Matthew Edgar

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Matthew Edgar Darts Editor and WDF Professional

Former PDC Darts Professional, SkySports Darts Commentator and YouTuber with 6 tournament wins under his belt including the Iceland Open in 2023


Matthew Edgar, born on August 28, 1986, is an English professional darts player currently targeting the WDF World championships at Lakeside in December 2024 and commentating on Darts for Sky Sports. Known for his practice sessions with former world championship runner-up Kevin Painter, Edgar began his sports career as a coach for Northampton Town before shifting to darts. Prior to his darts career, he trained in mixed martial arts and was a professional wrestler. Edgar also hosts a dedicated darts YouTube channel, "Edgar TV," where he interacts with followers and shares his professional competition experiences.

Follow Matthew as he targets Lakeside and the WDF World Championships in December 2024.

🎯 Industry Expertise

Matthew Edgar is a seasoned professional darts player with years of experience competing on the prestigious PDC tour. He has showcased his talents both on the internet-streamed Pro Tour and European Tour events, alongside appearances in substantial televised tournaments on ITV, Sky Sports, and RTL7. Beyond his prowess at the oche, Edgar extends his industry expertise through Edgar TV, a YouTube channel where he documents his professional journey and provides unique, entertaining content to a thriving fan base. His commitment to the sport is further reflected in his deep knowledge of sports development and coaching, driven by a profound passion for engaging and nurturing young players.

📚 Experience

Matthew Edgar boasts a dynamic career that merges elite-level competition with content creation and youth sports development. Since April 2018, Edgar has been an active competitor in the Professional Darts Corporation, traveling worldwide to participate in high-caliber tournaments. Complementing his professional sports career, since 2020, he has become a content creator with his own YouTube channel, Edgar TV, offering insights into the world of professional darts. Previously, Edgar applied his leadership skills as Head of Development at Daventry Town Football Club and honed his coaching abilities with a two-year stint as a Football Coach at Northampton Town Football Club.

🎯 Goal in Role at OLBG

Edgar is proudly sponsored by OLBG and actively contributes a diverse array of darts content, which includes both engaging videos and insightful written pieces. Among his many projects, Edgar has embarked on a captivating video series documenting his journey to qualify for Lakeside 2024 at the WDF World Championships. His work with OLBG not only reflects his deep-seated passion for sports development but also underscores his commitment to using his influence to motivate and nurture emerging talent in the sport of darts. His expertise shines through in his content, especially in his analytical breakdowns and predictions. Edgar's profound knowledge and experience in darts are a tremendous asset to OLBG, significantly enriching the platform's content and serving as an educational and entertaining resource for the sports betting community.

💬 Quotes from Matthew Edgar

"In darts, precision and mental strength are everything. You have to be as sharp mentally as you are in your throw."

"My journey in darts is about more than just the games won; it's about connecting with fans, sharing the highs and lows, and giving people a reason to love the sport as much as I do."

"I believe sport has transformative power, especially for youth. My mission is to channel that power to foster talent and inspire the next generation."

📰 Matthew Edgar in the News

Matthew Edgar gives his thoughts on the changes to the darts calendar and the sacrifices he had to make to play in tournaments. - Sky Sports

The size of Australian darts ace Simon Whitlock's right arm has been highlighted by pundit Matthew Edgar, triggering a host of curious responses from fans on social media - Daily Star

Pro darts player Matthew Edgar spotted the drink-throwing incident, posting a photo which shows Wright pointing at a drink that one fan thought was a good idea to throw towards the oche. - "Looks like someone has thrown their drink at Peter Wright after he beat MVG," Edgar said. "I mean why wait all year for the World Series to come to you, and then treat the players like that?" - Daily Mirror

Matthew Edgar's Articles

  • News Articles (1)
  • Blog Articles (17)
  • Bookie Articles (1)

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