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PDC Players Championship Birmingham June Weekend Preview

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

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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

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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. 

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