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#Nathan Collins

# nathan-collins - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others
# Nathan Collins
# Nathan Collins

'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others

Feb 24th 2021, 2:30 PM 34,204 Views 5 Comments

Leixlip native Nathan Collins has risen through the ranks to become one of the most highly rated young defenders in English football.

# nathan-collins - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Irish defender set for spell on the sidelines after foot fracture
# Setback
# Setback

Irish defender set for spell on the sidelines after foot fracture

Feb 16th 2021, 11:38 PM 6,179 Views 0 Comments

Nathan Collins had been enjoying an impressive season at Stoke.

# nathan-collins - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Promising Irish youngster Nathan Collins stretchered off in Stoke City defeat
# Trouble A Foot
# Trouble A Foot

Promising Irish youngster Nathan Collins stretchered off in Stoke City defeat

Feb 13th 2021, 5:32 PM 6,046 Views 1 Comment

The 19-year-old defender was hurt when he landed awkwardly in his side’s loss to Norwich City.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender
# Potential
# Potential

'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender

Jan 28th 2021, 6:52 PM 31,486 Views 5 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford believes Nathan Collins has all the attributes required to succeed in the game.

# nathan-collins - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Teenage Irish defender on target as Stoke move into Championship play-off places
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Teenage Irish defender on target as Stoke move into Championship play-off places

Dec 5th 2020, 6:13 PM 4,011 Views 1 Comment

The Potters earned a 1-0 win at home to Middlesbrough.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 12 November, 2020

The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career

Nov 12th 2020, 11:00 PM 10,636 Views 0 Comments

Nathan Collins is set to feature in a crucial qualifier against Iceland on Sunday.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Ireland's Nathan Collins has controversial red card overturned on appeal
# Free To Play
# Free To Play

Ireland's Nathan Collins has controversial red card overturned on appeal

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:46 PM 5,616 Views 1 Comment

Collins was shown a straight red in Stoke City’s 2-2 draw with Barnsley on Wednesday.

O'Neill blasts officials over red card shown to Irish U21 international Collins
# Fuming
# Fuming

O'Neill blasts officials over red card shown to Irish U21 international Collins

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:10 AM 8,101 Views 0 Comments

‘The Barnsley player has thrown himself to the ground and held his face,’ said the Stoke City manager.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Irish teenager Nathan Collins helps Stoke City take another Premier League scalp
# Happy Potter
# Happy Potter

Irish teenager Nathan Collins helps Stoke City take another Premier League scalp

Oct 1st 2020, 9:55 PM 7,490 Views 1 Comment

The 19-year-old defender played the full game as Michael O’Neill’s side eliminated Aston Vila.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Irish teenager Collins helps Stoke City dump Wolves out of the Carabao Cup
# Progression
# Progression

Irish teenager Collins helps Stoke City dump Wolves out of the Carabao Cup

Sep 17th 2020, 9:31 PM 8,829 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old defender started for the Potters tonight, as did his compatriot James McClean.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Assessing Mick McCarthy's options as his side is plunged into defensive crisis
# Mounting Problems
# Mounting Problems

Assessing Mick McCarthy's options as his side is plunged into defensive crisis

Sep 26th 2019, 7:01 PM 16,086 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s first-choice defence has played every minute of the campaign so far, but only Seamus Coleman is available for next month’s game with Georgia.

# nathan-collins - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal

Sep 25th 2019, 11:35 AM 6,828 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.

# nathan-collins - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Freak injury leaves Sean Maguire a doubt for upcoming Irish internationals
# One In The Eye
# One In The Eye

Freak injury leaves Sean Maguire a doubt for upcoming Irish internationals

Aug 31st 2019, 9:09 PM 13,850 Views 12 Comments

‘It’s the most bizarre injury I have seen before’, said Preston manager Alex Neil.

