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D.C. United selects midfielder John Thorrington in Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft

Midfielder joins the Black-and-Red from Vancouver Whitecaps FC

John Thorrington

Height: 5'8"
Weight: 150
Forward
Born: 10/17/1979
Age: 33
Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Acquired: Selected in stage 2 of the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft on 12/14/2012

D.C. United today announced that the club has selected midfielder John Thorrington in Stage-2 of the 2012 Major League Soccer Re-Entry Draft. Thorrington played in 19 games (14 starts) with Whitecaps FC in the 2012 season, and has appeared in four matches internationally with the U.S. Men’s National Team.

Thorrington is an eight-year Major League Soccer veteran. He has made 89 appearances (72 games started), scoring eight goals and assisting on three others.