FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Revolution announced Thursday that defender Avery John has signed a contract with MLS to play for the Revolution and will be available for Saturday's Revolution home game versus the MetroStars. Terms of the contract, per league and team policy, are not disclosed.
John is a Trinidad & Tobago international and has appeared in 49 full senior international matches for his country's national team. He spent the past three seasons of his career playing in the eircom Premier League in the Republic of Ireland, most recently with Longford Town. John previously played for Revolution head coach Steve Nicol with the Boston Bulldogs of the USL's A-League as well as for the A-League New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers.
John is designated as a Senior International, meaning that with John, José Cancela and Daouda Kante, the Revolution now have the MLS maximum three Senior Internationals permitted on a team roster.
Jersey No.: 4
Nationality: Trinidad & Tobago
Weight: 170 lbs.
DOB: 6/18/75; Point Fortin, Trinidad
College: American University
Last Club: Longford Town (Rep. of Ireland)