Bellamy named in Wales squad
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Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy has been included in the Wales squad named by new manager Chris Coleman for next week's international friendly with Costa Rica.

The fixture is being held in honour of Gary Speed, the late Wales coach who died in November. Speed had persuaded Bellamy to prolong his international career but next week's game, in which he will be earning his 68th cap, could be his last for his country.

The squad, picked by Coleman and Speed's assistants, Osian Roberts and Raymond Verheijen, is, as expected, drawn from the group who helped Wales win four of their last five games under Speed.

Next Wednesday's fixture is against the side that former midfielder Speed won his first Wales cap.

Wales squad

Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey (Wolverhampton Wanderers/ENG), Boaz Myhill (West Bromwich Albion/ENG), Lewis Price (Crystal Palace/ENG)

Defenders: Darcy Blake (Cardiff City), James Collins (Aston Villa/ENG), Danny Gabbidon (QPR/ENG), Chris Gunter (Nottingham Forest/ENG), Adam Matthews (Celtic/SCO), Sam Ricketts (Bolton Wanderers/ENG), Neil Taylor, Ashley Williams (both Swansea City)

Midfielders: Joe Allen (Swansea City), Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Jack Collison (West Ham United/ENG), Andrew Crofts (Norwich City/ENG), David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers/ENG), Joe Ledley (Celtic/SCO), Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal/ENG), Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading/ENG), David Vaughan (Sunderland/ENG)

Forwards: Craig Bellamy (Liverpool/ENG), Robert Earnshaw (Cardiff City), Steve Morison (Norwich City/ENG), Sam Vokes (Wolverhampton Wanderers/ENG)