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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill sends support to Liam Miller

14 November, 2017, 00:44 | Author: Carla Brady
  • Liam Miller is understood to be battling cancer and has visited the US for treatment

His former Hibs teammate Tam McManus tweeted that Miller had been receiving treatment in the United States, where he last played, but will be returning home today to begin chemotherapy.

"I gave him his debut as a kid at Celtic, he played wonderfully well".

"We heard about the news recently but we didn't know how bad it was". Thoughts go out to him and his family. We are thinking of him and we hope he can pull through and he's strong anyway.

John Hartson, who played alongside Miller at Celtic, tweeted: "My thoughts are with Liam miller and his family this morning".

Former Hibs player Tam McManus tweeted that Miller - who played for Celtic, Manchester United and Sunderland - had been in the USA for treatment but had returned home to start chemotherapy today.

Fellow Corkman David Meyler, who looks set to captain Ireland in tomorrow night's match, also offered his support to Miller, saying: "Obviously, we heard the news although we are unsure of all the details".

The former Welsh global said: "My thoughts are with Liam Miller and his family this morning".

MARTIN O'NEILL HAS wished Liam Miller well in his battle with pancreatic cancer. "Hope he can get through this hard time of his life", tweeted the Welshman.

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

Speaking at a press conference ahead of his side's World Cup playoff against Denmark, O'Neill expressed his shock.



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