James Collins

Born: August 23, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Newport, Wales
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Centre-back
Team: West Ham United (no. 19)
James Collins of West Ham United in action during the pre season friendly match between Southend United and West Ham United at Roots Hall on July 18, 2015 in Southend, England.
Career History
Senior2000-2005Cardiff City
2005-2009West Ham United
2009-2012Aston Villa
2012-West Ham United
International2004-Wales
Sports Mole has 459 articles about James Collins. Articles 1 to 40:
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
David Brooks called up to Wales squad after switching allegiance from England
Former England youth winger David Brooks is named in the Wales squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.
Sep 28, 11:33
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Three changes for West Ham United ahead of Tottenham Hotspur clash
Slaven Bilic makes three changes to his West Ham United starting XI ahead of Saturday's Premier League meeting with Tottenham Hotspur.
Sep 23, 11:38
West Ham United's Mark Noble makes a bookable challenge on Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier on May 5, 2017
Preview: West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's London derby between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium.
Sep 22, 17:12
Michail Antonio cops a feel of Gareth Barry during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on September 16, 2017
Result: West Bromwich Albion, West Ham United ends goalless
West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United play out a lacklustre goalless draw at The Hawthorns.
Sep 16, 16:55
Andre Ayew celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Leicester City on March 18, 2017
Result: West Ham United break down Huddersfield Town for first league points
West Ham United beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 at the London Stadium to earn their first Premier League points of the 2017-18 campaign.
Sep 11, 21:52
Joselu celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Watford and Stoke City on March 19, 2016
Team News: Joselu starts for Newcastle United
Joselu starts up front as Newcastle United welcome West Ham United.
Aug 26, 14:04
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: West Ham United coast to win over Cheltenham Town in EFL Cup
West Ham United breeze into the third round of the EFL Cup with a 2-0 victory over League Two outfit Cheltenham Town.
Aug 23, 21:36
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Everton manager Ronald Koeman looks on during his side's 1-1 draw with Man City at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Everton's spending could reach £200m as club 'eye three more signings'
Everton manager Ronald Koeman reportedly wants to bring in three more players, which could take his spending up to £200m.
Aug 1, 10:34
James Collins of West Ham United in action during the pre season friendly match between Southend United and West Ham United at Roots Hall on July 18, 2015 in Southend, England.
Everton 'eye James Collins move'
Everton reportedly want to sign West Ham United's experienced centre-back James Collins in this summer's transfer window.
Jul 27, 19:39
James Collins of West Ham United in action during the pre season friendly match between Southend United and West Ham United at Roots Hall on July 18, 2015 in Southend, England.
Long-serving defender James Collins intends to retire at West Ham United
West Ham United defender James Collins says that he hopes to continue at the London Stadium beyond the end of his current contract, which is due to expire in 12 months.
Jul 16, 18:00
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
West Ham United end Chris Smalling interest?
West Ham United reportedly withdraw their interest in Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, who has been linked with a move away from the club this summer.
Jun 16, 15:27
Wales manager Chris Coleman on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Live Commentary: Serbia 1-1 Wales - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Aaron Ramsey's penalty gives Wales a vital World Cup qualifying point from their 1-1 draw against Serbia in Belgrade.
Jun 11, 18:45
Slaven Bilic watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Slaven Bilic: 'West Ham United have enough leaders'
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic rejects suggestions that he will need to add more leaders to his squad during the upcoming transfer window.
May 19, 14:03
Gareth Bale poses with his winners' medal after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
James Collins: 'Gareth Bale very happy in Spain'
James Collins claims that international teammate Gareth Bale is not looking to depart Real Madrid this summer, despite rumoured interest from Manchester United.
May 18, 16:25
Adam Lallana hoists up Philippe Coutinho after he bags a second during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Result: Liverpool thrash West Ham United to strengthen hold on top-four spot
Liverpool move back up to third place and within one win of securing Champions League football courtesy of a 4-0 victory over West Ham United at the London Stadium.
May 14, 16:06
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the UEFA Europa League match between West Ham United and FC Astra Giurgiu at the London Stadium on August 25, 2016
Result: Everton held by West Ham United in bore draw at London Stadium
Everton miss out on the chance to move into fifth place in the Premier League after being held to a 0-0 draw by West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Apr 22, 16:52
Jermain Defoe and Fabio Borini celebrate their second during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Sunderland on April 16, 2016
Result: Fabio Borini salvages point for struggling Sunderland
Fabio Borini scores a stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a rare point for bottom-of-the-table Sunderland against West Ham United.
Apr 15, 16:58
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Result: Arsenal return to winning ways with victory over West Ham United
Arsenal move into fifth position in the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-0 victory over West Ham United.
