Iranian female footballer applies for asylum

Dailymail - A top-class Iranian footballer has filed for asylum in Switzerland because she faces jail at home for playing without a hijab while wearing shorts and in a match alongside men.

Sayyadmanesh Reaches Agreement with Galatasaray [VIDEO]

Tasnim - Iran U-17 football team striker Allahyar Sayyadmanesh has reached an agreement to join Turkish giant Galatasaray.

Iran learns rivals at AFC Futsal C'ship

MNA - National Iranian futsal team has been seeded against Iraq, China and Myanmar in Group C of 2018 AFC Futsal Championship.

“On an artificial pitch, and with the cold” – Forward fires warning to Arsenal, puts QPR target in shop window

SportWitness - OFK forward Saman Ghoddos has sent a warning to Arsenal after the Swedish side drew the Premier League club in the next round of the Europa League.

Persepolis move seven points clear at IPL top [VIDEO]

TEHRAN TIMES - Persepolis moved seven points clear of Pars Jonoubi Jam at the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Sunday with a 2-0 victory in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Coley Confirms Move To Esteghlal

Jamaica Gleaner - Jamaica College (JC) head coach Miguel Coley has confirmed that he will be joining Iranian side Esteghlal FC as its assistant coach later this month.

Olympiakos in Hunt to Sign Iran’s Haji Safi

Tasnim - Olympiakos is reportedly set to land Iranian international defender Ehsan Haji Safi.

AZ Alkmaar keep pace with leaders with rampant win [VIDEO]

Sky Sports - AZ Alkmaar thrashed Heracles Almelo 5-0 to close up on Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven.

Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic linked with Saudi Arabian teams

TEHRAN TIMES - Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic has been linked with two Saudi Arabian teams Al-Ittifaq and Al-Ittihad.

Iraqi Minister Says Awaiting Iran’s Greenlight for Soccer Friendly

Tasnim - Iraq’s Minister of Youth and Sports Abdul-Hussein Abtaan said his ministry has been waiting for months for the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran’s response to an offer for holding a friendly soccer game in the Arab country.

Pars Jonubi to Attend Club World Cup

Financial Tribune - Pars Jonubi beach soccer team will attend the 4th Mundialito Club World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, December 14-17.

Football Fans Look Forward to 2018 FIFA World Cup

Financial Tribune - With Iran’s football team drawn with 2010 winners Spain and current European champions Portugal in Group B for the 2018 World Cup in Russia...

Futsal World Cub Host Bidding Delayed

Financial Tribune - The 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup host, which was set to be appointed during 2017 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in November, will instead be announced next year in December.