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First Touch Online Soccer Publication

First Touch is New York’s longest-running and best-loved soccer publication.  Here you’ll discover all the best soccer bars in the USA for watching your favorite teams. Our Soccer TV Guide will help you watch the Women’s World Cup and all the other big games this week.

Also, you’ll find Soccer supporters clubs for the popular teams in every City and State in the USA. Furthermore, you can read hundreds of great articles and interviews from our archives, all free on this amazing website and mobile app.

Soccer Supporters Clubs In The USA

Latest Articles

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Columbus Crew Win 2023 MLS Cup

The Columbus Crew won the third MLS Cup in club history after defeating the Los Angeles Football Club, 2-1, at Field

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NWSL Announce Changes For Next Season

2024 regular season kicks off March 16; framework features 190-match schedule, expanded playoff format and revised NWSL Challenge Cup

Star Player Interviews

First Touch goes one on one with some of the greats of the game. See all of our exclusive interviews here!

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Brian McBride Interview (USA)

Chicago Fire former Fulham star Brian McBride is thrilled to see his ex-teammates at Fulham qualify for next season’s Europa League.

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Mason Holgate Interview (Everton)

Mason Holgate has found his way at the top level by fighting it out with the Premier League’s elite. Read this fascinating interview with the Everton star.

Legends Of The Game

Read profiles of some of the greats who shaped the game of soccer over decades.

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Pele The King Of Football Is Dead

Pele The King of football has died age 82 in Brazil. The 3 time World Cup winner was surrounded by his family in hospital. Here is our profile of the...

Great Teams

Read all about the greatest teams ever to play the game.

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Ajax Of Amsterdam Dominate Europe 1971-73

Dave Bowler reflects on the great Ajax 1971-73 team that was so dominant in Europe at the time, winning the European Cup 3 times in a row as Dutch Champions.

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Graham Williams Remembers The Busby Babes

Welsh international Graham Williams remembers the Busby Babes of Manchester United from likely conquerors of Europe to a team with no future. 

Soccer Bars In New York

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Soccer Bar: Black Horse Pub

The Black Horse pub is the best soccer bar in Brooklyn. This English pub in Brooklyn is a pioneer of NY soccer bars. Visit Brooklyn's best soccer bar today.

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Soccer Bar: Dog & Bone, NYC

The Dog & Bone is one of the most popular soccer bars for watching World cup games in midtown Manhattan. Enjoy the special matchday atmosphere in a British pub.

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Podcast - Just Look At His Face

Listen to archived episodes of this classic podcast presented by Dave Bowler and Chris Lepkowski

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JLAHF Podcast: The Soul Of Football

This week's podcast we go in search of football's soul. Where has it gone? How do we get it back? In the meantime, let's put football straight...

Classic Articles From The Archives

We have many great articles spanning decades of First Touch magazine

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Cedella Marley Interview – One Love

Bob's eldest daughter, Cedella Marley, talks to Jon Langford about her new line of football clothing and her dad’s love of the beautiful game.

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