Category: James Wade News

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James lost out to world number one Michael Van Gerwen on Judgment Night in Manchester, Michael raced into a 3-0 lead James got his first leg on the board before the pair traded legs. James then took out 132 on the bull to break the Van Gerwen throw but the world number one broke straight back both players then held throw before Van Gerwen took the match 7-4.

 

James remains in the playoff places as he heads off to Germany this weekend. After he thank his sponsors for their continued support and the fans as always were fantastic again tonight #TeamWade

 

 

Match Stats

Michael van Gerwen 7-4 James Wade
16 100+ 13
6 140+ 10
0 170+ 1
3 180 1
100.97 Average 100.64
65 High Finish 132
2 Breaks of Throw 1
7/11 – 64% Checkout % 4/8 – 50%

 

 

LEAGUE TABLE

After Week Nine P W D L Legs +/- Pts
Michael van Gerwen 9 7 2 0 +26 16
Dave Chisnall 9 6 1 2 +17 13
Gary Anderson 9 6 1 2 +14 13
James Wade 9 3 3 3 +5 9
Phil Taylor 9 4 1 4 +4 9
Stephen Bunting 9 2 3 4 -8 7
Adrian Lewis 9 2 3 4 -11 7
Raymond van Barneveld 9 2 2 5 -13 6
Peter Wright (E) 9 1 4 4 -17 6
Kim Huybrechts (E) 9 1 2 6 -17 4

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James moved into the playoff places after a commanding win over Peter Wright in an electric 3 arena in Dublin, James started well and soon broke the Wright throw and moved  into a 3-1 lead hitting a brilliant 124 finish on the way,the pair then both held throw before the machine reeled of the last 3 legs to round off a 7-3 win.

The score line did James leg difference the world of good as he leapfrogged Phil Taylor, as we now head into the business end where the players will play 2 games a night ever leg could make the difference in the closed Premier League we have had in years.

After James said thanked the loudest crowd he’d played in front  for their  unreal support , James will be back in action next week at Judgement Night in Manchester where he will face the world number 1 Michael Van Gerwen

Match Stats

Peter Wright 3-7 James Wade
20 100+ 19
8 140+ 9
0 170+ 1
1 180 0
87.81 Average 92.15
40 High Finish 124
1 Breaks of Throw 3
3/17 – 18% Checkout % 7/28 – 25%

 

 

LEAGUE TABLE

After Week Eight

P

W

D

L

Legs +/-

Pts

Michael van Gerwen

8

6

2

0

+23

14

Gary Anderson

8

6

0

2

+14

12

Dave Chisnall

8

5

1

2

+14

11

James Wade

8

3

3

2

+8

9

Phil Taylor

8

4

1

3

+7

9

Stephen Bunting

8

2

2

4

-8

6

Peter Wright

8

1

4

3

-14

6

Raymond van Barneveld

8

2

1

5

-13

5

Adrian Lewis

8

1

3

4

-14

5

Kim Huybrechts

8

1

1

6

-17

3

 

 

 

 

 

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James was first on last night in the Betway Premier League and got the show off to a great start but could only pick up a point against Adrian Lewis with the pair tied at 6-6, James took the first leg with some power scoring of his own hitting 140, 174, 137 to leave 50 after 9 darts taking the leg in 12 darts, Jackpot responded with back to back legs. James then steamed into a 4-2 but Lewis again replied with a brilliant 138 finish and we were all square again the pair then traded the next 4 legs on their own throw to finish 6-6, both had over 100 averages  the point keeps James just outside the top 4.

 

 

Match Stats

James Wade 6-6 Adrian Lewis
13 100+ 11
8 140+ 12
1 170+ 0
5 180 4
103.79 Average 102.00
68 High Finish 138
2 Breaks of Throw 2

 

 

Latest League Table

After Week Seven P W D L Legs +/- Pts
Michael van Gerwen 7 5 2 0 +18 12
Gary Anderson 7 5 0 2 +11 10
Dave Chisnall 7 4 1 2 +9 9
Phil Taylor 7 3 1 3 +4 7
James Wade 7 2 3 2 +4 7
Stephen Bunting 7 2 2 3 -5 6
Peter Wright 7 1 4 2 -10 6
Raymond van Barneveld 7 2 1 4 -8 5
Adrian Lewis 7 1 3 3 -9 5
Kim Huybrechts 7 1 1 5 -14 3

 

 

