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Brian Miller

Burnley FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 3
0% successful

1961

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Brian Miller
Born 19 January 1937 in Hapton, near Burnley, Lancashire [registered in Burnley, March 1937].
Died 7 April 2007 in Burnley General Hospital, aged 70 years 78 days. Buried 17 April at St.John the Evangelist Church, Worsthorne.
Height/Weight 6' 0½", 12st. 10lbs [1961].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & Ancestry.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Blackburn before joining Burnley FC in February 1954, played 379 league appearances, scoring 29 times. He retired through injury in April 1968 aand joined the Turf Moor coaching staff.
Club honours Football  League Champions 1959-60; FA Cup runners-up 1961-62;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) Shortly after accepting the opportunity, Miller became Burnley FC's first team coach, a position he held until his appointment as manager in October 1979 until January 1983. He began a second spell as manager in July 1986 until January 1989, when he became the club's chief scout.
Club honours None

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 796th players (797) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 350, 27 May 1961, Austria 3 England 1, an end-of season tour match at Praterstadion, Wien, aged 24 years 128 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Served as an apprentice marine engineer when he was a part-time professional. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.174.

 

Brian Miller - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 1 0 1 0 0 90 0 0 min 0 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Brian Miller - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Red - Friendly 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 0.00 -1

 

Brian Miller - Match History
 Club: Burnley F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 u23 15 May 1960 - GDR U23 1 England U23 4, Olympiastadion, Berlin Fr AW Start 5
2 u23 18 May 1960 - Poland U23 2 England U23 3, Warszawa Fr AW Start 5
3 u23 22 May 1960 - Israel U23 4 England U23 0, Tel Aviv Fr AL Start 5
Age 24
- 348 21 May 1961 - Portugal 1 England 1, Estádio Nacional, Jamor, Lisboa WCP AD squad member
- 349 24 May 1961 - Italy 2 England 3, Stadio Olimpico, Roma Tour AW
1 350 27 May 1961 - Austria 3 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien AL Start 5
Age 25
FIFA set a deadline of 10 April 1962 for preliminary lists of forty players to be submitted. England's selectors produced theirs, two days early. Following England's defeat by Scotland at Hampden Park, the squad was whittled down to 22 names on 15 April, with 18 names excluded, including Brian Miller.

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