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Alan Miller RIP
« on: June 03, 2021, 10:23:09 PM »
Sad news, died today at only 51. One of my favourites as a kid.

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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2021, 10:41:40 PM »
RIP, shocked to hear
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2021, 10:43:26 PM »
Shocked RIP
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2021, 10:48:28 PM »
I always rated you mate proper baggie
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2021, 10:51:29 PM »
Loved the guy when he played for us.Quality keeper. Taken too soon. God bless Alan R.I.P



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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2021, 10:54:47 PM »
Blimey that is no age- I asked my mom and dad for that silver GK shirt when Alan was our goalie. Fond memories of being a young baggie.

Thoughts with his family and friends- RIP :(

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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2021, 10:57:29 PM »
Horrible news. RIP
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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2021, 10:58:41 PM »
Do we know what happened? He seemed really active on Twitter up until the end of May

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« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2021, 10:59:25 PM »
Absolutely shocked and devasted to hear of Alan Millers passing. One of my first Albion heroes and an absolutely smashing bloke! He has been active social media In the last few days. Absolutely stunned at this news.
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« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2021, 10:59:34 PM »
Heart Attack mate

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« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2021, 11:02:49 PM »
Shocker, one of my first Albion heroes in a position other than striker.

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« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2021, 11:06:49 PM »
Tragic news. Fine keeper. RIP

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« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2021, 11:09:05 PM »
Genuinely shocked and saddened by this news.

Condolences to his loved ones. RIP Alan.
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« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2021, 11:14:07 PM »
A real hero of mine, very sad...RIP

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« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2021, 11:17:29 PM »
That silver goalie top was one of my firsts and faves too.

Just the worst news, awful. Condolences to his family and friends.

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« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2021, 11:17:51 PM »
I can remember a game he was wearing a blue and white wig in the pre match warm up top bloke top goalie Albion legend

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« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2021, 11:30:47 PM »
Awful awful news . R.I.P
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« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2021, 11:41:05 PM »
Jeez.

RIP, Alan. You were a proper Baggie.

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« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2021, 11:43:31 PM »
Jeez.

RIP, Alan. You were a proper Baggie.

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« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2021, 11:46:19 PM »
Can't believe what I'm reading just come in from having a pint logged on and saw this. Gobsmacked i met him at the old supporters club in Halfords Lane when he was dating Claire Sweeneey. Cracking bloke and goalie. R.I.P. Alan Miller.

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« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2021, 12:25:08 AM »
So sad to here this terrible news, RIP Alan quality keeper.

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« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2021, 04:42:26 AM »
RIP Alan.

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« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2021, 06:49:52 AM »
Terrible news. A great keeper and a true Baggie.

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« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2021, 06:53:13 AM »
Awful news, no age either at 51.
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« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2021, 07:31:23 AM »
Genuinely saddened when I read the news online earlier. I'll never forget those performances against Blues and Forest. No age to be taken, RIP Alan Miller.
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« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2021, 07:45:18 AM »
51 absolutely no age RIP Alan

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« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2021, 07:46:04 AM »
This is the first death of a former player to really hit me.

I’ve obviously been around when greats have passed but never seen any of them play.

Alan Miller was the first proper goal keeper I personally remember seeing up the Albion and as kids we all wanted to play in goal during the 2 man Wembley sessions in the street because of this guy. He was my first proper footballing hero (along with Super Bob of course).

He was a bright light in a poor period for us and will always remember the Brummie chanting his name.

I am quite shook and he was no age at all.

Safe journey big man! Thanks for the memories!

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« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2021, 08:44:27 AM »
Very sad news. Alan was a very good keeper and a really friendly guy, always happy to chat to the fans.

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« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2021, 08:46:36 AM »
R.I.P Alan Miller. He was a top keeper. 51, so young. Was one.of the first footballers I remember. All the best to his family :(
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« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2021, 09:04:01 AM »
A very fine keeper, and by all accounts an even finer man. Rest easy Alan, you will be sorely missed.
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« Reply #30 on: June 04, 2021, 09:12:23 AM »
R.I.P. Alan Miller.

I always rated him highly and was bitterly disappointed when he left us
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« Reply #31 on: June 04, 2021, 09:55:45 AM »
Possibly the best keeper in division 1 while playing for us - something you couldn't say too often about a player for us back then.

Really shocked to see the news, thoughts with his Family.
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« Reply #32 on: June 04, 2021, 10:01:45 AM »
Only just heard the news  :o. RIP Alan.
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« Reply #33 on: June 04, 2021, 10:06:43 AM »
RIP Alan Miller, shocking news, what a brilliant goalkeeper

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« Reply #34 on: June 04, 2021, 10:13:09 AM »
Just logged on and seen this, terrible, terrible news

RIP Alan, thoughts are with your family
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« Reply #35 on: June 04, 2021, 10:53:27 AM »
Very sad news, he always did well for us. RIP Alan.

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« Reply #36 on: June 04, 2021, 11:00:03 AM »
My first ever favourite player. Gutted to hear he's passed.

