RTÉ release emotional tribute to Ryan McBride on Soccer Republic

As Irish sport continues to come to terms with the death of Ryan McBride, tributes to the Derry captain have poured in.

RTÉ's Soccer Republic have followed suit, releasing a moving video that pays homage to the centre-back.

RTÉ release emotional tribute to Ryan McBride on Soccer Republic

The video features leading figures from the FAI and the League of Ireland speaking about McBride.

Keith Long, Pat Mahon, Stephen Bradley, Liam Buckley, John Caulfield and Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neil are just some of the names praising the Derry skipper.

"He was one club man. Derry through and through."

A heartbreaking watch, but a very moving tribute which shows how highly McBride was regarded by Irish football.


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