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WATCH: King of World Matchplay

Here's a look at why Phil 'The Power' Taylor towers above the rest of planet darts when it comes to the World Matchplay in Blackpool.

Sunday at World Matchplay

Phil Taylor will bid to sign off at the Winter Gardens with a 16th World Matchplay title when he takes on Peter Wright in Sunday's final.

Saturday at World Matchplay

Phil Taylor will look to reach his 17th World Matchplay final when he takes on his protege Adrian Lewis while Peter Wright faces Daryl Gurney.

Should Phil Taylor retire?

Wayne Mardle and John Part discuss whether 15-time World Matchplay champion Phil Taylor should retire if he wins another title in Blackpool.

Taylor tells MVG to 'grow up'

Phil Taylor ended Michael van Gerwen's reign as World Matchplay champion with a stunning 16-6 success and he didn't mince his words after the match.

Imperious Taylor rocks MVG

An imperious Phil Taylor produced one of his greatest-ever performances to annihilate world No 1 Michael van Gerwen and stay on course for a 16th World Matchplay crown in Blackpool on Friday night.

Mardle: No darts in Olympics

Wayne Mardle is against darts being included in the Olympics, saying the World Championship should always be the main event on the calendar.

MVG v Taylor: Past meetings

As Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor prepare to meet for a 60th time at the World Matchplay Darts on Friday night, we take a look back at some of their best encounters of recent times...

Friday at World Matchplay

Michael van Gerwen takes on Phil Taylor during the quarter-finals at the World Matchplay Darts on Friday night.

Can Taylor beat MVG?

Can Phil Taylor beat Michael van Gerwen in the quarter-finals of World Matchplay on Friday night? Wayne Mardle assesses his chances.

WATCH: Emotional win for Gurney

Daryl Gurney produced arguably the performance of his career to reach Saturday's last four of the World Matchplay with an epic 16-13 comeback win against Mensur Suljovic.

Gurney sets up Wright semi-final

Daryl Gurney won a thrilling World Matchplay quarter-final on Thursday night to set up a meeting with Peter 'Snakebite' Wright in Blackpool.

MVG sees Taylor's weaknesses

Michael van Gerwen is ready to face Phil Taylor in what could be the darts legend's final ever match at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.