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« Reply #37 on: June 04, 2021, 12:06:05 PM »
Really liked Alan Miller - i remember him having good banter with us away fans at Ashton Gate once, i think we won 3-1. Funny as last week I saw a Subbuteo figurine made of him in that iconic "boing boing" moment!
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« Reply #38 on: June 04, 2021, 12:50:45 PM »
RIP Alan

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« Reply #39 on: June 04, 2021, 01:24:32 PM »
So so sad and shocking. When I started to follow Albion seriously he was one of the first players I thought, he’s actually good, a better team would want him :)
We have been fortunate with keepers over the years Foster, Hoult, Kuszczak. Miller is up there. You always Felt like he loved the Albion too.

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« Reply #40 on: June 04, 2021, 01:44:04 PM »
Sad news. Deepest condolences to his family and friends.

Very good keeper was Alan and by all accounts a great guy.

R.I.P. mate!

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« Reply #41 on: June 04, 2021, 01:44:21 PM »
Great keeper and character such sad news. RIP
Sat in the seat behind Claire Sweeney a few times when they were going out and was a bit star struck but she was very down to earth. Could tell she thought the world of him.

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« Reply #42 on: June 04, 2021, 01:51:21 PM »
Sneeks just reminded me of his performance against the bluenoses in our 1 nil win god knows how many saves he made that day but they were many and the only time we got out of our half Rich scores. We only need one chance rang around the ground and the obligatory there's only one Alan Miller and England's no 1. Happy memories big man.

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« Reply #43 on: June 04, 2021, 02:00:46 PM »
Very sad to hear this of Alan Miller and only 51!
Remember him well joining in with us fans behind the Brummie Road. In fact he was often the conductor.
He kept the fans boinging during those days of struggle.
In fact he acted like he was one of the fans; and also to mention he was a decent keeper too (many a time single handedly keeping the opposition out).
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« Reply #44 on: June 04, 2021, 02:08:33 PM »
a very sad loss . RIP Alan
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« Reply #45 on: June 04, 2021, 02:10:49 PM »
Sneeks just reminded me of his performance against the bluenoses in our 1 nil win god knows how many saves he made that day but they were many and the only time we got out of our half Rich scores. We only need one chance rang around the ground and the obligatory there's only one Alan Miller and England's no 1. Happy memories big man.

I remember that Blues game well. He was absolutely outstanding that day.

Miller would be behind Foster and Hoult but as good as any other keeper I've seen at the Albion.

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« Reply #47 on: June 04, 2021, 03:47:30 PM »
Sneeks just reminded me of his performance against the bluenoses in our 1 nil win god knows how many saves he made that day but they were many and the only time we got out of our half Rich scores. We only need one chance rang around the ground and the obligatory there's only one Alan Miller and England's no 1. Happy memories big man.

Loved that game, maybe not during the 90 minutes but it felt great coming out the ground afterwards. They dominated for a few seasons afterwards though, starting with the 96th minute Michael Johnson goal...   :-\ Miller was indeed great that day, one of the best goalkeeper performances I've seen from an Albion keeper, right up there with the pole at man u

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« Reply #48 on: June 04, 2021, 05:48:46 PM »
Dreadfully sad this is. As many have said a wonderful bright spot in a poor era for us. How Dennis Smith could put Phil whitehead ahead of him I have no idea. Serious question, I started going down in 92-93, I never knew he had 3 games for us in 91. Who were they against and was he a hit then? I always remember that match against blues, probably the best all round displays I’ve ever seen from a keeper.

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« Reply #49 on: June 04, 2021, 05:52:42 PM »
Sneeks just reminded me of his performance against the bluenoses in our 1 nil win god knows how many saves he made that day but they were many and the only time we got out of our half Rich scores. We only need one chance rang around the ground and the obligatory there's only one Alan Miller and England's no 1. Happy memories big man.

Great game and one of the rare games I sat in the Halfords Lane for, my first there. Went with my Blue Nose Grandad and Baggies supporting Dad and Uncle and I remember the chant as it stuck with us for a couple years when we saw my grandad! Miller was colossal that day.
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« Reply #50 on: June 04, 2021, 06:25:42 PM »
One of the best keepers we've had, rip Mr miller.

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« Reply #51 on: June 04, 2021, 08:06:44 PM »
I remember that Blues game well. He was absolutely outstanding that day.

Miller would be behind Foster and Hoult but as good as any other keeper I've seen at the Albion.
Stuart Naylor and Alan were the two keeper's I remember fondly from the wilderness years.

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« Reply #52 on: June 04, 2021, 10:28:29 PM »
Gutted so sad. One of the best Albion keepers in the last 50 years. Great keeper, great guy and a real character.
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« Reply #53 on: June 04, 2021, 10:38:09 PM »
Gutted.

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« Reply #54 on: June 05, 2021, 10:47:58 AM »
Massively shocked to hear this  :'(

Such a good keeper and all round top bloke.

RIP big man
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« Reply #55 on: June 05, 2021, 01:08:35 PM »
RIP Alan. 51 is no age at all. That is what is most sad about this.

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