Lee Collins, Yeovil Town captain, dies aged 32
The Yeovil Town captain, Lee Collins, has died at the age of 32, the Vanarama National League club have announced.
Collins began his career at Wolves and the defender also had spells with Hereford, Port Vale, Barnsley, Shrewsbury, Northampton, Mansfield and Forest Green. Yeovil’s game at Altrincham on Friday has been postponed.
“All at Yeovil Town Football Club are mourning the loss of club captain Lee Collins,” read a statement on the club website. “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.”
Collins moved to Huish Park from Forest Green in 2019 and made 35 league appearances for the Somerset club, including eight this campaign. His most recent outing came in a 1-0 defeat at Stockport on 6 February.