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.
I regret to announce that the Run of Play Holiday Poem has been canceled this year, due to complex travel arrangements and a complete lack of acceptable rhymes for “major kidney stone surgery“. If you find yourself enraged or despairing over this news, why not consider a tall glass of eggnog?
Eggnog…because nothing takes away the pain of not getting to read a satirical holiday-themed soccer poem that you were led to believe would be forthcoming quite like a frosty glass of eggnog.
We’ll be back in a few days with our usual slate of dedicated Ligue 1 coverage and wall-to-wall Victoria Beckham photospreads. Until then, have a happy holiday, and don’t put off your history paper until the last minute, this economy is terrible, and you’re barely getting by as it is.
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by Brian Phillips · December 23, 2008