Abolghasempour will be fully ready soon

PLDC - Behnam Abolghasempour, Persepolis striker, believes that he will become completely prepared in the next few days and will apparently become the kind of player everyone expects him to be.

Abu Moslem is coordinated

PLDC - In the fifth week of the Iranian Professional League, Abu Moslem will face Persepolis on Thursday, 21/11/2002. For Abu Moslem who is now sixth in the League, this is a sensitive match as they wish to win it and climb in the table.

Only victory for Pas

PLDC - Pas now occupies tenth place in the Professional League table with four points after four games and the club is apparently not happy with the results.

Rezaei got a red card as Perugia loses 2-1

MILAN, Italy (Reuters) - A fine individual goal from former Italy international Giuseppe Signori helped Bologna keep pace with the frontrunners in Serie A with a 2-1 win over Perugia on Saturday.

Bakhtiyarizadeh is not joining Persepolis

PLDC - The rumor has spread that Sohrab Bakhtiyarizadeh, Esteghlal Tehran defender, intends to defect to Persepolis and has said as much to the press and media.

Daei builds school in Ardebil

PLDC - In memory of his late father, Abolfazl Daei, Ali Daei (Iranian National Team captain and legionnaire of Al Shabab) has funded a school to be built called "Abolfazl Daei" in the Golestan Estate of Ardebil province.

Shirdel, "No side issues please"

PLDC - The powerful midfield player of Peykan, Naser Shirdel, spoke about the recent performance of his team in a press interview, "Peykan has not been able to perform as well as expected in the four weeks of the Iranian Professional League.

Atef on the way to Italy

PLDC - According to rumors, Bahram Atef- ex-head coach of Zob Ahan- intends to leave for Italy to join a football club of that country. In a recent interview with the press he commented in this regard, “It is true that I intend to go to Italy.

Comments on the Persepolis – Machin Sazi match

PLDC - In the continuation of the Elimination Cup matches, Machin Sazi of Tabriz faced Persepolis of Tehran at home and lost the match with the score of 1-0 on Friday, 15th November. Afshin Peyrovani, defender, scored the only goal of the match for Persepolis in the 14th minute. Below is the various comments made by Parvin and a few Persepolis players after the match.

Dinmohammadi, “All is up to Koch”

PLDC - Dinmohammadi, Esteghlal player, took part in the match against Uzbekistan, which ended with the 1-0 victory of Esteghlal in the first leg of this round of the Asian Clubs Super Cup.

Hasheminasab boosts Esteghlal's Champions League hopes

AFC - Esteghlal's Mehdi Hasheminasab kept a promise to his team's passionate fans and made a point to Iranian national team coach Branko Ivancovic as he sparked the Tehran giants to victory over Uzbekistan's Neftchi this week in the final qualifying round of the inaugural AFC Champions League.

Majidi scored for Al Wasl

Gulf News - League champions Al Ain maintained their lead at the top of the standings following a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Dubai's Al Wasl in fifth week's action of the UAE First Division league at Qattara stadium on Thursday.

Eskandarian sets a record

Cary, N.C. - The #4 seeded University of Virginia men's soccer team recorded a 4-1 victory over the #5 seeded Duke Blue Devils in the quarterfinals of the 2002 Atlantic Coast Conference at the SAS Soccer Complex.