Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Former ECFC player, George John opts to stay with FC Dallas

After days of speculation, former Emerald City FC player, George John, has opted to stay at FC Dallas and not move on to the English Premier League team, Blackburn Rovers. George, who also was an outstanding player for the University of Washington, has spent the last couple of weeks in talks with the EPL and his current team FC Dallas, in order to get the move approved before the EPL transfer window closed. Unfortunately the deal fell through and George returns to FC Dallas to finish out this years MLS season and his current contract. Reports indicate that Blackburn is still interested in George and are looking to resume talks next season. George John and FC Dallas will be playing against the Seattle Sounders FC today, Tuesday 8/30 in the US Open Cup.
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