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The TopDrawerSoccer Show: focus on the future with Top Drawer Soccer

Dec 21, 2017

Taylor and Travis take turns recapping their favorite youth soccer stories from 2017, including the development of development academies, MLS clubs emphasizing youth, youngsters abroad getting more recognition, and US youth national teams impressing on the world's stage.

They also answer four listener questions:

1) Is...

Dec 13, 2017

Daryl and Travis open the show by discussing Stanford's College championship — what is Jeremy Gunn doing right and which Stanford players could we see go pro in the near future?

Link to Sam Werner's goal:

Link to Sam Werner story: 

Dec 6, 2017

Taylor and Travis review the US U17 national team's performance at the Nike International Friendlies. The games... did not go as well as one might have hoped. So, we try to figure out what went wrong and what's to come.

10:59 - After that, it's on to our review of Stanford's dramatic 3-2 victory over UCLA in the D1...

Nov 29, 2017

Daryl and Travis discuss three lesser-traveled American soccer paths to the pros, focusing specifically on a trio 18-year-olds:

Jonathan Amon, playing for FC Nordsjælland in Denmark

Juan Pablo Torres, playing for Lokeren in Belgium

Jonathan Gonzalez, playing for Monterrey in Mexico

Amon is already scoring in Denmark,...

Nov 22, 2017

Taylor and Travis take a look at the latest US U17 roster, and ponder what the future holds... as well as what the upcoming Nike Friendlies are going to look like.

In Part Two, we recap the goings on in both the women's and men's NCAA tournaments: upsets abound, Virginia teams aren't doing well, and Travis remains good...