Lee Collins (footballer, born 1977)

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Lee Collins
Personal information
Full name Lee David Collins[1]
Date of birth (1977-09-10) 10 September 1977 (age 39)[1]
Place of birth Birmingham, England[1]
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1999 Aston Villa 0 (0)
1999–2001 Stoke City 4 (0)
2000 Cambridge United (loan) 0 (0)
2001 Moor Green (loan)
2001–2007 Moor Green
2007–2009 Solihull Moors
2009–2010 Hinckley United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Lee David Collins (born 10 September 1977) is an English former footballer who played for Stoke City.[1]

Career[edit]

Collins was born in Birmingham started his football career back in 1995 with Aston Villa as a trainee. He moved to Stoke City in the summer of 1998.[1] At Stoke, Collins made four appearances in 1998–99 but struggled to become a regular and spent the 1999–2000 season on loan at Cambridge United.[1] He failed to make an appearance for Cambridge and after one FA Cup match in 2000–01 he was released by the club.[1] He has spent the bulk of his career at Moor Green and stayed with them when the merged to form Solihull Moors where he was club captain. Collins moved to Hinckley United in July 2009.

Personal life[edit]

He graduated from the University of Salford in 2007 with a degree in Physiotherapy [2]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Lee Collins profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City 1998–99 Second Division 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1999–2000 Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Second Division 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career Total 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals in the Football League Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Lowe, Simon (2000). Stoke City The Modern Era - A Complete Record. Desert Island Books. ISBN 1-874287-39-2. 
  2. ^ My Graduation - July 2007 graduation booklet pg. 11, University of Salford, July 2007

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