van Gerwen & Barney take Dutch semi-final spots. Klaasen, Scholten & van der Voort out. Manley strides confidently into semis with 100% record knocking Taylor out in the process. King, Mardle & Lloyd battle it out on night five for the one remaining semi final place.

Michael van Gerwen 3-2 Mervyn King
Raymond van Barneveld 3-0 Wayne Mardle
Jelle Klaasen 1-3 Phil Taylor
Roland Scholten 1-3 Peter Manley
Vincent van der Voort 0-3 Colin Lloyd


Roland Scholten 3-2 Mervyn King
Vincent van der Voort 3-1 Phil Taylor
Raymond van Barneveld 3-0 Colin Lloyd
Michael van Gerwen 2-3 Peter Manley
Jelle Klaasen 3-0 Wayne Mardle

The top two players from a league table of each country’s participants will then play off in the semi-finals and final on 17 and 18 February.

The opening day of the event will see Phil Taylor meet Dutch wonderkid Michael van Gerwen.

Roland Scholten and Colin Lloyd will clash, while Raymond van Barneveld will face off against the final English player – who will be announced in the New Year – and Jelle Klaasen meets Mervyn King.

The second night includes Taylor taking on Scholten in a repeat of the 2006 Holsten Premier League Darts final, before the 13-time World Champion meets van Barneveld on Monday 12 February.

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