Football has all but halted across the world- but former Dundee United and Celtic forward Scott McDonald is still banging in the goals.

The veteran forward returned to his homeland earlier this season. He dabbled with punditry during a spell with Partick Thistle but returned to Australia for some A-League action in Brisbane Roar colours.

Former Celtic and Dundee United star Scott McDonald is out in Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

One goal in his first 15 appearances perhaps suggested McDonald was slowing down – but his recent form shows that at 36, the ex-Celtic and United man is still a lethal finisher.

Found his shooting boots

McDonald’s last three matches have brought about four goals in three games. His most recent was a vital 16th minute strike against Newcastle Jets, handing Brisbane Roar a 1-0 win.


It lifts them into fourth and keeps them within touching distance of Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City above them.

Goal delight. (Photo by Jono Searle/Getty Images)

There is one hitch though in A-League football. Whilst the matches are still ongoing, they are being played behind closed doors as the Australian football authorities take action to help the fight against Covid-19.

Still, McDonald is getting the chance to play. That’s better than most other footballers and he’s certainly taking his chances when they’re presented to him.

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