McCormick Offered Trial

A former Plymouth Argyle goalkeeper who was jailed after killing two young boys while drink driving has been offered the chance to play professional football again.

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Mother criticises football club

A mother who lost both her sons in a car crash caused by a drunk professional goalkeeper has criticised Swindon Town Football club for offering him a trial.

Amanda Peak says the club has failed to think about the impact taking on Luke Mccormick will have on her family. The former Plymouth Argyle player was jailed for seven years in 2008.

Jailed former goalkeeper offered the chance to play for Swindon Town

Luke McCormick
Luke McCormick was jailed for seven years in 2008 Credit: ITV West

A former Plymouth Argyle goalkeeper who was jailed after killing two young boys while drink driving has been offered the chance to play professional football again. Luke McCormick was jailed for seven years in 2008.

Today it emerged he's been training with Swindon Town while on day release from Layhill Prison since January. He'll join the club on trial when he's released in June.