Luke Littler: Teen star headlines US Darts Masters at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 31 and June 1 | Darts News

Luke Littler will headline US Darts Masters at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 31 and June 1.

Teenage superstar Littler will make his debut in ‘The Big Apple’ later this year, with the eight PDC representatives now confirmed for the event.

The 17-year-old has created global headlines over recent months, reaching the World Championship final before landing a nine-darter on his way to celebrating Bahrain Darts Masters glory on his World Series debut in January.

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Luke Littler hits a sensational nine-darter against Rob Cross in the European Tour final

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Wayne Mardle praises the poise of 17-year-old Luke Littler after his heated confrontation with Ricardo Pietreczko in the semi-finals of the European Tour

Littler, who also struck perfection on his way to on his European Tour debut victory at the Belgian Open in Wieze at the weekend, will now set his sights on a second World Series of Darts crown when the sport’s biggest names take on eight North American representatives.

World champion and world No 1 Luke Humphries, and reigning champion Michael van Gerwen will headline the star-studded 16-player field, alongside former US Darts Masters winners Michael Smith and Nathan Aspinall.

Three other former world champions – Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price and Rob Cross – will also return to the big stage.

PDC Tour Card Holders Matt Campbell, Jules van Dongen and Danny Lauby will head up the eight North American competitors, with Grand Slam of Darts quarter-finalist Stowe Buntz assured of qualification following his 2023 CDC Continental Cup triumph.

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Littler stunned Nathan Aspinall in the opening leg of the quarter-finals of the Bahrain Darts Masters by hitting a nine-darter- can he do the same in this year’s Premier League?

US Darts Masters & North American Championship
May 31-June 1, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York

Session Schedule
Friday May 31 (2pm BST)

US Darts Masters first round

Saturday June 1
Afternoon Session (8am BST)

North American Championship quarter-finals, semi-finals & final

Evening Session (2pm BST)
US Darts Masters quarter-finals, semi-finals & final

US Darts Masters field
PDC Representatives

Luke Humphries
Michael van Gerwen
Michael Smith
Nathan Aspinall
Gerwyn Price
Rob Cross
Peter Wright
Luke Littler

North American Representatives

Matt Campbell
Jules van Dongen
Danny Lauby
Stowe Buntz

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3x CDC Qualifiers

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Luke Littler faces a blockbuster quarter-final match against Michael van Gerwen in Nottingham. Here’s the very best of the teenager sensation…

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Michael Van Gerwen celebrates with the trophy after winning against Gerwyn Price in the final during the Cazoo Premier League Play-Offs. Photo credit should read: Steven Paston/PDC ..RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only, no commercial use without prior consent from rights holder.
Michael van Gerwen is the seven-time Premier League champion

The Premier League continues in Nottingham, as Humphries and Smith meet in a repeat of the Brighton showpiece.

Van Gerwen and Littler will renew their rivalry in the quarter-finals, with the Dutchman eyeing a return to winning ways in the East Midlands.

Cross and Aspinall also collide in a repeat of the Night Five decider, while the bottom two lock horns in the evening’s opener, as Wright takes on Price.

Live Premier League Darts

Thursday 14th March 7:00pm

Fixtures: Night Seven, Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham on Thursday, March 14

Peter Wright vs Gerwyn Price
Luke Humphries vs Michael Smith
Michael van Gerwen vs Luke Littler
Rob Cross vs Nathan Aspinall

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2024 Premier League Darts schedule

Night 7 Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham March 14
Night 8 3Arena, Dublin March 21
Night 9 SSE Arena, Belfast March 28
Night 10 AO Arena, Manchester April 4
Night 11 Utilita Arena, Birmingham April 11
Night 12 Rotterdam Ahoy April 18
Night 13 M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool April 25
Night 14 P&J Live, Aberdeen May 2
Night 15 First Direct Arena, Leeds May 9
Night 16 Utilita Arena, Sheffield May 16
Play-Offs The O2, London May 23

Premier League Darts continues on Sky Sports on Thursday, March 14 with Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham the next stop on the 17-week extravaganza all the way through to the Play-Offs at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday, May 23. Stream Sky Sports Darts without a contract through NOW

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