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Post by SoulCircus » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:28 am

Sad that the match was overshadowed by the ridiculous booing of MVG. There are some utter mugs at PDC events nowadays.

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Post by steps » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:17 am

Yes agree with that. Whilst I don’t particually like MvG, the booing was a bit much, but it did seem to put him off. :D

Sadly, Phil Taylor who’ll probably win it now is an even bigger arrogant tit.

Enjoyed the Bobby Moore chants though. Kudos to whoever got them going.

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:13 am

SoulCircus wrote:This Van Gerwen vs Cross match is utterly compelling. What a player Cross is turning out to be.
Possibly the best match the Ally Pally has ever seen.

Really fancy Rob Cross to beat Taylor if he doesn't let the occasion and the man get the better of him mentally.

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Post by Rio » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:26 am

Excellent match. I hope Cross can do it to Taylor, but it’s all sep up for a fairytale swan song for Phil.

As for the crowds, Barry Hearn has created a money making monster and doesn’t care about order or respect. I’ve said it before, how many people in the crowd are genuinely watching? It’s a matter of how much cheap lager you can get down your neck, while dressed as a banana and singing generic football songs.

I used to love going to the Tavern to watch the World Championships. I couldn’t care less about going now or wouldn’t really want to

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Post by WHU Independent » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:11 pm

MVG V's Cross: One of the best games I have ever seen. I am not a massive darts fan but it was compelling view. Cross is a machine.

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Post by jastons » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:37 pm

Cross wasn't phased by the occasion at all against MVG so I really hope he can keep his composure and play his own game tonight.

I hate Phil Taylor. He is a terrible loser but an even worse winner. I'm looking forward to watching the pdc without the Taylor Sky Sports love in after tonight. If they ever give him a job I don't think I will ever watch it again.

I've tried watching the BDO on the BBC but it just isn't the same.

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:43 pm

jastons wrote:
I hate Phil Taylor. He is a terrible loser but an even worse winner. I'm looking forward to watching the pdc without the Taylor Sky Sports love in after tonight. If they ever give him a job I don't think I will ever watch it again.
"If"

More like when. Taylor invested some of his own money into getting the PDC off the ground. I agree, with what you said about him though. Complete knob of a bloke.
jastons wrote:I've tried watching the BDO on the BBC but it just isn't the same.
Moved to CH4 now I think.

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Post by Rio » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:46 pm

jastons wrote:Cross wasn't phased by the occasion at all against MVG so I really hope he can keep his composure and play his own game tonight.

I hate Phil Taylor. He is a terrible loser but an even worse winner. I'm looking forward to watching the pdc without the Taylor Sky Sports love in after tonight. If they ever give him a job I don't think I will ever watch it again.

I've tried watching the BDO on the BBC but it just isn't the same.
Absolutely agree about Taylor. No doubting he’s the greatest player ever, but what an absolute knob. And he’s got progressively worse year on year with his attitude. From the name dropping and celeb friend antics of a few years back, to this continual gurning, playing up to the VIP section in between breaks, smug grins etc. Plus in interviews he’s become a pretty loathsome figure.

BDO is pub darts. With Tony Green’s blinkered ignoring of the PDC summing up the second rate nature of it.

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Post by Crouchend_Hammer » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:56 pm

Rio wrote:Excellent match. I hope Cross can do it to Taylor, but it’s all sep up for a fairytale swan song for Phil.

As for the crowds, Barry Hearn has created a money making monster and doesn’t care about order or respect. I’ve said it before, how many people in the crowd are genuinely watching? It’s a matter of how much cheap lager you can get down your neck, while dressed as a banana and singing generic football songs.

I used to love going to the Tavern to watch the World Championships. I couldn’t care less about going now or wouldn’t really want to
This. Wouldn't even go if had a free ticket due to the crowd

Circus Tavern was superb, and the Lakeside an even better venue IMHO. Shame the darts there has been so poor for a decade

Phil Taylor is my most hated current sports person. I won't watch it tonight as I know how nauseating it will be, and there is no way he won't win IMHO. I really cannot bear to see him celebrate

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Post by steps » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:48 pm

Cross looks the business so far. :thup:

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Post by jastons » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:58 pm

This match couldn't have gone any better so far

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Re: darts

Post by aaronhammer » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:43 pm

6-1! Cross has been fantastic.

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Post by preston » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:52 pm

Just when I thought Taylor couldn't get worse. Totally disrespectful! He can't help himself. Just hope Cross can get this last set.

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Post by preston » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:59 pm

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Post by jastons » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:01 pm

Yes! Rob Cross made that look so, so easy . Brilliant.

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Post by steps » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:01 pm

What a hammering!

Cross was relentless.

I never saw that on the cards tbf.

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Post by SoulCircus » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:06 pm

Cross has made me a few quid tonight, what a performance.

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Post by Crouchend_Hammer » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:38 pm

Tremendous stuff. He has been in very good form this season so expected him to make the QFs and possibly semis, but never thought he had that much quality in his locker.

Cross v MVG is the sort of 'youthful' rivalry the PDC have craved

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:44 pm

Wow..... that was a bit special.

To think Taylor was averaging 102 :shock:

A genuine rival for MVG for the upcoming season.

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Post by SpongeBob's Pants » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:30 am

Right time for Taylor to go, for sure. He can't keep up with the kids anymore. Having said that, he doesnt need to either; nothing to prove to anyone.

He is a strange man though. Comes across a bit socially awkward in interviews, etc.

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