.Cardiff City Football Club can confirm that Craig Bellamy has reluctantly accepted The FA charge in relation to an incident at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday 8 February
Both Craig and the club are disappointed that the three man panel of elite former referees reached their decision based on a video review this week. Following internal discussions at the club, Craig has chosen to accept the charge and the three match ban without appeal.
Craig will now miss Cardiff City’s next three matches against Aston Villa, Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup and Hull City. He will next be available for selection in the Premier League fixture at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday 2 March.