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Hatters midfielder's goal against Yeovil wins fans' poll as August's best

14 September 2017

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We are delighted to announce that Hatters midfielder Alan McCormack has won the Sky Bet EFL League Two Goal of the Month award for August following his brilliant debut volley against Yeovil on the opening day of the season.

The 33-year-old was selected as the winner after a fan poll on, with the Irishman taking 45 per cent of the votes.

Macca was presented with his trophy at The Brache yesterday and interviewed by the league sponsors Sky Bet, who issued the following Press release about his success:


Alan McCormack – LUTON TOWN 8-2 Yeovil Town – 5th August

Luton Town midfielder Alan McCormack is the Sky Bet League Two Goal of the Month winner for August, receiving 45% of the public vote.

Standing 35 yards out at a corner, McCormack strode forward to a dropping ball and let fly with an unstoppable dipping volley over the crowd of players in front of him.

Lead Sky Bet EFL Goal of the Month judge and Sky Sports Pundit Don Goodman said: “McCormack has got off to a flying start at Luton Town, picking up a string of man of the match awards, and scoring this outrageous goal at the start of August.

“He’ll be hoping life in Sky Bet League Two remains as smooth sailing for the rest of the season as he aims to push Luton towards promotion.”

McCormack said: “I remember we were going through a corner routine, but it was actually a corner routine went wrong.

“The lad who was taking it was meant to do something else and the ball came to me completely free at the edge of the box and I remember the ball coming to me.

“My first thought was don’t try and hit it as hard as you can, just try and get a good connection and just remember looking at it and seeing it going through all of the bodies and into the back of the net.

“It was a nice feeling on the debut, especially with the win that went with it.”

McCormack beat off competition from Lincoln City’s Billy Knott and Newport County’s Frank Nouble.


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