PDC World Darts Championship Final: UK start time, how to watch

While ‘football fever’ took over the world this Christmas, Darts fans still believe their World Championship is the holy grail of winter sporting competition, and with the final taking place later tonight, we’ve compiled all the details you need, including the UK start time.

In a matter of hours, Michael Smith and Michael Van Gerwen collide in a titanic battle for the ages, with the public split over who’ll emerge victorious. While ‘The Green Machine’ is undeniably one of the greatest of all time, ‘Bully Boy’ isn’t coming to lie down.

The St Helens man is a genius on the oche. With an immense darting IQ and the power scoring to match, Smith is a tough challenge for anybody, especially now he’s finally crossed the line with an epic Grand Slam victory. However, winning the worlds is an entirely different kettle of fish, and MVG knows how to get the job done. Therefore, this is a final that the fans can’t afford to miss.

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World Darts Championship Final: UK start time

Tonight, the Alexandra Palace in London will play host to the biggest match in the sport. At 7:30, the programme will commence, and just half an hour later, two of the best on the planet will march onto the stage with a whopping £500,000 on the line.

How to watch the World Darts Championship Final?

The eagerly-anticipated final chapter of the tournament will take place live on Sky Sports Darts.

With the event closing in, both players will be preparing for their defining moment. Will Smith rise to the occasion and win the competition that’s eluded him on two separate occasions, or will Van Gerwen prove that he’s still the best on Earth and win a fourth World Championship?

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