Manny Guzman

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Manny Guzman
Personal information
Full name Emanuel Guzman
Date of birth (1986-07-07) July 7, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Mexico
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ventura County Fusion
Number 6
Youth career
2005 Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks
2006–2008 Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Bakersfield Brigade 20 (1)
2009–2010 Ventura County Fusion 21 (0)
2011–2012 Wilmington Hammerheads 43 (4)
2012 Charleston Battery (loan) 1 (0)
2013– Ventura County Fusion 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 18, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Emanuel "Manny" Guzman (born July 7, 1986) is a Mexican-American soccer player currently playing for Ventura County Fusion in the USL Premier Development League.


College and Amateur[edit]

Guzman grew up in Lakewood, California, and attended West High School in Torrance, California. He played one year of college soccer at Los Angeles Harbor College in 2005, scoring 10 goals and 11 assists,[1] before transferring to California State University, Bakersfield in 2006.[2]

During his college career and beyond, Guzman played with USL Premier Development League clubs Bakersfield Brigade,[3] and Ventura County Fusion from 2009 through to 2010,[4] and was part of the Fusion team which won the 2009 USL PDL national championship.


Guzman signed his first professional contract in March 2011, joining USL Pro club Wilmington Hammerheads.[5] He made his professional debut on April 17, 2011 in Wilmington's first game of the 2011 season, a 1-0 win over the Rochester Rhinos.[6]


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