Luke McCormick, the former British goalkeeper was born in Coventry during 1983. The origins associated with his career bore a strange familiarity to that of a Hollywood movie. Followed meticulously by Sky Sports news, McCormick began his job in the 2003- 2004 season as a backup for Romain Larrieu. Stepping up towards his spot, McCormick acquired 7 consecutive clean sheets and also went on to create a brand new club record. All the Plymouth Argyle fans additionally voted him the most promising player of the year. He ended up being consequently sent on loan to Boston United of League Two in October 2004, through Bobby Williamson who had been then a Plymouth Argyle manager.
He then moved to Leicester City F. C together with Ian Holloway, the former Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career graph rose progressively and consistently from then on and McCormick provided amazing performances during the final matches in 2007-2008 season.
The actual cloud settled on his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick was busted on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving while he had been on his way back from a previous team mates wedding ceremony. The Central Motorway Police Group, which was responsible for arresting McCormick, reported McCormick’s Range Rover collided with a Toyota Previa resulting in the passing away of Aaron and Ben Peak of ages 10 and eight respectively.
The driver of the vehicle was the children’s father who had been seriously injured and also has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It had been then found that he had sustained multiple fractures on the neck, ribs and his back and also his lungs were also swollen. Another three people in the Previa had been cared for for minor injuries.
He had been charged along with two counts of death caused by hazardous driving, driving together with alcohol inside his blood and also driving without insurance coverage by way of the Staffordshire Police the very next day. On June 9 he had been presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and was given conditional bail. On June 16 he showed up before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court in which the charges on driving with no insurance ended up dropped towards him. This particular case had been finally tried during October 2008 while he ended up being sentenced to seven years and four months of jail term.
Sky Sports news reported the fact that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty on the charges registered against him. The quantity of alcohol present in his blood had been two times the permissible drink and drive limitation. McCormick admitted to have fallen asleep on the controls that night which led to the terrible crash.
The actual aftershocks of this incident started when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle cancelled Luke McCormickï¿½s agreement of goalkeeper within a month of the accident. It had been informed to all press people as well as Sky Sports News that this contract had been cancelled on mutual agreement. He had also been terminated with Plymouth in the beginning of the month and ended up requested to not attend the actual pre-season training.
Controversy continues to surround Luke McCormick even now. He created some sort of storm when his jail team authorities sent a new request towards the south Devon League to ensure that he could perform in the Division Two side. Within a review in Sky Sports news it was noted that a few South Devon League officers were displeased with this particular request as they feel that McCormick should be punished for his action rather than be permitted to spend some time playing football.