LUFC McCormack - I didn't know what to do
Leeds United goalscoring hero Ross McCormack says he didn`t know what to do after netting the first professional hat-trick of his career.
McCormack netted all four goals for Leeds in the 4-2 win at Charlton Athletic and the striker says it was a good day for both him and the team who made it back-to-back wins for the first time this season.
Speaking on BBC Radio Leeds, McCormack said, "It is a good day personally and an even better one for the team.
"When I scored the third, I didn`t know what to do because I have never scored a hat-trick."
The 27-year-old is in a rich vein of form at the moment. His four goals took his tally to 12 for the season and he is well on track to beat his best return of 19 goals for Leeds in a season and he will also be hoping to beat his best return of 23 goals in a season, which he scored during his time at Cardiff City.
He has now netted eight goals in his last six games since being moved into a central attacking role.
His four goals took him to the top of the goalscoring charts in the championship with eleven goals in fifteen championship appearances, one ahead of Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes.
Leeds now have two weeks off due to the international break and despite his good club form, McCormack was surprisingly left out of the Scotland squad for their upcoming friendlies with Norway and the USA when the squad was named earlier last week.
McCormack certainly sent a strong message to former Leeds favourite and Scotland boss Gordon Strachan with his four goals on Saturday.
Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club
The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.
The branch has pick up points at Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.
Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!
Vital Leeds on:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!