Lee Miller"s partner dies

Miller in mourning after Carlisle striker's partner dies

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10:58 GMT, 25 April 2012

Carlisle striker Lee Miller has revealed his partner Donna died on Tuesday night.

The 28-year-old, who has three caps for Scotland, announced the news on his Twitter account.

He wrote: 'Saddest day of my life.RIP Donna…….u will always b loved!!..a
wonderful mum 2 our beautiful boys!!..they will never 4get u!!..xxx'

Tragic: Lee Miller (left) revealed the news of his partner's death

Tragic: Lee Miller (left) revealed the news of his partner's death

Miller joined Carlisle from Middlesbrough last summer and was named the club's Player of the Year this week.

The forward counts Aberdeen, Dundee United and Bristol City among his former clubs.

A statement released by Carlisle said: 'The thoughts of the directors, staff and everyone connected with Carlisle United Football Club are with Lee Miller and his family at the sad news of the passing of his partner Donna last night.

'The club is sure that everyone will respect the privacy of the family at this very sad time.'

Lee Miller

Tragic: Donna Miller

Hurting: Lee Miller (left) is mourning the death of his partner Donna (right)