summertime major but … Read more