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Bellamy revels in second coming

Published 22/11/2011 | 05:00

Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy is enjoying disproving the theory you should never go back.

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Bellamy, who played a key role in Sunday's win at Chelsea, says he knew things would end badly when he initially joined Liverpool in the summer of 2006.

He left after a year, having failed to establish a rapport with Rafael Benitez, but has found the style of football much more accommodating under Kenny Dalglish.

"Sometimes it's not quite as romantic as we all like to make it out to be," said Bellamy. "If it was not Liverpool, I wouldn't have signed. I didn't feel right about the positions I was going to be used in and thought I was being signed because I was the right price at the right time.

"This now feels right. This is everything I wanted from the first time I was here. I watched Liverpool towards the end of last year, and this is what I've supported, the pass and moving, the free-flowing football."

Irish Independent

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