Iran's Football Federation to Hold Fund-Raising Matches


Mehr News - Iran's Football Federation Saturday postponed the 16th-week matches of the third Pro League to hold fund-raising friendlies in favor of quake victims in Bam, the southeastern Kerman Province.

IPL fixtures for 16th-18th weeks


IRNA - Fixtures for the 15th-18th weeks of the third Iran Pro League:

Amir Ghalenoe:"I will not let these kind of thing to happen again."


PLDC - Esteghlal's Head Coach, in an interview told reporters: "The issue regarding Hamedani and the game against Pas will be solved and we will not let these things happen again, as an example, I had to deal with a similar situation with Nikbakht, which I benched him for 30 minutes against Paykan, but when he came into the field, he played one of his best games."

Tractor Sazi sacks Romanian coach, appoints Qassempour


IRNA - Tractor Sazi of Tabriz, capital of East Azarbaijan Province, fired Romanian coach Vasile Ioan Godja and signed Ebrahim Qassempour as the new manager Tuesday.

Hashemian Says Forgot National Side Two Years Ago


Mehr News- Iranian striker of VfL Bochum, Vahid Hashemian, here Friday said he decided to pull out of the national team two years ago.

Hashemian strike saves Bochum


AFC- IRANIAN striker Vahid Hashemian struck his 11th goal of the German Bundesliga season as VFL Bochum drew 2-2 at Hannover on Wednesday to remain firmly in the hunt for UEFA Cup qualification.

Mahdavikia Ponders Summer Move


Soccer365- Hamburg winger extraordinaire Mehdi Mahdavikia has conceded that he may opt not to renew his expiring contract if the club fail to achieve European football for next season.

Hamburg set deadline for Mahdavikia


IRIB - German first division football club Hamburger SV has issued an ultimatum to its Iranian striker Mehdi Mahdavikia to accept the club's final offer, news reports quoted Hamburg team manager Dietmar Beiersdorfer as saying Friday.

Ansarian joins Saipa by a six month contract


PLDC - Saipa team management announced yesterday that Ali Ansarian, the former Perspolis defender who has been recognized as a free agent by IFF, has joined Saipa after signing a six-month contract.

Iran seven spots up in latest FIFA rankings


IRNA - Iran leaped seven places in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world soccer`s governing body Monday.

IFF, giant sponsor Iranol put pen on paper


IRNA - Iran's Football Federation and the oil company Iranol, as the sponsor of national teams, signed a contract here Sunday.

Ghamkhar: "We will not allow Ansarian to go to Esteghlal."


PLDC - Even though Ansarian has just recently met with Esteghlal officials and agreed with them, Akbar Gkamkhar has denied the fact that Ansarian will go to Esteghlal.

Iran`s Esteqlal to play friendly against Stuttgart: official


IRNA - Esteqlal of Tehran will play a friendly against the top German side Stuttgart, said an Esteqlal official Saturday.
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