Dylan Rich of West Bridgford Colts FC is reportedly dead.
West Bridgford confirms the death of Dylan Rich who fell ill this week while he was about to represent his team in the Youth FA Cup against Boston United.
A report from Ryan Taylor of express.co.uk shows that he died on his way to the hospital.
According to Taylor, “emergency services were rushed to the scene at the club’s Regatta Way Ground before the player was taken into care for treatment in hospital.
“West Bridgford asked the public to be respectful of the privacy of those involved before they were able to issue another update.
“While the football world has been awaiting positive news, the club confirmed the desperate news this afternoon that Rich had sadly lost his life.” He added.
On September 5, 2021, West Bridgford Colts reported the death of Dylan Rich.
“It is with great sadness that, following the events of Thursday evening, we have to announce the tragic passing of Dylan Rich.
“This news has left everyone involved with our club devastated and heartbroken. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his parents Mike & Anna, his sister Lucy & Dylan’s family, friends and teammates.
“The club would like to thank everyone within the Colts and wider football community for the hundreds of heartfelt messages and thoughts that we have received over the past few days.
“The Club will provide all the support it can to those players and club officials impacted by this tragic event, but for now there are no further words possible, and we ask everyone to respect the family’s privacy at this incredibly difficult time.
Find the Club’s report here;