Premier League Darts 2021 Schedule Announced

The PDC has announced the dates – and venue – for this year’s delayed Darts Premier League.

While we await news of the fixtures, we at least have a start date for Darts longest-lasting event.

Unfortunately, the understandable decision to postpone proceedings in order to tour the event around local venues in order to allow for fans, hasn’t paid off. 

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Darts Premier League Once again in Milton Keynes

The weekly first stage, which will last for nine nights, will take place in its entirety at the now extremely familiar Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes.

It will, of course, take place behind closed doors too. 

Judgement Night, as ever, will see the bottom-placed two players in the league table eliminated.

From there, seven more nights will take place as we work our way towards the playoffs, which according to the latest government guidelines, might well finally allow for fans to be in attendance as we potentially work our way out of lockdown.

As always, players will earn two points for a win, and one for a draw, with the first stage of the tourney played to the best of 12 legs.

The top four players in the table after 16 rounds will contest the playoffs.

We also know this year’s Premier League Darts line-up. It was confirmed after the Darts Masters in January, which was won by the other member of Wales’ Darts World Cup winning duo Jonny Clayton.

As such, Clayton joins other PDC maiden victors, Jose De Sousa and Dimitri Van den Bergh as the three debutants of this year’s event which will begin on the 5th of April.

They are joined in the 10-player tournament by defending champion Glen Durrant, new world number one Gerwyn Price, five times DPL winner Michael van Gerwen, plus Nathan Aspinall, Peter Wright, Gary Anderson and Rob Cross.

Premier League Darts 2021 line-up

  1. Michael van Gerwen
  2. Peter Wright
  3. Gerwyn Price
  4. Rob Cross
  5. Gary Anderson
  6. Glen Durrant
  7. Nathan Aspinall
  8. Dimitri van den Bergh
  9. Jose De Sousa
  10. Jonny Clayton

Premier League Darts 2021

Night 1, April 5

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 2, April 6

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 3, April 7

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 4, April 8

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 5, April 9

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 6, April 19

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 7, April 20

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 8, April 21

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Judgement Night, April 22

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Night 10

Venue & Date to be confirmed

Night 11

Venue & Date to be confirmed

Night 12

Venue & Date to be confirmed

Night 13

Venue & Date to be confirmed

Night 14

Venue & Date to be confirmed

Night 15

Venue & Date to be confirmed

Night 16

Venue & Date to be confirmed

PlayOffs Night

Venue & Date to be confirmed

  • Semi-Finals (Best of 19 legs)
  • Finals (Best of 21 legs)

Bet365 2021 Premier League Darts Betting Odds

  • Michael van Gerwen – 11/5
  • Gerwyn Price – 9/4
  • Peter Wright – 9/2
  • Dimitri van den Bergh – 10/1
  • Gary Anderson – 10/1
  • Glen Durrant – 16/1
  • Jose De Sousa – 16/1
  • Nathan Aspinall – 20/1
  • Jonny Clayton – 28/1
  • Rob Cross – 40/1

QUICK GLANCE AT PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS 2021

Venue: Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, to be confirmed thereafter

Dates: 5th of April – To be confirmed

Format: Best of 12, 19 and 21 legs

Current Champion: Glen Durrant

Where To Watch: Sky Sports

When To Watch: (1900 GMT)