The captain of Derry Metropolis soccer membership has died unexpectedly on the age of 27, it has been introduced.
In a tweet late on Sunday night the Irish Soccer Affiliation confirmed Ryan McBride had handed away.
The defender is assumed to have died at his house in Derry, near his aspect’s floor, earlier that night.
The reason for his demise is unknown.
Followers have been fast to pay tribute to McBride who was remembered as a “nice participant and an awesome bloke”.
Many soccer groups – each from Eire and the UK – additionally tweeted their condolences.
McBride’s demise got here simply in the future after he led his workforce to a Four-Zero overcome Drogheda United within the League of Eire Premier Division.
Derry have been as a result of play Limerick on Tuesday however the fixture is unlikely to go forward now.