Persepolis v Al Wasl is a must-win match, Branko Ivankovic says

Tehran Times - Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says the match against Al Wasl of the UAE is a must-win game for them.

Iran, Algeria friendly confirmed at UPC-Arena

Tehran Times - Iran national football team will face Algeria on March 27 at the UPC-Arena in Graz, Austria.

Rouhani pledges women to get access to stadiums: FIFA chief

Reuters - FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Friday he had been told by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that there are plans to allow women to attend football matches in the country soon.

FIFA President Infantino invites Hassan Rouhani to World Cup

Tehran Times - Iran President Hassan Rouhani has been invited to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Esteghlal Edges Persepolis [VIDEO]

Tasnim - Esteghlal football team edged past Persepolis in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino criticised for watching match women are banned from attending


Dailymail - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been criticised for going to a men-only game in Iran on Thursday.

Infantino urges Saudi Arabia and Iran not to allow politics get in way of football


Firstpost - FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that a two-year diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran should not be allowed to get in the way of football.

“I’m happy that people are talking about it” – Excited Arzani still undecided on international allegiance


Dailyfootballshow - Melbourne City young gun Daniel Arzani says he has not yet decided which nation he would like to represent at international level, if called up.

Iran, Libya Friendly Cancelled

Tasnim - A friendly match between Iran national football team and Libya has been called off.

Queiroz: Our dream is to reach knockout stage

FIFA - IR Iran are all set to make their second consecutive FIFA World Cup™ appearance in a few months, the first time they will have graced two world finals in a row.

Esteghlal can defeat Persepolis in Tehran derby: Winfried Schafer

Tehran Times - Esteghlal coach Winfried Schafer says that they are capable of beating their arch rivals Persepolis in Tehran derby.

Team Melli have chance to advance to World Cup next stage: Sardar Azmoun

Tehran Times - Iran striker Sardar Azmoun says that they are not underdogs in the 2018 World Cup and have a chance to qualify for the second round.

Alireza Faghani named Tehran derby referee

Tehran Times - Alireza Faghani has been appointed to take charge of Thursday’s Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis at the Azadi Stadium.