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Born in Liverpool, John came through the Everton youth system and represented England in the under 17, 18, 19 and 20 teams. Still only 21, John gained first-team experience through loan spells at Doncaster Rovers, Yeovil Town, Leyton Orient (twice) and Blackpool before ending last season at Scunthorpe United. He won the League One title with Doncaster in 2013 and played in Orient’s League One play-off final side in 2014. John signed for Oxford on 13th August 2015, despite the offer of a new contract at Everton and interest from clubs in the Championship and League One.