Avery John

Avery John

Avery John (born June 18, 1975 in Point Fortin, Trinidad and Tobago) is a Trinidadian football player who plays as a defender for Miami FC of the USL First Division.


After football for his high school, Presentation College, John played for Yavapai College in Arizona and American University in Washington, DC. In his four seasons with American, John was named First Team All-Colonial Athletic Association and Second Team All-South Atlantic Region in his second year. In that same year, he helped win the CAA Championship and bring the team into the NCAA Quarterfinals.

Club career

Upon graduating, John played briefly in the American A-League, with the Steve Nicol-coached Boston Bulldogs, and subsequently followed his namesake Stern John on the New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers.

Before joining the Revolution, John has spent much of his professional career playing in the Irish Eircom League. John is perhaps best known in Ireland for playing for Bohemian F.C., with whom he spent two spells and worked under three different managers. John was a fan favourite with Bohemians, where he became a cult figure who had several songs in his honour. John also had a brief spell with Shelbourne F.C., and most recently Longford Town, who he was with before joining the Revolution. With the Revolution has been in and out of the starting lineup all four years with injuries, international duty, and occasional loss of form, but has never appeared in fewer than 10 games in a season.

On May 1, 2008, He signed with Miami FC.


John has appeared in over 50 matches with the Trinidad and Tobago national team. In his first match at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, he was dismissed with his second yellow card for a rash tackle on Sweden's Christian Wilhelmsson, making John the first player to be sent off in the tournament and causing him to miss Trinidad and Tobago's high profile game with England.


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