I’m counting down the top ten players who have made me laugh and (almost) cry since the start of the Premier League. The list doesn’t only take into account how these players performed on the field, it also takes into account how they performed off the field too… In fifth place, Craig Bellamy.
In total, Craig Bellamy has amassed £45 million pounds in transfer fees. He is the Cardiff born centre-forward who started his career at Norwich and went on to play for six Premier League clubs. Undoubtably a great player, but it will probably be his behavioural skills that most will remember him for when he retires.
Cardiff’s Jay Bothroyd appears on BBC Sport Wales this evening. His interview was recorded during the week. On arrival, he was impressed by the BBC’s hospitality, then things changed…
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Football Commentator and TV Presenter, John Hardy, has commentated on over 150 international matches, but as a fan, the best match that he ever attended happened right on his doorstep when he was a child. Here he recalls the time that his local team beat John Charles’s Cardiff City…
On Sunday, Cardiff City beat local rivals Swansea City 1-0 at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium. The win meant a lot more than three league points to the Bluebirds who, earlier in the season had lost to their neighbours in their own Cardiff City Stadium. Local boy, Craig Bellamy, Cardiff’s on loan striker from Manchester City, settled the tie with a long range effort. Now, not even a week later, the money makers at Cardiff have spotted a retail opportunity and released these limited edition t-shirts in commemoration of the win.
If you are a Cardiff fan, you can buy your t-shirt at the club shop, if you are a Swansea fan, tell us what you think below (without swearing).
As football journeys go, Liverpool to Perth is a pretty long one, especially when you consider the stops in between. Robbie Fowler or, ‘God’ as the Liverpool fans lovingly refer to him, has had an eventful career scoring over 180 goals for 8 clubs. What does the man himself have to say?
There are currently only two places between Cardiff City and Leeds United in the Football League, but nine years ago today, it was a lot different. Dan Walsh recalls his memories of an FA Cup tie between the two sides that would become the most memorable match he ever attended…