Alan Miller, former Arsenal goalkeeper is dead aged 51

Former Arsenal, Middlesbrough, and West Brom goalkeeper, Alan Miller has died at the age of 51.

Miller, who began his career at Arsenal in 1984, made 103 appearances for West Brom and 64 for Boro, helping the Teesside club to promotion to the Premier League in 1995, Quoting from the Guardian

Miller had spent time on loan with Plymouth Argyle, West Brom, and Birmingham City, and joined Boro for £325,000 in August 1994. He won the Championship with the North East side in the 1994-95 season.

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The Englishman moved to West Brom for £400,000 in 1997 before joining Blackburn Rovers in 2000. Miller ended his career at Ewood Park with a back injury forcing him into retirement in 2003.

Miller also enjoyed loan spells with Huddersfield Town, Grimsby Town, Bristol City, Coventry City and St Johnstone.

West Brom tweeted: “We are desperately saddened to learn of the passing of former goalkeeper Alan Miller. Our thoughts are with Alan’s family and friends at this terribly sad time.”

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Also Middlesbrough said on their website: ‘Alan sadly passed away at the age of 51 and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.”

Former Arsenal team-mate Lee Dixon tweeted: “Devastated to hear the news that our team mate Alan Miller has passed away.

“He was one of life’s good guys. What a man. Heart of gold. RIP my friend.”

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