Double World Champion & Double Premier League winner Gary Anderson will miss the 2019 Premier League season.
“This isn’t a decision I’ve taken lightly but I don’t want to let the fans and myself down by putting in performances well below what is expected of me,” Anderson said.
“My physio has advised me to rest for a few weeks to increase my chances of coming back stronger for the rest of the year and reduce the likelihood of me suffering repeated problems.”
The nine players replacing Anderson
Week one, Newcastle – Chris Dobey v Mensur Suljovic
Week two, Glasgow – Glen Durrant v Daryl Gurney
Week three, Dublin – Steve Lennon v Peter Wright
Week four, Exeter – Luke Humphries v Gerwyn Price
Week five, Aberdeen – John Henderson v Michael van Gerwen
Week six, Nottingham – Nathan Aspinall v Michael Smith
Week seven, Berlin – Max Hopp v Raymond van Barneveld
Week eight, Rotterdam – Dimitri van den Bergh v James Wade
Judgement Night, Rotterdam – Jeffrey de Zwaan v Rob Cross