Jack Collison

Where is Jack Collison now?

A versatile midfielder who could play in the centre or out wide, Jack Collison unfortunately had to retire in February 2016 at the age of 27 after suffering from persistent knee injuries.

Spending most of his short career at West Ham United, Collison made 105 appearances between 2007 and 2014.

He also represented the Wales national side on 15 occasions.
 
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Whilst still a registered player at his last club, Peterborough United, Collison was named as the manager of their under 21’s side in August 2015 before going onto coach their under 18’s side.

In July 2017 he completed his UEFA A Licence and he is also currently studying for a degree in sports writing and broadcasting at Staffordshire University.

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Collison also owns and operates his own football academy which currently operates in the Three Counties area of the UK.

He has also started working in the media and has appeared as a match analyst and pundit on various television stations including the BBC and Sky Sports.

In July 2017, Collison left Peterborough to join his former club West Ham United as coach of their under 14’s and under 16’s academy sides.

After a year at the Hammers, he moved overseas to the USA where he joined his current side Atlanta United as an academy coach.

In an interview with West Ham’s official website Collison said that leaving the club was one of the hardest decisions he had to make but as a young coach he wanted to gain experience of different coaching cultures and environments.

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Jack Collison: Premier League Statistics

NationalityWelsh
PositionMidfielder
Appearances74
Goals Scored7
Yellow Cards6
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forWest Ham United

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com