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    导出博客文章Phil Taylor has qualified for the Premier Leagues play-off night at The O2, but there were further twists in the battle for a top four spot. Cheap Nike Tn Shoes Australia . The Power has already made amends for his failure to reach the play-offs in 2015, becoming the first player to secure qualification after a 7-2 win over Robert Thornton.Second-placed Michael van Gerwen has all but guaranteed his own appearance in London after winning both games in his double-header, but the scrap for the remaining two spots could go to the wire.   Taylor booked his place in the play-offs with a 7-2 win over Robert Thornton Taylor leads the wayThe six-time champion was a shock absentee from the Premier Leagues top four places in the last campaign, missing the cut for the first time in the competitions history.Van Gerwens impressive reign as world No 1 has even raised debate about whether the Dutchman can replace the 16-time world champion as the sports greatest player, but Taylor has proven his point in the Premier League. Taylor had a message for Van Gerwen after their Premier League draw After holding Van Gerwen to a 6-6 draw in week seven, Taylor threw down the gauntlet to his young rival, telling him: Lets see at the end of the Premier League. Both men will renew their rivalry in Rotterdam on the final evening of the regular campaign and Taylor will be determined to strike another psychological blow after proving himself as the stand-out performer in the Premier League so far.MVG at the double Michael van Gerwen claimed a maximum of four points from his two matches A run of four draws in the last five weeks had suggested that Van Gerwen was running out of steam following a red-hot spell which had seen him set the highest average in a televised match. The world No 1 slipped below his sky-high standards in last nights double-header, offering a few chances to the off-colour Peter Wright in his opening 7-2 win, while he recorded an ordinary average of 96 in a closing 7-5 victory over Adrian Lewis.But like any true champion, Van Gerwen did enough to win both those matches, and the Green Machine is learning how to close out wins when he is not at his dazzling best.Twos company, threes a crowd Gary Anderson is level on points with fourth-placed Adrian Lewis Third-placed Gary Anderson, Lewis, and James Wade are only separated by a point after last nights results created even more tension in the tussle for qualification.Anderson could barely contain his anger after being held to a 6-6 draw by Wade, while Lewis ended without a point from his two games, just seven days after he had thrilled the crowd with a nine-darter.Next weeks schedule in Birmingham could be crucial for defending champion Anderson, who plays twice - against Raymond van Barneveld and Peter Wright.And it would be foolish to write off Van Barneveld, who kept his faint hopes of a top four berth alive with victory over Lewis. All wrong for Wright Peter Wright gradually fallen down the table Snakebite Wright briefly topped the table after a flying start, but his slide out of contention has prompted even more concerns about his changing equipment.Wright has tinkered with his darts since the start of the campaign, striving for that perfect set, and the lacklustre loss to Van Gerwen was further evidence of his failure to find suitable arrows.After another disappointing showing, Wright could learn from the consistent Taylor, who is thought to have stuck with the same set of darts throughout.Ray of hope? Raymond van Barneveld moved within four points of the top four Van Barneveld produced a remarkable run to the play-offs last year, although he would need an even more dramatic sequence of results to earn another semi-final spot at The O2.The Dutch veteran with the Rocky walk-on music only comes out swinging when his back is against the wall and he gleefully struck a blow to rival Lewis.If, and its a big if, Barney can beat Anderson next week then we might yet see another late charge from RVB.  Also See: Taylor seals semi-final spot Prem Table Premier League darts recap Fixtures/Results Cheap Nike Shox Gravity . It was the kind of score that might make everyone else wonder which course he was playing. Except that Graeme McDowell saw the whole thing. Crouched behind the 10th green at Sheshan International, McDowell looked over at the powerful American and said, "Ive probably seen 18 of the best drives Ive seen all year in the last two days. Nike Air Max Plus TN Ultra White . SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. . After Mondays hard-fought loss, the wait seemed longer than usual. Getting set to go their separate ways for a short Christmas break, the Raptors coach credited his team for their effort on a seemingly impossible three-game road trip, urging them to build on that success when they get back to work at the end of the week. Scott McDonald has reportedly been offered a life-changing proposal to join Western Sydney Wanderers and spearhead their A-League and AFC Champions League campaigns.The Daily Record reports the former Socceroo has been agonising over his future for the past week after meeting with Wanderers boss Tony Popovic, who is on the hunt for a line-leading striker to replace failed marquee Federico Piovaccari.McDonald, 32, only signed a contract extension with Scottish club Motherwell earlier this month, but is said to have discussed the possibility of a release with coach Mark McGhee.The deal could not go ahead unless Motherwell agree to tear up his contract.McDonald has never played in the A-League and only featured a handful of times at domestic level in Australia, for his junior club Gippsland Falcons in the National Soccer League, before heading to Europe as a teenager.Famously, he ffailed to score in his 26 caps for the Socceroos, but his club record in front of goal is strong - last season, he scored 10 goals in 37 games for Motherwell, and across his career he roughly averages one goal every three games. Cheap Nike Air Max Tn Australia. In recent years McDonald has also played in a more withdrawn midfield role, allowing him to set up opportunities for teammates.He would neatly fit the bill for Western Sydney, who have struggled to find a consistent spearhead in attack throughout their short existence and need a durable presence up front with a heavy schedule of games to come over the next 12 months.The Wanderers have lost significant firepower in the off-season with the departures of foundation player Mark Bridge, Romeo Castelen and Dario Vidosic. Stitched Jerseys China NFL Jerseys White China NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Hoodies Wholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' '
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