Ross McCormack made Fulham captain for Championship clash v Leeds United

Ross McCormack preparing to take a penalty for Leeds United

Ross McCormack will lead Fulham against Leeds United at Elland Road in the Championship this afternoon.

Ross McCormack has been named the Fulham captain for the Championship clash against Leeds United at Elland Road this afternoon.

With captain Scott Parker missing the game through illness and vice-captain Dan Burn on the substitutes’ bench, the Scotland international has been handed the honour to lead the Cottagers against the Whites.

This is the first time that attacker McCormack will face his former club Leeds, having left the West Yorkshire outfit for Fulham in the summer transfer window.

The 28-year-old was on the books of Leeds for four years between 2010 and 2014 and established himself as one of the best players in the team.

It will be interesting to see how McCormack fares against Leeds. With Fulham struggling for points, he has a huge responsibility to lead them to victory, especially as he will be wearing the captain’s armband this afternoon.

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