Hibernian FC chariman Rod Petrie has spoken of his sadness about the death of 18-year-old Hibs youth team player David Paul.
The Edinburgh club confrimed the death through a statement. Paul passed away in the early hours of Sunday at his home in Edinburgh. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.
Hibernian chariman Rod Petrie said: “Everyone at the Club is deeply affected by this. David was a talented and promising young footballer, and a fine young man. Our thoughts - and the thoughts of the entire Hibernian community - are with his family at this dreadful and difficult time for them.
“Whilst we understand that people will wish to offer their support, we hope that the wishes of the family for privacy will be respected.”