Death of former Middlesbrough goalkeeper Alan Miller Yorkshire News

Alan Miller: Back in his West Bromwich days against Bradford City.

The former Arsenal custodian was one of Bryan Robson’s first signings to the club during the ‘Riverside Revolution’ era of the mid-1990s and played 57 games during his three years at Teesside, and was a regular on the championship-winning team. in the second. tier in 1994-95, his first season at Boro.

He was on target in Boro’s 2-1 win against Luton Town in their last home game of that campaign on April 30, 1995, and their last at Ayresome Park after 92 years at their beloved home.

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It was a victory that finally secured promotion.

Miller, brought in from Arsenal for a £ 425,000 bargain, also started among the spots in the club’s first game at Riverside, a 2-0 Premier League win over Chelsea on 26 August 1995.

Miller was sidelined by Gary Walsh and the subsequent arrival of Mark Schwarzer would spell the end of his time at Teesside, but his contribution is fondly remembered by fans.

The Epping-born goalkeeper left to join West Brom in 1997 after an initial loan period, and also had a brief stint in Huddersfield Town during that year.

Miller was the first choice in Albion for three years and then moved to Blackburn Rovers, finally retiring in 2003.

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