Iran to participate in Italy futsal tourney

Rome - National futsal team of Iran will take part in an international indoor football tournament to start March 19 in Reggio di Calabria, Italy.

Perspolis ruled out by Fajre-Sepasi

Shiraz, Feb 21 - Premier league red-dressed favorites stepped off the pitch desparately this time as the side suffered a heavy blow by its 1-0 loss against Fajre-Sepasi.

Mediocre Hamburg plans to revamp team, ponders Mahdavikia trade

Hamburger SV management officials, discontent with their squad's below-par performance, plan to revamp the team into a top European club by trading several players, including Iranian football star Mehdi Mahdavikia, DPA said here Tuesday.

Esteqlal took lead from Paykan

Tehran - First division Esteqlal crushed Paykan on Monday afternoon to stand at the top of the Azadegan premier clubs league table with 24 points.

Foreign referees for IPL?

This year, which is the first year of pro football in Iran, has been filled with controversial calls by the league’s domestic referees. Which has been costly at times for the losing side.

Week 12 Wrap-Up

This week was an interesting week in Iranian football. Esteghlal (Tehran) slipped ahead of Persepolis (Tehran) to the first place spot.

Ivankovic Mulls Rejuvenation of National Squad

TEHRAN -Branko Ivankovic is considering to put new life into national soccer body.

20 players invited to national futsal camp

Tehran -Iran's National Futsal Coach Mohammad-Hassan Ansarifard called up 20 players to participate in the training sessions.

The Referee Changed the Games Course.

IPNA- Majid Jalali: The referee changed the games course. With carelessness and conservatism, he tried to satisfied enthusiasms.

Petition made in response to Bob Costas's comments

As reported by Varzeshkar on February 14th, NBC's Bob Costas made some unnecessary comments about Iran while the athletes were introduced during the opening ceremony of winter Olympics. Please sign this petition to show your support for our athletes. This petition will be send to NBC.

Pirouzi Held by SAIPA

TEHRAN- The semifinalist of Asian Football Championships, Esteqlal of Tehran, narrowly defeated Abu Moslem of Khorasan here Thursday but another popular team of the capital, Pirouzi, was held by SAIPA to a 1-1 draw.

Bagheri Officially Retires from National Team

PFDC -The 28 year old Iranian star player, Karim Bagheri has officially requested to retire from the Iranian national team in a letter that was sent to the Iranian Football Federation's president, Mr. Mohsen Farahani.

Putting the facts into place

Sportalasia- Mahdi Hasheminassab always seems to make the headlines, for all the right and unfortunately, wrong reasons. However, the assertive defender assures that it was never in him to delude the fans. "I have obligations to the team that I play for and I do not plan to play with peoples' feelings," said the player who turned more than just eyebrows when he moved from Pirouzi to Esteghlal, the two biggest clubs in Iran.