Jahanbakhsh: Mahdavikia is my idol and mentor

FIFA - Popular wisdom tells us ‘don’t meet your heroes’, as we will only end up denting and tarnishing the flawless image we have built of them. While that’s true for many, IR Iran rising star Alireza Jahanbakhsh is a clear exception to the rule.    

Iran to face Sierra Leone on March 17: Top official

Tehran Times - Head of Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Mehdi Taj says Team Melli will play a friendly match with Sierra Leone on March 17.

Esteghlal Launches Complaint to AFC over Malaysian Referee [VIDEO]


Tasnim - Iran’s Esteghlal has lodged a complaint with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) against Malaysian referee Mohd Amirul Izwan bin Yaacob.

Shojaei Closer to National Team More than Ever

Ifpnews - Eight months after being dropped out of Iran’s national football team because of playing against an Israeli club, Iranian midfielder Masoud Shojaei is now highly likely to return to the Team Melli.

AFC Champions League: Al Ain 2-2 Esteghlal [VIDEO]


AFC - Al Ain left it late to rescue a point at home against Esteghlal as the two sides played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Matchday Three of the 2018 AFC Champions League Group D.

Mahdavikia demonstrates football skills on FIFA video [VIDEO]

Tehran Times - With 100 days left to the start of the FIFA World Cup in Russia on June 14, the International Football Federation released a promotional video for the championship featuring Iranian football legend Mehdi Mahdavikia.

AFC Champions League: Zobahan 2-0 Al Wahda [VIDEO]

AFC - A Morteza Tabrizi brace fired Zobahan to a 2-0 home win over Al Wahda on Matchday Three of the 2018 AFC Champions League Group B on Tuesday. 

Winfried Schafer: Contract Extension Talks 'Not Going in Positive Way'


Tasnim - Iran's Esteghlal football team's head coach Winfried Schafer says he has not been offered new contract yet.

AFC Champions League: Al Jazira 0-0 Tractorsazi Tabriz [VIDEO]


AFC - UAE’s Al Jazira and Islamic Republic of Iran’s Tractorsazi Tabriz played out a goalless draw at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Matchday Three of the AFC Champions League Group A tie on Monday.

AFC Champions League: Persepolis 2-0 Al Wasl [VIDEO]

AFC - A five-minute double salvo earned Islamic Republic of Iran's Persepolis a solid 2-0 win over UAE’s Al Wasl in Matchday Three of the AFC Champions League Group C at Azadi Stadium on Monday.

Iran learn fate at AFC Women’s Futsal Championship

Tehran Times -  Iran have learned their fate at the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship Thailand 2018 on Monday.

Esteghlal have a chance of beating Al Ain: Winfried Schafer

Tehran Times - Esteghlal coach Winfried Schafer says that they have chance of defeating the UAE’s Al Ain.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh sidelined with hamstring injury

Tehran Times - AZ Alkmaar ace Alireza Jahanbaksh has been sidelined for a while with a hamstring injury on Saturday.