Apr 5, 21:40
Mohamed Elneny shows his frustration during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Arsenal
Arsene Wenger makes three changes as Arsenal welcome West Ham United to the Emirates.
Apr 5, 18:47
Arsene Wenger reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City on April 2, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Premier League fixture between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 3, 18:26
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Team News: Mark Noble on bench for West Ham United
Mark Noble returns to the West Ham United matchday squad but starts on the bench for the clash against Hull City.
Apr 1, 14:16
A terrified Ben Woodburn in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn receives first Wales call-up
Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn receives a first call-up to the Wales squad for the World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland on March 24.
Mar 16, 11:18
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte celebrates after his side's Premier League victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Preview: West Ham United vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Monday night's Premier League clash between West Ham United and runaway leaders Chelsea at the London Stadium.
Mar 5, 21:13
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Team News: Patrick Bamford on bench for Middlesbrough
Patrick Bamford begins Middlesbrough's clash against West Ham United on the bench following his move from Chelsea.
Jan 21, 14:07
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Dimitri Payet 'axed from West Ham United WhatsApp group'
Wantaway West Ham United winger Dimitri Payet is reportedly booted out of the players' WhatsApp group.
Jan 19, 14:06
Andy Bloody Carroll scores his side's second during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Result: West Ham United return to winning ways as Crystal Palace slump continues
Andy Carroll scores the pick of the goals as West Ham United cruise to a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace at the London Stadium.
Jan 14, 16:53
West Ham United captain Mark Noble in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at the London Stadium on September 25, 2016
Team News: Slaven Bilic makes three changes for Crystal Palace test
Slaven Bilic makes three changes to his West Ham United side, while opposite number Sam Allardyce brings in two new faces following his side's most recent league defeat.
Jan 14, 14:07
Liverpool's Adam Lallana during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016
Team News: Adam Lallana back for Liverpool
Adam Lallana starts as Liverpool welcome West Ham United to Anfield.
Dec 11, 15:32
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fourth and his hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Result: Alexis Sanchez hat-trick helps Arsenal thrash West Ham United
West Ham United capitulate to a 5-1 defeat against Arsenal in Saturday's Premier League clash at the London Stadium, Alexis Sanchez helping himself to a hat-trick.
Dec 3, 19:29
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Team News: Bastian Schweinsteiger named on Manchester United bench
Bastian Schweinsteiger is named on the Manchester United bench for Sunday's Premier League clash at home to West Ham United.
Nov 27, 15:32
James Collins of West Ham United in action during the pre season friendly match between Southend United and West Ham United at Roots Hall on July 18, 2015 in Southend, England.
James Collins withdraws from Wales squad, replaced by MK Dons' Joe Walsh
West Ham United defender James Collins withdraws from the Wales squad and is replaced by MK Dons' Joe Walsh.
Nov 8, 10:29
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Team News: Andre Ayew starts for West Ham United
Andre Ayew earns his first home start of the season as West Ham United host Stoke City.
Nov 5, 14:08
James Collins of West Ham United in action during the pre season friendly match between Southend United and West Ham United at Roots Hall on July 18, 2015 in Southend, England.
James Collins: 'Dimitri Payet cannot keep bailing West Ham United out'
Dimitri Payet cannot keep bailing a struggling West Ham United side out on his own in games, claims Hammers defender James Collins.
Oct 2, 15:16
James Collins of West Ham United in action during the pre season friendly match between Southend United and West Ham United at Roots Hall on July 18, 2015 in Southend, England.
West Ham United's James Collins pleased to 'stop the rot'
West Ham United defender James Collins says that Saturday's 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough was "a step in the right direction" for the Hammers.
Oct 1, 17:11
Slaven Bilic points and shouts during the FA Cup fourth-round replay between West Ham United and Liverpool on February 9, 2016
Result: Dimitri Payet helps West Ham United to a point
West Ham United end their losing run in the Premier League as the Hammers come from behind to draw 1-1 with Middlesbrough at the London Stadium.
Oct 1, 16:54
Manuel Lanzini is certainly not operating on automatic during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Watford on April 20, 2016
Team News: Slaven Bilic drops Manuel Lanzini, Simone Zaza
Slaven Bilic makes four changes to his West Ham United side for the visit of Middlesbrough.
Oct 1, 14:06
Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the winner for Southampton at Old Trafford on January 23, 2016
Team News: Charlie Austin starts for Southampton
Charlie Austin starts up front for Southampton for their trip to West Ham United.
Sep 25, 15:04
Troy Deeney celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Watford on February 13, 2016
Result: Watford come from behind to thump West Ham United
Watford come from two goals down to grab a thumping 4-2 victory over West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Sep 10, 17:11
 Slaven Bilic looks on prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United on February 13, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester City 3-1 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium.
Aug 28, 15:00



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3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
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16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163