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George John returning to FC Dallas

FRISCO, Texas – FC Dallas defender George John’s transfer to English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers, was not finalized, the club announced today.

“Despite mutual interest, Blackburn Rovers and George John have decided not to enter into a contract,” FC Dallas President and CEO Doug Quinn said. “Blackburn had significant interest in acquiring George; however, for the time being, they decided not to finalize the deal. We are excited to have a player of George’s caliber back at FC Dallas.”

John will be returning to the team and will be available for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinal versus Seattle Sounders FC in Tukwila, WA on Tuesday, Aug. 30.