Fixtures of Asian Soccer Semis

TEHRAN -Iran's Football Federation (IFF) announced Saturday the fixtures of semifinals of Asia Club Championships.

Iran's u-23 soccer squad to play in West Asian Games: Ranjbar

Manager of Iran's National Football Teams Committee said here Saturday that there is no age limitation in the West Asian Games but the federation has decided to send the under-23 squad of Iran to Pusan, South Korea.

Table-toppers Esteqlal, Pirouzi start 2nd mid-season with victory

Tehran - The old archrivals Esteqlal and Pirouzi started the second mid-season of Iran Pro League with wins in the 14th week.

Blazevic furious about the ref

ZAGREB, Croatia, March 7 (DSA) - Croatian media reported that Osijek's new coach Miroslav Blazevic has attacked referee Ivan Novak after first division 21st round match between Dinamo and Osijek.

Esteqlal of Rasht crushed Paykan scoring 1-0

Tehran - Esteghlal wins 1-0 over Bargh Shiraz. Bargh received 2 red cards in this game, including one which was given to the goalie.

Santos beats Esteqlal on penalties

IRNA -Santos of Brazil defeated the youth team of Tehran's Esteqlal on penalties Tuesday in the semifinal of an international soccer tournament in the United Arab Emirates, "Al Ahly Cup".

Iranian fans hold vigil for stricken World Cup hero

TEHERAN, March 4 (AFP) Hundreds of Iranian football fans held a vigil here Monday at the hospital where coma-stricken former international captain Ahmadreza Abedzadeh is battling to recover from a brain haemorrhage.

Esteqlal youth side rolls into UAE semis

Dubai - The youth soccer squad of Tehran's Esteqlal cruised into the semifinals of the United Arab Emirates' "Al Ahly" international cup.

Sudden change: Blazevic takes over Osijek

OSIJEK, Croatia - New sensation has come from Croatian first division side Osijek. Club official Antun Novalic has Sunday afternoon confirmed that former Croatian and Iranian national team coach Miroslav Blazevic will take over Osijek's team.

Abedzadeh survives surgical operation

IRNA -Iran's veteran goalkeeper Ahmad-Reza Abedzadeh on Sunday evening survived a surgical operation on his brain, that had suffered a hemorrhage late Saturday night.

Iran wins LG Cup withouth shining

Iran wins in a scoreless draw that led to extra overtime and then penalty kicks. The final score on penalty kicks was 9-8.

Perugia 2-0 Torino

Yet Again Rahman Rezaei played the full 90 minutes for Perugia team which also fatured Ali Samaereh coming on as a late sub. Perugia won 2-0 with debutant O'Niell scoring the opening goal.(Video)

Abedzadeh able to talk, says surgeon

Former national goalkeeper and skipper of Iran, Ahmadreza Abedzadeh, who underwent a brain surgery after a cerebral hemorrhage at 03:00 a.m. on March 3 started to talk Monday, said a surgeon with the Kasra Hospital