This victory set a new club record for points in Serie A and was a fitting birthday present for Coach Serse Cosmi, who blew out 44 candles on the cake today.

Depleted Pas holds Pirouzi

Tehran, May 5, IRNA - Depleted Pas held the red-clad Pirouzi in the 21st week match of Iran Pro League Saturday. Without playmaker, Khodadad Azizi, Pas fought against Pirouzi to a goalless draw on Azadi pitch, giving leader Esteqlal of tehran the chance to widen its gap.

14 teams to participate in Asian futsal event

Tehran, May 5, IRNA - Fourteen teams are to play in Asian Futsal Championships in Indonesia. Iran, China, Taiwan, Iraq, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam will fight for the Asian trophy.

Big derby reaches its climax as Esteqlal, Foulad draw

The eagerly-awaited blue-red derby reached its climax as Esteqlal was held by struggling Foulad in the 21st week of Iran Pro League Sunday.

Qatar lost out versus Iran

Tehran, May 2 - Iran's junior national soccer team edged out Qatar in a warm-up in Doha Wednesday night.

Statistical analysis of IPL after 20 weeks

PLDC - Number of matches ****** 140 Total goals ************ 292 # goal per game ******** 2.09

Jamshed looks to homeland for football talent

Sportalasia- Jamshed Nassiri, a former star in the Indian football league, will be looking to his homeland of Iran to supply fresh new talent to Indian clubs.

Shock results of week 20

Esteghlal of Tehran continued their abysmal performance for the third week running when they could only pick up a point in Shiraz Hafiziyah Stadium after their goal-less draw against Fajr Sepasy on Tuesday.

Fajr Holds Blues; Fanaei Blunder Costs Reds Dear

TEHRAN- Fajr-e Sepassi and Barq, two Shiraz-based giantkillers, had brilliant performances in the 20th week clashes of Iran Pro League Tuesday as the former held leader Esteqlal of Tehran and the latter stunned Pirouzi with a surprising win.

Perugia's performance against Atalanta

PFDC-Perugia lost the chance to automatically qualify for next year's UEFA Cup today with a 2-1 loss to Atalanta in the Bergamo team's home ground, the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia Stadium. With both teams having reached their seasonal target, which consisted in avoiding relegation, the game was played in a relaxed fashion, with a good rhythm of play.

Hajduk Split to name a coach this week

SPLIT, Croatia, April 29 (DSA) - Hajduk Split officials have announced that during this week, probably by Thursday, they would name a coach for next season.

Exclusive interview with General Manager of Zob-Ahan - Hossein Kafami

PLDC has exclusively interviewed Mr. Kafami, the general manager of Zob Ahan club of the Iranian Pro League (IPL). In this interview you can find news about Rahman Rezaei's probable move to other Italian clubs and also transferring of players to Fiorentina in the near future. Mr. Kafami also denied any help for Rezaei's transfer to Perugia by Iran's former head coach, Blazevic as previously mentioned in Iranian media.

Fixtures of 20th week matches of Iran Pro League announced

IRNA- Fixtures of the 20th week matches of Iran Pro League were announced Saturday as follows.