Nathan Collins

Nathan Collins with “wonderful” performance vs Spurs

An excellent performance against Tottenham. As was expected, Burnley had to rely on Irishmen Nathan Collins and Kevin Long to try and keep a clean sheet against Spurs on Sunday. In the first few minutes, Harry Kane headed an effort that looked like it was heading in, before Collins’ acrobatic...
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‘He’s got huge potential’ – James Tarkowski tipping Nathan Collins for the top

James Tarkowski believes defensive partner Nathan Collins has the talent to go right to the top. Collins, a summer signing from Stoke, has stepped into the Burnley backline over the past two months in the absence of injured captain Ben Mee and really caught the eye at both ends of the pitch, earning a nomination for Premier League player of the month for April.
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Nathan Collins expects big Burnley reaction after Chelsea mauling

Burnley defender Nathan Collins admits he learned a lot from the mauling by Chelsea last weekend and hopes to be able to put that to use in a match of much greater significance on Saturday.The 20-year-old was making only his second start in three months as cover for injured captain Ben Mee when the Clarets conceded four times in the first 24 minutes of the second half.Collins is set to deputise for Mee again at fellow relegation rivals Brentford and he expects a reaction from him and his team-mates.“I learnt a lot. We went over the game and I looked...

Kenny’s Kids: Nathan Collins enjoys brilliant October with Burnley

Nathan Collins has had a very impressive month with Burnley. Leixlip teenager Andrew Omobamidele captured the hearts of the nation with his superb defensive performances for the Boys in Green in 2021. Stephen Kenny’s side moved to a three-at-the-back formation this year to fully utilize the team’s fine defensive talent and results belateledy took an upswing. The atmosphere surrounding the Ireland team has improved since September and the future, it must be said, looks increasingly promising.

Nathan Collins set to start against Manchester City this weekend

Nathan Collins set for Man City test. Nathan Collins could face a stern Premier League test this weekend with a start against champions Manchester City. Burnley captain Ben Mee has tested positive for Covid-19 and manager Sean Dyche has been praising Collins while he ponders his team to face Pep Guardiola’s side at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Nathan Collins impresses on his Premier League debut for Burnley

Nathan Collins impressed on his Premier League debut. Nathan Collins had to bide his time to make his Premier League debut for Burnley, but he took his opportunity at the first time of asking, turning in an impressive display. In a relatively dreary 0-0 draw, Collins impressed suitably to cap...

Nathan Collins joins Burnley on four-year deal

Burnley have made their first signing of the summer in the form of Republic of Ireland Under 21s defender, Nathan Collins. Collins arrives at Turf Moor from Stoke City for an undisclosed fee, as The Clarets look to improve on last season’s somewhat disappointing 17th placed finish. A Premier League...