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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. Stay up to date with all the Euro 2026 and Copa America schedules.

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

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The English Cabbage Patch

As England endure yet another major disappointment on the international stage, Derek Ross lament's the nation's inability to produce a winning midfield.

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NYCFC Earn Hard-Fought Draw In Atlanta

NYCFC came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 tie against Atlanta United Wednesday night. Mounsef Bakrar and Talles Magno (pen) scored for City.

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NYCFC Hold Fire At Soldier Field

NYCFC clinched a draw on the road against the Chicago Fire. Both teams battled to find a breakthrough and despite coming close neither side was able to do so. 

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Gotham FC Sweeps Angel City FC

Gotham FC completed their season sweep of Angel City at BMO Stadium Saturday night thanks to goals from Rose Lavelle and Delanie Sheehan

Star Player Interviews

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

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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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. 

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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.

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: Merseyside in the 80s

Bill Shankly's biographer Dave Bowler & journalist Chris Lepkowski take a look back at the dominance of Liverpool and Everton in the 1980s

Classic Articles From The Archives

We have many great articles spanning decades of First Touch magazine

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Interview With Felix White Of The Maccabees

First Touch caught up with Felix White of The Maccabees to discuss his love of Fulham, EPL predictions, & the surprising things he loves about touring in the USA.  

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New York Red Bulls Drafting History

Tim Hall looks at the history of New York Red Bulls drafting history through the years starting from the days of the Metrostars up until today.

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