Luke McCormick, the ex- English goalkeeper was born in Coventry during 1983. The actual origins of his career bore a peculiar familiarity to that of a Hollywood movie. Followed closely by way of Sky Sports news, McCormick started out his job during the 2003- 2004 season as a back up for Romain Larrieu. Stepping up to his position, McCormick acquired 7 consecutive clean sheets and also proceeded to create a brand new club record. The Plymouth Argyle supporters additionally voted him one of the most promising player of that year. He was then sent on loan to Boston United with League Two in October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who was then the Plymouth Argyle manager.
He then transferred to Leicester City F. C together with Ian Holloway, a former Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart rose progressively and also consistently from then on and McCormick provided amazing performances in the final matches of 2007-2008 season.
The cloud settled on his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick was busted on suspicion involving leading to death by dangerous driving while he was on his way back from a former team mates wedding ceremony. The Central Motorway Police Group, which was in charge of arresting McCormick, stated McCormick’s Range Rover collided along with a Toyota Previa leading to the death of Aaron and Ben Peak of age groups ten and eight respectively.
The driver of the car had been the children’s father who was seriously hurt and has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It had been subsequently found that he had sustained multiple fractures in the neck, ribs and his back and also his lungs were also swollen. The other three passengers in the Previa were cared for with regard to modest injuries.
He was charged with two counts of death brought on by dangerous driving, driving with alcohol in his blood and also driving without having insurance by the Staffordshire Police the very following day. On June 9 he had been presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and was granted conditional bail. On June 16 he appeared before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court where the charges regarding driving with no insurance coverage ended up dropped towards him. This particular case was ultimately tried during October 2008 when he ended up being sentenced to 7 years and four months of jail period.
Sky Sports news reported that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty over the charges registered towards him. The amount of alcohol present in his blood had been twice the permissible drink and drive limitation. McCormick confessed of having gotten asleep on the wheel that night that led to the horrific accident.
The aftershocks of this incident started when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle cancelled Luke McCormickï¿½s agreement of goalkeeper in just a month of the crash. It had been told to all media people as well as Sky Sports News that this arrangement was cancelled on mutual consent. He had also been suspended from Plymouth at the start of the month and ended up asked to not attend the actual pre-season training.
Conflict continues to encircle Luke McCormick even today. He caused some sort of storm the moment his jail team authorities sent a new request to the South Devon League so that he could perform in the Division Two side. In a report in Sky Sports news it was observed that some South Devon League officials were definitely displeased with this particular request as they believe that McCormick should be penalized with regard to his deed rather than be allowed to spend some time enjoying football.