24 December 2013

Meet The Players - Seeds 1-4

As The BDO World Darts Championships edge closer we would like to introduce you to all the players competing this year. We will start off with the top 4 seeds in the Men's competition.

Stephen Bunting

Seed: 1
Age: 28
Best Lakeside: Quarter Final 2012
Bookies odds: 5/2 favourite
Nickname: The Bullet
Walk on Music: Bullet in the Gun
Bio: Liverpool lad Stephen Bunting is in the form of his life. He is the current Winmau World Champion, winning the title for the second year in succession. 2013 and been a fantastic year for The Bullet, he has claimed 8 BDO titles already.

James Wilson

Seed: 2
Age: 41
Bookies Odds: 12/1
Best Lakeside: Last 32 2013
Nickname: Jammie Dodger
Walk on Music: Pump up the Jam
Bio: A cracking year for The Jammie Dodger has won him the number 2 seed spot at Lakeside. Winner of the 2013 Zuiderduin Masters and the Welsh Classic as well as reaching the final of the Dutch Open, Belgium Open, England Classic and the British Open. James also made it to the final of the Winmau Masters but ended up second best to Stephen Bunting.

Tony O’Shea

Seed: 3
Age: 52
Bookies Odds: 14/1
Best Lakeside: Finalist 2009, 2012 and 2013
Nickname: Silverback
Walk on Music: Hey Baby
Bio: A Lakeside legend and three times beaten finalist. Tony has also been Winmau World Master Runner Up twice. The Silverback took a bit of time to get 2013 moving in the right direction but has hit a good run of form. He was an England Masters and Belgium Open Semi –finalist as well as French Open finalist before taking his first title of the year in Romania in September.

Robbie Green

Seed: 4
Age: 39
Bookies Odds: 20/1
Best Lakeside: Quarter Final 2013
Nickname: Kong
Walk on Music: Rockin All Over The World
Bio: 2013 has been a really consistent year on the tour for Kong with plenty of ¼final, semi final and final spots to his name already.

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