FOLLOW Live Darts

PDC Players Championship Birmingham June Weekend Preview

(credit: PDC)
A full field of 128 players will return to ProTour action in Birmingham this weekend as the race for World Matchplay places intensifies. 

Watch and bet on live Darts at Bet365 > live streaming > Darts

The two £35,000 events are the seventh and eighth of the season and will feature a host of big names in action at the NIA Community Hall in Birmingham.

Recent UK Open champion Robert Thornton is among the notable entrants; The Thorn's shock win in Bolton saw him climb back up to 23rd in the world rankings, but he is one of many players battling for coveted places in July's World Matchplay via the ProTour order of merit.

The world's top 16 players are joined by a further 16 qualifiers, made up of the next highest 16 players from the ProTour order of merit following the cut-off point in mid-July.

World Champion Adrian Lewis, Gary Anderson, James Wade and Raymond van Barneveld will all take part at the weekend, while Phil Taylor skips the trip to the second city.

Tour card holders are joined by associate members who complete the line-up in order of their final ranking in the Q School Order of Merit. 

The Players Championship double-header will be preceded on Friday night by the UK Qualifier for the third European Tour event.

All ProTour floor events are non-televised. Action begins at 12pm each day, with all matches played behind closed doors over the best of 11 legs.

Players Championship 7/8 Entries
June 16-17 NIA Community Hall, Birmingham

Antonio Alcinas
Gary Anderson
Chris Aubrey
Paul Barham
Michael Barnard
Barrie Bates
Ronnie Baxter
Steve Beaton
John Bowles
Keegan Brown
Steve Brown
Richie Burnett
Gary Butcher
Magnus Caris
Jamie Caven
Dave Chisnall
Matt Clark
Scott Coleman
Gaz Cousins
Joe Cullen
Brendan Dolan
Kevin Dowling
Mark Dudbridge
Matthew Edgar
Steve Evans
Steve Farmer
Mark Frost
Nick Fullwell
Andrew Gilding
Adrian Gray
Toon Greebe
Shaun Griffiths
Steve Grubb
Johnny Haines
Andy Hamilton
Ted Hankey
Stephen Hardy
Ryan Harrington
John Henderson
Jerry Hendriks
Nigel Heydon
Jack Hill
Sam Hill
Steve Hine
Richie Howson
James Hubbard
Peter Hudson
Kim Huybrechts
Mark Hylton
Andy Jenkins
Terry Jenkins
Prakash Jiwa
Darren Johnson
Josh Jones
Mark Jones
Wayne Jones
Ian Jopling
Stuart Kellett
Liam Kelly
Mervyn King
Jelle Klaasen
David Ladley
Adrian Lewis
Jamie Lewis
Anthony Littleton
Colin Lloyd
Steve Maish
Michael Mansell
Kevin McDine
Paddy Meaney
Mareno Michels
Arron Monk
Ian Moss
Joe Murnan
Wes Newton
Paul Nicholson
William O'Connor
Colin Osborne
Denis Ovens
Matt Padgett
Kevin Painter
John Part
Gareth Pass
Devon Petersen
Justin Pipe
Dennis Priestley
Scott Rand
Andy Relf
James Richardson
Reece Robinson
Paul Rowley
Alex Roy
Roland Scholten
John Scott
Damien Sherwood
Andy Smith
Dennis Smith
Jeff Smith
Michael Smith
Ross Smith
Adam Smith-Neale
Daniel Starkey
Keith Stephen
Co Stompe
Alan Tabern
Terry Temple
Chris Thompson
Robert Thornton
Mick Todd
Raymond van Barneveld
Kurt Van De Rijck
Vincent van der Voort
Michael van Gerwen
Mike Veitch
Gino Vos
James Wade
Jim Walker
Les Wallace
Mark Walsh
Darren Webster
Mark Webster
Tony West
Ian White
Simon Whitlock
Darren Whittingham
Dean Winstanley
Brian Woods
Peter Wright

Recent PDC Darts News Articles

  • Singha Beer named as the new Grand Slam of Darts sponsors

    Singha Beer will become the new title sponsors of the Grand Slam of Darts after signing a lucrative three-year deal with the PDC....

  • Box office quartet to open up the 2014 World Grand Prix

    Reigning champion Phil Taylor, two-time winner James Wade, Adrian Lewis and Gary Anderson will all be in action on the opening night of the 2014 World Grand Prix on Monday October 6 after the schedule of play was confirmed....

  • Resilient Smith claims European Darts Trophy title

    Michael Smith claimed his first PDC European Tour title with a thrilling 6-5 victory over Michael van Gerwen in the final of the European Darts Trophy in Leipzig on Sunday night....

  • World Grand Prix 2014 draw - Taylor to face Beaton in first round show-down

    Phil Taylor will begin the defence of his World Grand Prix title with a show-down against former Lakeside Champion Steve Beaton in Dublin....

  • European Darts Trophy day three preview - Stars vie for season's final European Tour silverware

    The 2014 European Trophy draws to a gripping climax on Sunday as the 16 remaining players battle it out for the right to be crowned champion in Leipzig....

  • Van Gerwen and Whitlock overcome nervy European Trophy openers as Chisnall and Barney crash out

    Michael van Gerwen and Simon Whitlock overcame some dodgy doubling to win their places in the last 16 of the European Trophy with victories over Ross Smith and Steve West on Saturday night, as Dave Chisnall and Raymond van Barneveld were sent packing....

