Wales boss John Toshack still has belief as Craig Bellamy pulls out of friendly

22 May 2010 08:22
Calf injury: Craig Bellamy pulls out of Wales squad

Wales manager John Toshack has no doubt about captain CraigBellamy's commitment to international football despite the ManchesterCity striker pulling out of today's friendly in Croatia with a calfinjury.

The 30-year-old had been a surprise inclusion in Toshack's initial squad after missing the previous three matches.

But Toshack said: 'I have never had any concerns about his commitment, none at all.'

Bellamy won the last of his 58 caps in a World Cup qualifier inFinland in October before missing subsequent friendlies againstLiechtenstein and Scotland because of injury.

When Toshack omitted the striker from his squad for the matchagainst Sweden in March, many presumed Bellamy had played his last game.

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Source: Daily_Mail