Luke McCormick, the ex- English goalkeeper was born in Coventry during 1983. The beginnings of his profession bore a peculiar familiarity to that of a Hollywood movie. Followed meticulously by way of Sky Sports news, McCormick began his job in the 2003- 2004 season as a back up for Romain Larrieu. Stepping up to his position, McCormick acquired seven consecutive clean sheets and also went on to set a new club record. The Plymouth Argyle supporters also voted him one of the most promising gamer of that year. He was consequently sent upon loan to Boston United of League Two in October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who had been then the Plymouth Argyle manager.
He then moved to Leicester City F. C along with Ian Holloway, the former Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career graph went up progressively and also consistently after that and McCormick gave impressive performances in the final games of 2007-2008 season.
The cloud settled upon his occupation the moment in June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick ended up being busted for suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving while he was on his way back coming from a former team mates wedding ceremony. The Central Motorway Police Group, which was in charge of arresting McCormick, reported McCormick’s Range Rover collided with a Toyota Previa leading to the passing away of Aaron and Ben Peak of ages 10 as well as 8 respectively.
The driver in the car had been the children’s father who had been seriously hurt and also has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It had been then found that he had sustained multiple fractures in the neck, ribs and his back and also his lungs were also swollen. The other 3 passengers inside the Previa had been cared for for modest injuries.
He was charged along with 2 counts of death caused by hazardous driving, driving with alcohol in his bloodstream and also driving without having insurance by way of the Staffordshire Police the very following day. On June 9 he was presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and also was given conditional bail. On June 16 he showed up before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court where the charges regarding driving without an insurance coverage were dropped towards him. This case was 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 against him. The amount of alcohol found in his blood was two times the actual permissible drink and drive limitation. McCormick confessed of having fallen asleep over the wheel that night time that resulted in the horrific accident.
The aftershocks of the event started when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle cancelled Luke McCormickï¿½s agreement of goalkeeper within a month of the crash. It was told to all press people as well as Sky Sports News that this contract had been terminated upon mutual consent. He had also been suspended with Plymouth in the beginning of the month and also had been requested to not show up at the pre-season training.
Controversy continues to surround Luke McCormick even today. He created a storm when his prison team authorities sent a new request towards the south Devon League to ensure that he could possibly play in the Division Two side. In a report in Sky Sports news it had been noted that some South Devon League officers were definitely displeased with this request as they feel that McCormick ought to be punished for his action rather than be permitted to spend some time enjoying football.