John Collins

Read all the news about John Collins. John Collins was born in Galashiels on 31 January 1968 (age 51).

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In June 2014, Collins was appointed to the position of assistant manager at Celtic. He left the club at the end of the 2015–16 season, at the same time as Deila.

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FootballFanCast · Jun 17

John Collins talks in depth about current Celtic star who is “a coach’s dream”

Former Celtic coach John Collins reckons midfielder Callum McGregor has been a Champions League level player from day one at the club...

FootballFanCast · Jun 17

Griff ‘Has to Take a Long Look at Himself,’ Hoops Legend

CELTIC legend John Collins has urged Leigh Griffiths to recapture the form that terrorised defences just three years ago.

67HailHail · Jun 16

Celtic man “has to take a look at himself”

Former Celtic player and assistant manager John Collins has given some words of support to Leigh Griffiths.

67HailHail · Jun 16
Daily Record · Jun 15

John Collins sends Celtic message to Leigh Griffiths as he pushes for Hoops return

The former Parkhead coach also reflects on Kieran Tierney and Callum McGregor’s journeys to the top...

Daily Record · Jun 15
Evening Times · Jun 15

John Collins: Callum McGregor could play in any company – he would flourish in the Premier League

JOHN Collins was firmly behind Ronny Deila’s decision to promote Callum McGregor to the Celtic first team during his two year stint as assistant manager at Parkhead and has had, despite the flak the youngster took off supporters early on, no cause to regret his decision since...

Evening Times · Jun 15
Herald Scotland · Jun 15

“Leigh Griffiths has to take a long look at himself in the mirror – and get back in peak shape”

JOHN Collins has told Leigh Griffiths he needs to get back into the shape he was in when he netted 40 goals for Celtic during the 2015/16 campaign in order to successfully resurrect his career...

Herald Scotland · Jun 15
Herald Scotland · Jun 15

“John Kennedy is the best man to be Neil Lennon’s assistant – he could end up managing Celtic one day”

JOHN Collins has endorsed Neil Lennon’s decision to make John Kennedy his assistant – and predicted the one-time Celtic defender could end up managing the Parkhead club...

Herald Scotland · Jun 15
67HailHail · Jun 13

Expanded Champions League could offer Celtic the ideal solution

John Collins has called on UEFA to keep clubs like Celtic in mind when designing their new blueprint for the Champions League.

67HailHail · Jun 13

‘Sell him’ – Andy Gray seethes as he clashes with John Collins over Rangers player

Andy Gray has called on Rangers to sell Alfredo Morelos after his fifth red card of the season in Sunday’s derby defeat to Celtic.

Inside Futbol · Mar 31

No, Alfredo Morelos Isn’t Top Player – Former Celtic Assistant

Former Celtic assistant John Collins has dismissed the claim that Rangers hitman Alfredo Morelos is a top player...

Inside Futbol · Mar 31
HITC · Mar 31

John Collins slams Celtic star Brown over Rangers red card

Scott Brown clashed with Alfredo Morelos of Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers in today’s frenetic Scottish Premiership O** F*** clash...

HITC · Mar 31
The Celtic Star · Jan 22

Jim Craig – Celtic win Tennent’s Sixes, then it’s 6-0 in Scottish Cup

On 20 January 1992, Celtic won the Tennent’s Sixes for the first time by beating St Johnstone in the final at the SECC in Glasgow.

The Celtic Star · Jan 22
90min.com · Oct 28, 2018

Pundit Admits Newcastle Midfielder is ‘Not Good Enough’ for Recall to International Squad

Former Scottish international and Celtic man John Collins has slammed Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, saying he’s not good enough to play for England again.

90min.com · Oct 28, 2018
Soccer Souls · Oct 18, 2018

Arsenal would have won the league under Wenger had they signed £75m star in 2015

Why Arsenal and Wenger committed a blunder by not signing Virgil van Dijk According to reports in Express, Arsenal turned down an opportunity sign Virgil van Dijk when he was at Celtic before joining Southampton.

Soccer Souls · Oct 18, 2018
HITC · Sep 24, 2018

Brendan Rodgers ignored calls to sign 27-year-old for Liverpool, says former international

Liverpool and Arsenal turned down the chance to sign Virgil van Dijk when he was at Celtic, says John Collins...

HITC · Sep 24, 2018
Talking Baws · Sep 24, 2018

Arsenal Rejected Van Dijk For £12M Because He Was ‘Too Nonchalant’, Claims John Collins

Virgil van Dijk could have been an Arsenal player for just £12 million – but the club’s scouting department thought the centre-back was a bit ‘too nonchalant’, according to former Celtic coach John Collins...

Talking Baws · Sep 24, 2018
The42.ie · Sep 23, 2018

Arsenal snubbed Van Dijk for £12m as he was ‘too nonchalant’

Former Celtic assistant manager John Collins has revealed that the Gunners passed up the opportunity to sign the Dutchman during his time in Scotland...

The42.ie · Sep 23, 2018
Daily Record · Sep 23, 2018

‘Come on the Rangers’ Andy Gray trolls John Collins on live TV after Celtic defeat

The former Ibrox star loved getting one over his colleague as the ex-Hoops star was left stunned with developments against Kilmarnock...

Daily Record · Sep 23, 2018
VideoCelts · May 2

Scott Brown hits back at attack from John Collins

Every pundit, punter and ex assistant managers as well tried to have a little go at me.

VideoCelts · May 2

Watch – John Collin’s Gets it Right Up Andy Gray in Studio

BEINSports were covering the Glasgow derby yesterday with Andy Gray and John Collins both watching the action from the studio...

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