Luke Littler 'has no GCSEs' but stands to win £500,000 as World Darts Championship final looms

Luke Littler 'has no GCSEs' but stands to win £500,000 as World Darts Championship final looms

WATCH NOW: Luke Littler opens up amid sensational exploits at World Darts Championship

Jack Otway

By Jack Otway

Published: 03/01/2024

- 08:48

Updated: 03/01/2024

- 09:43

The 16-year-old is just one victory away from securing the title at Alexandra Palace

Luke Littler has revealed he has no GCSE's as his World Darts Championship final showdown with Luke Humphries creeps closer.

The 16-year-old is just one victory away from scooping £500,000 after putting Rob Cross to the sword last night.

Littler lost the first set at Alexandra Palace.

However, the teenager kept his cool to come roaring back and win 6-2.

Luke Littler

Luke Littler says he has no GCSEs after making the World Darts Championship final


Littler has been the talk of the tournament so far and stands to make history as his showdown with Humphries creeps closer.

And the teenager has now revealed he has 'no GCSE's - but did manage to 'pass sport'.

"I don’t have any GCSEs, everyone probably has more than me," confessed the youngster.

"Although I did pass my sport."

Littler was then asked about being a role model for young darts players all around the world.

The 16-year-old added: "Young dart players, hopefully they look up to me.

"If they practice they can be where I am."

Despite Littler's lack of qualifications, he's certainly already done extremely well for himself in life - as many people can do.

He is already guaranteed a staggering £200,000 in prize money after becoming the youngest finalist in the competition's entire history.

And he'll earn £300,000 more than that if he's able to overcome Humphries.

Littler has claimed major scalps with victories over the likes of Cross, Raymond van Barneveld and Brendan Dolan.

But Humphries will be his biggest test yet.

The 28-year-old was too strong for Luke Williams on Tuesday, cruising to a 6-0 victory.

And Humphries admitted after his triumph that he'd been impressed by Littler's performances so far.

"The way he's played, I've seen it many times," he said.


Luke Littler World Darts Championship

Luke Littler stands to scoop £500,000 if he wins the World Darts Championship


"When you come up on this stage it can be a lot tougher but he's just proved he's got a lot of bottle,' he said.

"Nothing is going to faze him.

"If he plays like he did tonight, tomorrow is not going to faze him at all, so I will probably have to play the game of my life.

"I will probably have to play like that again to stand a chance of beating him.

"I know what's in front of me and what the task is.

Luke Humphries

Luke Littler will face Luke Humphries in the final of the World Darts Championship


"I've got to play at my best tomorrow but I'm hoping I make him play his best as well and we give the fans hopefully one of the best world finals we have ever seen."

On reaching the final himself, he added: "It was amazing.

"I would never have imagined myself to be the World No 1. That is a special feeling. And to do it in style.

"I'm really pleased with that performance. But, World No 1 can last for a couple months, world champion is forever so I've got a really tough task tomorrow against Luke.

"I felt amazing yesterday and in the practice room I felt better. I hit some crazy 180s.

"I was watching the first semi-final and that was a fantastic game, so to put in a performance like that is very pleasing."

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