Luke McCormick, the former British goalkeeper was born in Coventry during 1983. The actual beginnings of his profession bore some sort of strange 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. Improving to his position, McCormick acquired seven consecutive clean sheets and proceeded to set a new club record. The Plymouth Argyle supporters additionally voted him one of the most promising player of that year. He ended up being consequently dispatched on loan to Boston United with League Two in October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who was then a Plymouth Argyle manager.
Then he moved to Leicester City F. C together with Ian Holloway, the former Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart went up progressively and also consistently from then on and McCormick gave impressive performances in the final matches in 2007-2008 season.
The cloud settled upon his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick ended up being busted on suspicion of leading to death by way of dangerous driving whilst he had been on his way back coming from a previous team mates wedding. The Central Motorway Police Group, which was responsible for arresting McCormick, reported McCormick’s Range Rover collided along with a Toyota Previa resulting in the death of Aaron and Ben Peak of ages 10 as well as 8 respectively.
The driver in the car was the children’s father who had been severely injured and has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It was then discovered that he received sustained multiple fractures on the neck, ribs and his back and his lungs were also swollen. Another three people in the Previa had been cared for with regard to modest injuries.
He was charged with two counts of death caused by hazardous driving, driving with alcohol in his blood as well as driving without insurance by way of the Staffordshire Police the next day. On June 9 he had been presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and also was given conditional bail. On June 16 he appeared before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court in which the charges on driving without an insurance ended up dropped towards him. This particular case had been finally tried during October 2008 while he was sentenced to seven years and 4 months of jail period.
Sky Sports news reported the fact that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty over the charges filed towards him. The amount of alcohol found in his bloodstream had been twice the permissible drink and drive limit. McCormick admitted of having fallen asleep over the wheel that night time which resulted in the terrible crash.
The aftershocks of this event began when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle terminated Luke McCormickï¿½s contract of goalkeeper in just a month from the crash. It was told to all media people including Sky Sports News that the arrangement had been cancelled upon mutual consent. He had also been suspended from Plymouth at the start of the month and ended up requested to not show up at the actual pre-season training.
Controversy continues to encircle Luke McCormick even now. He created a storm the moment his jail team authorities sent a new request towards the south Devon League to ensure that he could possibly perform in the Division Two side. Within a review within Sky Sports news it was noted that a few South Devon League officials were displeased with this particular request as they believe that McCormick ought to be punished for his action and not be allowed to spend some time enjoying football.