PLDC - In an exclusive PLDC interview with Ebrahim Taghipor, the star defender of IPL club of ZobAhan of Esfahan, it was discovered that he is a candidate to be included in the national team's roster and will probably play against Kuwait if all goes well. The talented defender is rumored to be linked with Tehran's giants Persepolis. Ebrahim Taghipor has also offers to play in Italy.
PFDC - Perugia started off early celebrations today, as two important objectives were met with the 1-0 victory over Champions League hopefuls FC Bologna in the Renato Curi stadium. Serse Cosmi's team got both the certainty of avoiding relegation and gained the highest ever number of points in Serie A in the club's history.
TEHRAN- Two old archrivals, Esteqlal and Pirouzi, kept their close competitions alive Sunday as both popular sides won their matches 1-0 in the 18th week of Iran Pro League.In a family derby, visitor Esteqlal of Tehran -- known as blues -- and Esteqlal of Rasht clashed on the water-drenched pitch of Azodi Stadium.
Iranian international defender Mahdi Hasheminassab has been linked with a move to Turkish football, according to a news report from Tehran. Hasheminassab, who created controversy in his home country two years ago when he became the first player to move from Tehran club Pirouzi to bitter local rivals Esteghlal, is being courted by Turkish league giants Galatasaray.