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Nathan Collins

Nathan Collins

Wolverhampton Wanderers Defender

Nationality :Irish
Date Of Birth :April 3, 2001
Height :6 ft 4 in
Weight :85 kg

Nathan Michael Collins is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Premier League club Brentford and the Republic of Ireland national team.

Quick Facts

Full nameNathan Michael Collins
Date of birth30 April 2001 (age 22)
Place of birthLeixlip, Ireland
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s)Centre-back
Team information
Current team
Brentford
Youth

Nathan Collins Biography, Early Life

Nathan Michael Collins born 30 April 2001 is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Premier League club Brentford and the Republic of Ireland national team.

Collins was born in Leixlip, County Kildare, and attended secondary school at Confey College.

Nathan Collins Education

Nathan Collins has no detailed information about his educational background.

Nathan Collins’s Age, Height, And Weight

Nathan Collins’s age is 22 years old. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 85 Kg.

Career

Stoke City

Collins began his career with the youth club Cherry Orchard, where his father David, and uncle Eamonn both started their careers. He joined English club Stoke City in January 2016 after being scouted by Tony Bowen, assistant manager Mark Bowen’s brother. Collins made his first team debut on 9 April 2019 away at Swansea City. His first start came ten days later when he played the full 90 minutes of Stoke’s 1–0 loss away to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Collins signed a five-year contract with Stoke City in July 2019.

Collins started the first few matches of the 2019–20 season and was given the captain’s armband by Nathan Jones against Leeds United, becoming Stoke’s youngest captain in the process. He was sent off for the first time in his career in an EFL Cup defeat at Crawley Town for a mistimed challenge on Panutche Camará. Collins remained on the fringes of the first team for the rest of the season under the management of Michael O’Neill, making a total of 17 appearances in the 2019–20 season. Collins played 27 times in the 2020–21 season before he suffered a season-ending foot injury playing against Norwich City on 13 February 2021.

Burnley

On 24 June 2021, Collins joined the Premier League club Burnley for an undisclosed fee, signing a four-year contract with the club. He scored his first two goals for the club in a pair of home game ties during April 2022, against Everton and Southampton. Collins became a key member of Burnley’s club in the second half of the 2021–22 season as the team fought against relegation. Burnley was relegated after a 2–1 defeat against Newcastle United on the final day of the season.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

On 12 July 2022, Collins signed with the Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers on a five-year contract for a fee of £20.5 million, an all-time record transfer fee for an Irish player. Collins made his competitive debut in a 2–1 defeat away to Leeds United on the opening weekend of the 2022–23 Premier League season, playing the full 90 minutes in a central defensive pairing with Max Kilman.

Collins received a straight red card for a high challenge on Jack Grealish during the first half of the Wolves’ home Premier League game against Manchester City on 17 September 2022, resulting in a three-match suspension. The game ended in a 3–0 loss.

Brentford

On 4 July 2023, Collins signed for Brentford for a club-record £23 million transfer fee.

International career

Collins made his Republic of Ireland U17 debut against Kazakhstan on 17 October 2016 and was later made captain of the team. He made his senior debut on 12 October 2021, coming on as a late substitute in a 4–0 friendly victory against Qatar. On 14 June 2022, Collins scored his first goal for Ireland in a 1–1 draw against Ukraine in the UEFA Nations League.

Nathan Collins’s Net Worth

Nathan Collins’s annual income, net worth, and salary haven’t been revealed yet.

Nathan Collins’s Wife or Girlfriend

Nathan Collins is presently single and has no romantic relationships. Aside from that, Nathan Collins hasn’t said anything about her current partnerships.

FAQ

When was Nathan Collins born?

Nathan Collins was born on 30 April 2001.

In which team does Nathan Collins currently play?

Nathan Collins plays on the Brentford team as of today.

How old would Nathan Collins be today?

Nathan Collins is 22 years old today.

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