Passovotchka: Moscow Dynamo

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On 4 November 1945 a party from Moscow Dynamo Football Club travelled to Britain to play four matches against top British teams. They departed thirty-three days later, leaving a trail of controversy in their unbeaten wake. With the Cold War not yet begun, Russia was still Britain's ally and everyone claimed to want to keep politics out of sport. But the Soviet authorities were clearly anxious that Dynamo's performance should reflect well on the State; and there were many in the British press eager to make political capital ...

Passovotchka: Moscow Dynamo 2000, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747548133

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