  • Klaasen denies King as Smith and Jenkins power into the last 16 in Leipzig

    Mervyn King saw his bid to win back-to-back European Tour titles ended by a superb Jelle Klaasen performance in the European Darts Trophy second round on Saturday afternoon, as Michael Smith and Terry Jenkins also impressed in Leipzig....

  • European Darts Trophy day two preview - Big names collide in last 32

    The top seeds enter the fray at the European Trophy on Saturday, with 16 gripping second round ties in the offering over two sessions at the Kohlrabizirkus in Leipzig....

  • Smith stuns Wade in European Trophy opener as Bunting, Burnett and Baxter also head home

    Andy Smith stunned seven-time major winner James Wade with a 6-4 victory in the opening round of the European Darts Trophy on Friday, while Stephen Bunting, Richie Burnett and Ronnie Baxter were among the other high-profile casualties. ...

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • The top five moments in the history of the World Grand Prix

    The World Grand Prix is a tournament like no other, and as the prestigious double-start event enters its 17th staging, we take a look back at some of the moments that have made it one of the annual highlights of the darting year....

  • Determined Mansell aims to make his mark at the World Grand Prix

    Michael Mansell has admitted he is relishing a return to the World Grand Prix as he bids for his first taste of success at the Citywest in Dublin next week....

  • Petersen denied World Championship return after final heart-break in South Africa

    Devon Petersen will not feature in the 2015 World Darts Championship after suffering a shock defeat in the final of the South African Masters....

  • Buy PDC darts tickets online - The ultimate guide of how to buy your tickets for major darts events

    Darts has become one of the hottest tickets in sport, with many events selling out in double-quick time; we show you how you can secure your tickets online....

  • Get a massive 5/1 on Michael van Gerwen to win the World Grand Prix!

    The World Grand Prix is just seven days away, and to celebrate, tournament sponsors Partypoker are offering a huge 5/1 on Michael van Gerwen to win the tournament....

  • Fantastic Frost scoops Challenge Tour double

    Mark Frost claimed superb back-to-back titles as he won both events on the PDC Challenge Tour at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Sunday....

  • Players Championship events 15 & 16 - The full list of entries for the Dublin ProTour

    A star-studded field of players head to the Emerald Isle for the latest ProTour double-header on October 4 & 5 at the Citywest Hotel....

  • Win tickets to the 2014 World Grand Prix darts in Dublin!

    To celebrate the return of the World Grand Prix this October, we've teamed up with tournament sponsors Partypoker.com to give you the chance to win a pair of tickets to watch the action live!...

  • Determined Smith aiming to replicate Van Gerwen's darting dominance

    Michael Smith says he is using Michael van Gerwen's success story as a benchmark for his own rise to stardom in the near future....

More Stories

Claim your free bet

  • £200bonus
    1.
    Watch & bet on live darts at 365

    Find out why bet365 is the World's largest bookmaker with over 10 million customers. Superb in-play service and live watch and bet streaming of big sporting events including all darts streams. Plus, deposit £200 and have £400 to use whichever way you like, no tokens, just cash! Register to activate.

  • £100bonus
    2.
    Live Streaming Darts - new

    Ladbrokes have just started a new live streaming sports service available to members for free - register using the code MAXCASH to access.

  • £250bonus
    3.
    £250 free bet

    Get £250 free when you bet £250 at Paddy Power.

  • £50 bonus
    4.
    Exclusive £50 free bets

    BetVictor are the new title sponsor of the second biggest event of the year - the World Matchplay running now. Grab £50 in free bets from BetVictor in this exclusive offer.

  • £5bonus
    5.
    £5 free every week from Skybet!

    All new customers at Sky Bet will get a £5 free bet each week simply for betting with Skybet and their newly launched Skybet Free Bet Club. All you have to do is bet a fiver each week to get a free fiver! That's £260 free in just one year...nice one!

  • £10bonus
    6.
    Free £10 bet using MAXIMUMBONUS

    Use promotion code MAXIMUMBONUS when you register with Stan James and claim a free £10 bet! Watch live darts online via your account!

  • £25bonus
    7.
    £25 free bet

    Watch the Darts Live online - register via this link and get free live stream access all year round.

  • £50bonus
    8.
    £50 free bet

    Get your £50 free bet now at Coral

  • £25bonus
    9.
    Free £25 when you join Betfred

    Register with Betfred.com today for a free £25 matched bet. Also enjoy regular darts promotions from the Bonus King and superb darts betting markets.

  • £20bonus
    10.
    Betfair £20 free

    Register with the World Matchplay official sponsor and get a £20 free bet - Stake £20 and if your selection loses you'll get your £20 bet refunded.

  • £50bonus
    11.
    Risk-free £50 at Sportingbet

    Sportingbet offer exclusive outright markets on all non-televised PDC ProTour events. They have a generous welcome bonus which means that if your first bet loses, then you will get it refunded (up to £50). Use the promotional code MAXIMUMBONUS when you sign up.

Bookmakers


Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

PDC Players Championship Birmingham June Weekend Preview

A full field of 128 players will return to ProTour action in Birmingham this weekend as the race for World Matchplay places intensifies. 

Read more »