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 was once 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 unearths how darts proved a salvation from his formative years as a cat burglar, shoplifter and thug, introducing him to a brand new international of beer, babes and undreamed of luck. And in his speedy upward push to the head he provides attention-grabbing 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 winning 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 move of the dart and nearly destroyed his profession; his courting with female friend and previous women's global darts champion Maureen plant life; and his occasional all-too-public falls from grace.

Bristow's existence tale is a thrill-a-minute experience during the raucous international of darts and the way it has helped to form and force his existence during the last 40 years.

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