Luke McCormick, the former English goalkeeper was born in Coventry in 1983. The origins of his profession bore some sort of peculiar familiarity to that of a Hollywood movie. 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. Improving towards his position, McCormick received 7 consecutive clean sheets and also went on to create a new club record. All the Plymouth Argyle fans also voted him one of the most promising gamer of that year. He was consequently sent on loan to Boston United with League Two during October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who was then a Plymouth Argyle manager.
Then he transferred to Leicester City F. C along with Ian Holloway, the previous Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart rose steadily and regularly from then on and McCormick gave impressive performances during the closing matches of 2007-2008 season.
The actual cloud settled on his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick ended up being arrested on suspicion of causing death by way of dangerous driving whilst he was on his way back from a previous team mates wedding. The Central Motorway Police Group, that was responsible for arresting McCormick, reported McCormick’s Range Rover collided along with a Toyota Previa resulting in the death of Aaron as well as Ben Peak of ages 10 as well as eight respectively.
The driver of the vehicle was the children’s father who was seriously injured and has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It was then discovered that he received sustained multiple fractures in the neck, ribs as well as his back and also his lungs were also swollen. The other 3 passengers inside the Previa were treated with regard to modest injuries.
He had been charged along with 2 counts of death brought on by dangerous driving, driving together with alcohol inside his bloodstream and also driving without having insurance coverage by 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 regarding driving without an insurance ended up dropped towards him. This particular case had been finally tried during October 2008 when he was sentenced to seven years and four months of jail term.
Sky Sports news reported that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty on the charges filed against him. The amount of alcoholic beverages found in his blood had been two times the actual permissible drink and drive limit. McCormick admitted to have gotten asleep on the wheel that night time which led to the terrible crash.
The actual aftershocks of the event started when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle terminated Luke McCormickï¿½s contract of goalkeeper in just a month from the crash. It was informed to media people as well as Sky Sports News that this arrangement was cancelled on mutual agreement. He had also been suspended with Plymouth at the start of the month and also had been asked not to show up at the pre-season training.
Controversy continues to encircle Luke McCormick even today. He created some sort of storm when his prison team authorities delivered a request to the South Devon League to ensure that he could possibly perform in the Division Two side. Within a report within Sky Sports news it had been noted that a few South Devon League officials were definitely displeased with this request because they feel that McCormick should be penalized with regard to his action rather than be permitted to spend some time enjoying football.