Remember when Barney retired in Rotterdam just to make a remarkable u-turn?
Last Updated: 26/03/20 12: 23 pm
Raymond van Barneveld made an emotional farewell to his Premier League Darts job in Rotterdam 12 months back.
Despite a 10,00 0-strong group behind him, the five-time globe champ tumbled badly before his house group stopped working as he collapsed out of the Premier League with a humbling 7-1 loss through Daryl Gurney.
The Dutchman had actually been because of retire at the end of the period however – after shedding the adhering to evening 7-1 to globe No 1 Michael van Gerwen – made a decision to stop.
“Yesterday I don’t know where it came from, I played really bad, I lost 7-1 so today I knew I was in relegation and I felt ashamed,” Van Barneveld informed Sky Sports
“Five- time globe champ as well as I was believing ‘Do I deserve this? I do not believe so’ however it is truth. I’m unsatisfactory.
“For me, I’ve decided I am done currently. I do not desire the discomfort anymore. It’s discomfort every week for the last 3 or 4 years.
“I’m OK with this decision. I’m relieved. I’m done.”
That had not been completion of the dramatization he quickly carried out an unbelievable retired life u-turn. Barney backtracked to expose he intended to choose a 6th globe champion at Alexandra Palace.
“I want to end my career at Alexandra Palace during one final world championship,” he stated. “I hope people understand the difficult times my family and I have been going through and I need to get my head together.”
Sadly for Barney, he stated farewell to his 35- year expert darts job at Ally Pally when he was up to a 3-1 loss through American Darin Young at the initial difficulty.
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