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.
I know it’s counterintuitive, but I’m just going to stick my neck out and say that there ought to be a limit to the morally redemptive and/or personally exemplary qualities we are willing to descry in the successful conversion of one penalty kick.
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by Brian Phillips · October 30, 2008