The Dutchman, known as 'Mastercaller' due to his long-standing commentary duties for Dutch TV stated Sherrock won't return the Lakeside for the inaugural edition of the WDF World Championship in January because the Queen of the Palace would prefer a gala evening in Germany, where 'she can collect a lot of money'.
Sherrock's management team - MODUS - refuted Nieuwlaat's statements:
''We would like to clarify an incorrect statement which was made by a podcast where the host said that Fallon Sherrock was withdrawing from the WDF Women’s World Championship to play in a commercial event in Germany. This was totally incorrect, to date, Fallon has made no comment on the event as she has NOT received an invitation to the WDF Women’s World Championship as of today. Why the podcast host decided to make false comments on the matter we do not know'', a spokesman from Sherrock's management told Dartsnieuws.com.
They also indicated that it has yet to be decided whether Sherrock will participate in the WDF World Championship once she receives an invite.
''There are both legal and logistical issues, like the PDC and WDF World Championship overlapping and the run-up to Q-School, which need to be looked into before any decision can be made. We would hope the podcast host checks his facts in future...."
It is indeed possible that the various events scheduled for early in 2022 may indeed cause logistical issues for players eligible for both PDC and WDF calendars.
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Darts World Magazine (Issue 576)
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