Former Rangers star Ross McCormack and Usain Bolt both score as they form partnership for Central Coast Mariners

By Record Sport Online

Ross McCormack was quick off the mark to notch his first goal for Central Coast Mariners – and it’s probably no surprise given who his partner in attack was.

The former Rangers and Scotland striker was paired with the fastest man on the planet Usain Bolt in the Mariners’ attack as they beat Macarthur South West United in a friendly match.

Both netted in the 4-0 rout with McCormack heading home after just seven minutes of his debut.

But it was Bolt – the eight times Olympic gold medallist – who grabbed the headlines after netting twice on his first start for the club, one from a McCormack assist.

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt celebrates scoring (Image: AFP/Getty) Read More

McCormack, who left Rangers in 2006 and also enjoyed two years at Motherwell before moving south, left Aston Villa for Australia last month on a season-long loan.

The 32-year-old forward, who cost Villa £12m from Fulham in 2016, hasn’t played for the club in 18 months following a public falling out with former manager Steve Bruce.

Bolt, the 100 metres world record holder, joined Central Coast on trial in August in a bid to win a contract.

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