John Collins Confirmed As The New Manager Of Hibernian Football Club!
It was the worst kept secret that the ex Hibs player was to be named the new manager and it has been confirmed this afternoon.
The new Hibs manager signed a 3-year-deal.
Collins returns to the club that he started his football career and was the man most Hibs fans wanted as the successor to Tony Mowbray, who departed Easter Road to join English Championship side West Bromwich Albion.
The new Hibs manager told the official club website:
"I am delighted to be taking up the managerial position at Hibernian and returning to the club where I started my football career. This is a club of tremendous stature with a great tradition of playing entertaining and attacking football.
"I would like to let the supporters know that my philosophy is all about playing a passing game with passion, enthusiasm and commitment. Supporters want to win and the want to be entertained. It's our job to give them that."
Collins went on to have a glittering career at both club and international level, he left Hibs join Celtic for £1m before moving onto France to play for giants Monaco, where he played in the Champions League semi final.
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WELCOME BACK HOME JOHN!