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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Nathan Collins

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# new faces
A look at the 11 players who have made their senior Ireland debut under Stephen Kenny
Nathan Collins is the latest new cap after he came off the bench in the 76th minute last night.
Collins grateful for family experience as he aims to build on Premier League debut with Ireland
The 20-year-old defender is hoping for a senior international debut this week, having made his league debut for Burnley last weekend.
# rallying round
'The lads support him at anything he does' - Collins and Irish squad sticking by Callum Robinson
Robinson’s revelation that he has declined a Covid-19 vaccine has provoked a lot of controversy and debate.
# first taste
'I had to take it with both hands and I feel like I did' - Collins delighted with Premier League debut
The 20-year-old Kildare man will hope to cap his English top-flight bow with a first Irish senior cap in the coming eight days.
# Milestone
Irish defender Nathan Collins handed Premier League debut for Burnley
The 20-year-old joined the club from Stoke during the summer.
Collins earns first call-up but no place for Randolph, McCarthy or Brady in Ireland squad
Enda Stevens, Callum O’Dowda, Jason Knight and Chiedozie Ogbene have all been ruled out through injury whilst West Bromwich Albion striker Callum Robinson tested positive for COVID-19 this week, and is currently in isolation.
# Clarets
'I think I'm ready' - Ireland U21 defender Collins joins Premier League club Burnley
The 20-year-old made 49 appearances for Stoke City since his debut in April 2019.
# talented prospect
Burnley agree €14m fee for Ireland U21 defender Collins - reports
The 20-year-old centre-half has made 47 appearances for Stoke City since his debut in 2019.
# Nathan Collins
'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others
Leixlip native Nathan Collins has risen through the ranks to become one of the most highly rated young defenders in English football.
# Setback
Irish defender set for spell on the sidelines after foot fracture
Nathan Collins had been enjoying an impressive season at Stoke.
# Trouble a foot
Promising Irish youngster Nathan Collins stretchered off in Stoke City defeat
The 19-year-old defender was hurt when he landed awkwardly in his side’s loss to Norwich City.
# Potential
'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender
Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford believes Nathan Collins has all the attributes required to succeed in the game.
# hot prospect
Teenage Irish defender on target as Stoke move into Championship play-off places
The Potters earned a 1-0 win at home to Middlesbrough.
# looking ahead
The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career
Nathan Collins is set to feature in a crucial qualifier against Iceland on Sunday.
# free to play
Ireland's Nathan Collins has controversial red card overturned on appeal
Collins was shown a straight red in Stoke City’s 2-2 draw with Barnsley on Wednesday.
# Fuming
O'Neill blasts officials over red card shown to Irish U21 international Collins
‘The Barnsley player has thrown himself to the ground and held his face,’ said the Stoke City manager.
# Happy Potter
Irish teenager Nathan Collins helps Stoke City take another Premier League scalp
The 19-year-old defender played the full game as Michael O’Neill’s side eliminated Aston Vila.
# progression
Irish teenager Collins helps Stoke City dump Wolves out of the Carabao Cup
The 19-year-old defender started for the Potters tonight, as did his compatriot James McClean.
# mounting problems
Assessing Mick McCarthy's options as his side is plunged into defensive crisis
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.
# Unfair Dismissal
'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal
Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.
# one in the eye
Freak injury leaves Sean Maguire a doubt for upcoming Irish internationals
‘It’s the most bizarre injury I have seen before’, said Preston manager Alex Neil.
# Potential
'It'll be great for him to step up and play in the U21 team, and great for the Irish public'
Tottenham striker Troy Parrott is set to feature for Stephen Kenny’s side next month.
# O Captain My Captain
18-year-old Ireland defender captains Stoke City as Potters fall short against Leeds
Nathan Collins became the club’s youngest captain last week in the League Cup and skippered the side again.
# new faces
Teenagers Parrott and Collins included in provisional Ireland squad for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier
There is also a first call-up for ex-Cork City player Kieran Sadlier.
# teenage dreams
Collins tipped for 'wonderful career' after becoming Stoke City's youngest captain
Another big step forward for the 18-year-old Irish defender.
# Stoked
'From day one of pre-season I’ve thought he’s going to play a big part this year'
Stoke City’s Joe Allen believes irish defender Nathan Collins will feature prominently for the club this season.
# Faith in Nathan
Stoke City give backing to Irish youngster Nathan Collins with new five-year deal
The 18-year-old central defender had reportedly been attracting interest from Manchester United.
# Unavailable
Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad
Aaron Connolly, Conor Coventry and Nathan Collins are also among the notable names missing.
# High praise
'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'
18-year-old Irish defender Nathan Collins has been linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks.
# caught the eye
Man United poised to sign Irish teenager upon Fletcher's recommendation - report
Eighteen-year-old Nathan Collins has impressed at Stoke City, and captained Ireland during last year’s Euro U17s.
# hot prospect
17-year-old Irish youngster makes Championship debut
Nathan Collins came off the bench, while James McClean scored for Stoke.
# Reaction
'He warned the Dutch goalkeeper in two of the penalties as well'
Ireland U17s were beaten in controversial circumstances in the quarter-finals of the European Championships this evening.
Two Irish youngsters selected in list of young Premier League talents to watch
Defenders Kameron Ledwidge and Nathan Collins are both included.