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.
“Hull City striker Marlon King has been arrested for allegedly punching a girl in a nightclub.”
— from a story in today’s Mirror
“Marlon King has been told by Hull chairman Paul Duffen he will not get a permanent deal at the KC Stadium until the summer.”
— from a different story in today’s Mirror
… but a note clarifying the chicken-and-egg problem would have been nice.
by Brian Phillips · December 11, 2008