Birth date 23 Aug 1983 (36 years)
Nationality Wales Wales
Height 193 cm
Position Defender
Number 19
Team history
West Ham 2012 - present
Aston Villa 2016 - present
Cardiff City 2016 - present
Aston Villa 2009 - 2012
West Ham 2005 - 2009
Cardiff City 2000 - 2005

James Michael Collins is a Welsh international football player who currently features for the English Premier League club West Ham United. He plays as a defender.

James Collins started his professional club football at Welsh side Cardiff City in 2000 and featured prominently for them for five years, scoring 3 goals in 65 league matches. He was adjudged as the Welsh Young Player of the Year in 2005 and was marked for a bright foootballing career.

James Collins was signed by West ham United in July 2005 for 3.5 million pounds along with Danny Gabidon. But he has not been able to thread into the starting xi on a regular basis due to fitness problems and intense competition for places.

James Collins made his international debut for Wales in 2004 and has become a regular for his nation. He has scored one goal in 24 appearances for his nation.