After James said a big thank you the the Glasgow crowd who were fantastic and thanks again for all the support from my sponsors and from everyone on social media . James will be back in action this weekend in the Gibraltar Darts Trophy. #TeamWade

 

Image courtesy of Lawrence Lustig/PDC

 

What a great weekend for James this weekend in Barnsley in the first Player Championships of 2015. On the Saturday James got all the way to the final, in a tight final world champion Gary Anderson beat James 6-5 in a match that went all the way, on his road to the final the machine beat Mark Cox, Mark Forst, Kevin Thomas, Dean Winstanley, in the quarter-finals he overcame Magnus Caris in a last leg decider, James played Ian White in the semi-final and again had to go to the 11th leg to to book his place in the final.

 

 

James came into the Sunday full of confidence after getting to the final on the Saturday, James got off to a great start by beating Jay Foreman 6-3 then Mensur Suljovic  6-4 to reach the last 16, James then had to face Kevin Thomas who he had beaten the day before and gain the machine came out on top winning 6-5, the quarter-final James steamed past Gerwyn Price 6-2 the semi-final was a tight game with one break of throw enough to get past Michael Smith 6-4. The final James took on Peter Wright and halfway through Wright looked in control leading 4-2 but the machine wasn’t finished and forced the last leg shootout which he took to seal a fantastic weekend.

 

James would like to thank all his sponsors for their continued support and all the fans kind words on Twitter over the weekend #TeamWade

James will be back in action this Thursday night in the betway Premier League in Glasgow where he will play Adrian Lewis

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James lost his unbeaten recored in this years Betway Premier League losing 7-4 to world Champion Gary Anderson, James lead 3-2 but some power scoring from Anderson got him back into the game.

James will look back a few missed double but the Machine will be back strong next week as he plays Phil Taylor in Exeter, Once again James would like to thank you all for the support #TeamWade

 

Match Stats

Gary Anderson 7-4 James Wade
15 100+ 10
6 140+ 8
2 170+ 0
4 180 2
98.64 Average 94.60
92 High Finish 84
2 Breaks of Throw 1
7/20 – 35% Checkout % 4/8 – 50%

Image courtesy of Lawrence Lustig/PDC

James Wade and Stephen Bunting draw 6-6 on the opening night of the Betway Premier League, the match swung one way then the other with both players braking throw early on, James then broke to lead 6-4 but Stephen broke back as the two players had to settle for a point each.

James finshed with an average of 95.56 with a high finish of 101 and a check out percentage of 46.15.

Next week the Premier League moves on to Bournemouth next Thursday where james will play  Kim Huybrechts in the 4th game of the night.

Thursday night The Dorchester was the host for the annual PDC awards dinner, the PDC top stars were all in attendance hoping to be winning one of the awards for their hard work through the year.

James Wade was honoured to pick up the award for PDC televised performance of the year at the annual PDC awards dinner.

The award was for his remarkable comeback from 9-2 down against Mervyn King, to take the Unibet masters title with a stunning 11-10 win to lift his eighth PDC major title.
You can find a full list of winners from the night here

http://www.pdc.tv/news/article/1bsc6qszd6suj1xdd62h8uflw4/title/four-some-andersons-awards-success

The Machine will start his defence of the Unibet masters title on the 31st January live on ITV4 against the man he beat to win the title last time out. James will be hoping to get 2015 off to a winning start before the start of the Premier League.

James Wade missed out on a place in the Grand Slam of Darts quarter-finals after narrowly losing an exciting clash with Stephen Bunting on Thursday in Wolverhampton.

Four ton-plus finishes, including a 170 and a 164, were not enough for Wade to stop the reigning Lakeside Champion claiming a 10-8 victory in their last 16 tie. more

James Wade progressed to the knockout stages of the Grand Slam of Darts after an excellent victory over Tony O’Shea on Tuesday evening.

Wade averaged just shy of 100 in a 5-1 defeat of three-time Lakeside World Championship finalist O’Shea in their decisive Group G match in Wolverhampton. more

JAMES WADE 13 – 2 Richie Burnett

James Wade’s trademark finishing earned him a place in the last eight of the Bet Victor World Matchplay as he coasted past Richie Burnett on Tuesday.

Wade, the fifth seed for the title, triumphed 13-2 at the Winter Gardens thanks to an incredible collection of mid-range checkouts.

And the former champion set his sights on clinching the top prize once again. more