Ireland midfielder Miller joins Perth Glory
Australia’s Perth Glory say they have signed former Manchester
United midfielder Liam Miller to fill the gap left by the departing
Perth said Friday that the 30-year-old Ireland player had signed
with the A-League team for the next two seasons.
Ex-Liverpool forward Fowler told the Glory late Wednesday he
would not be returning for the next A-League season due to family
Miller has also played with Leeds United, Sunderland, Queens
Park Rangers and most recently Scotland’s Hibernian. He is expected
to arrive in Perth ahead of the Glory’s July 9 preseason friendly
against Scottish giants Celtic, with whom he began his professional
Miller played with Manchester United from 2004 to 2006.
”Liam brings a lot of experience to the club and he’s played at
a number of top clubs,” Perth coach Ian Ferguson said. ”It’s
great to have a player of Liam’s caliber at Perth Glory. He’s a
Miller said he looked forward to joining the team in
”I have heard a lot of wonderful things about the city of
Perth, but football is the most important thing,” Miller, who is
currently in Scotland, said in a statement.
Fowler, 36, who scored nine goals in 28 matches in his only
season with Perth, said he wanted spend more time with his family
and pursue his coaching qualifications in England. He said he was
not in discussions with any club about continuing his playing
Before joining Perth, Fowler spent a season with A-League rival
North Queensland Fury.