Stan Bowles: Former England player diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Stan Bowles
Stan Bowles was capped five times by England

Former England and QPR forward Stan Bowles has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Bowles, 66, played more than 560 professional games in English football, and was capped five times by England.

He played over 300 games for QPR and was voted their greatest ever player.

"We would be grateful for anyone who comes in contact with our father to show some understanding of his condition," read a statement on his official Facebook page.external-link