Soccer Saturday

Greg Rakestraw Shares His Five Favorite Moments That Shaped His Soccer Story

(00:00-03:34) – Greg Rakestraw is back on a Halloween edition of Soccer Saturday informing you about the players that made the All-League team’s from the Indy Eleven, what games he will be broadcasting for the high school state finals, and preview’s his five favorite moments that helped shape his soccer story.

(06:37-21:41) – A good friend of the show in Mike Watts joins the show to discuss if he was surprised when the Tampa Bay Rowdies knocked off Louisville City considering they didn’t see each other this year, face any similar opponents during the year, and because of how dominant Louisville has been at home. Watts also previews his sixth USL Cup Final between Tampa Bay and Phoenix Rising.

(24:42-37:04) – The first year head coach of Guerin Catholic’s women’s soccer team in Sean Yau to describe what it means to make the state championship game in his first year as a head coach, the level of familiarity going up against a school in Noblesville in the state championship game for the first time in their school’s history even though they are less than ten miles away, and how the sectional they had to come out of is a “dog eat dog sectional.”

(40:07:-51:10) – Following his conversation with Drew Thompson from The Game Beckons, Greg Rakestraw and Brad Hauter asked him if they could share their top five favorite soccer moments. A couple of his favorite moments were the 2006 World Cup Final between Italy and France and the opening night for the Indy Eleven back in 2014.

(54:10-56:37) – In the final segment of the final October edition of Soccer Saturday, Greg touches on the idea of Fort Wayne FC will play on the amateur level the next two years and then enter league one to play professionally in 2023. From a youth soccer standpoint, the Indy Eleven will compete in the USL Academy League and updates you on what is going on in the Champions League.

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