Ex-Iran Defender Beitashour Retires from Football


Tasnim – Steven Beitashour, after a 14-year MLS career, has retired from professional soccer.

Sardar Azmoun returns to group training ahead of Bologna clash

Sardar Azmoun

Romapress - Roma attacker Sardar Azmoun is expected to be back with the rest of the team for the upcoming away match with Bologna.

VAR’s experience not satisfying in the first match: PGPL

Derby VAR

Tehran Times - Iranian football fans were not impressed by the quality of the Tehran derby, and the use of VAR couldn't prevent both teams from disputing the referee's decisions.

FIFA chief hails access for women to Iran stadium

women to Iran stadium

Tehran Times - FIFA President Gianni Infantino believes the global governing body's policy of engagement with Iran over the treatment of women in football is bearing fruit after some were allowed into the Tehran derby on Thursday.

Persepolis, Esteghlal share spoils: PGPL [VIDEO]

Persepolis, Esteghlal

Tehran Times - Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw here at the Azadi Stadium in the 2023/24 Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League (PGPL) on Thursday.

Sanat Naft Coach Veisi Steps Down after Loss against Gol Gohar


Tasnim – Abdollah Veisi stepped down as head coach of Sanat Naft football team after losing to Gol Gohar.

Sardar Azmoun likely to miss 2023 AFC Asian Cup

Sardar Azmoun

MNA – Iran national football team striker Sardar Azmoun will likely miss the 2023 AFC Asian Cup due to the injury.

Majid Jalali named Iran football technical director

Majid Jalali

Tehran Times - Majid Jalali has been named as the new technical director of the Iran national football team.

Branko Ivankovic Linked with Persepolis: Report

Branko Ivankovic

Tasnim – Branko Ivankovic is reportedly a candidate to take charge of Iran’s Persepolis football team.

Iran football coach Ghalenoei undergoes kidney surgery

Amir Ghalenoei

Tehran Times - Iran national football team head coach Amir Ghalenoei underwent kidney surgery at a hospital in Tehran on Tuesday.

Carlos Queiroz sacked as Qatar coach ahead of AFC Asian Cup title defence

Carlos Queiroz

Aljazeera - AFC Asian Cup hosts and defending champions Qatar have sacked their men’s national team head coach Carlos Queiroz less than a year in to the role and six weeks ahead of the 2023 Asian Cup.

Persepolis knocked out of 2023/24 AFC Champions League [VIDEO]


Tehran Times - Iran’s Persepolis football team lost to Al Duhail of Qatar 2-1 in Group E of the AFC Champions League 2023/24 Tuesday night and failed to book their place in the Round of 16

Mourinho thrilled with Azmoun’s potential

Sardar Azmoun

Tehran Times - Iranian international forward Sardar Azmoun has proven vital in Roma’s recent run of games and Jose Mourinho is thrilled with his potential.