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.
Zach Dundas, Fredorrarci, Alan Jacobs, Supriya Nair, Richard Whittall
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They’ve suspended the league indefinitely. Apparently what prompted the brawl was a pitch invasion by a group of Nacional supporters, who managed to steal a flag from a group of Danubio supporters, which led to the scenes depicted above and provided yet one more dish in our decade’s rich banquet of opportunities for the Flash video audience to watch people hit one another with iron bars. No one was reported injured. “Enjoy”.
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