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- Luke McCormick
Who the hell is he?
McCormick is a goalkeeper from Coventry. Yes, yes. Coventry. Don’t
let that cloud your judgement.
When did he sign?
Why did we want him?
Signed as cover for Nathan Abbey, who
suffered a finger injury just after Evans told Paul Bastock to fuck
off and die. McCormick made his debut for Boston United in the defeat
against Notts County.
What the boss said
"I am indeed grateful to my long-term mate Bobby Williamson.
I have seen Luke play on a number of occasions last season as he helped
Plymouth win the league championship. I am confident that Luke McCormick
will be an adequate replacement"
a left-winger, isn't he?"
Was he any good?
Yes. Not that he had much
of an opportunity to show off his obvious talents over his whole two
What happened to him after he left?
McCormick is now
firmly established as Plymouth Argyle’s number one and is generally
regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in The Championship.
(EDIT – The above was written prior to McCormick’s involvement
in a pretty terrible traffic accident on the way home from David Norris’
wedding, an accident so awful that not even we’re going to attempt
to make light of it)
Do you want to nominate a no-name kid who showed up for
three minutes before being recalled by Ipswich Town? E-mail impsTALK,
with ‘Yes! I’m Matt Dickens!’ in the subject line
to suggest a player