From the publisher:
The book "Old Football in Russia" tells about the emergence and first steps of Russian football. About how sports clubs were created, how the first international matches and tournaments with the participation of Russian football players were held. The book describes in detail the championships of Russia, in which the teams of St. Petersburg, Moscow and Odessa, the trip of the Russian team to the Olympics in 1912, the first foreign tour of Soviet players in 1923. The story of these events gives an idea of the main stages of development of Russian football at the beginning of the century.