Kenny Miller
Kenny Miller
see also: Kenny Miller (manager) →
Kenny Miller
● Kenny Miller, 2019 (BBC)

born in Scotland

Kenneth Miller was born on Sunday, 23rd December, 1979, in Edinburgh.

The 5' 10 (10st 10lbs) forward signed for Gary Caldwell's Thistle on Wednesday, 26th June, 2019, having most recently been with Dundee.

Aged 39, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 13th July, 2019, in a 1-0 win at home to Airdrieonians in the League Cup.

Kenny scored his first goal for Thistle on Tuesday, 16th July, 2019, in a 2-1 win away to Queen's Park in the League Cup.

He scored the last of his 10 goals on Saturday, 11th January, 2020, in a 4-1 defeat at home to Dundee United in the SPFL Championship.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 18th January, 2020, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Celtic in the Scottish Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 32 occasions.

Kenny's club-list included Hibernian, Stenhousemuir, Rangers, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Celtic, Derby County, Bursaspor, Cardiff City, Vancouver Whitecaps, Livingston, Dundee and Partick Thistle.

Bio Extra

Miller, who played as a striker, is one of only five post-war players to have played for both Rangers and Celtic. Miller began his career at Hibernian before moving on to Rangers then to the English side Wolverhampton Wanderers, where he won his first career honour, the 2003 First Division play-off final. After five seasons with Wolverhampton, Miller returned to Scotland, signing for the other side of the Old Firm – Celtic. He finished his only full season at Celtic with SPL and Scottish Cup winners medals.

After one season with Derby County, he returned to Scotland and to Rangers, winning back-to-back SPL titles, the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup in his two full seasons. He moved to Turkish club Bursaspor in January 2011, but returned to the UK later that year, signing for Cardiff City. After one season with Cardiff, Miller played in Major League Soccer for Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He had a third spell with Rangers between 2014 and 2018. After a very brief spell as player/manager of Livingston, Miller played for Dundee and Partick Thistle. The super-fit #9 featured in all 32 competitive games from joining Thistle in the summer of 2019 until playing his last game several months later, aged 40. He became only the second Thistle player in history to play competitively as a 40-year-old. Despite finishing his season early in January he finished top of Thistle's competitive goals chart, netting on 10 occasions.

Miller was a regular Scotland international player from his debut in 2001 until his retirement in 2013. He often played as an isolated lone striker, scoring 18 goals in 69 appearances. Miller began his coaching career briefly as player-manager for Livingston, and later in Australia as assistant coach of the Newcastle Jets and Western Sydney Wanderers. In December 2021, Miller joined Falkirk as assistant manager. He was appointed assistant coach at Huddersfield Town in November 2022.


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