John Collins

John Collins was born in Galashiels on 31 January 1968 (age 51).

John Collins · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

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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A Celtic State of Mind · Dec 26, 2019

John McInally Jr with A Celtic State of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind was named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious Football Blogging Awards.

The Celtic Star · Nov 9, 2019

Gerry Creaney – Grabbed some Glory and lived the Dream

SIGNING players at Celtic becomes an obsession every summer at Celtic.

The Celtic Star · Nov 2, 2019

To supporters of my generation John Collins became Celtic’s star midfielder

ON the day Celtic play Hibs for a place in the League Cup final, The Celtic Star’s look back at the early 90’s brings an Easter Road Connection with it...

FootballFanCast · Jun 17, 2019

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...

Football Scotland · Jun 16, 2019

Celtic star Callum McGregor could walk in to any team says John Collins

Collins also said the Hoops midfielder has a first touch ‘as good as anybody in England’...

Celtic Quick News · Jun 16, 2019

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, 2019

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.

Daily Record · Jun 15, 2019

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...

Evening Times · Jun 15, 2019

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...

Herald Scotland · Jun 15, 2019

“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, 2019

“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...

67HailHail · Jun 13, 2019

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.

Daily Record · Jun 12, 2019

The benefits to Celtic of new Champions League proposal as John Collins reveals extent of Hoops’ Euro headache

Former Celtic and Scotland star has also urged the national team to make sure they don’t blow Euro 2020 chance...

VideoCelts · May 2, 2019

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.

Celts Are Here · Apr 1, 2019

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...

Football Insider · Apr 1, 2019

‘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, 2019

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...

HITC · Mar 31, 2019

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...

The Celtic Star · Jan 22, 2019

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. · 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.

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