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Aston Villa icon Ian Taylor posts Tweet on Ross McCormack and Usain Bolt

Ross McCormack of the Mariners celebrates scoring a goal during the pre-season friendly match between the Central Coast Mariners and Macarthur South West United at Campbelltown Sports...

McCormack is on loan from Aston Villa at Australian side Central Coast Mariners.

Ross McCormack of the Mariners celebrates scoring a goal during the pre-season friendly match between the Central Coast Mariners and Macarthur South West United at Campbelltown Sports...

Ian Taylor has posted on Twitter in reaction to Aston Villa loanee Ross McCormack and Usain Bolt combining to score their first goals for the Central Coast Mariners in a 4-0 win over Macarthur South West United.

McCormack, 32, has returned to Australia for a second loan spell after scoring 14 goals in 17 games for Melbourne City last season and looks to have been given the captaincy for the campaign.

 

The former Leeds United, Fulham and Rangers ace opened the scoring in the seventh minute in the friendly, heading home a cross from Tommy Oar, but it was Bolt that took the plaudits with a well-taken brace.

He scored his first with a tidy finish after outpacing the centre-back, before taking advantage of a defensive mix-up to score his second and Villa icon Taylor reacted on Twitter in shock to McCormack and Bolt partnering eachother and scoring.

World-record sprinter Bolt, also 32, is not yet signed to the Mariners but is on trial and is looking to earn a professional deal with the A-League side. His brace would have done him no harm.

McCormack, meanwhile, will be looking to replicate the kind of form that saw him shine for Melbourne City, in a bid to impress new Villa manager Dean Smith.

TOPSHOT - Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt (R) celebrates scoring a goal for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners in his first competitive start for the club against Macarthur South...

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