Luke McCormick, the former English goalkeeper was born in Coventry during 1983. The beginnings of his profession bore some sort of peculiar familiarity to that of a Hollywood motion picture. Followed meticulously by way of Sky Sports news, McCormick started out his career during the 2003- 2004 season as a back up for Romain Larrieu. Stepping up towards his position, McCormick acquired 7 consecutive clean sheets and also proceeded to create a new club record. The Plymouth Argyle supporters also voted him one of the most promising player of that year. He was then sent upon loan to Boston United with League Two in October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who had been then a Plymouth Argyle manager.
Then he moved to Leicester City F. C along with Ian Holloway, a previous Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart went up progressively and regularly from then on and McCormick provided amazing shows in the final matches in 2007-2008 season.
The actual cloud settled upon his career the moment on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick was arrested for suspicion of causing death by way of dangerous driving while he was on his way back from a former team mates wedding. The Central Motorway Police Group, that was in charge of arresting McCormick, stated McCormick’s Range Rover collided along with a Toyota Previa leading to the passing away of Aaron and Ben Peak of age groups ten as well as 8 respectively.
The driver of the vehicle was the children’s father who had been severely hurt and has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It had been then found that he received sustained multiple fractures in the neck, ribs and his back and his lungs were also swollen. The other 3 people in the Previa were cared for with regard to minor injuries.
He was charged along with two counts of death brought on by hazardous driving, driving together with alcohol inside his blood and also driving without having insurance by the Staffordshire Police the following day. On June 9 he was presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and was given conditional bail. On June 16 he showed up before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court where the charges on driving with no insurance were dropped towards him. This particular case was ultimately tried in October 2008 while he was sentenced to 7 years and four months of jail term.
Sky Sports news revealed that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty over the charges filed against him. The amount of alcoholic beverages present in his blood had been twice the permissible drink and drive limitation. McCormick confessed to have gotten asleep over the controls that night time which resulted in the terrible crash.
The actual aftershocks of the incident started when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle cancelled Luke McCormickï¿½s agreement of goalkeeper in just a month of the accident. It had been told to press people as well as Sky Sports News that this contract was cancelled on mutual agreement. He had also been suspended from Plymouth in the beginning of the month and ended up requested not to show up at the actual pre-season training.
Controversy continues to encircle Luke McCormick even today. He caused a storm when his prison team authorities delivered a request to the South Devon League so that he could play in the Division Two side. Within a review within Sky Sports news it had been noted that some South Devon League officers were definitely displeased with this request as they feel that McCormick ought to be penalized with regard to his action and not be allowed to spend time enjoying football.