Marion Silva Fernandes Joins Zob Ahan

Marion Silva Fernandes

PLDC - Marion Silva Fernandes, simply known as Marion, has joined Iranian football club Zob Ahan.

Queiroz: Iran don't have supermen like Spain, but are able to do super things

Carlos Queiroz

Marca - Iran are set to face Spain in their second game of 2018 World Cup and their coach, Carlos Queiroz, has warned that his team can cause problems to La Roja.

Iran have nothing to fear vs. Spain, Portugal - they have Carlos Queiroz


ESPN - Carlos Queiroz has guided three national teams to four World Cups but the game against Spain on Wednesday could prove to be his finest hour and a half, not just on the global stage but in a long and distinguished coaching career.

Iran on the verge of making history in World Cup

Team Melli

Tehran Times - It’s very difficult, but not impossible for Iran national football team to book a place at the FIFA World Cup knockout stage for the first time.

Mohammad Ansari Extends Contract With Persepolis

Mohammad Ansari

PLDC – Persepolis defender Mohammad Ansari has extended his contract with the club for three more years. 

Germany loss a warning for Spain ahead of Iran clash

Spain - Russia 2018

Reuters – Spain came through a tough World Cup opener against Portugal in impressive style as the aftershocks of the sacking of their coach were still reverberating and they will need to keep the pedal firmly to the floor when they meet Iran on Wednesday.

Iran’s Cheshmi misses 2018 World Cup

Rouzbeh Cheshmi - Morocco

MNA – Iranian national defender and midfielder Rouzbeh Cheshmi suffered an injury during Team Melli’s training session on Sunday and cannot play for Iran during 2018 World Cup anymore.

Fernando Hierro confirms David De Gea will start against Iran

David De Gea - Iran

Onefootball - Spain boss Fernando Hierro has confirmed that David De Gea will start their next match against Iran on Wednesday.

Zob Ahan Reaches Agreement With Honduran Eddie Hernandez

PLDC – Iranian football club Zob Ahan has reached an agreement with Honduran striker Eddie Hernandez. 

Faghani atop referees at World Cup

Alireza Faghani - Germany v Mexico

MNA - According to, a referee ranking website, Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani has gained 4.84 points from 2564 votes and tops other referees of the 2018 World Cup till date.


Sardar Azmoun

AP - It was on a cold night of November two years ago that Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun displayed his class to the world.

Iranian Minister Urges FIFA to Pay Its Frozen Money

Massoud Soltanifar - Morocco

Ifpnews - Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar has called on the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to release the Islamic Republic’s frozen money as soon as possible.

Nike says Iran World Cup saga is 'misleading'

Without Nike

Usatoday - Nike responded defiantly on Sunday following criticism over its refusal to provide cleats for the Iran World Cup team – due to United States sanctions against the country.