Update 5.09pm: Wayne Rooney has added his condolences to Liam Miller's family and friends as tributes continue to flow for his former Manchester United team-mate, writes .
United will wear black armbands when they play Newcastle at St James' Park on Sunday in memory of the Corkman.
"Gutted to hear the sad news about Liam Miller. Thoughts are with his family and friends," tweeted Rooney.
Gutted to hear the sad news about Liam Miller. Thoughts are with his family and friends— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney)
At Celtic Park today, flags were flown at half mast while outside the ground, supporters placed shirts and scarves on rails to honour the Republic of Ireland midfielder.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers said Miller lived the Irish dream of playing for the Parkhead club.
"It was a real sad moment last night when we got the message through at the hotel," he said.
"It is awful news. So young, 36 years of age. The dream of lots of Irish boys is to come across and play for Celtic and he did that and had a fantastic career.
"To lose your life that young and leave a young family behind is so sad.
"I thought the club paid a great tribute to him today and certainly he will always be in the memory of everyone here at Celtic."
Across the city of Glasgow, Rangers posted their own message sharing their neighbours' grief.
Leeds United players also wore black armbands for Miller who had a loan spell at Elland Road during the 2005/06 season.
Prior to Ireland's Six Nations game with Italy at Croke Park, the IRFU sent their condolences to the Miller family, saying: "Waking up to the very sad news about Liam Miller. It reminds us that there are far more important things in life than sport. We extend our condolences to our friends in @FAIreland and to Liam's family and friends. RIP."
Waking up to the very sad news about Liam Miller. It reminds us that there are far more important things in life than sport. We extend our condolences to our friends in and to Liam’s family and friends. RIP.— Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby)
- Additional reporting by PA
Update 2.56pm: Cork City manager John Caulfield has paid tribute to his former player Liam Miller, writes .
The thoughts of the club are with his family, his wife Clare and children Kory, Leo and Belle, Caulfield said.
He also remembered Miller's sons attending training during their father's year at Turner's Cross.
?? John Caulfield opens his pre-President’s Cup press conference by paying tribute to Liam Miller— Cork City FC (@CorkCityFC)
"I think everyone is shocked and saddened," said Caulfield.
"While we have known that he was very sick, we are just thinking of his family, particularly his wife and three kids. When he was here, his two sons, Kory and Leo, used to be at training quite a bit. It does put everything into perspective. It’s hard to imagine what has happened, just three years after he was here.
“He got to the highest level, winning international caps and playing for some big clubs. He was so modest, nothing ever went to his head. He came in every day and trained; a lovely person with a great attitude, a down to earth, humble guy.”
Brutal news to wake up to. Too many young men being taken from us. Thoughts with his fans in Cork and worldwide , his teammates , his parents ,his lovely wife, sons and daughter. Very difficult to accept.— Ronan O Gara (@RonanOGara10)
RIP Liam. Cork Legend.
Speaking on TV3's Six Nations coverage, former Munster and Ireland out-half Ronan O'Gara said: "Condolences to Liam's lovely wife and his family. Many young people in Cork who supported football would have looked to Roy Keane first and Liam Miller next."
Books of condolences will be opened at Cork City's club shop in Douglas Village Shopping Centre and club office in Bishopstown when they re-open on Tuesday morning.
Update 1.08pm: An impeccably observed minute's silence was held at Celtic Park in memory of Liam Miller, writes .
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