Bellamy struggling without friend Speed

Sep 10, 2012, 08:17 IST | AFP

Former Liverpool and Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy admits he is suffering the lowest period of his life following the death of his close friend Gary Speed last year

Speed, who was then in charge of the Wales national team, was found hanged at his home last November at the age of 42.

Craig Bellamy

Bellamy, who played alongside Speed for Newcastle and Wales, has been in emotional turmoil as he tries to come to terms with the loss and that daily struggle has taken its toll on his life, including his marriage. “Losing my best mate has affected everything. He was the best mate I’ve ever had. Unfortunately it got to my marriage,” Bellamy told the Sunday Mirror. 

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