May 2013

James Wade boasts an impressive seven major titles, making him the second most successful player in the history of the PDC.

The Machine has won both the World Grand Prix and UK Open twice. He has also triumphed in the World Matchplay, Championship League and the prestigious Premier League, and at the age of just 29, the evidence suggests that more major glory awaits.


James Wade is aiming to finish the McCoy’s Premier League Darts season with a flourish when he bids to be crowned as champion for the second time.

The 2009 winner has admitted his relief at finishing in the play-off places after a shaky end to his league campaign but is confident of bringing his best game to Thursday’s finals night at the O2 in London.

The world-number four faces league leader Michael van Gerwen in the semi-finals, with the winner taking on either Phil Taylor or Raymond van Barneveld for the title. more

James Wade sealed the final McCoy’s Premier League play-off spot after grabbing a crucial draw against Phil Taylor in Newcastle on Thursday.

Wade ended a run of three straight defeats by taking a point off ‘The Power’, and it proved to be enough to fend off his challengers on the final night of league action.

‘The Machine’ has now reached the semi-finals, which take place at London’s O2 next week, six times in the last seven years and the 2009 champion is hoping to take glory again. more