24 Jun 19
News Archives Uk

Who can challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title this coming season? Will it be Liverpool again? Can Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United give Pep Guardiola's a run for their money? Few would think they can. Many soccer supporters already think that only Liverpool are capable of challenging again. Manchester City only just pipped […]

24 Jun 19
Gary Anderson is defending his World Matchplay title this year (Picture: Getty Images) One of the highlights of the darts calendar comes around in July as the best the PDC have to offer head to Blackpool for the World Matchplay. Widely regarded as the second biggest tournament in the organisation, after the World Championship, the Matchplay has only been won by eight players since its inception in 1994. Three of those previous winners will be back at the Winter Gardens this year trying to get their hands on the trophy again – Michael van Gerwen, James Wade and defending champion Gary Anderson. 29 of the 32 entrants have already booked their place at the Matchplay, but three spots are still available, with this weekend’s Czech Darts Open the final chance to qualify. When is the 2019 World Matchplay? The tournament runs from Saturday 20 July to Sunday 28 July at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. What TV channel is the World Matchplay being shown on? Sky Sports will be showing all the action live, with subscribers able to stream it on Sky Go or the Sky Sports app. What is the World Matchplay prize money? Winner £150,000 Runner-Up £70,000 Semi-finals £50,000 Quarter-finals £25,000 Second round £15,000 First round £10,000 [metro-tag-post-strip] Who has already qualified for the World Matchplay? The top 16 in the world will go in as seeded players at the Matchplay – these are the provisional seedings. 1 Michael van Gerwen £1,607,750 2 Rob Cross £802,000 3 Daryl Gurney £531,250 4 Gary Anderson £525,750 5 Peter Wright £501,000 6 Michael Smith £482,000 7 Gerwyn Price £421,250 8 James Wade £386,000 9 Mensur Suljovic £367,000 10 Ian White £327,250 11 Dave Chisnall £315,500 12 Simon Whitlock £315,250 13 Nathan Aspinall £278,500 14 Jonny Clayton £260,250 15 Darren Webster £256,750 16 Adrian Lewis £255,000 The top 16 players on the Pro Tour Order of Merit, who haven’t qualified through the regular Order of Merit join them. With one event left to qualify, the following 13 are guaranteed a spot in Blackpool. Krzysztof Ratajski is making his Matchplay debut this year (Picture: Getty Images) 1 Krzysztof Ratajski £64,250 2 Ricky Evans £55,750 3 Glen Durrant £51,500 4 Joe Cullen £50,750 5 Steve Beaton £50,000 6 Jeffrey De Zwaan £46,250 7 Jermaine Wattimena £45,500 8 Chris Dobey £43,000 9 Danny Nopert £42,500 10 Max Hopp £42,000 11 Stephen Bunting £39,250 12 John Henderson £37,250 13 Mervyn King £35,250 Who can still make it to Blackpool? Three places remain to qualify through the Pro Tour Order of Merit, with the following players currently filling them. 14 Vincent van der Voort £35,000 15 James Wilson £34,750 16 Kyle Anderson £32,750 However, depending on what happens at the Czech Darts Open this weekend, the following men could leapfrog them into a Matchplay spot. 19 Keegan Brown £31,500 21 William O’Connor £28,000 22 Ron Meulenkamp £26,750 23 Steve West £26,500 28 Jamie Hughes £22,250 35 Ted Evetts £19,000 40 Robert Thornton £18,250 44 Brendan Dolan £17,500 45 Justin Pipe £17,250 59 Rowby-John Rodriguez £10,500 63 Madars Razma £9,500 Czech Darts Open prize money Winner £25,000 Runner-Up £10,000 Semi-Finalists £6,500 Quarter-Finalists £5,000 Third Round Losers £3,000 Second Round Losers £2,000 First Round Losers £1,000 Michael Van Gerwen has won the World Matchplay twice (Picture: PA Wire) What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair) 11/10 Michael van Gerwen 15/2 Rob Cross 8/1 Gary Anderson 16/1 Daryl Gurney 20/1 Peter Wright 20/1 James Wade 20/1 Gerwyn Price 25/1 Mensur Suljovic 25/1 Nathan Aspinall 25/1 Michael Smith 33/1 Dave Chisnall 40/1 Ian White 50/1 Adrian Lewis 50/1 Glen Durrant 50/1 Jeffrey de Zwaan 66/1 Krzysztof Ratajski 80/1 Jonny Clayton 80/1 Simon Whitlock 80/1 Joe Cullen 100/1 Danny Noppert 100/1 Stephen Bunting 100/1 Ricky Evans 100/1 Chris Dobey 150/1 Jermaine Wattimena 150/1 Darren Webster 150/1 Keegan Brown 150/1 Max Hopp 150/1 Kyle Anderson [metro-link url=”https://metro.co.uk/2019/06/23/krzysztof-ratajksi-targets-world-matchplay-title-players-championship-win-10031932/” title=”Krzysztof Ratajksi targets World Matchplay title after Players Championship win”] [metro-link url=”https://metro.co.uk/2019/06/19/michael-van-gerwen-details-plan-recapture-world-matchplay-title-10014767/” title=”Michael van Gerwen details plan to recapture World Matchplay title”]
24 Jun 19
Mercer County Outlook

