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.
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Career History
Senior2000-2005Cardiff City
2005-2009West Ham United
2009-2012Aston Villa
2012-West Ham United
International2004-Wales
Sports Mole has 474 articles about James Collins. Articles 1 to 40:
David Moyes celebrates during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and West Ham United on January 13, 2018
Team News: Junior Stanislas, Joshua King make Bournemouth bench for West Ham United clash
Bournemouth duo Junior Stanislas and Joshua King are fit enough for the bench as the Cherries travel to West Ham United.
Jan 20, 14:10
James Collins celebrates with Aaron Cresswell after scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on December 26, 2017
Brighton & Hove Albion consider move for West Ham United defender James Collins?
Brighton & Hove Albion are reportedly willing to pay £2m in order to secure the signing of West Ham United defender James Collins.
Jan 18, 14:29
David Wagner ahead of Huddersfield Town's match at Everton on December 2, 2017
Team News: Three changes for West Ham United against Huddersfield Town
West Ham manager David Moyes makes three changes to his team as the Hammers travel to Huddersfield Town.
Jan 13, 14:08
Andy Carroll elbows Marvin Zeegelaar in the face during the Premier League game between Watford and West Ham United on November 19, 2017
Team News: Andy Carroll starts for West Ham United
West Ham United forward Andy Carroll is handed a start in the club's Premier League fixture against West Bromwich Albion.
Jan 2, 18:54
Dan Gosling equalises during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on December 26, 2017
Result: Bournemouth snatch controversial point in six-goal thriller
Bournemouth and West Ham United play out a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Vitality Stadium, with three of the goals coming inside the final 10 minutes of the match.
Dec 26, 17:05
West Ham United manager David Moyes at the Premier League game against Manchester City on December 3, 2017
Team News: Five changes for Newcastle United, West Ham United
Newcastle United make five changes for this afternoon's trip to West Ham United.
Dec 23, 14:09
David Moyes shouts instructions during the Premier League game between Watford and West Ham United on November 19, 2017
West Ham United's James Collins feeling 'confident' ahead of Newcastle match
West Ham United defender James Collins says that the team are "full of confidence" heading into this weekend's game against Newcastle United.
Dec 21, 12:15
West Ham United manager David Moyes at the Premier League game against Manchester City on December 3, 2017
Team News: James Collins replaces suspended Winston Reid for Stoke City trip
West Ham United defender James Collins comes in for the suspended Winston Reid for this afternoon's clash against Stoke City.
Dec 16, 14:10
David Moyes plays peekaboo during the Premier League game between Watford and West Ham United on November 19, 2017
West Ham United accidentally reveal back five for Stoke City clash?
West Ham United reportedly tweet their team news for this afternoon's Premier League match against Stoke City early by accident.
Dec 16, 13:34
A general shot of West Ham United's London Stadium
Preview: West Ham United vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of West Ham United's London derby showdown with Arsenal.
Dec 12, 12:07
Wales defender Ashley Williams in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Ashley Williams: 'No plans for Wales retirement'
Defender Ashley Williams says that he has no plans to retire from international football with Wales, despite the nation's failure to qualify for the World Cup.
Nov 9, 18:57
Sadio Mane in action during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Team News: Sadio Mane returns for Liverpool
Sadio Mane returns from injury ahead of schedule for Liverpool's Premier League clash with West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Nov 4, 16:33
Slaven Bilic watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Preview: West Ham United vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted XIs and a full preview of Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Liverpool at the London Stadium.
Nov 3, 09:10
Michail Antonio in action for West Ham United on September 25, 2016
Michail Antonio to miss West Ham United's EFL Cup tie with Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic reveals that midfielder Michail Antonio will miss the club's EFL Cup tie with Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 24, 14:55
Arthur Masuaku in action for West Ham United on September 21, 2016
Team News: Pedro Obiang, Arthur Masuaku come in for West Ham United
Pedro Obiang and Arthur Masuaku have been brought into West Ham United's starting lineup, while Shane Duffy is passed fit for Brighton & Hove Albion.
Oct 20, 19:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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 into the final few 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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

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