This is a Shock! Footballer, Lee Collins dies at 32


Yeovil Town captain and defender, Lee Collins has given up the ghost at the age of 32.

The club said that the English footballer died on Wednesday, March 31, in an article on their website. The reason behind his death is yet to be revealed.

Collins had done eight National League displays for the Glovers this season having joined from Forest Green Rovers in 2019, and was on the bench for the Glovers’ 3-1 win over Barnet last Saturday.

“All at Yeovil Town Football Club are mourning the loss of club captain Lee Collins,” said the club.

“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 center-back began his career at Wolves and also played for Hereford United, Port Vale, Barnsley, Shrewsbury, Northampton, Mansfield, and Forest Green.

Northampton made a statement which read: “Northampton Town Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former defender Lee Collins.

“32-year-old Lee made 86 displays 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 last game for the club came in April 2015 before he moved on to Mansfield Town.

“He followed that with incantation at Forest Green Rovers and was club captain at Yeovil Town.

“Our condolences and heartfelt sympathies are warmly extended to Lee’s family and friends.”

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