Craig Bellamy has temporarily stepped down from his position as Cardiff Metropolis Below-18s coach following the club’s decision to evaluate a bullying speak in opposition to him.
The investigation follows reports of a grievance about the used Wales striker’s alleged therapy of a younger participant, who has since left the club.
Bellamy, 39, denies the allegations.
“I categorically refute them. I fully demand to return to my instructing position and bear sought valid advice,” he mentioned.
Cardiff Metropolis bear no longer yet commented on the allegations or answered to Bellamy’s denial of them.
In a assertion Bellamy added: “I am responsive to allegations that bear been made in opposition to me by technique of the media.
“I place the need for Cardiff Metropolis to undertake a plump investigation per these allegations and – at my hold advice – I the truth is bear temporarily eradicated myself from my instructing save of abode in notify in self belief to cooperate fully with the club’s inquiry.
“Clearly, I am saddened each by the allegations and the vogue in which they bear been made.”