Former Irish footballer Liam Miller dies at 36
Monday, February 12, 2018
On Friday, former Irish footballer died aged 36, his first professional club Celtic FC said. The Scottish club tweeted, "Everyone at Celtic FC is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former midfielder Liam Miller. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time. RIP Liam, YNWA." According to reports in November, Miller was suffering from cancer.
The Irish international joined Celtic at the age of sixteen, making his professional debut in 2000. He spent four years at the Glasgow club, and won the title in 2004. He then moved to English club Manchester United on a in 2004 under Sir Alex Ferguson's management; the same year he made his international debut for the Republic. Miller was briefly with on loan, before moving to , , and then Liam Miller also played in Australia for , and , before playing for his hometown club , and moving to the US to play for .
Internationally, he had featured in 21 matches from 2004 to 2009. He retired in 2016 after a spell at Wilmington Hammerheads. His former international teammatesaid, "Sad hearing the awful news that Liam Miller has passed away this evening, taken far too soon by a terrible disease. Proud to have shared a dressing room with him over the years."
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