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The Wales squad has been announced for the Gary Speed Memorial International at Cardiff.

The game will be played at the Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday 29th February 2012 at 7.45pm. The game is intended to honour the memory of the former Wales international player and manager, Gary Speed, who died last November.

Apart from the game being an important warm-up match for the Autumn World Cup Qualifiers, the evening will also see a host of Welsh performers paying their tribute to Gary's memory. Some 50 former international colleagues of Gary's will also be on hand to pay their tribute.

Whilst this will be the first match for new manager Chris Coleman to be involved-in, he intends to ask coaches Osian Roberts and Raymond Verheijen to take charge of the team on the night.

The squad is:

Wayne Hennessey Wolverhampton Wanderers
Boaz Myhill West Bromwich Albion (Birmingham City)
Lewis Price Crystal Palace
Darcy Blake Cardiff City
James Collins Aston Villa
Danny Gabbidon QPR
Chris Gunter Nottingham Forest
Adam Matthews Celtic
Sam Ricketts Bolton Wanderers
Neil Taylor Swansea City
Ashley Williams Swansea City
Joe Allen Swansea City
Gareth Bale Tottenham Hotspur
Jack Collison West Ham United
Andrew Crofts Norwich City
David Edwards Wolverhampton Wanderers
Joe Ledley Celtic
Aaron Ramsey Arsenal
Hal Robson-Kanu Reading
David Vaughan Sunderland
Craig Bellamy Liverpool
Robert Earnshaw Cardiff City
Steve Morison Norwich City
Sam Vokes Wolverhampton Wanderers (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Stand By:

Jason Brown Aberdeen
Danny Collins Stoke City (Ipswich Town)
Neal Eardley Blackpool
Adam Henley Blackburn Rovers
Craig Morgan Preston North End
Ashley Richards Swansea City
Rhoys Wiggins Charlton Athletic
David Cotterill Barnsley
Andy Dorman Crystal Palace (Bristol Rovers)
Brian Stock Doncaster Rovers
Jermaine Easter Crystal Palace
Ched Evans Sheffield United

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