Wales will be without the services of Craig Bellamy for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Croatia.

Bellamy, who missed Wales' opening two Group A matches after suffering a calf injury while playing for Cardiff, has not been included in Chris Coleman's 21-man squad.

The 33-year-old has started Cardiff's last three matches and scored the opening goal in their 2-1 victory over Birmingham on Tuesday before being substituted later on. Without the 70-cap striker, Wales suffered a 2-0 defeat to Belgium in their opening qualifier last month before being thrashed 6-1 in Serbia in their second outing.

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