Shock in Derry at sudden death of Ryan Mc Bride

Derry Captain Ryan McBride

Tributes are pouring in following the death of Derry City club captain Ryan McBride.

Mr McBride died suddenly at his home in the city yesterday.

The League of Ireland Players Union says they're shocked to hear of Ryan's passing and their thoughts are with his family.

The 27 year old Derry native played as a defender for the League of Ireland Premier Division club.

He had been with Derry City since making his debut in 2011 and had gone on to make over 100 appearances for his hometown club.