Mansfield Town to hold minute's silence for Lee Collins

Mansfield Town will hold a minute's silence at tomorrow's home game with Leyton Orient (3pm) in memory of former skipper Lee Collins, whose death at the age of 32 was announced today by current club Yeovil Town.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 3:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 3:47 pm
The late Lee Collins in Mansfield Town action. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Stags chairman John Radford also paid tribute, saying: “I’m shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of our former defender and captain Lee Collins.

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“He was a no-nonsense, battling braveheart on the field and a gentleman off it - a man who always gave his all in Stags’ colours.

“We’ll be observing a minute’s silence tomorrow in Lee’s memory and the thoughts and prayers of myself and Carolyn are with Lee’s loved ones at this difficult time.”