Tasnim – Steven Beitashour, after a 14-year MLS career, has retired from professional soccer.
Romapress - Roma attacker Sardar Azmoun is expected to be back with the rest of the team for the upcoming away match with Bologna.
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.
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.
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.
Tasnim – Abdollah Veisi stepped down as head coach of Sanat Naft football team after losing to Gol Gohar.
MNA – Iran national football team striker Sardar Azmoun will likely miss the 2023 AFC Asian Cup due to the injury.
Tehran Times - Majid Jalali has been named as the new technical director of the Iran national football team.
Tasnim – Branko Ivankovic is reportedly a candidate to take charge of Iran’s Persepolis football team.
Tehran Times - Iran national football team head coach Amir Ghalenoei underwent kidney surgery at a hospital in Tehran on Tuesday.
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.
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
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.
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