The Irishman would love the opportunity to face his former side, who will visit Australia in 2013 to take on an A-League All-Stars team
|By PADDY HIGGS
Perth Glory midfielder Liam Miller would love to face former club Manchester United when the Reds visit in 2013 to take on the A-League All-Stars.
Confirmed on Monday, the English Premier League powerhouse will play an exhibition match at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on July 20 as part of its 2013-14 pre-season campaign, with stars Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Paul Scholes expected to be in tow.
They will face an A-League XI selected by virtue of fan votes - taking into consideration international fixtures at the time - and Scot Miller would be among the candidates for selection.
Miller, 31, made 22 appearances over two seasons at United earlier in his career, also spending time at Sunderland, Leeds United and Celtic before joining the Glory in 2011.
The former Republic of Ireland international told Football Australia's website he had fond memories of his time at Old Trafford and would relish the chance to take on the Reds.
"It was a pretty great time in my career, being a part of the club, I really enjoyed it there. You’re surrounded by world class players. Personally it was a great experience on and off the pitch as well,” Miller said.
"Obviously that’s why I moved on, I wasn’t playing a lot of football, it was a difficult two years, but when I did play I really enjoyed it, training day-in-day-out and the standard was the best I have played at.
"It would be nice to play in that game, take on the boys and Sir Alex again."
Last season's beaten grand finalists Glory have slipped to eighth on the A-League table after a winless run of five games, and Miller - missing for the last two games through injury - said: "It's very important for us to start turning draws and losses into wins, we're creating chances in the moment were just not taking them."