Who is Abbas Bayat?


PFDC - Iranian people globally have been wondering who is Abbas Bayat, the mysterious chairman of Belgian football club, Charleroi (They now have 4 Iranian players : Mahdavi, Emamifar, Yazdani and now Minavand). PFDC has translated a description of him taken from his nomination for Businessman of the year in 2001 in Belgium.

Veteran striker Ali Daei hailed Iran's new coach


Tehran - International striker Ali Dai'i hail Iran's new national team coach nomination. " Ivankovic is the most fitted man to lead the national team".

Ivankovic appointed Iran soccer head coach


IRNA - Branco Ivankovic was appointed Tuesday as the head coach of Iran's national soccer team. Saying the above statement, Iran's Football Federation (IFF) added: "Due to the illness of former head coach of Iran, Miroslav Blazevic, and his written request on resignation, he was replaced by Croat Ivankovic."

Ukrainians plan a friendly with Iran


KYIV,(DSA)- The Ukrainian national team have always had some problems concerning international friendlies schedule. But now Leonid Buryak's side seem to have overcome that difficulties.

Ziaei: I wouldn't coach Teraktorsazi


Hassan Ziaei, who is one of the qualified candidates for the vacant coaching job at the Teraktorsazi Tabriz club after the resignation of Mahmoud Yavary cant take over the team

Fatemi Sole Goal Gives Esteqlal Second Place


TEHRAN Esteqlal of Tehran took three points and second place of the table as Faraz Fatemi scored the sole goal of the match in the 34th minute.

Rezaei scores, Perugia 3 Verona 1


Verona started well against lowly Preugia with a Mario Frick blast in the 16th minute but Malesani's men ended up going down 3-1 which stalls their hunt for a UEFA Cup berth.

First 10 weeks of professional football in Iran


Persepolis(Tehran): Persepolis has done well up to this point. Reza Jabbari, Sohrab Entezari, Amir Aslanian, Pejman Jamshidi and Behnam abolghasempour are all relatively new faces (only jabbari and aslanian were in the squad last year and even they didn't ...

Pirouzi Whitewashes Zob Ahan 3-0 to Be Table-Topper


TEHRAN- The red-clad team of Pirouzi crushed the top-placed Isfahani side, Zob Ahan, 3-0 at the 10th-week match of Iran's Premier Clubs Championships held here Friday on the pitch of Azadi Stadium, leading the table.

Premier club soccer matches continued on Wednesday


Tehran, Jan 23 - The second week of second leg premier club soccer matches continued Wednesday afternoon.

Ivankovic agreed to take over Iranian national team


ZAGREB, Croatia, January 21 (DSA) - Croatian coach Branko Ivankovic confirmed that he had agreed to take over Iranian national team.

Mahdavikia turns down invitation for Slovakia game


Berlin, Jan 22, IRNA -Iranian football uperstar and Hamburg forwar Mehdi Mahdavikia declined an ivitation to join the national squad in its upcoming match against Slovakia, as his German club is facing a crucial first division match against FC Kaiserslautern, the daily Die Welt reported in its Tuesday issue.

Blazevic eager to take up Bosnian post


Sportalasia- Iran national coach Miroslav Blazevic said on Friday that he is likely to sign on as the national coach of Bosnia instead of extending his contract with the Iran Football Federation.
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