Kenny Miller

Kenny Miller ( 2010)

Kenneth "Kenny" Miller ( born December 23, 1979 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish football player who is under contract with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.



Miller's career began in Hutchinson Vale BC, a club in Edinburgh, which has already Gary Naysmith, Steven Caldwell, Gary Caldwell and Derek Riordan spawned.

The breakthrough Miller when he moved to Hibernian in 1997. For four years he played for Hibs and was in the 1999/2000 season with 13 hits their top scorer. Then he worked for 2 million pounds to the Glasgow Rangers. 2001 brought him the then English second division side Wolverhampton Wanderers to himself, he with 19 league goals scored in the season 2002 /03 in the English Premier League - a total he scored in the season 24 competitive goal. 2004 finally reached the Scottish attacker scored his first goal in the English top league which led to the victory over Manchester United. However, the Wanderers went immediately off again.

For the season 2006/ 07 Miller moved from Wolverhampton Wanderers to the reigning Scottish champions Rangers and large - rivals Celtic. This Miller is only the third player (next to Alfie Conn Jr. and Maurice Johnston ) since the Second World War, who has worn the green and white Celtic jersey and the blue of Rangers. His return to the Scottish Premier League has been hotly debated by both the Celtic fans as well as from the Rangers supporters. With his team he reached the Scottish league title and cup, also even the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League. In the second round they parted just in the return game in extra time against the eventual Champions League winners AC Milan.

On the last day of the summer transfer window 2007 Miller moved for 3 million pounds transfer fee from Celtic to the English Premier League newly promoted Derby County.

In June 2008, Miller then decided to go back for the Glasgow Rangers hunting for goals, making it only the second player (after Willie Kivlichan ), who has moved from Rangers to Celtic Glasgow and back to the Rangers. In March 2010, he scored his team to win the League Cup, although the last 19 minutes only nine people were playing against FC St. Mirren.

In January 2011, Miller moved for a transfer fee of about € 470,000 for reigning Turkish champions Bursaspor where he signed a contract until June 2013. End of January 2011 Miller celebrated in his second league game use, this time from the beginning, his goal debut for the Green-Whites in a 2-0 win against Galatasaray.

Since Miller and his family failed to feel at home in Turkey, he asked after the end of the season released by the club to be. Bursaspor then put him on the transfer list. On 26 July 2011, he moved for about £ 870,000 to the English second division club Cardiff City. Even his former club, the Rangers gave a commandment, but documents. In summer 2012, Miller moved to the Major League Soccer to Vancouver Whitecaps.


Kenny Miller denied the age of 21 his international debut for the Scottish national team in a friendly match on 25 April 2001 against Poland. International attention he found in June 2003 in the national team, for whom he met in the European Championship qualifying for the UEFA Euro 2004 in a 1-1 draw against the reigning vice-champion Germany to compensate.

On February 9, 2011 Miller ran for the first time for the Bravehearts as team captain on the Nations Cup against Northern Ireland, he also scored a goal in the 3-0 victory.

On August 23, 2013 it was announced that Miller has finished his career in the national team.

Awards and achievements

  • Hibernian Edinburgh (1996-2000) Young Player of the year, the Scottish Premier League: 1999 /00
  • Glasgow Rangers (2000-2001 and 2008-2010) Most goals in a game in the Scottish Premier League: 5 Goals ( November 4, 2000 in a 7-1 win against St. Mirren FC ) - Date: February 13, 2011
  • Scottish champions (3): 2009, 2010, 20111
  • Scottish Cup winner: 2009
  • Scottish League Cup Winners (2 ): 2010, 20111
  • Player of the Month Scottish Premier League ( 3): April 2010, August 2010, September 2010
  • Scorer in the Scottish Premier League: 2010/111
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers (2001-2006) Promotion to the English Premier League: 2003
  • Celtic Glasgow (2006-2007) Scottish Masters ( 2): 2007, 20082
  • Scottish Cup winner: 2007

1Kenny Miller played only the first half of the season for Glasgow Rangers

2Kenny Miller played only the beginning of the season for Celtic Glasgow