Luke McCormick, the former British goalkeeper was born in Coventry in 1983. The actual origins of his career bore some sort of peculiar familiarity to that of a Hollywood motion picture. Followed meticulously by way of Sky Sports news, McCormick began his career during the 2003- 2004 season as the backup for Romain Larrieu. Stepping up to his spot, McCormick acquired seven consecutive clean sheets and proceeded to set a new club record. The Plymouth Argyle fans also voted him one of the most promising gamer of that year. He was then dispatched upon loan to Boston United of League Two in October 2004, by Bobby Williamson who was then the Plymouth Argyle manager.

Then he moved to Leicester City F. C together with Ian Holloway, a former Plymouth Argyle Manager. His career chart went up progressively and also consistently after that and McCormick provided amazing shows during the final matches of 2007-2008 season.

The cloud settled upon his career when on June 7th, 2008, Luke McCormick ended up being arrested on suspicion of causing death by way of dangerous driving while he was on his way back from a previous team mates wedding. The Central Motorway Police Group, that was responsible for arresting McCormick, stated McCormick’s Range Rover collided along with a Toyota Previa resulting in the death of Aaron as well as Ben Peak of ages 10 as well as eight respectively.

The actual driver in the vehicle had been the children’s father who was seriously injured and has to be taken to the Hospital Of North Staffordshire. It was subsequently found that he received sustained multiple fractures in the neck, ribs and his back and his lungs were also swollen. The other 3 people in the Previa were treated with regard to minor injuries.

He was charged along with two counts of death caused by dangerous driving, driving together with alcohol in his bloodstream as well as driving without having insurance coverage by way of the Staffordshire Police the next day. On June 9 he had been presented before the Fenton Magistrate Court and ended up being given conditional bail. On June 16 he showed up before the Stroke-on-Trent Crown Court where the charges on driving with no insurance ended up dropped against him. This case was finally tried in October 2008 when he was sentenced to seven years and 4 months of jail term.

Sky Sports news reported that Luke McCormick pleaded guilty over the charges filed against him. The quantity of alcoholic beverages present in his bloodstream was twice the actual permissible drink and drive limit. McCormick confessed of having fallen asleep over the wheel that night that resulted in the terrible accident.

The actual aftershocks of this incident began when on 22nd July, 2008 Plymouth Argyle terminated Luke McCormick�s contract of goalkeeper in just a month of the accident. It had been told to press people as well as Sky Sports News that the contract had been cancelled on mutual agreement. He had also been terminated with Plymouth in the beginning of the month and ended up requested to not show up at the actual pre-season training.

Controversy continues to encircle Luke McCormick even today. He caused some sort of storm the moment his jail team authorities sent a new request towards the south Devon League so that he could possibly perform in the Division Two side. In a report in Sky Sports news it had been observed that some South Devon League officials were definitely displeased with this particular request because they feel that McCormick should be punished for his deed rather than be allowed to spend some time enjoying football.