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      Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)

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      harrydunn08
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #630: Sep 12, 2013 02:40:37 pm
      Wales and Cardiff City striker Craig Bellamy says he could retire from football at the end of this season.

      Bellamy won his 75th Wales cap in Friday's disappointing 2-1 defeat by Macedonia in Skopje.

      "My mood does change... I know I could change what I'm thinking," said Bellamy, 34.

      "But the way I'm feeling now, it could be my last season in football. I have so much to look forward to after football."
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          “I'm going to travel around the world - Spain, Argentina - and learn my craft. I don't just want to go in and mess about”

      Craig Bellamy Wales and Cardiff City

      He added: "Life isn't just about football. The adventure starts when you finish and I'm looking forward to that.

      "I've been playing at a professional level for 17, 18 years now and there's more to life. I love the game, don't get me wrong, I've cherished every moment of it."

      Bellamy has previously hinted he is ready to walk away from international football at the end of Wales' current World Cup qualifying campaign - they play Belgium at the King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, on Tuesday, 15 October.

      Chris Coleman's side have managed only two wins - both against Scotland - from seven games in Group A, but Bellamy believes the future is bright for Wales with players of Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Jonathan Williams to call on.

      However, the Cardiff City forward, while not completely ruling out a change of heart, is not tempted to prolong his international career for one more campaign as he wants to spend more time with his children.

      "I don't think that's going to be possible," said Bellamy.

      "I really want this group to succeed, but it's a two-year period to qualify and if I start (the campaign) then step aside, it is robbing someone else of two or four matches, of vital experience, and they would miss out as well.

      "That's the way I'm looking at it. I honestly think Wales have a great chance of doing something, but I've thought about it really hard.

      "It's difficult. I'm a single parent now and I'm having such a battle to see my kids on a daily basis. It's so hard. Then, being away for 10 days. I'm not the only dad who has to go through it, but if you have experienced it then you would understand."

      Bellamy has revealed he is considering moving into football management once he hangs up his boots for good.

      "I've got my A licence already, then I'm doing my pro-licence," he said.

      "After that, I'm going to travel around the world - Spain, Argentina - and learn my craft. I don't just want to go in and mess about. When I go in, I'm going to be prepared and I'm going to stay in."

      Just read this article about Bellers and I was so impressed by his statements about his kids!!  He really is a great person who wants to put his family first and be the best father he can be.  Respect!

      YNWA Bellers!!
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #631: Sep 13, 2013 08:05:46 pm
      He's going through very hard times at the moment. Hopefully he can overcome his problems ...
      Btw, could anyone who has read his book tell a few words about that. I have a plan to order it, so it would be good to have some opinions.
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #632: Sep 13, 2013 08:41:01 pm
      Btw, could anyone who has read his book tell a few words about that. I have a plan to order it, so it would be good to have some opinions.

      I think if you go back a few pages in this thread (or perhaps it could be another thread, I'm not sure), you'll find a lot of praise for his book. Overall people praised his honesty in talking about all subjects. Haven't read it myself but sounds like an interesting read.
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #633: Sep 13, 2013 10:48:25 pm
      Good lad is Craig, was a bit of a tw*t in his younger Newcastle years but sorted himself out well! One of the games genuine players and a player I was disappointed to see leave the club last year but can't begrudge his reasons for wanting to return to Cardiff. Gave his all whilst playing for us and scored some cracking goals and his free kicks were damn good.
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #634: Sep 15, 2013 09:46:06 pm
      I think if you go back a few pages in this thread (or perhaps it could be another thread, I'm not sure), you'll find a lot of praise for his book. Overall people praised his honesty in talking about all subjects. Haven't read it myself but sounds like an interesting read.
      Ok, thanks mate
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #635: Sep 09, 2018 08:24:51 am
      Do you ever think we didn’t use Bellamy properly? His pace and technique were top notch.

      https://twitter.com/molfc__/status/1035498170489417729?s=21
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      Re: Craig Bellamy(--> Cardiff)
      Reply #636: Sep 09, 2018 08:58:21 am
      He always gave 100% effort and did not like losing.He liked playing golf with J.A.R. though. :f_tongueincheek:

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