Patrick Michael COLLINS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-11-23
Education St Joseph's Acad Blackheath
Books & Publications The Sportswriter (1996), Among the Fans (2011)
Recreations watching cricket, family
Clubs
Style Patrick Collins, Esq
Career sports writer; cub reporter Kentish Mercury 1962-65; sports writer: Sunday Citizen 1965-67, News of the World 1967-78; sports columnist: London Evening News 1978-80, London Evening Standard 1980-82; chief sports writer Mail on Sunday 1982-, sports columnist Punch 1990-92; memb English Sports Cncl 1999-2002; Br Sports Journalist of the Year 1989, 1990, 1997, 2002 and 2008; commendations: Br Press Awards 1978, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2003, Sports Cncl Awards 1979, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2013; Br Magazine Columnist of the Year 1990, Sports Feature Writer of the Year Br Sports Journalism Award 1993, 2002 and 2004, Sports Columnist of the Year Br Sports Journalism Award 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2012; former sports rep: Kent rugby union XV, London schs athletics team
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