Eddie Gutierrez

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Eddie Gutierrez
Personal information
Full name Jorge Eduardo Gutierrez
Date of birth (1983-02-13) February 13, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Porterville, California, United States
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Fresno Fuego
Number 18
Youth career
2001 Fresno State Bulldogs
2002–2004 Fresno Pacific Sunbirds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Fresno Fuego 39 (4)
2008 Miami FC 11 (0)
2008 Carolina RailHawks 8 (0)
2009– Fresno Fuego 45 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 29, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jorge Eduardo "Eddie" Gutierrez (born February 13, 1983 in Porterville, California) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Fresno Fuego in the USL Premier Development League.


College and Amateur[edit]

Gutierrez attended Porterville High School, and played one year of college soccer at Fresno State University before transferring to Fresno Pacific University in 2002. He finished his collegiate career at FPU in 2004, and was a 2003 first team NAIA All American and a 2004 second team All American.[1]

Gutierrez also spent five years with Fresno Fuego in the USL Premier Development League, helping the team to win PDL Western Conference championships in 2004 and 2007.


In May 2008, Gutierrez began his professional career with Miami FC in the USL First Division. On August 1, 2008, Miami traded Gutierrez to the Carolina RailHawks in exchange for Connally Edozien.[2] He finished the season with the RailHawks, but was not signed for the 2009 season. He returned to Fresno to play with Fresno Fuego in April 2009.