Date: 11th October 2016 at 12:02am
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Argyle goalkeeper Luke McCormick is closing in on 300 appearances for the club.

The 33-year old shot stopper will play his 299th game for Argyle against Portsmouth on Saturday and barring injury or suspension will reach the milestone of 300 appearances when he plays for Argyle against Newport County on Saturday 22nd October.

The team captain has reached 298 games in two periods at Home Park, with just two of those games as a substitute and if he continues to be selected he will overtake Romain Larrieu and become Argyle’s fourth most capped keeper by the end of this season.

After progressing through the Argyle youth set-up McCormick made his debut as a 17-year old in 2001, his early career was as an understudy to Larrieu and when the Frenchman picked up an injury McCormick seized his chance and helped Argyle to the Division Two title.

Over the following couple of seasons Larrieu and McCormick shared goalkeeping duties before McCormick claimed the number 1 (or number 23) jersey for himself.
In the summer of 2008 tragic circumstances forced McCormick to leave the club.

He returned to Argyle in August 2013 and provided competition to keeper Jake Cole before once again becoming first choice keeper at Home Park.
Under previous manager John Sheridan McCormick was made club captain and this season Derek Adams made him his first team skipper.

During his first spell McCormick recorded 157 appearances and in his current spell has played in 141 games. Now in his 10th season at Argyle McCormick has kept a total of 103 clean sheets in 298 games.

Good luck for the 300!


Thanks to Greens On Screen.