Esteghlal Lose Their Chance to Move up the Table

ISP- Esteghlal lost its chances of moving up the table, only managing a draw against Fajr Sepasi, in a game played at the Azadi Stadium earlier today.

Exclusive interview with Zob-Ahan's head coach

PLDC- Javad Khalifeh Soltani of PLDC has conducted an exclusive interview with Zob-Ahan's head coach, Bahram Atef. Below you can listen the complete interview.

Daei Announced Third Scorer of the World

TEHRAN TIMES- TEHRAN Iranian and German Hertha Berlin striker, Ali Daei, was named the Third Goalscorer of the World, said the Saudi daily **** Al-Riyadh **** quoting the world soccer governing body FIFA.

Abedzadeh joins Saipa

IranMania- Ahmadreza Abedzadeh, the renowned goalkeeper of Perspolis and the National Team is in the process of joining Saipa of Tehran.

Pasquale Rodomonti is coming to Tehran

IranMania- Pasquale Rodomonti, the Italian coach, will be coming to Tehran for a second time to referee the sensitive game between Esteghlal and Perspolis in the professional League of Iran.

The Football and TV dispute

IranMania- The dispute regarding football and Seda-va-Sima (IRIB) is gradually entering a new phase.

Parvin not allowed in any stadium

IranMania- Ali Parvin, the Perspolis head coach, may possibly be barred from all stadiums in Iran as a coach.

Certificates required by Pro League coaches

IranMania- The Iranian Football Federation announced that any football coach not in possession of a coaching certificate may not accompany their team for the League matches.

Al-Ittihad beats Esteqlal 3-2

IRNA -The Saudi soccer team of Al-Ittihad won the first-leg match of Asian Clubs Championships against visitor Esteqlal of Tehran 3-2 in Emir Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah, Friday.

Esteghlal short of 4 players against Al Etehad

IranMania- Esteghlal, Iran's representative in the Asian Cup, left Tehran for Saudia Arabia yesterday, December 19, 2001 at 11:30 in the morning. The match between Esteghlal and Al Etehad of Saudia Arabia is due to take place on Friday 21st of December.


IRIB- Iran's premier soccer league matches enter their 9th week with two games Tuesday afternoon

Asghar Sharafi, "Players have emotional problems."

IranMania- Asghar Sharafi, the Bargh Shiraz coach, spoke about their 3-2 defeat against Foolad, "Individual mistakes were responsible for the loss."

Mohammad Dadkaan, the new FF advisor

IranMania- Mohammad Dadkaan, the ex-National Team and Perspolis player has been appointed as a new Football Federation advisor. The scope of his role relates to the Professional League and the youth teams.