John Collins

John Collins

'I've taken this club as far as I can', says departing HIbs boss Collins

JOHN Collins today said he had resigned as Hibs manager because he could take the club forward "under the current resources".

John Collins quits as Hibs manager

JOHN Collins has resigned as manager of Hibernian, just 24 hours after the club opened its new landmark £4.9million training facility.

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Collins quits Hibs 'after spending plea rebuffed'

JOHN COLLINS today sensationally quit as manager of Hibs – blaming the lack of resources available to strengthen the team.

Field of dreams a reality for Hibs

THE day generations of Hibs stars dreamed of finally arrived today as the Easter Road club officially opened its £4.2million state-of-the-art training centre.

Hibs forced to sweat on Fletch

HIBS will have to wait another 24 hours to discover whether top scorer Steven Fletcher will be out of action for up to six weeks.

Odds shorten on Collins for Scotland manager job

JOHN Collins yesterday insisted he remains in the dark over his status as a candidate to become the new Scotland national team coach as his odds to land the job continued to shorten dramatically.

Manager calls time on bid to keep Murphy

JOHN Collins has admitted that Hibs will be unable to retain the services of left-back David Murphy for the remainder of the player's contract.

Skipper Jones set to return

HIBS skipper Rob Jones' hopes of making a return to action in Saturday's SPL clash with Falkirk have risen considerably after the towering defender took part in a practice match, boss John Collins revealed today.

No surprise Collins figures on SFA's list of candidates

JOHN Collins remains firmly in the SFA's sights as a candidate for the vacant Scotland manager's job. The Hibernian manager yesterday admitted to being "flattered" at being identified as a possible successor to Alex McLeish, and, although he said no official contact had been made with the SFA, did not deny he had been sounded out by a third party and did not say he would not be interested in the post.

Collins denies SFA approach

JOHN COLLINS today insisted he's had no contact from the SFA over the vacant Scotland manager's job.

Collins optimistic as skipper sees a specialist

HIBS skipper Rob Jones consulted a specialist yesterday in a bid to resolve his groin injury but boss John Collins insisted he's optimistic the defender will be fit to face Inverness this weekend.

Collins wants aggressive streak in play

HIBS boss John Collins today urged his players to add a more aggressive streak to their play as they bid to get back to winning ways.

Collins calls on Hibs to add to Dons' downer

HIBS boss John Collins is seeking to capitalise on any European fatigue affecting Aberdeen and today urged his players to go for the jugular when the clubs meet this weekend.

Collins is confident Fletcher will extend his stay at Hibs

JOHN Collins, the Hibernian manager, is confident Steven Fletcher will put an end to speculation about his future by signing a new contract in the next few days.

JC: No worries over Fletcher

HIBS boss John Collins insisted today he has no intention of taking Steven Fletcher out of the firing line and backed the young striker to continue his rich vein of form for the club despite speculation over his future.

Collins: national boss doesn't have to be a Scot

HIBS boss John Collins today insisted the SFA shouldn't shy away from naming a foreign manager as successor to Alex McLeish - provided he is fluent in English.

Morais adds to Collins' worries for United clash

JOHN COLLINS' problems ahead of Saturday's crunch SPL clash with Dundee United deepened today as the Hibs boss revealed winger Filipe Morais has been banned from Easter Road in a bid to prevent a flu bug spreading.

JC fears risk to stretched Fletch

JOHN COLLINS again raised his concerns today over the risk of Hibs striker Steven Fletcher suffering from "burn-out" after the Easter Road star was pencilled in for two international matches in the space of four days.

JC uses break to go on spy mission

HIBS boss John Collins is set to miss Scotland's crunch clash with Italy at Hampden this weekend to jet off on a continental spying mission.

Gathuessi steps in amid doubt over Murphy

HIBS boss John Collins today put Thierry Gathuessi on standby for his first SPL match in almost six weeks after all but ruling David Murphy out of tomorrow's clash with relegation-threatened Gretna.

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