Iran Football Federation throws weight behind Mahdavikia

Mahdavikia Israel

IFPNews - Iran's Football Federation has expressed support for former Team Melli captain Mehdi Mahdavikia who has been at the center of a controversy after he recently played in a friendly match wearing a shirt with small flags of all FIFA members, including Israel.

Iran's Taremi becomes Asia's best legionnaire in 2021


MNA – The Iranian striker of the Porto football team became the best legionnaire of Asia in 2021, according to Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Mahdavikia under fire over Israeli flag on shirt

Mahdavikia Israel

DPA - Former Iran captain Mehdi Mahdavikia has reportedly come under fire for wearing a shirt with a small Israeli flag on it during a friendly match.

Esteghlal, Persepolis in AFC waiting room

Esteghlal PersepolisTehran Times - The issue of removing Esteghlal and Persepolis from the AFC Champions League by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is a hot topic in Iranian football these days. The Iranian popular teams now wait for AFC’s decision on their future.

Persepolis Eyes Thomas Verheydt: Report

Thomas Verheydt

Tasnim – Iran’s Persepolis football team has reportedly set its sight on Dutch forward Thomas Verheydt.

Injured S. Korean International Hwang to Be Fit for Iran Match

Hwang Hee-chan Iran

Tasnim – Wolverhampton Wanderers' injured South Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan will likely miss the country's World Cup qualifying matches in January and possibly February but he will be fit for the match against Iran in March.

Hazfi Cup: Esteghlal, Persepolis Learn Round of 16 Fate

Hazfi Cup

Tasnim – Esteghlal and Persepolis football teams learned their fate at the 2021/22 Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of 16.

IPL: January transfer window 2022 will open on Jan. 16


Tehran Times - The 2022 January transfer window of Iran Professional League (IPL) will open on Jan. 16.

Bozidar Radosevic Will Not Return to Persepolis

Bozidar Radosevic

Tasnim – Persepolis football team’s Croatian goalkeeper Bozidar Radosevic will not return to the Iranian team.

Two Iranians in IFFHS Men’s AFC Team of Year 2021

Hossein Kanaanizadegan and Sardar Azmoun

Tasnim – Hossein Kanaanizadegan and Sardar Azmoun were selected in the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) Men’s AFC Team of the Year 2021.

Iran futsal ranks 7th in world, best in Asia

Iran futsal

MNA – Iran national futsal team has remained the best team in Asia, according to the latest ranking.

Fans can be allowed in stadium to see Iran-Iraq match

Iran-Iraq match

MNA – The Iranian Football Federation is mulling over the possibility of allowing fans in Grand Azadi Stadium to watch the qualifying match between Iran and Iraq for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Jan. 27, 2022.

FIFA bans Iran’s Tractor from transfer window

Okacha Hamzaoui

Tehran Times - FIFA has banned Iran’s Tractor football club from signing players at the transfer window.