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Former Scotland defender Gordon McQueen diagnosed with dementia – The Guardian

Gordon McQueen’s family have said the former defender ‘wants other footballers of today’s generation to know there may be risks with persistent heading of the ball’…



The former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen has been diagnosed with vascular dementia, his family have said.
The 68-year-old started his career at St Mirren before moving to Elland Road in 1972, winning the First Division two years later and playing an important role in their run to the 1975 European Cup final.
McQueen went on to enjoy a successful time with Manchester United and represented Scotland on 30 occasions, scoring five goals.
Having managed Airdrie during…

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