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.
This from a headline in today’s Telegraph: “Carlo Ancelotti urges AC Milan to ‘suffer’ for Beckham signing.” And why shouldn’t they, after all? The rest of us are suffering for it.
by Brian Phillips · February 13, 2009