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

Suggested alleged victims are not "proper men", amongst other things.

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