John Collins

Read all the news about John Collins. John Collins was born in Galashiels on 31 January 1968 (age 50).

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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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HITC · May 21

Has former Celtic assistant manager shown Scottish teams how to beat them?

Celtic have become the first team in history to win back-to-back domestic trebles, and John Collins believes rivals showed them too much respect...

HITC · May 21
Inside Futbol · Apr 29

Yes, Liverpool Will Help Steven Gerrard Out At Rangers, Former Celtic Assistant Says

Ex-Celtic assistant John Collins is sure Liverpool will send players to Rangers on loan if Steven Gerrard takes over at Ibrox...

Inside Futbol · Apr 29
Evening Times · Mar 14

John Collins: Celtic captain Scott Brown can dominate Rangers games for years to come after ending his Scotland career

JOHN Collins today predicted that Celtic skipper Scott Brown can continue to dominate Glasgow derbies for years to come – after calling time on his Scotland career...

Evening Times · Mar 14
Evening Times · Mar 14

John Collins: Celtic captain Scott Brown can dominate Rangers games for years to come

Parkhead great Collins watched every minute of the Ladbrokes Premiership match at Ibrox on Sunday afternoon and marvelled at the display of Brown in midfield...

Evening Times · Mar 14

‘Why It’s Celtic for Me,’ Collins

FORMER Celtic midfielder John Collins admitted caretaker boss Graeme Murty has improved the Ibrox side in recent months...

Celts Are Here · Oct 26, 2017

Former Celt Turned Down Leicester Job

FORMER Celtic player and coach John Collins revealed this week that he turned down a job offer to return the English Premier League...

Celts Are Here · Oct 26, 2017
90min.com · Oct 26, 2017

Ex-Scotland International John Collins Reveals Why He Turned Down Offer to Be Leicester Assistant

Former Celtic midfielder John Collins has revealed why he turned down Claude Puel’s offer to become Leicester City’s assistant manager...

90min.com · Oct 26, 2017
Inside Futbol · Oct 26, 2017

Claude Puel Called Me – Former Celtic Assistant Turns Down Leicester Assistant Job

Former Celtic assistant boss John Collins has claimed that he turned down an opportunity to become Claude Puel’s number two at Leicester...

Inside Futbol · Oct 26, 2017
The Scotsman · Oct 20, 2017

I tried to sign John Collins for Rangers, reveals Graeme Souness

Graeme Souness has revealed that he tried to beat Celtic to the signing of John Collins in the late 1980s...

The Scotsman · Oct 20, 2017
Daily Record · Oct 20, 2017

Rangers were close to beating Celtic to signing John Collins reveals ex-Ibrox boss Graeme Souness

Former Rangers boss Souness says he sounded out Collins and Ray Houghton over a move to Ibrox in the late 80s and both “showed a keen interest”...

Daily Record · Oct 20, 2017
Inside Futbol · Oct 10, 2017

Former Celtic Striker Won’t Back Ex-Bhoy For Scotland Job

Ex-Celtic striker Chris Sutton does not feel former Bhoy John Collins would be a good choice to take over Scotland...

Inside Futbol · Oct 10, 2017
VideoCelts · Sep 13, 2017

John Collins drooling over PSG defending masterclass

There was zero stress, there was a period in the 13th minute when they were passing it in their own box, just sucking Celtic in and knocking it about...

VideoCelts · Sep 13, 2017
BBC · Sep 13, 2017

Celtic get ‘taste of own medicine’ in PSG mauling, says John Collins

A Paris St-Germain “masterclass” gives Celtic “a taste of their own medicine”, says former midfielder John Collins...

BBC · Sep 13, 2017
BBC · Sep 12, 2017

Champions League: Celtic must be at their best against PSG – John Collins

Celtic must be at their very best to get a positive result against Paris St-Germain, says former midfielder John Collins...

BBC · Sep 12, 2017
Celtic Quick News · Aug 7, 2017

‘Belt Up, Big Mouth,’ – Collins Tells Lafferty

FORMER Celtic assistant boss John Collins has some advice for Hearts big mouth Kyle Lafferty: “Belt up!

Celtic Quick News · Aug 7, 2017
Talking Baws · Jun 20, 2017

Ronny Deila Says John Collins Was Fitter Than Some Players When He Joined Celtic

Ronny Deila insists John Collins was fitter than some players when he joined Celtic in 2014...

Talking Baws · Jun 20, 2017
The Scotsman · May 21, 2017

John Collins: Patrick Roberts is better than Raheem Sterling

John Collins does not believe hero Partick Roberts will return to Celtic next season – because he is better than Raheem Sterling...

The Scotsman · May 21, 2017

Collins Backs Broony

JOHN COLLINS insists the inspirational Scott Brown will continue to dominate in the champions’ midfield for years to come...

History Bhoys Abroad · Oct 9, 2017

History Bhoys Abroad – 38 – John Collins

The History Bhoys Abroad are on episode 38 and today we present a player profile of someone who racked up 48 goals in 217 appearances during some of our darkest years...

History Bhoys Abroad · Oct 9, 2017
Celtic Quick News · May 22, 2017

‘Roberts Better Than Sterling,’ Collins

JOHN COLLINS rates Paddy Roberts more highly than Manchester City’s £50million man Raheem Sterling...

Celtic Quick News · May 22, 2017
Talking Baws · May 21, 2017

John Collins: Patrick Roberts is Better Than Raheem Sterling

John Collins reckons Patrick Roberts will be heading back to Manchester City to challenge for a first-team spot next season – because he believes the winger is better than Raheem Sterling...

Talking Baws · May 21, 2017
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