For­mer Celtic, Manch­ester United mid­fielder Liam Miller dies aged 36

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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.

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