Interesting trivia, Phil Taylor had his MBE stripped from him because of being found guilty of Sexual Assault, in which he was fined £200, yet he is still loved by almost every darts fan, myself included...
Van Gerwen is the future of darts, he did well in the final, but nerves got to him.
How is darts not an Olympic sport - when Golf will be in 2016? Darts have big crowds, numerous TV deals with high ratings, it requires concentration under pressure, with a loud, rowdy crowd in the background!
BDO starts on Saturday, can't wait!