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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And speaking of taking the tabloids seriously, the Mail has the goods on the shocking, one might even say pointless, escalation of hostilities between Guus Hiddink and Cristiano Ronaldo, which I deeply, deeply hope will become one of the signature footballing enmities of 2009. Guus thinks he only won Player of the Year because of his haircut!
by Brian Phillips · January 25, 2009[contact-form 5 'Email form']