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The success of the Liam Miller tribute match was great to see and I hope that the funds raised will bring some comfort to his family and help them in their future endeavours.

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Traffic ‘lessons will be learned’ from Liam Miller tribute match

Lessons will be learned from the traffic management of the Liam Miller tribute match, according to gardaí, following complaints about delays and the public transport provided for Tuesday’s sell-out event at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Stars reflect with pride on ‘fitting tribute’ to Liam Miller

It took a while but, at 52 years young, Denis Irwin finally earned a unique place in the Irish sporting history books by scoring the first ever association football goal at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Tuesday.

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A day that reminded us we are all just passing through

If it is possible for an event, which mainly consisted of middle-aged men in a state of wheezy exhaustion, to be considered spiritual, then Tuesday’s Liam Miller Tribute match certainly was that, writes Tommy Martin

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PIC: Michael D Higgins did the Mexican wave at the Liam Miller match

President Higgins was in Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork yesterday afternoon for the Liam Miller tribute football match.

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Get your free digital version of the ‘Legends for Liam’ match programme

The Irish Examiner in association with the Liam Miller Tribute committee has produced a 56-page match programme ‘Legends for Liam’ with exclusive insights from Sir Alex Ferguson, Martin O’Neill, Roy Keane, Denis Irwin, Graham Barrett, Donal Lenihan and many more, with all proceeds going to the Liam Miller fund.

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Liam Miller family’s grief ‘eased by outpouring of support and concern’ as legends play for man loved by all

It’s a mark of the man Liam Miller was that footballing legends most of us only ever saw on telly, travelled to a stadium not known for hosting foreign games, to honour his memory and to raise funds for his bereft family.

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Liam Miller family’s grief ‘eased by outpouring of support and concern’ as legends play for man loved by all

It’s a mark of the man Liam Miller was that footballing legends most of us only ever saw on telly, travelled to a stadium not known for hosting foreign games, to honour his memory and to raise funds for his bereft family.

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Keane: I’m sure Liam will be looking down and will be delighted

Liam Mackey Roy Keane highlighted Liam Miller’s humility in his opening remarks before yesterday’s tribute match kicked off at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Hartson and Petrov fought cancer with ‘great courage’

Little wonder John Hartson and Stiliyan Petrov initially cut sombre figures during the pre-match formalities at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. It must have crossed their minds that a game like this might have taken place in Glasgow or Birmingham or London, with one of their names on the tickets.

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Liam Miller tribute: Glittering evening at City Hall gala dinner

‘Down the park’ was for the hoi polloi, but City Hall was more bourgeois — the second leg of the Liam Miller Tribute event was an evening of glamour for the better known businessmen and professionals of Cork, where black tie was the order of the night.

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Any lingering doubts about wisdom of fixture dissipated in goodwill

The fallacy about sport is that it belongs to the young. This is not quite true, though the young often feel that they invented their particular pastime, or that it exists for their enjoyment alone.

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Martin O’Neill: Liam Miller should have stayed that bit longer at Celtic

Martin O’Neill spoke yesterday with a very real poignancy about the chat he enjoyed with Liam Miller a couple of nights before the Cork man’s passing.

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Ryan Giggs hails Liam Miller and Cork’s other United stars

Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs paid tribute to Liam Miller ahead of yesterday’s tribute game, describing the Cork native as “a quiet lad but talented”.

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Tadhg Coakley: We were all enriched and renewed from the experience

Yesterday was a special day in the long list of special days that sport has given us. Yesterday brought us together in so many ways.

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Former teammates pay tribute to Liam Miller with benefit match in Cork

Miller died during February following a battle against pancreatic cancer aged 36.

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The social media reaction after a special day as Cork honours Liam Miller

Manchester United took the win on penalties but it was an unforgettable day for everyone in Pairc Ui Chaoimh as the Liam Miller Tribute Match was a fitting honour for the former United, Celtic and Ireland midfielder.

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GALLERY: All the best images from the Liam Miller Tribute Match in Pairc Ui Chaoimh

In what was a special occasion that will live long in the memories of all those that were there, Manchester United defeated the Celtic / Republic of Ireland in a fitting tribute to the late Liam Miller.

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Manchester United win Liam Miller Tribute Match after penalty shootout

Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs paid tribute to Liam Miller ahead of yesterday’s tribute game, describing the Cork native as “a quiet lad but talented”.

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Cork priest loses ticket for Liam Miller match but good Samaritan comes to the rescue

A Co Cork priest who lost his ticket for the Liam Miller tribute match had his prayer answered as a good Samaritan gave him his spare ticket for this afternoon's match.

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Update: Cork City goalkeeper gets late call-up for Liam Miller match

Alex Ferguson reveals how an 'assured' Liam Miller distracted him from transfer target Vincent Kompany.

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Stars come out for Liam Miller tribute match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Alex Ferguson has revealed how he was “smitten” with Liam Miller’s midfield intelligence the first time he saw the Cork man play.

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The ‘thank you’ gesture Liam Miller’s old athletics coach treasured

Liam Miller made a swift impact at Celtic through his running ability. And when the club won the Scottish Premier Division title in 1998 — stopping fierce rivals Rangers’ 10-in-a-row bid — Miller wasn’t about to forget his old athletics coach back in Kilmurry, Co Cork, dispatching a gesture she would always treasure.

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Cork workers encouraged to make alternative transport plans as city prepares for Miller match

Gardai have encouraged Cork city centre workers to plan their transport to and from work tomorrow in a bid to minimise traffic congestion around the Liam Miller tribute match.

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Cork singing taxi driver to perform Amhrán na bhFiann at Liam Miller memorial match

Following BGT he recorded a few songs with a producer and was looking forward to starting work on his own album when he was diagnosed with MS.

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Details of live TV coverage of Liam Miller tribute match announced

The Liam Miller Tribute match will be live on the free to air Virgin Media Three and Virgin Media Sport (platform exclusive channel) tomorrow from 2pm.

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Giggs, Ferdinand and Scholes confirmed for Liam Miller tribute

Wales manager Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes have been confirmed as members of the Manchester United squad for tomorrow's Liam Miller Tribute match at Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork.

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Soccer stars look forward to Liam Miller tribute at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

They have played in some of the most famous venues in the world — but how many of Manchester United’s decorated stars are familiar with the roar that greets a goal at the Blackrock end?

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No-cycling advice ‘reflects poorly’ on Páirc Uí Chaoimh

A cycling advocacy group has said a warning that those going to the Liam Miller tribute match should not cycle to Páirc Uí Chaoimh “reflects very poorly” on the stadium.

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