Five years ago today on Feb. 20, 2017, was unveiled to the world.

It certainly has been quite a memorable five years with the local pro and college sports teams and the various national teams.

The staff of thanks all of its loyal readers who stop by every day to read about the beautiful game, local, national and international.

We hope to bring you news and commentary for many years to come.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at