Ghamkhar: "Guilty parties will be called upon."


PLDC - Perspolis's managing director apologized from all perspolis fans for losing the derby to esteghlal and promised that the team will make it up to the fans."

Asian eyes firmly on Athens


AFC - KOREA Republic have been drawn in the so-called ‘group of death’ in the Asian Final Round of Olympic qualifying for next year’s Athens Games.In today’s draw in Doha, the capital of Qatar, Korea Republic, the second seeds, were drawn with China, Malaysia and Iran in Group A.

Second consecutive loss for Ali Parvin's team in second division


PLDC - Azerbaijan team lost its second consecutive match on Thursday after falling to Shahrdari of Langrood.

Dnipro 3 Hamburg 0


UEFA - Goals from Dmytro Mykhailenko, Olexandr Rykunon and Oleg Venhlinskyy ensured FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk defeated Hamburger SV 3-0 at the Meteor stadium on Wednesday, reaching the UEFA Cup second-round courtesy of a 4-2 aggregate win.

Gomez Kasta will be the referee of the Tehran Derby


PLDC - Gomez Kasta, the Portuguese referee will come to Tehran on Thursday to whistle in the Tehran derby scheduled to play on Friday.

Iran's female football back with restrictions!


middle-east-online - Iranian female footballers are to make their first outdoor appearance for nearly 25 years next week, although only fellow women will be able to watch them treading the pitch in shorts and jerseys, an organiser of the event said Wednesday.

Cameroon to send strong soccer squad


Timesofindia - African Champions Cameroon leads a field of eight nations — four each from Asia and Africa — in the inaugural Afro-Asian Games beginning in Hyderabad later this month. “Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso and Rwanda from Africa and Iran, Uzbekistan, Malaysia and hosts India from Asia will participate in the Games,” All India Football Federation president Priyaranjan Dasmunsi said on Tuesday.

Iran down New Zealand in battle of the continents


FIFA - A resurgent Iran continued Asia’s dominance of the AFC/OFC Challenge Cup with a convincing 3-0 victory against New Zealand in Tehran on Sunday. Two first half goals from Ali Karimi and a third from 17-year-old Hossein Kaabi gave the home side an easy victory in the contest played between the AFC (alternately the winners of the Asian Cup or Asian games) and OFC champions.

Branko Ivankovich: " We didn't have enough time to organize the full squat to play together."


PLDC - The Head Coach of Iran's national team, Branko Ivankovich congratulated everyone for this victory, and emphasized that this victory against New Zealand was the result of the hard work of the entire staff and the players.

Round ball wins the crowd count


nzherald - Even if Telstra Dome in Melbourne is packed for the All Blacks' World Cup opener today, it won't be the biggest crowd watching a New Zealand team in action this weekend.

Iran to Entertain Turkmen U-17 Football Squad Oct. 11


Mehr News Agency – Iran will play host to Turkeminstan’s under-17 football team here Saturday.

Iran’s Top Futsal Goalscorer to Leave for Italy Early Saturday


Mehr News Agency – Top Asian futsal goalscorer Vahid Shamsaei will leave here for Italy at 03:00 a.m. Saturday. The Iranian player is to join Lazio and play against Naples in the fourth match of Milan-based team.

Two debutantes for All Whites


nzcity - Two debutantes and a positional change for the new skipper are features of Mick Waitt's All Whites team to play Iran in Monday morning's soccer clash in Tehran.
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