Former Celtic, Man Utd, Leeds star Liam Miller passes away

Date published: Saturday 10th February 2018 9:11

Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Liam Miller has died aged 36, his first club Celtic have announced.

Miller, who counts Manchester United, Leeds and Sunderland among his clubs, had been battling cancer.

Celtic tweeted: “Everyone at #CelticFC 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.”

Celtic and Manchester United have led the tributes to their former midfielder Liam Miller, who has died at the age of 36.

Former Republic of Ireland international Miller, who also counted Leeds and Sunderland among his clubs, had been suffering from cancer.

Celtic, whose players will wear black armbands in Miller’s memory during their William Hill Scottish Cup match against Partick Thistle on Saturday, tweeted: “Everyone at #CelticFC 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.”

In 2004 Miller joined United for a two-year spell and the Old Trafford club expressed their sympathy on Saturday morning. A tweet read: “Manchester United is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of our former midfielder Liam Miller. We extend our condolences to his loved ones at this extremely difficult time.”

 

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