Joe Cullen tells Gary Anderson he 'let himself down' after Premier League cheat accusation

The Premier League saw a sixth different winner in seven weeks of action, as things got feisty in Rotterdam.

Joe Cullen has blasted Gary Anderson after claiming the Scotsman called him 'a cheat' in their Darts Premier League clash.

The pair met in the quarter-finals on night seven of the tournament in Rotterdam, with Cullen winning 6-5.

Anderson led 5-3, though, and missed three match darts en route to defeat. The frustrations seemed to boil over, with him confronting Cullen accusing him of deliberate tactics to disrupt him.

However, Cullen has hit back at the former world champion and pursued Anderson off stage to continue his protests against the accusations.

"For want of a better expression, he called me a cheat," Cullen explained.

"Gary was saying 'I know what I did', I said I don't know what I did. I did absolutely nothing wrong.

"I've never had an issue with Gary in the past. I've done absolutely nothing wrong, my conscience is clear. I don't know what it was.

"I said 'watch every camera back you've got'. I don't know whether it was the heat of the moment.

"We all do stupid things in the heat of the moment. I'm a lot of things but I'm not a cheat.

"I've got a lot of respect for Gary, he's a great ambassador for the sport but I think he let himself down a bit tonight."

Cullen went into the night bottom of the table, but he carried the momentum from the Anderson win through the night.

He beat reigning world champion Peter Wright 6-4 in the semi-final before overcoming Michael van Gerwen 6-5 in the final.

The win hauls Cullen into the play-off places ahead of week eight in Birmingham next week.

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