" It's a very big relief as I was contemplating getting on the computer and refreshing my CV for possible interviews back here, it was scary first being refused then applying and being sent back and eventually getting the green light so was very happy bloke when it was decided "

Incredible Van Gerwen's World Championship Joy

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN was crowned as William Hill World Darts Champion for the second time after winning a breath-taking final against Gary Anderson at London's Alexandra Palace on Monday.

The pair shared 42 180s - a record for maximums hit in any match - in a sensational decider as Van Gerwen picked up his 26th and most prestigious title of the last 12 months with a stunning display, as he triumphed 7-3 to deny Anderson his third straight World Championship glory.