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.
Paul Ince is out at Blackburn. “I like the cut of your jib, sailor,” Ramón Calderón tells him via text message.
by Brian Phillips · December 16, 2008