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Former Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36

Former Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36

Man United also tweeted their condolences: "Manchester United is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of our former midfielder Liam Miller".

The Cork native passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer yesterday evening, after being diagnosed in November, with heartfelt tributes having been paid to the player all throughout Saturday morning.

"Our thoughts go out to those closest to Liam - his wife, children, family and friends", concluded O'Rourke.

Liam Miller also featured for his national side, Ireland where he made 21 appearances.

And former Chelsea and St Johnstone star Jody Morris tweeted: "Very sad news regarding Liam Miller., played against him a few times.good player!"

Tributes have poured in from former clubs, teammates and fellow players for the father-of-three, who passed away just days before his 37 birthday.

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He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer past year and returned to Cork in November for treatment at Marymount. "We extend our condolences to his loved ones at this extremely hard time".

A-League clubs Glory, Roar and City have also paid tribute to the midfielder following a four-year stint in Australia during the latter stages of his career.

Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham said: "RIP Liam Miller. His immediate family as well and friends - they'll be feeling it more so than anyone today and it's just terrible, it's just bad when you get that text and you hear the news", he added.

Former Republic of Ireland and Manchester United player Liam Miller lost his battle with cancer yesterday.

Celtic said they were "deeply saddened" by the news and will hold a minute's silence before this weekend's game. "Many young people in Cork who supported football would have looked to Roy Keane first and Liam Miller next". All my prayers go to his family and friends. He was a quiet, unassuming young man and was popular with everyone at Carrington.


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