James Collins, the ex-defender of Wales says he has canceled a contract with the club of Aston Villa because he would have been feeling “embarrassing” if he will stay in the team even after sustaining the injury.
Aston Villa veteran central defender James Collins, who was on Aston Villa’s books from 2009-2012, posted a photo on Instagram with him in the claret and blue training jersey and the fans are talking about it.
Former West Ham defender might be in contact with Stoke City about a potential move after he has been released by West Ham. The player was released by the Premier League club after his contract expired but he has been training with them in order to keep his fitness. He was hoping that the team would have offered him a new contract but nothing materialized.
James Collins is set to leave West Ham at the end of the month when his contract will expire. In a statement released by the club, West Ham wants to thanks the player for his contribution during the season and wants to wish him well for the remainder of his career.
Since moving to their new stadium, West Ham has some renewed ambitions and want to challenge for a place in Europe. They will feel that the arrival of Pellegrini at the head of the club will be a step in the right direction.
James Collins said that he will give himself some time to decide what he will do next season. The player will want to have a look at the offers that come his way during the close season to decide whether he will continue his playing career or whether it will be time for him to stop.
He said that it has been a tough season for him as he was plagued with injuries but he now feels better. He said that the West Ham fans have been great during his time at the club and that he will always cherish these memories. He believes that he can still play at the highest level for a couple of years and will be analyzing the various offers.
For the time being, he wants to spend some time with his family and also enjoy the World Cup. For him the best team at the tournament is Germany and there is no doubt that they will be lifting the trophy at the end of the tournament in July.
West Ham defender James Collins has suffered an injury setback after making a return to action this week. The Hammers’ star injured his ankle in September and as he returned to training last week, he picked up a hamstring injury.
Collins was named in the starting line-up against Wycombe Wanderers in the Under-23 Checkatrade Trophy. After 24 minutes, he had to be pulled out after straining his hamstring. The substitution was more of a precaution and he could return in the following days. Terry Westley’s team lost the game 2-0 though.
West Ham United defender James Collins has publicly voiced the opinion of the team members regarding under fire manager Slaven Bilic. The Irons have started the new term poorly so there are rumours that the manager might soon be sacked to pave way for a fresh mantle of leadership at the club.
Collins opines that it is the team that has let the coach down rather than the Croatian failing to make impact. The East London side sits at the bottom of the current league standings after three loses in the league. The club has spent considerable funds in the last two seasons to place at the bottom in the Premier League. Continue reading…
West Ham defender James Collins said that he is excited about the new season. He said that the team is buzzing with excitement and that they want to push for a European place at the end of the season.
He said that last season was a bit difficult as they had to get used to their new surroundings especially for the home games but that things have settled down now. He said that it was tough last season as their fans were quite far from the action and that has impacted their performance. Continue reading…
The head coach of West Ham United SlavenBilic, has recently praised and given a nickname to his 26 year old Welsh defender James Collins who has been making remarkable performances and has helped his team in avoiding the relegation zone.
West Ham United has been struggling to secure consistent victories throughout this season. Out of their 10 latest league matches, they have only managed to win 1 match which was against Swansea City in a game that was played back on April 8.
Starting from February 25 until April 29 of 2017, West Ham United played 10 matches and had to settle with 1 victory, 4 draws and 5 defeats.
In spite of this string of underwhelming results, there was 1 performer in particular that grabbed the attention of the manager SlavenBilic as he praised James Collins who still managed to prove his worth even in times of despair.
“He is exactly the same off the pitch as he is on it. He is a great man to have; he is a ‘Braveheart.He is also good in the dressing room, because he is one of the leaders, with a big heart.He is there for everyone, but he is also a joker. He likes to make fun. He deserves a lot of praise for the way he is playing with the energy and determination and dedication he puts in,” said Bilic.
James Collins has 1 more year on his contract with the English club and with this recent string of acclaimed performances, it’s likely that SlavenBilic will attempt to extend the contract of Llanellia fc the Welsh defender who has been rising above the majority of his teammates in times when West Ham United needed someone to do it.
The 17th of December being Saturday, will see West Ham go on to face Hull City in London, at the London Stadium or their latest Premier League Clash.
In order to climb up further away from the relegation zone, the Hammers still have lot of work to do, but will be boosted up ahead of their clash, following a 1-0 win against Burnley earlier this week.
With their latest win, they sit at the 15th position on the table, with four points away from the relegation zone as they head into the fixtures for Christmas and the New Year.
For Hull City however, they would be needing a win in this game if they wish to turn their fortunes around, and climb up out of the drop zone. They currently sit at the 19th position on the table, four points worse than Saturday’s opponents.
The upcoming game will see the Slaven Bilic led side without some of its players, namely, Simone Zaza, Sam Bryam, DiafraSakho and Reece Oxford. Following a hamstring injury, James Collins is not yet cleared to feature in the game and as such, would be a minor doubt.
For Hull City, Allan McGregor, Will Keane, Alex Bruce, Abel Hernandez, and Moses Odubajo will not be able to feature in the game for them.
Hull recently lost to Spurs at the White Hart Lane and heading back to London against West Ham, they would be hoping to head back home with a win.
For the Hammers, a win is quite necessary, if their under fire boss, Slaven Bilic hopes to get relieved from some pressure being mounted on him. If they come off with a win in this game, it would be their first back to back win at home this season.
Crystal Palace are set to host West Ham this weekend in a Premier League clash.
Palace would be ready to face the Hammers, who are enjoying a fitness boost ahead of the clash at Selhurst Park. The Hammers have suffered a poor start to the new season. West Ham have had just one victory in all league games played so far, and they find themselves in the relegation zone despite the huge sums spent during the summer on transfers.
On the contrary, Palace have won three of their last four games under coach Alan Pardew. A win this weekend would push them to the top six but it would be a difficult tie as West Ham would be seeing another win to boost their hopes this season.
Palace would miss Scott Dann due to hamstring injury, former Chelsea player Loic Remy remains sidelined due to a thigh strain, and Pape Souare’s broken leg would ensure he remains out. Summer addition Andre Ayew ie yet to return for the Hammers, Diafro Sakho, Gokhan Tore, Andy Carroll. Arthur Masuaku and Sam Byram would not be contributing as they remain on the sidelines.
Slaven Bilic would have to get his tactics right as the Eagles would not want any slip at home, especially in their current form. They are in eight position with eleven points. They are unbeaten in five Premier League matches so far – their longest run since December 2015.
In the last three games between both sides in the Premier League, there have been red cards. The pressure hints that a player might get marching orders, but the managers might also likely warn the players ahead of any provocation. Wilfred Zaha, and Christian Benteke would want goals, but they would have to battle Manuel Lanzini. Dimitri Payet and Michail Antonio.