Ross McCormack (born 18 August 1986) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Nottingham Forest, on loan from fellow Championship club Aston Villa, and the Scotland national team.
McCormack started his career with Scottish Premier League club Rangers in 2003, going on loan to League One side Doncaster Rovers in January 2006. At the end of the season he was released by Rangers and joined fellow SPL side Motherwell. In 2008 McCormack joined Championship club Cardiff City upon the expiry of his contract. In 2010, he moved to Championship rivals Leeds United for a fee of around £350,000. McCormack became team captain of Leeds, but moved to Fulham in July 2014 for an undisclosed fee.
He played ten times for Scotland U21s from 2006–2008 scoring three goals and he was also capped once for the Scotland B team. He made his debut for Scotland in 2008 and has been capped 11 times overall, scoring twice, once in a 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification victory over Iceland and in a 3–1 friendly win against Australia.Close