British football's greatest attend Liam Miller's funeral

British football's greatest attend Liam Miller's funeral

The former Ireland worldwide died after a battle with cancer on Friday, aged just 36.

A service for the Republic of Ireland global took place this morning at the Church of St John the Baptist in Ovens, Co Cork.

FAI chief executive John Delaney was also in attendance.

Ovens Parish Priest Fr Liam Hickey told the packed church that words failed to convey the scale of the tragedy.

HIBERNIAN are set to mark the career of former star Liam Miller before this Saturday's fixture with Aberdeen after the Republic of Ireland global passed away on Friday at the age of 36 following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

A spokesman for Hibs said: "We were very saddened to learn of the passing of Liam Miller following a short battle with cancer".

"He lived every young man's dream", Fr Hickey said.

"Liam used his talents to the full in such a short time".

He said he loved his home place of Ovens where he went to the local school across from the Church and played GAA with Eire Og captaining a winning team to victory before being spotted as a soccer talent.

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

Jerseys from Liam's time at Manchester United, Celtic, and Ireland were then brought to the altar.

The loss of the best is the worst.it is overwhelming.

Liam Miller has been remembered as a family man above all else.

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Mr Sheedy said his bravery was never more apparent than when he was diagnosed with cancer.

Mr Sheedy added: "Liam attacked his condition with a ferocity and a determination to survive it that is impossible to comprehend unless you saw it", he said.

Liam wanted to survive for his family. "He was the bravest person I have ever known", said Mr Sheedy.

Dan spoke of the pride of Liam's dad, a huge Celtic supporter when his son was chosen by the club as he always referred to him as his "little Stanley Matthews".

Manchester United wore black armbands for their clash with Newcastle yesterday in his memory.

"And he did. Liam was that most rare people - he lived the dream".

FORMER Republic of Ireland star Liam Miller was remembered today as hundreds of mourners attended the late footballer's funeral in Co.

"Nothing seemed to faze him - and to me he seemed like a Celtic player", he said in a special eulogy. And he dreamed of playing for Ireland - and he did.

He said: "I will always remember the wee boy who never gave the ball away and who could run all day".

"It was a joy to work with him and to know him".

Sheedy also talked about Miller's football legacy.

Miller, whose former clubs included Sunderland, Leeds and Hibernian, also played in Australia, America, and his native Ireland with Cork City.

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