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Ventura are another California-based side, plying their trade in the USL Premier Development League which is the fourth tier in the America footballing pyramid.
They play their home games on the campus of Oxnard College, where they have been based since 2011.
Despite only being founded in 2006, Fusion have enjoyed some success over the past six years, notably winning the USL Western Conference in 2009 and the Southwest Division in 2010.
The USL Development League is the amateur arm of the US, Canada and Bermuda leagues and it is currently the top-level men’s amateur football competition in America.
Despite not being a professional league, the PDL prides itself on its professionalism in terms of organisation and structure, as well as its dedication to helping to develop young players that could one day go on and feature in the MLS.