Bellamy included in Wales squad
Craig Bellamy has been included in the Wales squad for the Gary Speed Memorial match against Costa Rica.
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Last Updated: 20/02/12 5:48pm
Craig Bellamy has been included in the Wales squad for the Gary Speed Memorial match against Costa Rica, a game that could be his last at international level.
The Liverpool striker was persuaded to prolong his Wales career by Speed, and was devastated when he died in November.
New manager Chris Coleman has expressed his desire for Bellamy to play on into the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign, but the 32-year-old has already stated that next week's fixture could be his last in a Wales shirt.
Bolton defender Sam Ricketts is recalled to the squad after returning from a lengthy spell out through injury.
Robert Earnshaw is also included in the 24-man squad despite finding first-team opportunities limited at Cardiff City.
There is a place on the standby list, and in the Under 21 squad, for Blackburn's Adam Henley.
The 17-year-old full-back has made a big impression this season, making seven appearances this term after being handed his debut.
Henley, who is also eligible to represent the USA and England, had recently said he planned to keep his options open before committing himself to a nation.
The FAW has also revealed that a number of Welsh artists will perform prior to next Wednesday's fixture in tribute to Speed, with the opponents being the side against whom the former midfielder won his first cap.
Full Wales squad:
Hennessey (Wolves), Myhill (Birmingham, loan), Price (Crystal Palace); Blake (Cardiff), Collins (Aston Villa), Gabbidon (QPR), Gunter (Nottingham Forest), Matthews (Celtic), Ricketts (Bolton), Taylor (Swansea), Williams (Swansea); Allen (Swansea), Bale (Tottenham), Collison (West Ham), Crofts (Norwich), Edwards (Wolves), Ledley (Celtic), Ramsey (Arsenal), Robson-Kanu (Reading), Vaughan (Sunderland); Bellamy (Liverpool), Earnshaw (Cardiff), Morison (Norwich), Vokes (Brighton, loan).