Collins captained Leeds to their first ever FA Cup final at Wembley in 1965, after winning numerous honours during a decade at Celtic.
Leeds bought him after a four-year spell at Everton and his impact guided us to safety on the last day of the 1961/62 season.
Dynamic, inspirational and a ferocious tackler, Collins drove Don Revie’s youngsters to the Division Two title in 1964, before almost leading them to the double in the following campaign.
His efforts won him the Footballer Of The Year award and a recall to Scotland’s national team. Winning 31 caps in all, tragically he shattered a thighbone against Torino in Leeds’ first European campaign, an injury from which he never fully recovered.