The best jokes after Eric Bristow tweets thoughts on football sex abuse scandal

Eric Bristow tweets thoughts on football sex abuse scandal, lots of jokes ensue
TWEETED: Bristow (Image: Jonesy702)

Some Eric Bristow tweets are causing controversy after the darts legend weighed in with his views on the child sexual abuse scandal currently rocking English football – and these are the best jokes.

The former World No. 1, now an MBE, posted a series of perhaps misjudged comments on the social network last night suggesting the alleged victims were “wimps” and that “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”.

As he sought to further clarify his position, we were also treated to this gem:

Sorry meant paedo not poof

— Eric Bristow MBE (@ericbristow) November 28, 2016

Don’t miss this selection of the best jokes after Eric Bristow tweets his thoughts on the football sex abuse scandal:

I know we've all been waiting for Eric Bristow's thoughts on combatting child abuse. The wait is over. https://t.co/eh3NwfQMur

— Lucie Toblerone (@msloobylou) November 28, 2016

Sorry if I'm quiet on here tonight, I'm just doing Eric Bristow's social media.

— hrtbps (@hrtbps) 28 November 2016

Credit to Eric Bristow. He's got his Presidential nomination in very early.

— Karl (@TheCenci) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow is like yer racist uncle who you know is going to get pissed and fall through a table at the wedding

— Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88) November 28, 2016

@ericbristow How did that interview go at Childline?

— Sam Silverwood-Cope (@scopey123) 28 November 2016

Bristow makes you wonder how many low follower 80s celeb accounts on here are tweeting "Enoch was right! Send them back!" undiscovered

— Callum Hamilton (@Callum_TH) November 28, 2016

@ericbristow I bought a set of your darts Eric. I shall now be returning them to the Argos. Good day

— Whisprin'Bob Chuckle (@pifflepockle) 28 November 2016

Paul Gascoigne has arrived at the scene in Bristol claiming to be a friend of Eric Bristow's

— Liam (@_liamlane) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow thinks that these days, if you say you're English, you'll be arrested and thrown in jail.

— mmmns (@Danny_McMoomins) November 28, 2016

Nailed on Bristow is a brexiter.

— Elizabeth Ammon (@legsidelizzy) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow's manager opening his Twitter in the morning pic.twitter.com/dEsoiWwH9l

— Tony Shepherd (@tonysheps) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow appears to have gone Full English Brexit

— Taylor and Besty (@TaylorandBesty) November 28, 2016

SPOILER: No Eric Bristow. https://t.co/AkBJstD287

— James Martin (@Pundamentalism) November 28, 2016

If Eric Bristow deletes those tweets and makes an apology, it'll be the first 180 he's made in years.

— Andrew Raeburn (@andrew_raeburn) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow's tweets are absolutely shocking. Never buying his gravy again

— Liam Bolland (@Liamb7771) 28 November 2016

Eric Bristow has totally shattered my preconceived idea of darts players as clean-living, tolerant, open-minded liberals.

— Nick (@SharlandNM) November 28, 2016

Paedo Bashing with Eric Bristow. pic.twitter.com/ahifBHV9Fn

— George Gold (@ItsOneOfThose) November 28, 2016

"Find out who Eric Bristow is and offer him a job." pic.twitter.com/XL5F7ujkig

— President Trump (@LandOfTheTrump) November 28, 2016

BREAKING: Donald Trump appoints Eric Bristow Minster for Sport.

— MMOB (@MMOBOfficial) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow may have posted some awful tweets tonight, but he brought education and free healthcare to the Cuban people.

— Fin O'Leary (@fin_oleary) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow is now 59. And he's proper ruined it. pic.twitter.com/dIbcLBfnvD

— Tony Hodson (@tonyhodson1) November 28, 2016

If I know my 2016, Eric Bristow will now go on to win Sports Personality of the Year.

— Rees Nicholls (@ReesNicholls) November 28, 2016

8pm – Eric Bristow MBE

11pm – Eric Bristow

— Rob Holmes (@RobHolmesAVFC) November 28, 2016

Imagine how stupid we're going to feel when Eric Bristow wins the next General Election.

— Ben (@Jamin2g) November 28, 2016

You'll be living in this soon Eric Bristow it's this lovely caravan #Bullseye pic.twitter.com/v5q7pqAOho

— Bullseye (Not) (@BullysSpeedboat) November 28, 2016

Eric Bristow thinks that you can't even call it "Christmas" anymore.

— Macca (@The_Paris_Angel) November 28, 2016

Brrrrr, it's colder than Eric Bristow outside.

— Richard Osman (@richardosman) November 29, 2016

Eric Bristow has been sacked by Sky Sports.

Eric, you require a P45.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) November 29, 2016

Presumably Eric Bristow is on his way to the Sky Sports studios to sort them out?

— Andy Ha (@_AndyHa) November 29, 2016