JOHN Collins today said he had resigned as Hibs manager because he could take the club forward "under the current resources".
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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JOHN COLLINS today sensationally quit as manager of Hibs – blaming the lack of resources available to strengthen the team.
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 will have to wait another 24 hours to discover whether top scorer Steven Fletcher will be out of action for up to six weeks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JOHN COLLINS today insisted he's had no contact from the SFA over the vacant Scotland manager's job.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.