Former Celtic striker on the move and links up with ex-Rangers forward Kenny Miller

Former Celtic striker – and heart-breaker – Scott McDonald is on the move in his native Australia, and will play out his twilight years alongside another well-known Scottish football face.
Scott McDonald in action for Partick Thistle. (Picture: SNS)Scott McDonald in action for Partick Thistle. (Picture: SNS)
Scott McDonald in action for Partick Thistle. (Picture: SNS)

McDonald has joined Western Sydney Wanderers in his homeland’s A-League until the end of this season – a team managed by Carl Robinson and assistant Kenny Miller.

The former Dundee United, Partick Thistle and Motherwell striker is well remembered for his time at Celtic – but also his role in the last-day title drama of ‘Helicopter Sunday’ in 2005 when two late goals for the Steelmen changed the destination of the top-flight title.

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McDonald left Brisbane Roar last week, and the Wanderers become his third club since his return Down Under. He left Partick Thistle in 2019 to sign for Western United.

Well-travelled Miller has been in Australia for a year – initially joining Newcastle Jets as Carl Robinson’s coach and then following the manager to Sydney last October.

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