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Filibuster podcast episode 114: Previewing the 2015 MLS SuperDraft with Travis Clark

We preview the 2015 MLS SuperDraft with Travis Clark of Top Drawer Soccer before turning to the recent D.C. United news.

It is MLS SuperDraft week, and that means that it is time for our yearly chat with Top Drawer Soccer's Travis Clark, the expert on all things college soccer. We talk about Cyle Larin, Cristian Roldan, and the other top players in the draft, the depth (or lack thereof) of talent in this draft, and the various goalkeepers in the draft (and where D.C. United should take them). We then ask Travis about picking for need versus picking the best available player, the Generation Adidas class this year, prospects from around greater DMV area, the effect of USL PRO, and whether or not there are any D.C. United Academy players who might sign soon.

After we bid farewell to Travis, we turn our attention to D.C. United news. We talk about SB Nation's mock SuperDraft, the signing of Markus Halsti, how Halsti will fit in with Perry Kitchen and Davy Arnaud, the callup of Steve Birnbaum and Perry Kitchen to the USMNT, the Concacaf Champions League, and United's coaching changes. It is a jam-packed show, so give it a listen!

Note: There is some joking about the Metro in this podcast, before we knew the full seriousness of the tragedy. We apologize profusely for the tastelessness of the joke.

Thanks for listening. Get in touch with us with any questions, comments, concerns or anything else via Twitter - @FilibusterDCU - or by emailing us at Or just leave a comment on this post. If you give us feedback, it may be featured on the next edition of the Twitterbox!

Our theme song is Pocket, by Beau Finley, used with permission.