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Former Cardiff and Wales defender Keith Pontin dies aged 64 following five-year battle with dementia - which his family believe was caused by his playing career Former Cardiff and Wales defender Keith Pontin has died at the age of 64  Pontin, who played nearly 200 games, was diagnosed with dementia in 2016  Pontin's family believe that his condition was linked with his playing career 

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Published: 17:03 BST, 2 August 2020 | Updated: 17:21 BST, 2 August 2020

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Former Cardiff and Wales defender Keith Pontin has died aged 64.

Pontin, who made his Bluebirds debut on the opening day of the 1976-77 season and won two senior caps for his country in 1980, was diagnosed with dementia when he was 59.

Cardiff posted on Twitter on Sunday afternoon: 'It's with great sadness that the club has learned of the passing of former Bluebird,

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