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

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 Nordsj√¶lland 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...

Nov 15, 2017

Daryl and Travis look back at the youthful lineup the USMNT fielded against Portugal. Does it fill Travis with optimism? And what other youngsters could feature for the USMNT in the near future.

In part two, we preview the NCAA Men's College Soccer Tournament by each picking three players to watch.

In part three, we...

Nov 8, 2017

Taylor and Travis take a look at the new US Men's National Team roster and ponder some of the selections (as well as some of the exclusions). Then they tackle the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Tournament by taking a look at 6 teams they think are poised to do big things.

In Part III (the first part went long, so Taylor...

Nov 1, 2017

Daryl and Travis discuss England's U17 World Cup win, and the pros and cons of the youth soccer development system that made it possible. What can the US system adopt from what England is doing, what is the US system already doing that is similar, and what could it do better?

In part two (start 35:35) Travis profiles...