Phil Taylor was shocked at the World Grand Prix of darts after losing in the first round to Vincent van der Voort.
'The Power', from Stoke-on-Trent, struggled throughout the tie in Dublin and eventually lost out 2-0 to the Dutchman.
The defeat ends his bid for a 12th World Grand Prix title, crashing out in the first round for the fourth time.
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Stoke-on-Trent's Phil Taylor takes on Michael van Gerwen in the opening night of the PDC Premier League Darts competition tonight.
'The Power' will be looking for revenge over 'Mighty Mike', who beat him in the final of last year's competition, and also took his World Championships crown on New Years Day.
Adrian Lewis, the second Stoke thrower in the competition, faces Australian, Simon Whitlock, in his first match.
Sixteen-time World Darts Champion Phil Taylor has been knocked out of the PDC World Darts Championship in a second-round shock defeat at Alexandra Palace.
Taylor, from Stoke-on-Trent, was beaten 4-3 by world youth champion Michael Smith. Phil 'The Power' Taylor was well below his best, making many errors throughout the match.
Stoke-on-Trent's Phil Taylor will face Robert Thornton in tonight's PDC Grand Slam of Darts final at Wolverhampton Civic Hall.
'The Power' came through an epic semi-final with fellow Stoke player, Adrian Lewis, winning 16-9 this afternoon.
The 16-time world champion will be hoping to add a fifth Grand Slam of Darts victory to his collection against Scot, Robert Thornton, who beat Scott Waites 16-9.
Sixteen-time darts world champion, Phil Taylor, claimed another World Grand Prix title last night in Dublin.
'The Power', from Stoke-on-Trent, won his 11th World Grand Prix title with a 6-0 demolition of Dave Chisnall, losing only two legs in the process.
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Stoke-on-Trent's more recognisable sportsman, Phil Taylor, has today joined fans at a bookmakers in Birmingham for a game of darts.
The 16-time world champion is taking part in the Premier League at the NIA in Birmingham tomorrow.
One of Stoke's finest, Phil 'The Power' Taylor, will be in Birmingham today to meet fans ahead of the Premier League Darts competition.
The 16-time world champion will challenge fans to a few rounds at the Coral bookmakers on Bull Street, between 12:30pm and 2:30pm.