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Get voting for Hatters midfielder's opening day stunner as August's best

7 September 2017

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Hatters midfielder Alan McCormack's stunning opening day strike in the 8-2 win over Yeovil has made the shortlist for Sky Bet EFL League Two Goal of the Month for August.

The Irishman was making his debut for the Town when he let fly with a first-half volley after the Glovers could only half-clear a corner.

The Sky Bet EFL's judging panel of Sky Sports' EFL expert Don Goodman - the former Wolves and Sunderland striker - Sky Bet Sponsorship Manager David Tweed and EFL Senior Media Manager Rob Meaden picked Macca's magic moment as one of the top three after fans made their suggestions via Twitter.

You can vote for the Town man's strike via - with the poll open until next Tuesday, 12th September. The winner will be announced on Friday 15th September.

Here's what the league sponsors Sky Bet had to say about Macca's goal, and the two he is up against by Lincoln's Billy Knott and Newport County's Frank Nouble, in their press release...

Alan McCormack – LUTON TOWN v Yeovil Town – 5th August

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.

Billy Knott – LINCOLN CITY v Carlisle United – 26th August

Picking up a loose ball 10 yards outside the box, Knott instinctively allowed the ball to run across his body before curling an exquisite left-shot into the far corner.

Frank Nouble – NEWPORT COUNTY v Chesterfield – 26th August

How to begin a 13-minute hat-trick in style. Nouble intercepted a pass, saw defenders drop off him and struck a hammerhead 25-yard shot into the top corner.


To suggest a goal to be considered for future Sky Bet Goal of the Month awards, fans can tweet details of their nominated goal to @SkyBet using #SkyBetGotM.

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