Footballer Lee Collins who is the captain of Yeovil Town has been reported dead at the age of 32. It was confirmed that the footballer died on Wednesday March 31 by the football club via a statement.
“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 has been postponed”. The club said
Northampton released a statement which read: “Northampton Town Football Club are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former defender Lee Collins.
“32 year old Lee made 86 appearances for the club between February 2013 and June 2015, playing in the May 2013 play off semi finals against Cheltenham Town and the final against Bradford City at Wembley.
“His final game for the club came in April 2015 before he moved on to Mansfield Town.
“He followed that with spells at Forest Green Rovers and was club captain at Yeovil Town.
“Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are extended to Lee’s family and friends.”