Monday, 20 March 2017

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27

Derry City captain Ryan McBride has died at the age of 27.

The defender died a day after leading his side in a 4-0 victory over Drogheda United in the League of Ireland Premier Division, the top league in the Republic of Ireland.

The cause of his death is not yet known.
The Irish Football Association tweeted: "Thoughts tonight with the family of Ryan McBride and everyone involved with Derry City FC."

Phil O'Doherty, Derry City Football Club chairman, said the team is "devastated".

"This news is so hard to take in," he told the BBC.

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