Jonny Clayton slams "ridiculous whistling" during win over Michael van Gerwen

Jonny Clayton has hit out at the Aberdeen darts crowd for their "ridiculous whistling" during his win over Michael van Gerwen.

Clayton took victory on Night 11 of the Premier League in Scotland after beating Van Gerwen in a final which was marred for many by the noise coming from those in attendance. The Ferrett himself agreed that it was a step too far.

"When it's all the same boo and it's the same kind of tone, it's a bit of banter but in the end, it was terrible," he told Online Darts. "The whistling was against myself when I was throwing for double but sometimes when they do it against the player, I'll shut them up.

"But it affects the guy behind because Michael is trying to beat me but in his head, he's probably thinking guys just be quiet because this guy is trying to throw darts.

"They pay silly money, don't they want to watch the best darts possible? I just don't understand it. The whistling is ridiculous at the end."

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Legendary referee Russ Bray had to interrupt the game at one stage when someone was whistling as Clatyon was at the oche. The controversy didn't stop there as after losing, Van Gerwen confronted Bray.

Explaining the incident on social media, the Green Machine wrote: "It wasn’t to be in the final but more points on the table. Well done to @JonnyClay9.

"At the end I was annoyed about something else, nothing to do with the fans. The atmosphere was brilliant in Aberdeen this evening thank you Scotland. Now for a weekend with my family."

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