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.
Zach Dundas, Fredorrarci, Alan Jacobs, Supriya Nair, Richard Whittall
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How Real Madrid is like the Spanish Empire, by João Jorge.
February 2, 2011
It’s time to talk about greatness.
January 10, 2011
Fredorrarci on Cristiano Ronaldo.
June 18, 2009
The green mist descends as Real Madrid look for revenge on Barcelona.
June 11, 2009
And speaking of taking the tabloids seriously, the Mail has …
January 25, 2009
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA World Player of the …
January 12, 2009
Cristiano Ronaldo crashed his Ferrari into a roadside barrier on …
January 8, 2009
Alex Ferguson on the rumor that Manchester United have a …
December 18, 2008
Yes, Ronaldo deserved the Ballon d’Or. There have been some …
December 3, 2008
You can’t fight it. You can criticize its style. You …
April 2, 2008
Everything I like and everything I don’t like about Cristiano …
February 1, 2008
Brilliant stepovers etc., more goals as a winger etc., unstoppable …
January 22, 2008