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GAA Felt “Bullied” Into Hosting Liam Miller Tribute Match

GAA Director General Tom Ryan on Liam Miller Tribute match

The GAA director general, Tom Ryan, has confessed that the organisation felt bullied into hosting the Liam Miller match in Pairc Ui Chaoimh last year.  The match, which featured Manchester United against Celtic/Republic of Ireland, was originally fixed for Turners Cross, the home of Cork City FC, the boyhood club of Miller. However, given the level of response to the …

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Martin O’Neill: Huge Turnout Shows Esteem Liam Miller Was Held In

Irish manager Martin O’Neill has praised the turnout in Pairc Ui Chaoimh for Liam Miller’s testimonial saying the crowd “shows the esteem in which Miller was held in.” O’Neill, who will be managing the Celtic/Republic of Ireland team in today’s game, was asked by the media about his memories of Miller whom he managed when he was at Celtic. The former …

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Sir Alex Ferguson Pays Tribute To Liam Miller In Match Programme

alex ferguson solskjaer speech

Sir Alex Ferguson has penned a touching tribute to former Celtic and Man United player, Liam Miller in the match programme of today’s testimonial game at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. The legendary manager is unable to attend the match following his recent health scare. Ferguson explained the decision in the match programme: “It is with reluctance and considerable disappointment that I …

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Breaking: GAA Release Statement Following “Constructive” Meeting With Miller Organisers

The GAA have this afternoon released a statement on the Liam Miller testimonial game following a meeting between the two parties. A meeting took place today between the GAA and members of the Organising Committee of the Liam Miller Tribute Match. This meeting involved the GAA’s Director General and Uachtarán and the Chairperson and Secretary of the Cork County Committee. …

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Liam Miller Memorial Committee Meeting With GAA On Tuesday

Cork Premier Intermediate Hurling Club Championship, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 19/7/2017 Blarney vs Valley Rovers A general view of the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Following a week-long saga that has been the talk of the Irish sporting world for the last few days, the organisers of the Liam Miller memorial match will meet with the GAA on Tuesday. The GAA’s decision to block the event from taking place in Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh was a decision that was met with near unanimous disapproval. Citing …

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