TRIBUTES have been pouring in from clubs and players across Worcestershire and the wider non-league football community after Redditch United confirmed midfielder Thomas Rankin has died.

Rankin has been with Redditch for the past three seasons and has also played for Bromsgrove Sporting during his career.

It is not yet currently known what the cause of death is.

A Redditch club statement read: 

Other clubs also passed on their best wishes to those involved with Redditch and the family and friends of Rankin.

Worcester City players Craig Jones and Aaron Roberts also took to Twitter to pay tribute.