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Phil Taylor v Mervyn King live preview - Taylor eyeing King revenge

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Phil Taylor faces old rival Mervyn King in the pick of this afternoon's matches at the European Championships.  

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The pair have a history of producing classic and sometimes controversial matches; which have seen King defeat Taylor in the 2009 Premier League play-offs, in addition to the league game that saw King throw a dart over Taylor's head.

All the talk however is over a potential quarter-final showdown between The Power and new found enemy Paul Nicholson.

Should Taylor see off King and Nicholson win his match against Terry Jenkins, then the pair would meet in the last 8.

Taylor is strong favourite to dispose of The King, best priced 1/9 with William Hill; King however should pose a threat over a relatively short format and is a tempting 7/1 with Boylesports

The game is scheduled to begin at 15:10 UK time.

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