Mahdavikia ready to play for Hamburg's pro-team again


Iranian football international and Hamburger SV forward Mehdi Mahdavikia on Thursday announced his readiness to return to the pro-team's starting line-up, after having played for the amateur division last week.

Iran in The Third place


PLDC - According to latest list from International Football Federation (FIFA) Korea is the first team in Asian Best teams and Iran placed in the third place after Japan.

Ghalenoei No longer in Esteghlal


PLDC - Yesterday, following the negotiations between Ghalenoei, coach, and Fathollahzadeh, club president, Ghalenoei announced his resignment from this team.

Ali Karimi on trial with Rayo Vallecano


PFDC - According to Rayo Vallecano's official homepage, the Spanish Primera Division club is currently testing Iranian striker Ali Karimi.

Ivancovic interview


PLDC - Branco Ivancovic, national team coach, answered reporters questions in an interview.

Omid and Adults Against Ukrine


PLDC - Branco Ivancovic, Iran's football coach, announced the names of adult players who will play against Ukraine in a friendly match.

Bochum's coach calls Hashemian national team nomination "an honor"


The head coach of German first division team Vfl Bochum called the nomination of striker Vahid Hashemian for Iran's friendly match against Ukraine .

Mahdavikia declared fit for upcoming match against Werder Bremen


Iranian football international and Hamburger SV forward Mehdi Mahdavikia on Wednesday was declared fit and could play in this weekend's match at Werder Bremen, the team's press service announced.

Iran avoid hosts in WAFF Championship draw


Defending champions Iran have avoided hosts Syria in the group stages of the 2002 West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship.

Historic match AFC champion league will put Jordan on the map


The finger of fortune pointed towards Jordan when the draw for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)Champions League was made, with the honor of hosting the historic first match falling to the eight-time league winners Al Wihdat, who take on Al Nejmeh of Lebanon on Tuesday.

Bouzo happy to avoid Iran


Syrian FA President General Farouk Bouzo admitted he was happy that his side have avoided defending champions Iran in the group stage of this year's West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship in Damascus, which starts on August 30.

Iran up for AFC Executive Committee post


Iran will be among 19 countries contesting the nine seats available for the position of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee member for the four-year term at the AFC Congress in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

Asian club football given huge boost with Champions League launch


The winners of the first AFC Champions League will receive US$500,000, five times more than the first place prize for previous Asian club competitions, it was revealed at the official launch of the exciting new tournament here on Tuesday.
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