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 490 articles about James Collins. Articles 1 to 40:
Manuel Pellegrini in charge of Manchester City in May 2016
New West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini 'targeting seven new signings'
New West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly looking to make as many as seven new signings before the start of next season.
May 25, 14:06
James Collins celebrates with Aaron Cresswell after scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on December 26, 2017
West Ham United confirm James Collins, Patrice Evra departures
Long-serving centre-back James Collins will leave West Ham United when his contract expires at the end of June, while Patrice Evra is another high-profile departure.
May 24, 11:23
Ahmed Hegazi, also known as Ahmed Hegazy, in action for West Bromwich Albion during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal
West Ham United, Leicester City 'keeping tabs on Ahmed Hegazi'
A report claims that Ahmed Hegazi is attracting interest from Premier League duo West Ham United and Leicester City following West Bromwich Albion's relegation.
May 20, 16:35
James Collins celebrates with Aaron Cresswell after scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on December 26, 2017
West Ham United 'ditched long-serving defender James Collins by email'
James Collins was reportedly told that he would not be retained by West Ham United via email, rather than in face-to-face talks with a senior official.
May 20, 11:05
Emre Can in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
Premier League: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2018
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Premier League this summer with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
May 17, 14:31
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. West Ham United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as departing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger welcomes the visit of West Ham United to the Emirates.
Apr 20, 19:04
Antonio Conte watches on during Chelsea's 4-1 defeat at Watford on February 6, 2018
Preview: Chelsea vs. West Ham United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides a full match preview of Chelsea's London derby against West Ham United, including team news and predicted lineups.
Apr 6, 17:37
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on September 10, 2017
West Ham United 'lining up move for Jamaal Lascelles'
West Ham United reportedly identify Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles as a possible transfer target this summer.
Mar 25, 15:48
James Collins celebrates with Aaron Cresswell after scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on December 26, 2017
James Collins pulls up in Dagenham & Redbridge friendly
West Ham United defender James Collins picks up a suspected hamstring injury in the 3-1 friendly win over Dagenham & Redbridge.
Mar 21, 22:39
Mark Noble confronts a pitch invader during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Burnley on March 10, 2018
West Ham United call 'emergency meeting' following Burnley defeat
West Ham United call an emergency meeting after crowd trouble and fierce protests marred their 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Burnley.
Mar 10, 22:14
A general shot of West Ham United's London Stadium
Premier League to investigate West Ham United pitch invasion
The Premier League confirms that it will conduct its own investigation into separate pitch invasions at the London Stadium, which saw West Ham fans clash with players.
Mar 10, 19:46
David Moyes plays peekaboo during the Premier League game between Watford and West Ham United on November 19, 2017
Result: West Ham United fall to defeat against Burnley amid ugly fan protests
West Ham United fall to another Premier League defeat, this time at the hands of Burnley amid scenes of continuing protests from some fans at the London Stadium.
Mar 10, 17:00
West Ham United goalkeeper Joe Hart in action during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United on August 13, 2017
Team News: West Ham United make five changes ahead of Burnley clash
West Ham United make five changes to their starting XI ahead of Saturday's Premier League meeting with Burnley at the London Stadium.
Mar 10, 14:03
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
How did West Ham United quartet fare with commentary from Cheltenham Festival?
West Ham United beat Cheltenham Town in the EFL Cup in August, but how did four of their players do when trying to commentate on previous races at the Cheltenham Festival?
Mar 5, 17:22
Carlos Carvalhal watches on during the FA Cup game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City on January 6, 2018
Team News: Andre Ayew starts for Swansea City
Andre Ayew is handed a start against his former club West Ham United as Swansea City welcome the Hammers in the Premier League.
Mar 3, 14:06
Jonny Evans in action during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
West Ham United to make summer move for West Brom defender Jonny Evans?
West Ham United will reportedly make a summer move for Jonny Evans should West Bromwich Albion be relegated from the Premier League.
Mar 1, 12:08
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

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