In Memory of Liam Miller

Liam had been receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer, but he sadly passed away last month, aged just 36.

He was born in Cork on 13th February 1981. Liam had played Gaelic football but decided to sign for Celtic and made his 1st team debut in 2000.

In 1998 he had represented his country at U16 level and went on to play for the U18’s, U20’s and the U21’s before gaining his first full cap in 2004 against the Czech Republic at Lansdowne Road.
Paulo Sousa signed Liam from Sunderland on 15th January 2009. He made his debut for the R’s at Blackpool later that month on 27th January. Liam made 13 appearances before being released in May.

Still without a club in September, Liam alerted Hibernian and manager John Hughes offered him a two-year contract.

He went on to play for various clubs in Australia and the USA, before returning to Ireland in 2015 to play for Cork City.

His funeral took place at the Church of St John the Baptist in the village where he was raised in County Cork.

Liam William Peter Miller: 13th February 1981 – 9th February 2018

Rest in Peace

Steve Russell

One thought on “In Memory of Liam Miller

  1. Thanks for the lovely tribute to the late Liam Miller. A Ballincollig boy to the bone, proud of his Cork roots. A lovely man, a decent man , a son, a husband and father. At 36, he should’ve had a life ahead of him to tell his grand-children who he was. May he rest in peace.

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