In The Hotseat . . . James Collins

Welcome back to our regular new exclusive feature on, where every week we will be delving into the mind and personality of an Upton Park first team star.

We have devised a list of 50 offbeat, lifestyle questions and will be asking a different player each week to answer 14 of them - simply by randomly selecting numbers from 1-50.

This week, we put Welsh international defender James Collins under the spotlight ...

In The Hotseat . . . James Collins

Q3. What was the first car you owned?
A: A Peugeot 309 calypso. It was a lovely burgandy colour!

Q4. What was the first record you ever bought?
A: Bad by Michael Jackson.

Q8. What is your favourite item of clothing you own?
A: I have got so much good gear that I can't even pick one!

Q9. Who was your hero as a youngster?
A: My dad.

Q14. What was your best and worst subject at school?
A: The best was PE, the worst was RE.

Q16. What was your favourite childhood game/toy?
A: It's got to be Subbuteo.

Q17. What is your favourite other sport?
A: Darts.

Q20. Who do you regard as your best friend in the world?
A: My brother Joshua Collins

Q25. What song would you choose if ordered to take part in karaoke?
A: Better together by Jack Jonhson

Q32. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
A: Click, starring Adam Sandler. It was quite funny.

Q37. Who did you have a schoolboy crush on?
A: Denise Van Outen

Q39. What was your favourite childhood TV programme?
A: Kickstart

Q42. What was the last music concert you went to?
A: I went to see Jack Johnson in the summer

Q43. What is your favourite colour?
A: Orange.

by Miranda Nagalingam