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The North East darts commentator Sid Waddell has died. He was seventy two and had been ill for some time with cancer.
Sid Waddell's memorable voice and humerous turns of phrase endeared him to viewers and gave the game of darts a new audience.
The Northumberland born darts commentator Sid Waddell has died. He was 72 and had been suffering from cancer.
The former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott paid tribute, tweeting: 'Farewell to Sid Waddell - a man who did so much for darts and voiced so many memorable moments.'