William Miller (footballer, born 1996)

William Miller (born 8 June 1996) is an English professional footballer who last played as an attacking midfielder for League One club Burton Albion.

Will Miller
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-06-08) 8 June 1996
Place of birth Hackney, London, England[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Burton Albion
Number 18
Youth career
0000–2012 Leyton Orient
2012–2016 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
2016–2017Burton Albion (loan) 15 (1)
2017–2019 Burton Albion 10 (0)
National team
2013–2014 England U18 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:23, 26 June 2018 (UTC)

Acting career

Miller rose to fame when he was chosen out of 700 applicants for the titular role in Oliver Twist, the BBC One Christmas adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic of the same name, broadcast in December 2007.[2] Only 11 at the time he was then scouted by Tottenham Hotspur.[2]

Miller starred as the lead character Sean in the 2009 British children's miniseries Runaway, broadcast on BBC One, which was part of the CBBC season about homelessness.[3][4]

Filmography

Football career

Having previously played youth football for Leyton Orient, Miller featured regularly for Tottenham's Under-16 team over the course of the 2012–13 season before joining Tottenham full-time in the summer of 2013.[1]

On 21 September 2013, Miller was selected for an England under-18 squad for two matches against Hungary on 11 and 14 October 2013.[5]

On 25 August 2016, Miller joined Burton Albion on loan.[6] His first goal for the club came on 10 September of the same year, a late equaliser against Wolverhampton Wanderers.[7]

Career statistics

As of match played 30 September 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Tottenham Hotspur 2016–17[8] Premier League 0000000000
Tottenham Hotspur U-23s 2017–18[9] Premier League 2, Div 1 1[lower-alpha 1]010
Burton Albion (loan) 2016–17[8] Championship 151100000161
Burton Albion 2017–18[9] Championship 0000000000
Career total 151100010171
  1. Appearance in the EFL Trophy

References

  1. "William Miller". Tottenham Hotspur. Archived from the original on 18 May 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  2. "Eleven-year-old star of BBC's Oliver Twist is scouted by Spurs". London: Associated Newspapers Ltd. 5 December 2007. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  3. "Runaways". RTÉ Guide. RTÉ. 2009. Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2009.
  4. "Kierston Wareing: A Runaway success". Wales on Sunday. Wales Online. 15 March 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2009.
  5. "Hungary test for U18s". The Football Association. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  6. "MILLER JOINS BREWERS ON-LOAN FROM SPURS". www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk.
  7. "Wolves 1-1 Burton: Will Miller rescues a point for visitors". Sky Sports.
  8. "Games played by William Miller in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  9. "Games played by William Miller in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
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