This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 13 °C Monday 26 August, 2019

On this day in 2003 - Relive Liam Miller's 'magical' goal against Lyon

One to look back on fondly.

30 SEPTEMBER 2003.

15 years ago today, the late Liam Miller scored Celtic’s opening goal against Lyon in the Champions League.

The Corkman headed home the Hoops’ first as they beat the French side 2-0 on a memorable night at Parkhead.

A goal that’s etched in Celtic history.

As Martin O’Neill described after Miller’s untimely death earlier this year:

“I remember the impact that Liam had in a big Champions League match against Lyon. We were pressing strongly and trying to find the breakthrough when Liam scored a magical goal that gave us momentum to win the game.”

Relive the magic.

Former Ireland international Miller — who also played for Manchester United after his time at Celtic — sadly passed away after a short battle with pancreatic cancer in February, aged 36.

The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us!

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Emma Duffy

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel