IRNA - Former national football skipper and manager of Persepolis, Ali Parvin, Sunday was rushed to the CCU of Iranmehr Hospital, in northern Tehran, due to a heart disorder. According to his doctor, Pour-Karbassi, the results of medical tests and examinations taken on him showed the popular coach was in good condition.
PLDC - General manager of the national football teams by mentioning the fact that our opponents have effective future plans, added: "Disorganization and lack of time have forced me to resign." In his interview with reporters Ranjbar went on by saying: "my resignation is related to the fact that because of our lack of plan and organization we are falling behind from our Asian opponents and that bothers me a lot."
AFC - Iranian international Mehdi Mahdavikia is the unsung star of Hamburg as the German club make a push for a European place next season. The diminutive midfielder sent a superlative cross for Japanese international Naohiro Takahara to level the game against Bayern Munich on Sunday, the 10th assist of the season that further stamps the ever improving quality of Mahdavikia.
Asahi - The crowd was in a tumult over a penalty kick. But the ball missed the goal widely, and the stadium erupted in thunderous applause. This was a scene from a recent international friendship soccer match in Hong Kong. According to a local newspaper and other media, what happened was as follows.