Luke McCormick, the former British goalkeeper was born in Coventry in 1983. The origins associated with his career bore a strange familiarity to that of a Hollywood movie. Followed closely by way of Sky Sports news, McCormick started out his job in the 2003- 2004 season as the back up with regard to Romain Larrieu. Improving towards his spot, McCormick acquired seven consecutive clean sheets and went on to set a new club record. The Plymouth Argyle supporters also voted him the most promising gamer of the year. He ended up being consequently sent upon loan to Boston United with League Two during October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who had been then the Plymouth Argyle manager.

He then transferred to Leicester City F. C together with Ian Holloway, the previous Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart rose progressively and also regularly after that and McCormick provided impressive shows during the final matches of 2007-2008 season.

The cloud settled upon his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick was arrested on suspicion involving leading to death by way of dangerous driving whilst he was on his way back coming from a previous team mates wedding ceremony. The Central Motorway Police Group, which was responsible for arresting McCormick, reported McCormick’s Range Rover collided with a Toyota Previa resulting in the passing away of Aaron and Ben Peak of age groups 10 as well as eight respectively.

The driver of the vehicle was the children’s father who was severely hurt and has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It was subsequently discovered that he received sustained multiple fractures on the neck, ribs as well as his back and his lungs were also swollen. Another 3 passengers in the Previa were treated for modest injuries.

He had been charged along with 2 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 was given 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 in October 2008 while he was sentenced to 7 years and 4 months of jail term.

Sky Sports news reported the fact that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty over the charges registered against him. The quantity of alcoholic beverages present in his blood had been two times the actual permissible drink and drive limitation. McCormick admitted of having gotten asleep on the wheel that night time that led to the terrible crash.

The actual aftershocks of the event began when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle terminated Luke McCormick�s contract of goalkeeper within a month of the crash. It was told to press people including Sky Sports News that the arrangement was cancelled upon mutual consent. He had also been terminated with Plymouth in the beginning of the month and also ended up requested not to attend the pre-season training.

Controversy continues to encircle Luke McCormick even today. He caused some sort of storm when his jail team officials sent a new request to the South Devon League so that he could perform in the Division Two side. In a review within Sky Sports news it was observed that some South Devon League officials were definitely displeased with this request as they feel that McCormick should be penalized for his action rather than be permitted to spend some time playing football.