# nathan-collins - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'It'll be great for him to step up and play in the U21 team, and great for the Irish public'
# Potential
# Potential

'It'll be great for him to step up and play in the U21 team, and great for the Irish public'

Aug 28th 2019, 6:19 PM 7,019 Views 1 Comment

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott is set to feature for Stephen Kenny’s side next month.

# nathan-collins - Saturday 24 August, 2019

18-year-old Ireland defender captains Stoke City as Potters fall short against Leeds
# O Captain My Captain
# O Captain My Captain

18-year-old Ireland defender captains Stoke City as Potters fall short against Leeds

Aug 24th 2019, 9:58 PM 12,943 Views 8 Comments

Nathan Collins became the club’s youngest captain last week in the League Cup and skippered the side again.

# nathan-collins - Friday 16 August, 2019

Teenagers Parrott and Collins included in provisional Ireland squad for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier
# New Faces
# New Faces

Teenagers Parrott and Collins included in provisional Ireland squad for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier

Aug 16th 2019, 3:36 PM 19,598 Views 23 Comments

There is also a first call-up for ex-Cork City player Kieran Sadlier.

# nathan-collins - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Collins tipped for 'wonderful career' after becoming Stoke City's youngest captain
# Teenage Dreams
# Teenage Dreams

Collins tipped for 'wonderful career' after becoming Stoke City's youngest captain

Aug 14th 2019, 10:02 AM 13,390 Views 7 Comments

Another big step forward for the 18-year-old Irish defender.

# nathan-collins - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'From day one of pre-season I’ve thought he’s going to play a big part this year'
# Stoked
# Stoked

'From day one of pre-season I’ve thought he’s going to play a big part this year'

Jul 31st 2019, 5:46 PM 8,632 Views 5 Comments

Stoke City’s Joe Allen believes irish defender Nathan Collins will feature prominently for the club this season.

# nathan-collins - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Stoke City give backing to Irish youngster Nathan Collins with new five-year deal
# Faith In Nathan
# Faith In Nathan

Stoke City give backing to Irish youngster Nathan Collins with new five-year deal

Jul 27th 2019, 3:28 PM 6,163 Views 2 Comments

The 18-year-old central defender had reportedly been attracting interest from Manchester United.

# nathan-collins - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad
# Unavailable
# Unavailable

Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad

Jun 26th 2019, 12:20 PM 30,494 Views 2 Comments

Aaron Connolly, Conor Coventry and Nathan Collins are also among the notable names missing.

# nathan-collins - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'
# High Praise
# High Praise

'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'

May 30th 2019, 6:38 PM 10,792 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Irish defender Nathan Collins has been linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks.

# nathan-collins - Monday 20 May, 2019

Man United poised to sign Irish teenager upon Fletcher's recommendation - report
# Caught The Eye
# Caught The Eye

Man United poised to sign Irish teenager upon Fletcher's recommendation - report

May 20th 2019, 1:54 PM 18,227 Views 1 Comment

Eighteen-year-old Nathan Collins has impressed at Stoke City, and captained Ireland during last year’s Euro U17s.

# nathan-collins - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

17-year-old Irish youngster makes Championship debut
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

17-year-old Irish youngster makes Championship debut

Apr 9th 2019, 10:41 PM 14,275 Views 8 Comments

Nathan Collins came off the bench, while James McClean scored for Stoke.

# nathan-collins - Monday 14 May, 2018

'He warned the Dutch goalkeeper in two of the penalties as well'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'He warned the Dutch goalkeeper in two of the penalties as well'

May 14th 2018, 11:25 PM 16,237 Views 8 Comments

Ireland U17s were beaten in controversial circumstances in the quarter-finals of the European Championships this evening.

# nathan-collins - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Two Irish youngsters selected in list of young Premier League talents to watch
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Two Irish youngsters selected in list of young Premier League talents to watch

Oct 3rd 2017, 12:49 PM 15,884 Views 1 Comment

Defenders Kameron Ledwidge and Nathan Collins are both included.