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Eamonn Collins

Eamonn Collins

Clubs played for: Blackpool, Southampton, Portsmouth, Gillingham, Colchester United, Exeter City, Farnborough Town, Crediton United, Elmore (1980-1996)

Born: 1965

Birthplace: Inchicore, Dublin, Ireland

Position: Midfielder

Biography: Diminutive Irish midfielder who won 5 U21 caps, who was the youngest ever player to appear in an English profession side 42 days before his 15th Birthday against Kilmarnock in the Anglo-Scottish Cup in 1980. While at Blackpool he met 'guru' Alan Ball and his early career followed that of Ball, with spells at Saints, Pompey and Exeter and later at Colchester. He is now a players' agent and manages a local U11 side in Ireland

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