TWO-TIME world champion Gary Anderson has withdrawn from a lockdown darts event... because of his poor Wi-Fi connection in his Burnham-on-Sea home.

The Scot, 49, has pulled out of the PDC Home Tour, which is to take place across 32 consecutive nights from players' houses.

Starting tonight on the PDCTV website, each evening will see four players meet in a round-robin format comprised of best of nine leg matches, with the winner of each group going into the next round.

The event was set up to keep darts fans entertained in the absence of the regular Premier League season, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But weak signal at his Somerset home has scuppered Anderson's plans to be involved.

He told The Sun: “I was up for it but when we did tests of my Wi-Fi, it’s just not reliable enough.

“It doesn’t surprise me. I struggle to pay bills online in my house - it’s really frustrating.

“I did want to take part. It would have been something different to try and win.”