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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On the wonder of left-footed players, by Alan Jacobs.
March 7, 2011
The chronicle of Argentine football.
May 6, 2009
Today’s rumor, courtesy of a fireman who answered the bell …
January 12, 2009
The Argentine press is reporting that an Englishman named Ian …
November 24, 2008
I’m talking about Maradona, of course, who was officially unveiled …
November 5, 2008
On Diego Maradona being named coach of the Argentine national …
November 1, 2008
A couple of thoughts on Maradona being named the new …
October 30, 2008