Pashazadeh joins Rapid Vienna

PFDC - Iranian defender Mehdi Pashazadeh has signed a one-year contract with an option for another season with Austrian club Rapid Vienna. The 29-year-old, who had a disappointing season as Esteghlal Tehran's teamcaptain, already participates in Rapid's training camp in lower Austria.

Mayeli-Kohan back to SAIPA

IRNA - Iran's under-23 soccer coach Mohammad Mayeli-Kohan was back Monday to steer SAIPA seniors' side.

Kuwait signs Shams as futsal manager

IRNA - Former futsal head coach of Iran and Pas Manager Hossein Shams Monday signed a one-year contract with Kuwait to take the helm of national side.

Mahdavikia voted German football league's top winger

IRNA - Iranian international and Hamburger SV player Mehdi Mahdavikia on Tuesday was voted as the best winger in the German football league by the renowned bi-weekly Kicker Sports magazine.

Jahan_e_Football newspaper explains in reaction to Perspolis's complain from this paper

PLDC - The Jahan Football newspaper issued an explanation in reaction to Perspolis's complain. Pejman Rahbar, the paper's senior editor told our reporter: "The news that is published in our paper are based on reliable sources, and can not be rumors.

Dadkan on foreign soccer coach

IRIB - Foreign coach move to lead the national soccer squad was put off due to certain problems, Iran's Football Federation (IFF) president, Mahmud Dadkan told IRIB Sunday.

Peyrovani appointed Fajr u-23 and seniors technical manager

IRNA - Gholam-Hossein Peyrovani was installed as the technical manager of Fajr-e Sepah under-23 and seniors teams on Sunday.

Vasili Goja will officially start his work in 10 days

PLDC - The Managing Director of Traktor-Sazi of Tabriz club told reporters that Vasili Goja will officially start in ten days after the cub signed him for a year.

Asian teams nose-dive in latest FIFA rankings

IRNA - Iran and other Asian teams have moved down in the latest rankings issued by the world soccer's governing body FIFA Wednesday.

Daei calls sport big means for healthy society

IRNA - Iran's national captain Ali Daei said on Wednesday sport is the big means for making a society healthy. The international striker added appropriate plans should be adopted to attract the young generation toward sporting fields.

China invites Iran for soccer friendlies

IRNA - Iran was officially invited Wednesday to playfriendlies in China. In his meeting with Iran's Football Federation (IFF) President Mohammad Daadkan on June 25, Chinese Ambassador to Tehran Lio G. Tan asked the IFF supremo to dispatch the national side to his country.

Ali Daei released by Al Shabab, chased by Chinese club

AFC - FORMER AFC Player of the Year Ali Daei, recently released by Al Shabab in Dubai, is being pursued by Chinese second division side Harbin Large.

Pas determined to qualify for Asian Club Championship

IRNA - Pas has a firm decision to lift Iran's league trophy and qualify for the Asian Club Championship, said the club managing director on Wednesday.