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Ex-Man Utd star Gordon McQueen becomes latest former footballer diagnosed with dementia

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Manchester United. The 6'3" centre-half won the First Division with Leeds in 1974 before moving to Old Trafford four years later for £500,000, lifting the FA Cup with the Red Devils in 1983.

McQueen - who made 30 appearances for Scotland - went on to manage Airdrie and coach at St Mirren and Middlesbrough, while he also worked as a pundit for Sky Sports.

His family said he was diagnosed with vascular dementia - which is caused by reduced blood flow to the brain - in January. Their statement reads: "As a family we felt it was important to let people know, particularly if raising awareness can help others in similar situations. "Whilst as a family we've found it hard to come to terms with the changes in dad, he has no regrets about his career.

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