Eric Bristow: The Autobiography: The Crafty Cockney

Eric Bristow: The Autobiography: The Crafty Cockney

Eric Bristow


ERIC BRISTOW MBE is taken into account to be the best darts participant of all time. He used to be an unmistakable determine at the oche in the course of his Nineteen Eighties heyday, and have become well known not only for the variety of global titles he gained yet for his vanity on degree and stale it.

In this candid account Bristow finds how darts proved a salvation from his formative years as a cat burglar, shoplifter and thug, introducing him to a brand new global of beer, babes and undreamed of good fortune. And in his fast upward thrust to the head he provides interesting insights into the characters that pioneered darts in these early days and the way, whilst his personal profession started to slide on the finish of the last decade, he informed his protégé Phil 'The energy' Taylor, turning him into the main profitable participant darts has ever known.

Bristow holds not anything again as he unearths his conflict with dartitis, a mental which left him not able to allow pass of the dart and nearly destroyed his occupation; his courting with female friend and previous women's global darts champion Maureen plants; and his occasional all-too-public falls from grace.

Bristow's lifestyles tale is a thrill-a-minute journey throughout the raucous global of darts and the way it has helped to form and force his existence over the last 40 years.

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