The Run of Play is a blog about soccer. Like a Targaryen princess, cast out of Westeros and forced to take refuge amid the dregs of the Free Cities, we are currently in exile from our primary domain, which you can visit here.

FACEBOOK: /runofplay

TWITTER: @runofplay


Who Are You


Brian Phillips @runofplay
Brian is a staff writer at Grantland. His work has appeared in Slate, Deadspin, The New York Times Magazine, The Awl, The New Republic, The Hudson Review, and Poetry, among other publications. He founded The Run of Play in October 2007.

Contributing Writers:

Alan Jacobs @ayjay
Alan teaches, writes, and watches soccer in Wheaton, Illinois. His homepage is here: ayjay.jottit.com. His most recent book is The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction.

Supriya Nair @supriyan
Supriya is a journalist from Bombay, where she writes about literature for Mint. She can also be found at President Blink-Blink.

Fredorrarci @Fredorrarci
Fredorrarci is a staff writer at The Classical and the proprietor of Sport Is a TV Show. He lives in Ireland.

Richard Whittall @RWhittall
Richard Whittall is the editor of The Footy Blog at theScore.com. He can also be found at his own blog, A More Splendid Life.

Zach Dundas @zachdundas
Zach Dundas is a writer and journalist in Portland, OR. He is the author of The Renegade Sportsman, a first-hand account of America’s sports underground.