Mame Thiam Will Extend Contract With Esteghlal On Monday: Report

Mame Thiam

PLDC – Esteghlal Senegalese striker Mame Thiam will reportedly travel to Tehran on Monday to extend his contract with the Iranian giant.

Footballer's hair 'too wild' for Iranian TV

Carles Puyol - Iran TV

BBC - We have all had bad hair days, times when grooming didn't quite work out, but it's rare we expect our carefully-maintained, glossy locks to land us in trouble.

Mahmoud Fekri Steps Down As Naft Masjed Soleyman Coach

Mahmoud Fekri

PLDC – Mahmoud Fekri has resigned as coach of Naft Masjed Soleyman football team.

Alaves Eyes Ehsan Haji Safi: Report

Ehsan Haji Safi Deportivo Alaves

PLDC - La Liga football club Alaves has reportedly showed interest in signing Iran international midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi.

Mahdavikia optimistic about Iran’s win over Portugal

Mahdavikia - Iran Spain

Tehran Times - Iranian legend Mehdi Mahdavikia says Team Melli have potential to beat Portugal to book a place in the 2018 World Cup next stage for the first time.

Faraz Kamalvand Named Oxin Alborz Coach

Faraz Kamalvand - Oxin Alborz

PLDC – Ex-Sanat Naft coach Faraz Kamalvand has been named as new head coach of Iranian first tier football team Oxin Alborz.

Ezatolahi ready to take his chances against Portugal

Saeid Ezatolahi - Spain

Reuters - Saeid Ezatolahi will attempt to put aside the disappointment of seeing his potential equalizer against Spain ruled out for offside when Iran go for a win against Portugal that would fire them into the knockout phase of the World Cup for a first time.

Keane: I'm still angry Queiroz questioned my Man Utd loyalty


Thesun - ROY KEANE revealed he regretted “not ripping Carlos Queiroz’s head off” when the pair fell out at Manchester United.

Iran's female football supporters make history at World Cup stadium screening

Iranian women pose at the Azadi stadium in Tehran for the Fifa World Cup 2018 match between Iran and Spain in Kazan

VOX - For nearly 40 years, women in Iran have been barred from attending certain men’s sporting events, including soccer.

Queiroz to Spain: We didn't fake injuries

Carlos Queiroz Iran v Spain

ESPN - Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has denied his players faked getting hurt during their defeat to Spain on Wednesday and seemingly criticised the conduct of Sergio Ramos for his Champions League final tussle that injured Mohamed Salah.

Sadegh Moharrami Arriving In Zagreb To Undergo Medical Exam

Sadegh Moharrami

PLDC – Persepolis winger Sadegh Moharrami traveled to Zagreb, capital of Croatia, Wednesday night to undergo medical examination of Dinamo Zagreb football team.

Queiroz: Iran has one “match point” left in World Cup group stage

Carlos Queiroz - Spain

Yahoo - Iran manager Carlos Queiroz isn’t going to let his tournament be defined by one win or one loss, especially with a massive moment on the horizon.

Iran member of staff leaves hospital after celebrating disallowed goal against Spain

Saeid Ezatolahi - Spain

Independent - According to Iran manager Carlos Queiroz, a member of his team started to encounter health ‘difficulties’ in the wake of his side's disallowed goal during the second half.