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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

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NYCFC Fall To St. Louis City In Missouri

NYCFC suffered a second straight defeat on the road against St. Louis CITY SC on Saturday night. James Sands received a straight red card in the 83rd minute.

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Scottish Title Race Heats Up

The two Glasgow derbies will likely decide the Scottish title race, as it seems unlikely that, under Clement, Rangers will drop points elsewhere.

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The U.S. Women Look to Capture Gold

The USWNT national soccer team enters the CONCACAF W Gold Cup as favorites but faces tough competition from the likes of Canada, Brazil, and Colombia

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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Danny Simpson Interview (Leicester City)

The words of the Serenity Prayer tattooed on his right arm have served Danny Simpson well. Read this fascinating interview with the Leicester City star.

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Diego Lugano Interview – Uruguay Captain

With the countdown to the World Cup under way, we thought we would go all South American and have a word with Uruguayan skipper Diego Lugano. By Dave Bowler.

Legends Of The Game

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

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Legends of Soccer: Robin Friday

Ask one of the lucky few spectators who got to see Robin Friday play live and they will tell you he was the greatest soccer player they ever saw.

Ian St John

Legends Of Soccer: Ian St John

Dave Bowler tells the fascinating story of Ian St John This Liverpool and Scotland legend was an essential part of Bill Shankly\'s triumphant team during the 1960s.

Great Teams

Read all about the greatest teams ever to play the 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

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Dirty Leeds: 100 Years Of History

As Leeds celebrates its centenary it remains a club either loved or loathed. There's no middle ground. Its passionate supporters wouldn’t have it any other way.

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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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 – Leeds United

Dave Bowler and Chris Lepkowski stick their boots on and tackle the great Leeds United team of the 1960s and 70s and pay tribute to Peter Lorimer.

Classic Articles From The Archives

We have many great articles spanning decades of First Touch magazine

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Jack Wilshere Is Back In The Headlines

Like an immature schoolboy steadfastly refusing to learn his maths assignment, Jack Wilshere, Jack the lad once again refuses to stay out of the limelight.

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