Former Celtic, Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36
Former Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller has died at the age of 36. Miller, who won 21 caps for the Republic of Ireland between 2004 and 2009, had been suffering from cancer.
Miller started his career at Celtic in 2000 before moving to Old Trafford four years later, also playing for Leeds, Sunderland, QPR and Hibernian.
Celtic said they were “deeply saddened”, adding that their “thoughts are with his family and friends”.
BBC Scotland pundit Tam McManus, who played with Miller at Hibs, tweeted: “I’m afraid it is true that Liam Miller has sadly passed away today. Thoughts are with all his family and friends at this horrendous time. So sad.”
Miller ended his career in the United States in 2016, having also played for three clubs in Australia and his hometown club Cork City before retiring.