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.
Illustration of the day. Click to see the full-size version, and please consult the caption to know its full world-historical significance.
Read More: Football as War
by Brian Phillips · October 2, 2009