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

Jan 31, 2018

Daryl and Travis discuss the USWNT U20's performance at the CONCACAF Championship, where the team qualified for the U20 World Cup but played some pretty uninspiring soccer. Should we be worried?

Questions answered on today's show:

1. Why so much focus on U17s and U20s

2. Is it trues that some MLS Development Academies...

Jan 26, 2018

In the wake of the Presidential Forum at the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention, Taylor and Travis take a look at the (apparent) whipping boy of all 8 candidates: The Development Academy.

What brought about its creation, how has it succeeded, and why is it now such a point of controversy? All that and more.

Plus, we...

Jan 20, 2018

It's the first ever in-person TopDrawerSoccer Show! Daryl and Travis huddled in the only quiet spot they could find, just outside the ballroom in Philadelphia, to review and react to the MLS SuperDraft and the NWSL College Draft.

Jan 11, 2018

Taylor and Travis discuss the big news of the week: Jonathan Gonzalez will represent Mexico rather than the USA. What happened to bring about this change, what is the US Soccer Federation currently doing to foster interest in the national team among the country's Latino community, and what can it do in the future...

Jan 3, 2018

Daryl and Travis discuss the first ever US Soccer Youth National Teams Summit, where 153 players from across U16-U20 national teams have been called in. What's it all about?

We also answer three listener questions:

1. Could US Soccer implement crowd-sourced scouting?

2. What happened to Maki Tall?

3. How does my kid get...