Derry City in shock after sudden death of captain Ryan McBride

Derry City is in shock after the sudden death of captain, Ryan McBride.

Derry City is in shock after the sudden death of captain, Ryan McBride.

Derry City Football Club has been stunned with the news of the tragic death of team captain, Ryan McBride.

The 27-years-old centre-back, who resides in the shadow of Brandywell Stadium, is understood to have been found dead in his bedroom earlier this evening. The cause of death is not known.

Crowds of supporters gathered outside his home at Bluebell Hill Gardens last night, in total shock, Ryan having led the Candy Stripes to victory for the fourth time this season against Drogheda United, just 24 hours earlier.