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Phil Taylor: The Greatest

"The kid did well" - From three jobs and £22 pocket money to multi-millionaire and trophies galore, Stoke-on-Trent's Phil Taylor was born to play darts and has played it better than anyone else on the planet.

WATCH: 25 Years of World Darts

It's been an incredible 25 years since the World Championships hit the Sky Sports screens. We take a look at the best bits...

WATCH: Sky Sports Nine Dart challenge

With the World Darts Championship days away, we put some of Sky Sports experts to the test, in our very own Champion of Champions Nine Dart Shoot Out.

VOTE: Greatest PDC World final?

We've witnessed some classic tungsten tussles down the years, but now it's time for you to pick your favourite PDC World Darts Championship final ever.

Top 5 World Championship shocks!

We've selected our top five darting shocks from down the years at the PDC World Championship, and there have been a few seismic ones. Which one gets your vote as the most shocking? Let us know by Tweeting us @SkySportsDarts

Hot Rod's Ally Pally picks

It's almost time for tungsten giants to collide at the 2018 World Championship from the iconic Alexandra Palace. So to get into the mood we've asked Rod Harrington for his hot tips.

Phil Taylor: The Power and The Glory

Phil Taylor has been the powerful force as well as the immovable object when it comes to planet darts. With his final World Championship on the horizon, we've delved into the archives to relive his remarkable achievements.

Sky Live: World Darts Championship

Christmas would not be Christmas without the William Hill World Darts Championships and Sky Sports will have every angle covered from Alexandra Palace, with the action underway from December 14.

Harrington's WDC memories

It is over 20 years since Rod Harrington appeared in a World Championship final, and during that time he has watched darts go from strength to strength.

What's your darts nickname?

As Sky Sports Darts returns and the World Darts Championship gets underway, use our name generator to find out what your nickname would be.

Ally Pally's nine-dart heaven

With the 2018 World Darts Championship just around the corner, we've been remembering every nine-darter in the history of the competition.

Mardle's six not to miss

Banana skins! Wayne Mardle casts his eye over the best first-round ties at the World Darts Championship...

'Never write off Phil Taylor'

Phil Taylor has not won the World Darts Championship since 2013, but Rod Harrington insists the master of the oche still has the game to win a 17th title later this month at Alexandra Palace.

WATCH: MVG's perfect 17 darts

Michael van Gerwen came close to darting immortality by nailing 17 perfect darts during a memorable victory over James Wade at the World Darts Championship in 2013.

WATCH: A history of champions

The World Championship throws up iconic moments every year – so take a look back at some of the history that’s already been made inside Alexandra Palace.

WATCH: Vintage Phil Taylor

Take a look back at a blonde-haired Phil Taylor winning one of his 16 world titles in this classic video.

WATCH: Greatest set of darts ever?

Six years ago Adrian Lewis and Gary Anderson met in the final of the World Championship in which 'Jackpot' threw a nine-darter in the opening exchanges. Was it the greatest set of darts ever?

Taylor out to 'enjoy' World Champs

Phil Taylor says he is determined to "enjoy" his final World Championship and aims to bow out of the sport in a blaze of glory by landing his 17th title.

Snakebite a doubt for World Champs

Peter Wright was taken to hospital on Thursday and is now a doubt to compete in the PDC World Darts Championship later this month.