Esteqlal Routs Malavan to Stay at Table


TEHRAN- Esteqlal of Tehran crushed Malavan of Bandar Anzali in the 13th week of Iran Pro League here Saturday to top the table.

Ivankovic calls up 23 national players


IRNA - Iran's national soccer Head Coach Branko Ivankovic invited 23 players to take part in the training sessions.

AS Roma 1 Perugia 0


Sports.com- AS Roma returned to the top of Serie A but they were made to work hard for their 1-0 victory against a resolute Perugia side.

IPL Mid-season summary


The Mid-Season of Iran Professional League has ended on Saturday 23rd February 2002, with 4 remaining matches of the week 13 being played at different venues.

IPL Results: Saipa 2- Sepahan 1, Pas 1- Bargh 1. Saipa making a comeback


Today, two games were played in the Iranian Premier League. Saipa's performance proved that many have underestimated Mayeli Kohan's squad.

More Internal Problems for Perspolis


It looks as if, Perspolis' problems are not decreasing, but increasing as the season goes on. Veteran Midfielder, Ismail Halali and Captain, Afshin Peyrovani have got into a altercatoin in Perspolis' last practice before their devastating loss to Fajr-Sepasi of Shiraz.

Santos late equalizer gives Anyang spot in Asian semi vs Esteqlal


Tehran, -Anyang Cheetahs of South Korea took a priceless point at the injury time after Andre Santos' shot from a free-kick kissed the Japanese Kashima Antlers' net, granting the Korean side a berth in the semifinal of Asian Clubs Championships against Esteqlal of Iran.

Iran to participate in Italy futsal tourney


Rome - National futsal team of Iran will take part in an international indoor football tournament to start March 19 in Reggio di Calabria, Italy.

Perspolis ruled out by Fajre-Sepasi


Shiraz, Feb 21 - Premier league red-dressed favorites stepped off the pitch desparately this time as the side suffered a heavy blow by its 1-0 loss against Fajre-Sepasi.

Mediocre Hamburg plans to revamp team, ponders Mahdavikia trade


Hamburger SV management officials, discontent with their squad's below-par performance, plan to revamp the team into a top European club by trading several players, including Iranian football star Mehdi Mahdavikia, DPA said here Tuesday.

Esteqlal took lead from Paykan


Tehran - First division Esteqlal crushed Paykan on Monday afternoon to stand at the top of the Azadegan premier clubs league table with 24 points.

Foreign referees for IPL?


This year, which is the first year of pro football in Iran, has been filled with controversial calls by the league’s domestic referees. Which has been costly at times for the losing side.

Week 12 Wrap-Up


This week was an interesting week in Iranian football. Esteghlal (Tehran) slipped ahead of Persepolis (Tehran) to the first place spot.
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