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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 all the big games happening 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

Top Articles

Malachi Jones of nycfc

NYCFC Beat New England At Yankee Stadium

NYCFC beat the Revolution at Yankee Stadium on Saturday night. Goals from Agustín Ojeda in the 57th minute and Julián Fernández in injury time sealed the win.

Star Player Interviews

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

Sami Hyypia

Sami Hyypia Interview

Ex-Liverpool and Finland defender Sami Hyypia talks to Greg McKay about what he has been doing since leaving management, as well as Liverpool\'s prospects..

Legends Of The Game

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

Diego Maradona. That magic moment when he scored against England

Diego Maradona And THAT Magic Moment

Three minutes in the Aztec Stadium in Mexico City on June 22nd 1986, just 180 seconds told you everything you needed to know about Diego Maradona.

Great Teams

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

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Preston North End Profile 1888-93

Under the leadership of Major William Sudell, Preston North End were the Manchester City of their day. Their dominance required other teams to up their game.

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Honved Of Budapest In The 1950s

It is a measure of the genuine majesty of Honved of Budapest that the team from the early 1950s still attracts such feelings of warmth. By Dave Bowler

Soccer Bars In New York

mulligan's soccer bar hoboken

Soccer Bar: Mulligans, Hoboken

Mulligan’s soccer bar in Hoboken has been the home of live soccer in New Jersey for many a year. Mulligan's supporters clubs include the Garden State Blaugrana.

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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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Football Programmes Matter!

Football programmes are the latest sacred institution to come under threat from The EFL, a spectacularly clueless organization.

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The Magic Of The FA Cup Lives On

The FA Cup is “the greatest cup competition in the world”, the one that transcends all others, that can captivate not just England, but the whole world.

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