(born 18 August 1986 in Glasgow
) is a Scottish
currently playing for English
football club Leeds United
and the Scotland national team
. His main position is as a Striker but he can also play as a Winger.
Despite being a Celtic
supporter, McCormack started his career at Rangers
joining the club on 4 June 2002. He made his first appearance on 1 May 2004 against future club Motherwell
at the age of 17. McCormack scored his first goal for the club in the final match of the 2003–04 season
against Dunfermline Athletic
at East End Park
he scored an equalizing goal in a 1–1 draw with FC Porto
in the UEFA Champions League
, in what was his first European appearance for the club.
Despite his memorable goal against FC Porto, McCormack was sent out on-loan to English League One
club Doncaster Rovers
in order to gain first team experience. He scored five times for Doncaster, the pick of them coming against Hartlepool United
which kept Doncaster's play-off hopes alive.
At the start of season 2006–07
McCormack was told he did not feature in new Rangers manager Paul Le Guen
's plans and was released. Motherwell bought him on 10 July 2006 for an undisclosed fee. However, his first season at Motherwell was severely hampered by a virus and numerous other injuries. He... Read More