Voria Ghafouri: Iranian footballer summoned by authorities after slamming foreign minister

Karimi Ghafouri Zarif

independent - ‘Mr Zarif, you who say that you are proud you are under pressure because of Palestine, Lebanon, Yemen and Syria, know that it’s not you who is under pressure,’ footballer wrote on Instagram

Brighton manager Hughton: Jahanbakhsh needs time


Tribalfootball - Brighton manager Chris Hughton is confident the club's record signing, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, will benefit from consistent playing time.

Play-off: Al Gharafa 2-3 Zobahan FC [VIDEO]

Al Gharafa  Zobahan

AFC - Islamic Republic of Iran’s Zobahan completed a remarkable comeback to overcome Al Gharafa 3-2 in a 2019 AFC Champions League Play-off tie on Tuesday.

Play-off: Al Rayyan SC 3-1 Saipa [VIDEO]

Al Rayyan SC v Saipa

AFC - A last-minute double-salvo helped Al Rayyan come from behind to defeat Islamic Republic of Iran’s Saipa 3-1 in a 2019 AFC Champions League play-off match on Tuesday.

Persepolis into Hazfi Cup semis after beating Padideh [VIDEO]

Persepolis Padideh Hazfi

Tehran Times - Persepolis football team qualified for the Iran’s Hazfi Cup semi-finals after defeating Padideh in penalty shootout in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Monday.

Senegalese Forward Macoumba Kandji Linked with Iran Sanat Naft

Macoumba Kandji Sanat Naft

Tasnim – Iranian football club Sanat Naft Abadan is reportedly going to sign Macoumba Kandji.

Saeid Ezatolahi’s condition unclear

Saeid Ezatolahi

PLDC – Iran international Reading midfielder Saeid Ezatolahi has yet to appear in the field from early October due to a foot injury. 

Iran TV canceled the broadcast of Bayern's game because of woman referee

Bibiana Steinhaus

PLDC - Iran's State-Run TV canceled the broadcast of Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Augsburg on Friday because German referee Bibiana Steinhaus had been named to officiate the match. 

Branko Ivankovic plays down ‘favorites’ tag in Iran’s Hazfi Cup

Branko Ivankovic

Tehran Times - Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic has played down his team favorites’ tag in Iran’s Hazfi Cup.

Iran’s Zob Ahan, Saipa to Meet Qatari Rivals in ACL Play-Offs

ACL Play-Offs

Tasnim – Iran along with Qatar and Uzbekistan has two clubs vying to reach the Continental competition, with all to be decided in the one-legged match-ups.

Iranian Duo Officiate at UEFA Women's Futsal EURO Semis

Gelareh Nazemi

Tasnim – Gelareh Nazemi officiated the match between Spain and Russia at the UEFA Women's Futsal EURO semifinals.

Ayanda Patosi not eligible to play for Esteghlal in Iran league

Ayanda Patosi Esteghlal

PLDC – South African midfielder Ayanda Patosi is not eligible to play for Iranian football club Esteghlal in Iran Professional League.

Sepahan edge Paykan, Tractor Sazi beat Esteghlal

Tehran Times - Sepahan football team defeated Paykan 1-0 to return to top of the Iran Professional League (IPL), while Esteghlal lost to Tractor Sazi 1-0 in Tabriz on Friday.