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Brian Miller (footballer)

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Full nameBrian George Miller
Date of birth19 January 1937
Place of birthHapton, England
Date of death7 April 2007(age 70)
Place of deathBurnley, England
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Brian George Miller (19 January 1937 7 April 2007) was a former professional footballer and England international who played as a wing back.

Born in Hapton, Lancashire, England, Miller played only for Burnley during his career. He won his only international cap on 27 May 1961 in a 3-1 defeat to Austria.

He twice managed the Clarets between 1979 and 1983 and between 1986 and 1989. He helped them win the Third Division title during his first spell.

Miller died peacefully surrouned by his family in Burnley General Hospital at the age of seventy following a short illness. Miller spent 5 weeks in Burnley general with the illness before he died. A minute's silence in memory of Miller was observed prior to Burnley's game against Cardiff City on 9 April 2007.

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