Former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds United defender Gordon McQueen has been diagnosed with vascular dementia, his family have confirmed.
The 68-year-old, whose career began at St Mirren, played 30 times for Scotland and won the English First Division with Leeds and FA Cup at Manchester United.
McQueen went on to manage Airdrie and coach at Middlesbrough, before working as a television pundit.
His family said that the former centre-back was formally diagnosed in January.
“As a family we felt it was important to let people know, particularly if raising awareness can help others in similar situations,” they said in a statement.
“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 and has lived life to the full.
“He had unforgettable experiences in his playing days with Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds United, and also took so much from his coaching and TV…
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