​A football player has died after collapsing on the pitch during a game in East Yorkshire, the  Hull Daily Mail have reported.


The man, who has yet to be named, was playing for Langtoft AFC in the village of Rudston in Yorkshire when the incident occurred.


He was unable to recover, despite the efforts of the emergency services who were called immediately.

A spokeswoman for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said: "I can confirm that Yorkshire Ambulance Service were called at 3.24pm on Saturday afternoon to reports of a male who had collapsed on the playing fields at Rudston.


"We sent a rapid response vehicle, a first responder vehicle, two ambulances and Yorkshire Air Ambulance also attended, but sadly the patient died at the scene."


One man posted on Facebook: "Thoughts go out to the family and friends of the lad who passed away playing for Langtoft today, big shame."


Other clubs in Yorkshire also offered their condolences on Twitter.