Former Manchester United midfielder dies, aged 36

Former Manchester United and Ireland midfielder ‘Liam Miller’ dies at the aged of 36.

Cancer has claimed the life of Liam Miller, who passed away on Friday night.

The Irish midfielder was reportedly facing a “Short battle” with cancer for past few months.

The Republic of Ireland international played 21 times for his country while enjoying spells at Manchester United, Sunderland and Celtic.

Starting his career with the Glasgow giants, Miller won the Scottish Premiership before a short stint the Red Devils in Manchester, from which he joined Sunderland permanently in 2006. Later in his career, he returned to Scotland with Hibernian and went on to play in Australia, Ireland and the United States.

Miller was only informed of his pancreatic cancer in November, and news of his death was met with warm tributes by his former clubs.

Manchester United Football Club on Twitter:
“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.”
Celtic Football Club on Twitter:
Everyone at Celtic F.C 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.


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