Category: James Wade News


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

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

DARTSJAMES WADE 10 – 5 Andy Smith

James Wade sealed his place in round two of the Bet Victor World Matchplay by defeating Andy Smith in Blackpool.

The former champion coasted into a 6-1 lead before eventually triumphing 10-5 at the Winter Gardens on Saturday.

The world number six will take on Brendan Dolan or Richie Burnett in the last 16. more

James Wade claimed victory in the Gibraltar Darts Trophy as he defeated Steve Beaton in Sunday’s final, ending a three-year wait for a title.

Wade, who has won seven PDC majors, earned his first tournament victory since 2011 with a 6-4 success in the decider. more

JAMES WADE 8 – 9 Terry Jenkins

James Wade missed out on the chance to move into the quarter-finals of the UK Open after suffering defeat at the hands of Terry Jenkins in a last-leg decider on Saturday evening.

Wade, who has won the tournament twice before, produced a spirited fightback from 8-5 down only to see his opponent clinch the final leg. more

James Wade moved into the last 16 of the UK Open with a 9-5 victory against Kim Huybrechts on Saturday afternoon.

The two-time winner averaged 97, following up his impressive third round demolition of Michael Mansell, who he beat 9-1 on Friday with a 101 average.

The seven-time major winner will face Terry Jenkins on Saturday evening following the open draw, which took place after the afternoon’s action. more