Mercer Health’s Mercer County Community Hospital recently received an A rating from The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade Spring 2019 survey.

24 Jun 19
Fossil Free South Africa

The Global Climate Divest-Invest Summit is coming to Cape Town in September 2019! Register now: https://financingthefuture.global/ Financing a fossil fuel-free future in which everyone has access to renewable energy – especially the 1 billion people living in energy poverty – is indispensable to solving the climate crisis. With little time left before we lock in […]

24 Jun 19

Facing climate change and nine billion mouths to feed by 2050, experts shared their thoughts on the future of food security.    A panel of experts joined readers online to discuss the future of sustainable agriculture in the face of changing weather driven by climate change and increasing competition for food. Here are 10 things […]

24 Jun 19
Fuller FM

It’s crunch time as the 2020 season reaches its conclusion. Marit has five matches to save Lyn 1896 from relegation to the 3. divisjon – and save her job.

24 Jun 19
Site Title

June 24, 2019: The global Game Consoles market was valued at $XX million in 2017, and Radiant Insights analysts predict the global market size will reach $XX million by the end of 2028, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2017 and 2028. This report provides detailed historical analysis of global market for Game Consoles from 2013-2018, and […]

24 Jun 19
Clarity 360™

At one end of the spectrum there is Singapore, an advanced economy with a per capita GDP in 2017 of almost USD53,000, closing in on the United States (USD57,466) and leaving the UK in its dust (USD39,899). ………

24 Jun 19
Archy Worldys

Mike Chan (Microsoft) Credit: Microsoft From Singapore to the Philippines, through the cities of Malaysia and the regions of Indonesia, the cloud conversation is evolving. At pace, some work began to move past the hype phase into mainstream deployments. Such enthusiasm is heightening the need for external guidance through the channel, with partners well placed […]

24 Jun 19
Simon Ouderkirk

This post is a very exciting announcement for me, so I won’t do the typical online-content thing where I tell you a big, narrative tale about me and my values before I actually do the announcing – I’ll do that after. This coming Monday – TOMORROW – June 24th, at 4PM EST, I’ll be doing […]

23 Jun 19
Ben Hiking - A Queer in the wild

When: June 9-11th, 2019 Where: Yosemite National Park, Hetch Hetchy Entrance, Beehive Meadows Trail head to Lake Vernon Who: Ben, Lauren, Krista, and Jeanette We drove West to Yosemite from Oakland around 6am, arriving at the Hetch Hetchy entrance station a little after 9am to pick up our permit. Our original trip plan was to […]