Football remembers Liam Miller
Miller has died aged 36.
Liam Miller’s former clubs and team-mates have paid tribute to the former Republic of Ireland midfielder, who has died aged 36.
Miller started his career with Celtic, before joining Manchester United in 2004.
He went on to play for Leeds, Sunderland and QPR before returning to Scotland with Hibernian. He spent three years playing in Australia before joining hometown team Cork and ended his career playing in the United States.
Here, Press Association Sport collates some of the tributes paid to Miller.
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.— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) February 9, 2018
RIP Liam, YNWA. pic.twitter.com/vMkT1CtJ2m
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. pic.twitter.com/k87wINacg3— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 10, 2018
Thanks for the memories, Liam! 🔴⚪️ pic.twitter.com/NHksyd4Tv4— Sunderland AFC 🔴⚪ (@SunderlandAFC) February 9, 2018
We are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of former Hibernian midfielder Liam Miller. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. pic.twitter.com/XWURtc72M3— Hibernian FC (@HibsOfficial) February 9, 2018
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former @PerthGloryFC, @brisbaneroar and @MelbourneCity midfielder, Liam Miller. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. pic.twitter.com/d1tAIw9kYK— Hyundai A-League (@ALeague) February 9, 2018
Everyone at Rangers would like to pass on their condolences to the family and friends of Liam Miller following the sad news that he has lost his battle with cancer. pic.twitter.com/EQaKl26QFS— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) February 10, 2018
His former team-mates were quick to pay their respects.
Im deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and old team mate Liam Miler😢my thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. RIP my friend🙏🏼— Stiliyan Petrov (@StanPetrov19) February 9, 2018
Gutted to hear the sad news about Liam Miller. Thoughts are with his family and friends— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) February 10, 2018
Liam was a great team mate & room mate. He was also a top opponent. But most of all he is one of the few people in football who I consider a true friend. I'm absolutely devastated for him and his young family. I'm sure he is resting with the angels now. RIP Chewy love you x 😭 pic.twitter.com/YB8b9UzJwt— Stephen Elliott (@SleevesElliott) February 9, 2018
Rest In Peace young man 🙏 pic.twitter.com/wWWPGpFDVF— John Hartson (@JohnHartson10) February 10, 2018
RIP Liam Miller. Devastating news. Great player but more importantly fantastic person. So sad. Thoughts with his family.— Danny Higginbotham (@Higginbotham05) February 9, 2018
Sad hearing the awful news that Liam Miller has passed away this evening, taken far so soon by a terrible disease. Proud to have shared a dressing room with him over the years. #RIPLiamMiller— Kevin Kilbane (@kdkilbane77) February 9, 2018
RIP Liam miller was a honour to play with you such a good footballer and a great guy as well such sad news thoughts go out to his family at this sad time 💔🙏🏾— Clinton Morrison (@morrisonclinton) February 9, 2018
Heartbreaking to hear the news of Liam Miller passing away! Thoughts and prayers are with him and his family at this very sad news! 💔💔💔 R.I.P Liam & Thank you for being a great guy! 😢— Noel Hunt (@Noelhunt20) February 9, 2018
Extremely sad news,Rest in peace Liam Miller, a gentleman— Kevin Doyle (@KevinDoyle1983) February 9, 2018
RIP Liam Miller. Was lucky enough to room with Liam on a few international trips.. top player and a great person. Thoughts and prayers with his loved ones. 🙏🏽— STEVEN REID (@stevenreid12) February 9, 2018
Terribly sad news about Liam Miller. Taken too young.Thoughts go out to his family.— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) February 9, 2018
And other figures from the football world also paid tribute.
“It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of Liam Miller, who brought skill and passion to his games, for the Republic of Ireland, Cork City, Celtic, Manchester Utd. and other clubs. I send my condolences to his family and friends, and all those who love Irish sport.”— President of Ireland (@PresidentIRL) February 10, 2018
Think you can see the esteem that Liam Miller was held in by supporters of every club he either played for or against with the tributes to him tonight. Such a wonderfully talented player but more importantly a lovely, humble person who never changed despite the wealth and success— Tam McManus (@The_Tman10) February 9, 2018
Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Liam Miller. Thoughts with his family at this sad time 💔 ☘️— Keith Gillespie (@KeithGillespie7) February 9, 2018
Very sad news regarding Liam Miller..,played against him a few times..good player!! 😔— Jody Morris (@morriskid) February 9, 2018