Former midfielder appointed Celtic assistant manager

Celtic have appointed former midfielder John Collins as assistant manager to Ronny Deila.

Celtic have appointed former midfielder John Collins as assistant manager to Ronny Deila.

"It is a huge honour for me to return to Celtic, the club which has always been such a major part of my life," Collins told Celtic's website.

The 58-time capped Scotland international managed Hibs and Charleroi, and held the director of football post at Livingston.

"I am grateful to Ronny for giving me this wonderful opportunity and I look forward to working closely with him and the players to ensure that we can continue to bring the good times to Celtic," he said.

"I know what a great club Celtic is and I know exactly what the club means to our fans.

"I will support the manager in every way and I am sure that together with our players, the backroom staff and the fans, we can all play our part in bringing success to the club."

 
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