Derry City offer full support to their player who lost five members of his family in Donegal tragedy

Joshua Daniels' mother and sister were among those who lost their lives

Joshua Daniels, Derry City

Derry's Joshua Daniels and Galway's Colm Horgan ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Derry City have offered their full support to one of their players who lost five members of his family in last night's tragedy in Buncrana

Joshua Daniels' mother, sister, nephews and brother-in-law lost their lives when their vehicle went off the pier on the Inishowen Peninsula.

Daniels' club have rallied around him and released a statement pledging their full support to him in the wake of the tragedy.

Club Chairman Philip O'Doherty said that all the staff and players wanted to express their "shock and sadness" at the tragedy, and that they will all stand by him in the coming days and weeks to offer the support he needs.