LOUISVILLE CITY FC | McCabe Has "USL Goal of the Week"

08/18/2017 01:29 PM

Louisville City FC midfielder Niall McCabe was named the winner of the “USL Goal of the Week” on Thursday.

He received 57 percent of the fan poll that was conducted on the USL’s Web site.

“We have great fans,” said McCabe. “I guess I have a bigger family than I thought.”

The goal that was recognized was McCabe’s header in the 16th minute of LouCity’s match against FC Cincinnati on Saturday. LCFC ended up winning the match 5-0.

Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with McCabe on Thursday and asked him about what it meant to be recognized by the league and its fans:

McCabe and Louisville City FC are in action on Sunday against Bethlehem Steel FC. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. ET in Bethlehem, Pa.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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