2020 Unibet Premier League Darts Field Confirmed
2020 Premier League Darts Line-Up & Format
Nathan Aspinall and Glen Durrant are the new additions to the Unibet Premier League Darts line-up in 2020, while Fallon Sherrock and John Henderson have been confirmed as the first two Challengers.
Nine of the sport’s biggest stars will compete in the 16-week tour of arenas across Europe from February 6th-May 21st 2020, with a different Challenger to star in each of the first nine weeks of action.
Nathan Aspinall has soared to fame over the past 12 months, with back-to-back World Championship semi-final appearances sandwiching his maiden televised titles at the UK Open and US Darts Masters.
The 28-year-old has moved up to eighth on the PDC Order of Merit, and his status amongst the sport’s elite is now further cemented with his selection to compete in the league phase for the first time.
Glen Durrant, meanwhile, enjoyed a superb maiden year on the PDC circuit in 2019, reaching three televised semi-finals and the World Championship quarter-finals.
Like Aspinall, the three-time Lakeside Champion made his Premier League debut as a Contender in the 2019 tournament and has now progressed to compete on a full-time basis this year.
Newly-crowned World Champion Peter Wright and reigning Premier League champion Michael van Gerwen are joined as automatic selections by Grand Slam of Darts champion Gerwyn Price and World Matchplay and European Championship winner Rob Cross.
Two-time Premier League champion Gary Anderson is among the invited players, alongside 2018 runner-up Michael Smith, 2019 semi-finalist Daryl Gurney, Aspinall and Durrant.
When does the 2020 Premier League Darts start?
The tournament, which begins at P&J Live in Aberdeen on Thursday February 6th, will feature nine Challengers over the opening nine league nights, with the ninth-placed player in the league table following Judgement Night eliminated.
Scottish crowd favourite ‘Big John’ Henderson will be the Challenger in Aberdeen on the opening night, having enjoyed an unforgettable night in ‘The Granite City’ in 2019 when he drew with Michael Van Gerwen.
Fallon Sherrock, meanwhile, will follow up her history-making run at the World Championship and her inclusion in the 2020 World Series of Darts with an appearance at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on Thursday February 13th.
The tournament will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK, on PDCTV-HD for Rest of the World Subscribers and through the PDC’s worldwide broadcast partners including DAZN and RTL7.
2020 Unibet Premier League Field
- Michael van Gerwen
- Peter Wright
- Gerwyn Price
- Rob Cross
- Michael Smith
- Gary Anderson
- Daryl Gurney
- Nathan Aspinall
- Glen Durrant
- Aberdeen – John Henderson
- Nottingham – Fallon Sherrock
Tickets for all 16 venues are now on sale via their relevant Box Office:
Night One, Thursday February 6th
P&J Live, Aberdeen
Night Two, Thursday February 13th
Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Night Three, Thursday February 20th
Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Night Four, Thursday February 27th
Night Five, Thursday March 5th
Night Six, Thursday March 12th
M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
Night Seven, Thursday March 19th
Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Night Eight, Wednesday March 25th
Judgement Night, Thursday March 26th
Night Ten, Thursday April 2nd
SSE Arena, Belfast
Night 11, Thursday April 9th
FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield
Night 12, Thursday April 16th
The Manchester Arena
Night 13, Thursday April 23th
Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Night 14, Thursday April 30th
Night 15, Thursday May 7th
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Night 16, Thursday May 14th
First Direct Arena, Leeds
Play-Offs, Thursday May 21st
The O2, London