Keith Deller: A Legacy in 138

Keith Deller’s momentous 1983 World Championship victory has permanent pride of place in the darting chronicles. Darting folklore has it that, as a fresh-faced 23-year old, Deller entered the tournament as the ultimate underdog. A brave qualifier who had stepped into the lion’s den to play with the big cats. The final against the late, great Eric Bristow was billed as a David meets Goliath … Continue reading Keith Deller: A Legacy in 138

Tactical Blunders: 6 of the Worst Sporting Decisions.

After great moments of sporting triumph, or disaster, many folks are paid to discuss the reasons behind such moments. Why did one side win? or one player has an edge on a certain day? On some occasions, it really does not take an army of pundits to see the failure and the direct cause. The costly tactical blunder is as a true a part of … Continue reading Tactical Blunders: 6 of the Worst Sporting Decisions.

Era of the Super Coach? True Beginnings.

A few years ago a top British sportsman took an innovative approach to a problem he had been experiencing in his chosen field. The results of that decision make it appear as if it was an easy one and that success would certainly follow. Yet at the time the decision, to appoint a new coach/manager, was not universally applauded and brought much doubt and some … Continue reading Era of the Super Coach? True Beginnings.