Craig Bellamy has revealed that he came very close to joining Manchester United

Former Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy has revealed that he came very close to joining Manchester United back in 2002.

The 35-year-old recently retired from football after a stellar career that saw him represent clubs like Newcastle United and Liverpool. However, he would have had the ultimate glory of playing for United and winning numerous titles as Sir Alex Ferguson himself was interested in signing him. Bellamy has revealed that Ferguson approached his agent in 2002 and asked if a potential transfer to United was possible. However, Bellamy rejected the opportunity since he had to undergo any operation at that time.

Cardiff City defeated Charlton Athletic on March 7

Cardiff City was well on their way on defeating Charlton Athletic on March 7 as Federico Macheda had given his team a lead at the 56th minute with a close range right-footed shot which turned the scoreboard 1-0.

It seemed like Cardiff City had the game under their control as they had the upper hand in possession and launched over 15 shots at their opponents which is significantly higher than what Charlton Athletic was able to do as they only fired a total of 4 shots throughout the entire match but somehow it was still enough as it was Charlton which came out with the victory.

Craig Bellamy changed many Clubs during his Football Career

Craig Bellamy has experimented going through and playing on a number of different clubs throughout his career which includes: Norwich City, Newcastle United, Liverpool, Manchester City and Cardiff City. Those are just some of the clubs and teams that the retired Welsh footballer has joined and performed in but now that the Welsh has decided to hang up his boots and stop playing at a competitive stage, there are rumors and reports claiming that he is going to become the next coach of Cardiff City.

Gareth Bale sure to me Man of Match for Euro 2016

Gareth Bale will undoubtedly be the man to watch from the Welsh perspective when they take on Belgium in a Euro 2016 qualifying match.

The Real Madrid superstar currently holds the tag as the world’s most expensive player after his £ 85 million move to the Spanish club. He has been very much responsible for the upturn in Wales’ fortunes over the last few months. Manager Chris Coleman was reportedly on the verge of losing his job after going several matches without a win. The current Welsh team, though, stand with a real chance of qualifying for the Euro 2016 after making a great start to the qualifying campaign.

Jenkins reveals details about Swansea's financial situation

The chairman of Swansea City, Huw Jenkins a few months ago revealed to the public that the club is looking for ways to increase their commercial income as they are ‘’miles behind’’ most of their rivals in the Premier League.
Swansea City are currently competing in the top tier English League, the Premier League and have been doing so for the past few years but there is a financial gap that exists between certain clubs that can affect how well a squad performs as well as make a difference in the amount of high profile players which are performing in a club.
Jenkins unveiled details concerning the financial situation of Swansea City and how they are working on increasing their income.

Sherwood Doesn't Expect Spurs To Do Well

Former Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood has claimed that he does not expect his former team to reach the top four in the coming campaign. Sherwood was relieved of his duties after just over six months in charge of the team. He was replaced by Mauricio Pochettino, who had done extremely well on a limited budget at Southampton. The season started in an extremely positive manner for Tottenham after winning the opening two matches. They also comfortably qualified for the Europa league group stages after going through the qualification stage.

Cliff Jones Believes Bellamy Should Be Given Coaching Job

The former Tottenham winger, Cliff Jones, has said that the Football Association of Wales should give some kind of coaching responsibility to the recently retired player Craig Bellamy.

Bellamy featured for the last time in club football in May this year for Cardiff City against Chelsea.

He called it a day saying that taking the pressure of professional football was not possible for him anymore.

He had already quit international football last year. So, that was technically the last game of the playing career of Bellamy.
Bellamy has said a few times in his interviews that he would not mind trying his luck in the field of coaching/ management once his playing days are over and Jones reckons that the 34-year old can really turn out to be a good coach.

Craig Bellamy retires from football

Former Wales international Craig Bellamy has announced his retirement from all forms of football, saying that his body couldn’t take the rigors of training day in and day out anymore.

The 34 year old Cardiff City striker played the last match of his professional career in the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Chelsea in the last game of the Premier League season which confirmed the team’s relegation to the Championship.

Bellamy, a former Wales skipper, made 78 international appearances for the Dragons before retiring from international
football in 2013.

Bellamy Expected To Retire

Cardiff city manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that striker Craig Bellamy will decide upon his future in the next few weeks. The club were relegated to the championship after finishing bottom of the Premier league table. Bellamy, who has been one of the top strikers from Wales in the last few decades, has been a major reason towards the club coming close to staying up in the division. Even though they finished bottom of the table, it was only in the last few weeks of the campaign that relegation was confirmed. Bellamy is out of contract at the end of the season.

RODGERS HAS REGRETS

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has stated that one of his biggest regrets has been the inability to work with Craig Bellamy. The former Liverpool striker is currently playing for Cardiff City and he is unlikely to join a club like Liverpool once again.

He spent a couple of seasons at the club in two spells, but left the Reds in the summer of the 2011-12 season. This was when Rodgers came to the club to replace Roy Hodgson. Rodgers has since taken Liverpool to new heights, while Bellamy has been playing with Cardiff for the last few seasons.

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