US News Former Ireland midfielder Liam Miller dies

04:35  10 february  2018
04:35  10 february  2018 Source:   Sky News

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Liam Miller, who played with Celtic, has died aged 36 © Getty Liam Miller, who played with Celtic, has died aged 36

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."

The Cork-born player earned 21 caps for Ireland, scoring one goal.

  Former Ireland midfielder Liam Miller dies © Getty

Tributes have poured in on social media.

Former Ireland teammate Steven Reid said: "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."

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Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham said: "RIP Liam Miller. Devastating news. Great player but more importantly fantastic person. So sad. Thoughts with his family."

Hiberian FC said: "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."

Cork Schoolboys League tweeted: "We have received the very sad news that Liam Miller has passed away tonight. The thoughts and prayers of everyone in the CSL are with Liam's family tonight. A minutes silence will be observed in all CSL games this weekend in Liam's memory. May he rest in peace."

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