Who is the greatest darts player of all time? Who would form the top ten? It’s a debate that rages throughout forums and social media on a regular basis, but following on from my Fantasy World Championship, I’ve compiled my list of the ten greatest darts players of all time.Continue reading “OPINION: The ten greatest darts players of all time”
Eric Bristow was crowned the winner of the inaugural Fantasy World Darts Championship on Sunday, securing over 80% of the votes against his former Sky Sports colleague Wayne Mardle.Continue reading “Bristow crowned Fantasy World Darts champion”
James Wade has paid a heartfelt tribute to the late Eric Bristow MBE, as he prepares to compete for the trophy named in Bristow’s honour at the 2018 bwin Grand Slam of Darts. Continue reading “Wade pays tribute to ‘mentor’ Bristow ahead of Grand Slam!”
The late Eric Bristow MBE is to be honoured by the Professional Darts Corporation with the naming of the Grand Slam of Darts trophy in memory of the five-time world champion. Continue reading “Grand Slam trophy renamed in honour of Bristow!”
In our second episode of the Josh’s Dartistry Podcast, Josh Gorton is joined by co-hosts Jon Dean and Neil Conner to discuss all the latest news from the world of darts. The team discuss the last few weeks of Premier League action, reflect on the double-header in Rotterdam and preview the rest of the Premier League season. Continue reading “Josh’s Dartistry Podcast- Episode Two!”
Phil Taylor and Raymond van Barneveld have expressed their shock and sadness at the death of the legendary Eric Bristow, who passed away at the age of 60 following a heart attack on Thursday evening. Continue reading “Taylor & Van Barneveld devastated by death of Eric Bristow”
The world of darts is in mourning after five-time world champion Eric Bristow passed away at the age of 60 on Thursday evening. Continue reading “Darts in mourning over tragic death of Eric Bristow”
Five-time world champion Eric Bristow endured an evening to forget on Tuesday night, after trying to earn himself over £1,000 whilst betting on the Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur at the Bernabeu. Continue reading “Bristow loses thousands in spectacular betting blunder!”
Eric Bristow has released an official statement apologising for any offence caused by a series of controversial tweets he posted on Monday evening relating to the ongoing football sex abuse scandal.
The five-time world darts champion was sacked by Sky Sports after writing on social media: “Might be a looney but if some football coach was touching me when I was a kid as I got older I would have went back and sorted that poof out. Dart players tough guys footballers wimps”. However, both tweets have now been deleted.
Bristow received a fierce backlash for his comments and appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain in a heated interview with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Wednesday morning. ‘The Crafty Cockeny’ defended his comments and explained he was trying to encourage children to report abuse immediately.
However, he was confronted by Marilyn Hawes, a mother of three sexually abused children and founder of ‘Enough Abuse’ charity. Hawes said: “I find you the most deeply offensive man that’s breathed oxygen. I sat with people last night that you have harmed immeasurably and if you think that what you have said is clever, let me take you through what a bully is.” Continue reading “Eric Bristow issues statement regarding football sex abuse comments!”