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.
Four games left in our first season in Serie C1, and to my surprise, we found ourselves just three points away from the last promotion playoff spot. Did we have a shot at Serie B? Here’s what happened. [Preview: It involves playing for an away win against the league champions on the last day of the season...]
by Brian Phillips · February 3, 2009