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.
Tottenham’s 4-2 win over Liverpool was impressive, and more on it later. But here’s the Carling Cup fact of the day: Burnley have just beaten Chelsea 5-4 in penalties after holding them level through 120 minutes. John Obi Mikel/Mikel John Obi/Obi John Mikel and Wayne Bridge missed the crucial penalties for Chelsea.
At Stamford Bridge. Unbelievable.
I was following via live blog. Did anyone see the match? Apparently Drogba got hit with a coin and made a V-sign to the Burnley fans at one point.
SECOND UPDATE: Everbody‘s throwing coins!
by Brian Phillips · November 12, 2008