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PFA offering emotional support to Yeovil Town’s squad

Lee Collins

The PFA is deeply saddened by the passing of Yeovil Town captain, Lee Collins, aged 32.

The thoughts of everyone at the PFA are with Lee’s family, friends and colleagues, and we offer our deepest condolences. Our wellbeing team will be visiting Yeovil Town to offer support to players and club staff during this difficult time.

Lee began his career at the Wolverhampton Wanderers academy and made his professional debut in 2007. He subsequently played for Hereford United, Port Vale, Barnsley, Shrewsbury Town, Southampton, Northampton Town, Mansfield Town and Forest Green Rovers before joining Yeovil Town as captain in 2019.

Player wellbeing is a top priority at the PFA, and we are committed to supporting any players who may have been affected by Lee’s passing. If you feel like you need to talk to a counsellor about this or anything else, please get in touch.

Mental Health Support

All current and former PFA members can access confidential support for anything impacting their mental health through our dedicated Wellbeing department. Our services include a 24/7 counselling telephone helpline that offers round-the-clock assistance for members past and present and concerned friends and family. You’ll also be able to access therapy from our nationwide network of counsellors or residential rehab services if required.

Our experienced team of counsellors understand how the pressure of professional football can impact your mental health. If you are struggling in any way, we will do everything we can to support you. Anything you share with us will remain strictly confidential. 

Please remember, no matter what challenges you are facing, you are not alone.

Please visit our website for more information about our Wellbeing services: click here.

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