Luke McCormick, the ex- British goalkeeper was born in Coventry during 1983. The origins associated with his profession bore a strange familiarity to that of a Hollywood movie. Followed closely by way of Sky Sports news, McCormick started out his career in the 2003- 2004 season as the back up for Romain Larrieu. Stepping up to his spot, McCormick received seven consecutive clean sheets and also went on to create a new club record. All the Plymouth Argyle fans additionally voted him the most promising gamer of that year. He ended up being then dispatched on loan to Boston United with League Two in October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who was then a Plymouth Argyle manager.
Then he transferred to Leicester City F. C together with Ian Holloway, the former Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart rose steadily and also consistently from then on and McCormick provided impressive performances during the closing matches of 2007-2008 season.
The cloud settled on his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick was busted on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving whilst he was on his way back coming from a previous team mates wedding ceremony. The Central Motorway Police Group, that was responsible for arresting McCormick, stated McCormick’s Range Rover collided with a Toyota Previa leading to the death of Aaron as well as Ben Peak of age groups ten as well as eight respectively.
The actual driver of the car had been the children’s father who was severely injured and also has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It was subsequently found that he had sustained multiple fractures in the neck, ribs and his back and his lungs were also swollen. The other 3 passengers in the Previa were treated with regard to minor injuries.
He was charged with two counts of death caused by hazardous driving, driving with alcohol inside his blood as well as driving without insurance by the Staffordshire Police the following day. On June 9 he was presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and ended up being granted conditional bail. On June 16 he showed up before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court in which the charges regarding driving without an insurance coverage ended up dropped towards him. This particular case was ultimately tried in October 2008 while he was sentenced to 7 years and 4 months of jail term.
Sky Sports news revealed that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty on the charges registered against him. The amount of alcohol found in his blood had been twice the actual permissible drink and drive limit. McCormick confessed to have gotten asleep on the controls that night time which resulted in the terrible accident.
The aftershocks of the incident started when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle cancelled Luke McCormickï¿½s contract of goalkeeper in just a month of the accident. It had been told to press people including Sky Sports News that this contract was terminated upon mutual consent. He had also been terminated with Plymouth in the beginning of the month and also ended up asked to not show up at the actual pre-season training.
Conflict continues to surround Luke McCormick even today. He caused a storm when his jail team officials sent a request towards the south Devon League so that he could perform in the Division Two side. In a report in Sky Sports news it was noted that some South Devon League officials were displeased with this request as they believe that McCormick ought to be punished with regard to his action rather than be permitted to spend some time playing football.