Michael D Higgins and others pay tribute following the tragic passing of Liam Miller 2 years ago

Michael D Higgins and others pay tribute following the tragic passing of Liam Miller

"A Cork legend"...

Former Irish international Liam Miller sadly passed away on Friday night at the age of 36, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Miller won 26 caps for Ireland and represented Manchester United, Sunderland and Celtic among others during a successful career.

Miller is survived by his wife Clare and his three children Kory, Leo and Belle.

The shock reverberated around the footballing community as Miller's former teammates and clubs expressed their sadness at the loss of a great friend.

"It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of Liam Miller, who brought skill and passion to his games, for the Republic of Ireland, Cork City, Celtic, Manchester Utd. and other clubs," said President Michael D.Higgins.

"I send my condolences to his family and friends, and all those who love Irish sport."