Sport: Dynamic Debut

Eleven huskies in jerseys of royal blue, members of Moscow's Dynamo Club and soccer champions of All-the-Russias, filed out on the green turf of London's Stamford Bridge Stadium. Each player carried a bunch of red and white carnations, which he presented to his opposite number on Britain's Chelsea Club. The British, in turn, gave the men from Moscow cigar lighters.

These amenities observed, the Russians were ready for their sports debut on for eign soil. Before 85,000 soccer-lovers, a British record, the Dynamos set up three ripe scoring plays but overeagerly shot too high...

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