Former A-League Player Liam Miller Dies Aged 36

Adjust Comment Print

The world of football was deeply saddened on Friday by the news of Liam Miller's death.

Miller also spent three years in Australia, playing for three clubs in the A-League, before a season with his hometown club Cork City.

He made his Republic debut in 2004 against the Czech Republic and earned 21 caps over the next five years, scoring one global goal. All my prayers go to his family and friends.

Rio Ferdinand played alongside Miller at United, and paid his respects on Saturday afternoon.

Miller represented his country 21 times throughout a career which saw him play for Celtic, Manchester United, Leeds United and Cork City.

Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges
Spending for non-defense programs would increase $63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. The Senate approved it earlier and sent it to the House of Representatives.

"RIP Liam, YNWA", Celtic wrote on Twitter.

David Beckham and Wayne Rooney have led the tributes to former Manchester United team-mate Liam Miller. "Our thought are with his family and friends at this time".

Former team-mate Louis Saha tweeted: "Devastating news about Liam Miller".

Miller, a Cork native, was reported to have the disease last November.

In memory of Miller, Man United players will wear black armbands during Sunday's Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park.

John Perry Barlow, Internet pioneer and songwriter, dies at 70
Barlow was cofounder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation , a nonprofit that advocates for civil liberties in the digital age. He later returned to Wyoming, where he ran a cattle ranch for almost two decades and dabbled in Republican politics.

President Higgins expressed condolences to Liam's family and friends.

Kevin Kilbane tweeted that he was "taken far too soon", and added that he was "proud to have shared a dressing room with him".

The former Republic of Ireland global also played for Manchester United, Leeds United, Celtic and Sunderland. "I don't know how many other people can say they played for their two childhood clubs, or even one childhood club".

RTE's John Creedon also paid a touching tribute on social media. Miller leaves behind a wife and three children. "Thanks a million, Liam Miller". "A very young man, 36 years of age, it puts things in perspective anyway".

Mohamed Elneny predicts where Arsenal will finish this season
Arsenal missed out on a top-four finish last term as they had to settle for a place in the Europa League this season. Elneny said in an interview with beIN Sports: "There's nothing impossible in the English Premier League".