The Run of Play is a blog about
the wonder and terror of soccer.
We left the window open during a match in October 2007 and a strange wind blew into the room.
Now we walk the forgotten byways of football with a lonely tread, searching for the beautiful, the bewildering, the haunting, and the absurd.
Posting will be light for the next several days, due to Eventualities. The Tuesday Portrait will appear as usual, but in a cursory and alternative form. An imagined post on Juande Ramos’s skillful use of the fullback position is, for the moment, only a cause for speculation and grief.
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by Brian Phillips · March 4, 2008