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Darts legend Phil Taylor labels Bedlington's Chris Dobey as the 'future of darts'


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Darts legend Phil Taylor has dubbed North East star Chris Dobey the ‘future of darts’, after winning past him in the first round of the 2018 World Championship.

Bedlington’s Dobey bowed out at the first hurdle on Friday evening, despite a valiant comeback against the 16-time World Champion.

Having fallen 2-0 behind in sets, Dobey fired back to win the third set and missed two darts at double 16 to force a final set, as he succumbed to a 3-1 defeat to ‘The Power’.

Nonetheless, Taylor - who is retiring after the competition - was left mightily impressed by Dobey, admitting his relief after seeing off the talented youngster.

“There was a lot of pressure on me,” Taylor told PDC TV after the game.

“But to get past Chris Dobey. When they keep talking about the future of darts, that is your fella, I think.



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