Paulo Sergio Appointed Sanat Naft Coach

Paulo Sergio

PLDC - Paulo Sergio Bento Brito, known as Paulo Sergio, has been named as new coach of Iranian club Sanat Naft on Monday.

Ali Gholizadeh dropped from Iran's final World Cup squad

Iran's 23-man squad for the World Cup

PLDC - Charleroi midfielder Ali Gholizadeh was dropped from Iran's 23-man squad for the World Cup, announced by Queiroz on Monday.

Moroccan Winger Nabil Dirar Misses Iran’s Match: Report

Nabil Dirar

Tasnim – Moroccan national football team and Turkish Süper Lig club Fenerbahce winger Nabil Dirar has reportedly missed the first match of the 2018 World Cup.

Sirous Pourmousavi Extends Foolad Contract

Sirous Pourmousavi

PLDC – Sirous Pourmousavi has extended his contract with Foolad football club for two more years.

Yahya Golmohammadi Named Padideh Coach

Yahya Golmohammadi

PLDC – Yahya Golmohammadi has been named as new coach of Padideh football team on Sunday.

Alireza Faghani on retirement after 2018 World Cup

Alireza Faghani

Tehran Times - Alireza Faghani, Iranian international referee, has hinted that he may retire from officiating after the 2018 World Cup.

Esteghlal Announces Two New Signings

Ruhollah Bagheri

PLDC – Esteghlal football team announced the signing of two new players Saturday night.

Tractor Sazi Hits Back At Ottmar Hitzfeld Speculation

Ottmar Hitzfeld

PLDC – Tractor Sazi sporting director Reza Mohajeri has hit back at press speculation linking ex-Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld to the Iranian club.

Queiroz Blasts “Cruel Sanctions” Hampering Iran Preparation for FIFA World Cup

Carlos Queiroz - Iran sanctions

Ifpnews - Carlos Queiroz, the head coach of Iran’s national football team, has lamented that “cruel sanctions” imposed on Iran are hampering efforts to prepare Team Melli for this year’s edition of FIFA World Cup.

Mohsen Forouzan Returns to Tractor Sazi

Mohsen Forouzan - Tractor Sazi

PLDC – Iran’s Tractor Sazi announced the signing of Mohsen Forouzan on Friday.

Nike Bans Boots for Iran National Football Team

Nike Iran sanctions

Financialtribune - Following the return of the US sanctions on Iran, sports producer Nike has announced that the company will not support Iran national team players with boots.

Alireza Beiranvand: from sleeping rough to the World Cup with Iran

Alireza Beiranvand

Theguardian - Goalkeeper ran away from his nomad family and worked in a dress factory, a car wash and as a street cleaner before making it.

2018/19 IPL to kick off on July 26

Persian Gulf Pro League 2018/19

Tehran Times - Iran Professional League (IPL) 2018/19 season will kick off on July 26.