February 18, 2018

League victor Liam Miller, 36, fighting cancer

13 November 2017, 06:08 | Sandy Nunez

Friends rally around Liam Miller as footballer faces cancer battle

Former United and Celtic player Miller battles cancer at age of 36- reports

A number of players have tweeted their support for former football star Liam Miller after it emerged the Irishman is undergoing cancer treatment in the United States.

Miller played on Wearside for three years from 2006 to 2009.

Miller, 36, now plays for semi-professional side Wilmington Hammerheads North Carolina, U.S.A.

Miller began his career at Celtic where he played under now manager of the Republic of Ireland, Martin O'Neill.

Miller's former Ireland team-mate Noel Hunt wrote on Twitter: "Such sad news about my old room-mate Liam Miller, Pray to God he pulls through this battle with cancer, my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family".

He's reportedly receiving treatment in the USA.

Two of Miller's former clubs, Celtic and Manchester United, are both offering their help and support.

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

Liam Miller won the A-League premiership and championship with Brisbane Roar in 2014.

He also has 21 senior worldwide caps, and one goal, for the Republic of Ireland.

The talented midfielder had been playing for Wilmington Hammerheads F.C. since February 2016.

"The thoughts of everyone at Manchester United go out to Liam Miller and his loved ones at this hard time", read a post from the club's official Twitter account.

He tweeted: "Awful news about Liam Miller keep fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through". All thoughts go out to him and his family.

Former Celtic player Darren O'Dea added: "All my thoughts and love with Liam Miller and his family".

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