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Liam Miller, right, with teammates Todd Howarth and Steve McGarry, put on a brave face after the game to thank fans at the Tinbilly Travellers pub. Pic: Neil Devey/WA News

UPDATE: Distraught Perth Glory midfielder Liam Miller last night spoke about the contentious penalty decision which destroyed his side's chances in the Hyundai A-League grand final at Suncorp Stadium yesterday.

Brisbane Roar's Albanian striker Besart Berisha, under pressure from Miller, went to ground after taking an air shot - only for referee Jarred Gillett to award the home side a decisive penalty just seconds from the final whistle.

Berisha scored from the spot to secure a 2-1 win for the Roar as they became the first side to clinch back-to-back A-League titles.

"I'm devastated. In my opinion, any contact with him wasn't enough for him to fall over and get a penalty," Irishman Miller told

The former Celtic and Manchester United playmaker joined most of his teammates in the Tinbilly Travellers pub after the game as a way of saying thank you to the hundreds of Glory fans who had flown over to cheer the side on.

Besart Berisha appeals for a penalty as Liam Miller looks on. Pic: Getty Images
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