Perugia loose 3-0 in San Siro against AC Milan

Perugia incurred the first loss of the season yesterday in the San Siro stadium of Milan, where AC Milan delighted the home crowd with a resounding 3-0 win.

South Korea hopes to guard World Cup glory at Asian Games

After becoming the only Asian nation ever to reach the semifinals in a World Cup, South Korea expects nothing less than the gold medal in men's soccer at this year's Asian Games.

Enayati helps Abu Moslem hold Esteqlal; Azerbaijan, Pas tie

National soccer side of Azerbaijan and Pas of Tehran fought to a goalless draw and Abu Moslem of Khorassan stopped the popular team of capital, Esteqlal, Sunday as Reza Enayati hit twice on the first day of Goldstone Cup.

Afghanistan will play in Asian Games soccer tournament

Afghanistan will play soccer at the Asian Games, replacing Mongolia which has withdrawn and giving the war-torn nation a confidence boost.

Karimi keen to make amends in Busan

Iranian star forward Ali Karimi is keen to make an impression at the forthcoming Asian Games men's football tournament following his side's disappointing performance at the recent West Asian Football Federation Championship.

Rezaei, Daei and Golmohammadi in Busan

PLDC - While rahman is not in L.G tournament, Dadkan has decided to let him play in Busan tournament.

Iran name temporary replacement federation chief

Iran have appointed a temporary soccer chief after the Islamic republic's poor run of form forced the previous federation president to resign this week, state media said on Saturday.

Iran's football supremo announces surprise resignation

Iran's football president Mohsen Safaee Farahani announced his surprise resignation here Thursday, citing excessive pressure by those "who have mobilized to destroy national team and soccer".

Dadkan appointed IFF head

PLDC - Dr.Mohammad Dadkan after getting permission by the side of Mehralizadeh became the new supervisor of Iran Football Federation.

Kubheka to guide Bafana B team in Iran

Kenneth Conti Kubheka, the new South African Under-23 national soccer team coach, will guide the South African national B side to compete in the Four Nations LG Cup in Iran from September 17 to 19.


The Paraguayan national team set off for Iran on Friday ahead of a friendly tournament involving the hosts national team, South Africa and Morocco.

Majiedi helps Al Wasl edge out Al Shabab

Al Wasl defeated Al Shabab by a solitary goal scored by Iranian striker Farhad Majiedi to bag the first three points in the President's Cup preliminary round group D held at the Al Wasl stadium yesterday.

Iran's Asian Games defence boosted by WAFF

Iran may not have been able to retain their WAFF Championship title in Syria, but coach Branko Ivankovic believes his Asian Games squad gained invaluable experience ahead of the Busan event which starts on September 27.