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Derry City FC skipper Ryan McBride dies aged 27

Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride has died, the Irish Football Association has said.

The 27-year-old defender is thought to have died at home on Sunday evening, according to reports.

A cause of death is not yet known.

The Irish FA tweeted: "Thoughts tonight with the family of Ryan McBride and everyone involved with @derrycityfc."

His death comes a day after McBride led his team to a 4-0 victory over Drogheda United.

Drogheda United said on Twitter that they would "would like to offer our deepest condolences to @derrycityfc on the sudden passing of their captain Ryan McBride".

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