James Collins has come on the news as he has been signed up by Crawley for three years.
This club has signed him up on a contract that has been possible after his contract with Shrewsbury has been cancelled. This was done on mutual consent. This 25 year old player started off his playing career with Aston Villa. He was given out on loan to clubs like Burton and Darlington. He then joined Shrewsbury in the year 2011.
The first season that Collins spent in the club he had about 47 appearances and scored about 16 goals. He was even promoted to League Two based on his performance for the team.
He had played for the Republic of Ireland as forward in the under 21 team. He then played with Hibernian as well as Swindon before he returned to New Meadow in the year 2014. He spent about half of the last season as a loan to Northampton. He then decided to make the switch to the Crawley team. As per the head coach of Crawley, he wishes to take on new challenges. He has obtained a good record for scoring goals being part of League Two. The head coach even went on to say that they would look forward to him being a long term member of the club. Indeed, the club would also look forward to training him and helping him better his skills on the field. With the new season and a new club, James can look forward to new challenges that would help him to push himself and discover new talents and abilities. His fans will also look forward to seeing him play major matches this year and how well he gets along with the new team members. Collins will definitely have much on his plate this year.