Scott McDonald hasn’t taken long to settle at Western Sydney Wanderers as the former Celtic and Motherwell star scored on his debut in the Sydney derby.

Wanderers beat Sydney 3-2 as they sit seventh in the A-League. Carl Robinson’s side were 2-0 up in 16 minutes but after Sydney pulled one back early in the second half, the former Celtic and Motherwell man rose from the bench to score the eventual winner, an unorthodox header from a corner eight minutes into his debut as a substitute.

The former Celtic and Motherwell man scored.

The former Celtic and Motherwell man scored. (Photo by Speed Media/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

McDonald moved clubs in the A-League last week after leaving Brisbane Roar following nine goals at Warren Moon’s side. He has been back in Australia since 2019 after a spell with Partick Thistle.

The 37-year-old is a well-known figure in Scottish football. After making his name in the SPL with Motherwell, McDonald went on to have a brilliant spell with Celtic before turning out for ‘Well during a second stint at Fir Park, then going on to feature for Dundee United and Thistle.


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