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.
The Mail thinks Ramos is in for a nice long stay at Real Madrid.
Conversely, Real’s decision to offer Ramos the job only until the summer should not be construed as a stop-gap measure.
Short-term contracts are common in Spain and have been in Ramos’ career, barring the four-and-a-half year deal he was given at Spurs.
True. But do you know what else is common in Spain? Replacing the manager after six months!
by Brian Phillips · December 10, 2008