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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‘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
Celts Are Here · Sep 23, 2018

‘Rodgers Wasn’t Sure’ – Costly £63million Error For Celtic Player’s Transfer

JOHN COLLINS has lifted the lid on the deal which took Virgil van Dijk to the Premier League with Southampton and how two of the top clubs in England missed out on him because of their Scottish Football prejudices...

Celts Are Here · Sep 23, 2018
Tribal Football · Sep 23, 2018

Collins: Liverpool defender Van Dijk will be better than Ramos

Former Celtic coach John Collins says Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk can be the best in the world.Collins was with Celtic when they sold Van Dijk to Southampton.Read more on Tribal Football...

Tribal Football · Sep 23, 2018
Tribal Football · Sep 22, 2018

Collins reveals Liverpool, Arsenal blunders: Rodgers, Rowley rejected Van Dijk

Former Celtic assistant coach John Collins has revealed how Arsenal rejected the chance to sign Virgil van Dijk.The Liverpool defender had been watched by various Premier League clubs during his time at Celtic Park.Read more on Tribal Football...

Tribal Football · Sep 22, 2018
Daily Express · Sep 22, 2018

Arsenal news: Gunners REJECTED Virgil van Dijk – John Collins reveals surprise reason why

ARSENAL turned down the opportunity to sign Virgil van Dijk from Celtic before he joined Southampton...

Daily Express · Sep 22, 2018
Caught Offside · Sep 22, 2018

Video: Why Arsenal turned down £12m Virgil van Dijk transfer before record-breaking Liverpool move

Former Celtic coach John Collins has revealed the reason Arsenal turned down the transfer of Virgil van Dijk while he was in Scotland.

Caught Offside · Sep 22, 2018
101 Great Goals · Sep 22, 2018

John Collins reveals why Arsenal rejected Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk

Arsenal & Virgil van Dijk Former Celtic assistant boss John Collins was a guest pundit on bein Sports on Saturday.

101 Great Goals · Sep 22, 2018
HITC · May 21, 2018

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, 2018
Inside Futbol · Apr 29, 2018

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, 2018
HITC · Mar 14, 2018

‘It was typical’: John Collins reviews £4.4m man’s latest Celtic performance

John Collins has lavished praise on Scott Brown’s latest Celtic performance...

HITC · Mar 14, 2018
Evening Times · Mar 14, 2018

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, 2018

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...

Celtic Quick News · Mar 14, 2018

Collins Backs Broony

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

Celtic Quick News · Mar 14, 2018
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