LUKE Littler made sure he gave a shout out to his former coach and darts academy after his incredible victory in the Premier League final.

With Littler shooting to fame following his route to the World Championship final earlier this year, the 17-year-old has been on an incredible run throughout this season's Premier League.

After beating Michael Smith in yesterday's semi-final, he took on World Champion Luke Humphries in a thrilling rematch between the pair.

At just 17-years-old, Warrington-based Littler became the first player to hit a nine-dart finish in the Premier League final since 2010 and was in tears after becoming the sports youngest ever champion.

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After beating Humphries 11-7, 'The Nuke' said he doesn't know what to do" after becoming World Champion in front of 14,000 fans at London's O2 Arena.

Speaking to Sky Sports after the win, Littler said: "It feels so good to win, in front of my family, my girlfriend, and my manager, Gary from Target, and Karl from the St Helens Darts Shop.

"I don't know what to do!".

As well as his girlfriend and family, Littler also gave his Karl a hug after the win, who has previously told the Star that the darts ace has always remained down-to-earth after his success.

Earlier this week, Littler re-visited his former darts academy, at Sidac Social Club in Wheatsheaf Avenue, with Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan for a special episode of filming Sky's 'Rob & Romesh Vs' series.

Since Littler's rise to fame, Karl explained that the demand for the local darts academy has gone through the roof, with huge waiting lists and new academies setting up across the wider region.