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Dartslegende Taylor says of last year to be busy

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Dartslegende Taylor says of last year to be busy

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Phil Taylor has Friday to all the speculations to an end. Still have one year and then stops in the hexadecimal world champion.

“Whatever happens, this is my last year,” said ‘The Power’ in Milton Keynes, where he is the Unibet Masters was started with a victory over fellow countryman Michael Smith (10-6).

The 56-year-old Englishman had earlier hinted that his retirement is near. After his elimination last month in the quarterfinals of the world cup, where he had to bow to Raymond van Barneveld, said Taylor, however, again combative language.

“I’ll be back. Next year I will participate in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS,” said Taylor, the darts for a long time dominated.

The next world cup will be his last, so did Taylor Friday clear. “After this year is finished for me. Or they need me a lot more money going to pay,” he said, laughing.

“I have thirty years on the summit stood, now there is a new ruler, Michael van Gerwen. Let him be the new name.”

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