Yeovil Town captain Lee Collins has died aged 32.
The club confirmed that he passed away on Wednesday in a statement on their website.
“All at Yeovil Town Football Club are mourning the loss of club captain Lee Collins,” it read.
Rest in peace, Lee Collins.
— Yeovil Town FC (@YTFC) April 1, 2021
“Lee sadly passed away yesterday and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
“We ask everyone to respect the family’s privacy at this time.
“The club will make no further comment at this time.
“Our game with Altrincham tomorrow [Good Friday] has been postponed.”
Defender Collins began his career with Wolves and had extended spells with Port Vale, Northampton, Mansfield and Forest Green before joining Yeovil in 2019.
He played 38 times in all for Yeovil, including eight times this season.
Former Wolves player Karl Henry was among those to pay tribute to Collins on social media.
Henry tweeted: “Such sad news. I remember Lee as a young player at Wolves. He was a good lad with a great attitude.”
Such sad news. I remember Lee as a young player at Wolves. He was a good lad with a great attitude.
Sending my condolences to his close friends and family.
Rest in peace mate. https://t.co/XJGzOo7xbV
— Karl Henry (@karlhenry08) April 1, 2021