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Did 'fly-gate' cost Cullen victory?

Joe Cullen's World Matchplay dreams came to a crashing end when a fly flew across the stage at the most inopportune moment against Gary Anderson.

Friday at the World Matchplay

Last year's finalist Peter Wright takes on seventh seed Simon Whitlock on Friday night at the Winter Gardens, as the semi-final line-up nears its completion.

Anderson relieved after Matchplay epic

Gary Anderson's quest for a maiden World Matchplay title continued as he edged out Joe Cullen in a pulsating quarter-final on Thursday, and the Scot admitted he was relieved to come through a gruelling battle.

Nine-dart Anderson into semi-finals

Gary Anderson struck a magnificent nine-dart leg during his epic 19-17 win against Joe Cullen to reach the semi-finals of the World Matchplay in Blackpool on Thursday night.

Mardle praises 'relentless' Wright

Peter Wright produced the performance of the World Matchplay so far to dispatch Kim Huybrechts and book his place in the quarter-finals, and Wayne Mardle was full of praise for last year's beaten finalist.

Mensur feeling the heat in Blackpool

Mensur Suljovic says his World Matchplay title bid could be derailed due to a lack of sleep because his hotel room in Blackpool is "too hot".

'Chance of a lifetime' for Webster

Darren Webster believes he has a chance of a lifetime to break into the top 10 after dumping Rob Cross out of the World Matchplay.

Thursday at the World Matchplay

Gary Anderson continues his quest for a maiden World Matchplay title as the quarter-finals get underway on Thursday evening in Blackpool.

Cross crashes out of World Matchplay

World Champion Rob Cross was sensationally sent crashing out of the World Matchplay in Blackpool by 'Demolition Man' Darren Webster on Wednesday.

De Zwaan: I'm still in dreamland

Dutchman Jeffrey de Zwaan says he is "still in dreamland" after his latest giantkilling act at the World Matchplay on Tuesday.

Wednesday at the World Matchplay

Five of the world's top 10 are in action on Wednesday at the World Matchplay as the second round comes to a close at the Winter Gardens.

Health scare kicked Cross into shape

World champion Rob Cross says a major health scare made him re-evaluate his priorities, but he is now back in shape and determined to land the World Matchplay title, writes Raz Mirza.

Anderson beats Barney in classic

Gary Anderson made it through to the quarter-finals of the World Matchplay in Blackpool after edging out Raymond van Barneveld in a darting masterpiece.

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