Date of birth
The Royals announced the signing of Scottish striker, Marc McNulty, from Coventry City in July 2018, where he became the fourth signing of the summer.
McNulty began his career north of the border, scoring on his professional debut as a 17-year-old substitute in Livingston’s 3-0 win at Montrose in October 2009.
His breakthrough season came in 2011-12, scoring 16 goals across all competitions and in 2014 he was lured south to Sheffield United with a three-year contract at Bramall Lane.
As a Blade, his most notable moment came when he scored the winner in a League Cup quarter-final against Southampton – stabbing past Fraser Forster to send Sheffield United into the last four of the competition for the first time since 2003.
Loan spells at Portsmouth and Bradford City followed before a switch to the Ricoh Arena in May 2017 – and towards the end of a prolific campaign as a Sky Blue his career goal tally reached triple figures.
McNulty’s last competitive match in 2017-18 was at Wembley Stadium. Having bagged in both legs of a Play-Off Semi-Final against Notts County, he went on to win the man of the match accolade in Coventry’s 3-1 Play-Off Final win over Exeter City, earning promotion to League One with the Sky Blues.
Joining the Royals for the 2018-19 Championship season he debuted on the opening day against Nottingham Forest and scored his first hooped goal against Stoke that December before embarking on a loan deal north of the border again with Hibernian.
After eight goals in the SPL, his attention then turned to League One with Sunderland, having joined the Black Cats on a season-long loan for 2019-20.