FALLON SHERROCK became the latest victim of social media abuse after a fan called her a “s***” and “slag” following an online defeat.
The Milton Keynes star, who became the first woman to beat a man in the World Championships, got the stick on Twitter yesterday.
In a direct message the yob messaged Sherrock “Your so s*** you slag” and also “I’d love to stamp on your ugly head”.
Sherrock responded on Twitter:
“All I did was not win a game of darts, this is so wrong.”
Fellow online playing star David Evans leapt to her defence and stated: “I completely feel your pain, Fallon”.
“I get them too and it is so wrong just because they have lost 50p on a bet. Just do what I do and block them and ignore it I know it’s hard to do but I’m doing this it lets them know that they haven’t got to you.”
Sky Sports commentator Stuart Pyke also added:
“Absolutely disgusting. Report is straight away and stay strong Fallon.”
It’s not the first time Sherrock, who also drew with Glen Durrant in the Premier League earlier this year, has been given abuse. World No.1 Michael Van Gerwen is in the same Modus Sports stable as Sherrock and has helped her deal with the pressures of instant fame.
And several of the game’s superstars have reached previously out to her with guidance after nasty trolls subjected her to social media abuse.