Lee Collins, the captain of Yeovil Town, has died at the age of 32. Collins began his career at Wolves and also had spells with Hereford, Port Vale, Barnsley, Shrewsbury, Northampton, Mansfield and Forest Green. Yeovil’s game at Altrincham on Friday has been postponed.
Club’s National League game against Altrincham has been postponed following the news
Crewe chairman John Bowler this morning resigned in the wake of last week's damning report into historic child sex abuse in football, which was critical of the club. Bowler personally apologised to survivors abused by Crewe's former youth coach Barry Bennell and said he had always intended to resign once the FA-commissioned inquiry, put together by Clive Sheldon QC and published last Wednesday, had been released. Bowler had faced calls for his resignation after Sheldon's report found it was "likely" that three Crewe directors [including Bowler] had discussed concerns about Bennell 33 years ago, which "hinted at his sexual interest in children".
The recent report by Clive Sheldon QC said the club should have done more to safeguard children