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.
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Modena have now won two, drawn two, and lost three since they had a monk perform an exorcism on their dressing room. They’re back on the bottom of Serie B. However, they’ve significantly improved their overall record, which before Brother Gregorio’s intervention stood at one win, four draws, and seven losses. Also, their voices have largely stopped doing that weird chortling-through-a-garbage-disposal thing, and incidence of their heads turning 360° on their necks is reported to be down a bit as well.
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