Friday, 17 November, 2017

Former Irish worldwide Liam Miller is battling cancer

Liam Miller in action with Cork City FC in 2015. Pic Fergal Phillips Liam Miller in action with Cork City FC in 2015. Pic Fergal Phillips
Rita Gibson | 13 November, 2017, 18:07

The news was revealed by his former Hibs colleague Tam McManus, who also said Miller is due to start chemotherapy.

The 36-year-old, who had spells at Celtic, Manchester United and Sunderland, has received widespread support from some of the famous names he would have played with, both at club and global level.

He's reportedly receiving treatment in the USA.

"I gave him his debut and he played wonderfully well in a Champions League game one evening, he was absolutely outstanding", O'Neill told reporters at today's press conference.

"Obviously we heard the news", the Hull City midfielder said on Monday.

"All thoughts go out to him and his family".

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He also played for the likes of Celtic, Sunderland, Leeds and QPR before a spell in Australia that saw him represent Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City over a three-year period.

John Hartson, who played alongside Miller at Celtic, tweeted: "My thoughts are with Liam miller and his family this morning". "The family would be very well known in the area, they have lived here all their lives". He scored once, in a friendly win against Sweden in 2006, and what a goal it was.

Fellow professionals both current and former expressed their well wishes to the midfielder on Twitter.

A number of former Ireland internationals have expressed their sorrow at news of his illness. "Will say a prayer for him tonight".

While Stoke playmaker Charlie Adam added: "Thoughts are with Liam Miller and his family at this tough time.#staystrong".

And Manchester United tweeted: "The thoughts of everyone at Manchester United go out to Liam Miller and his loved ones at this hard time".

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