Iranian veteran Ali Daei rejoins Emirati club


DUBAI, May 24 (AFP)- Veteran Iranian international striker Ali Daei has signed a two-year contract with Al-Chabaab of the United Arab Emirates, the club announced on Friday.

Exciting finish to the IPL


PLDC - Perspolis excelled in defeating Saipa on Thursday in Azadi stadium in front of 15,000 fans to exert pressure on Esteghlal Tehran for the Championship crown. Perspolis started the match with determination and managed to confine the game in the opposition half. Their control of the game was evident and the threat started with Kavianpour's Stunning shot which hit the upright and deflected back. By the thirtieth minute Perspolis were already leading after Ansarian scored a penalty for handball against Paykan defender.

Best Fair Play Team, Worst Disciplined Players, Best Supported Teams


PFDC - Malavan & Paas share the best behaved teams in IPL with the lowest negative points.

Division One: Naft and Esteghlal Advance to IPL


PFDC - Next year of the IPL will see three teams from the Southern part of Iran. Sanat Naft of Abadan and Esteghlal of Ahvaz both advanced to the Iran Pro League topping the Semifinal clashes of the first division.

Exclusive interview with Abbas behravan


PLDC - PersianLeague had done an exclusive interview with Mr. Abbas Behravan, an experienced Iranian television reporter in regards to his thoughts about Iranian football. Below you can find this interesting interview.

Iran Wins Moscow Disabled Soccer Title


Tehran - Iran lifted the trophy of Moscow-based disabled soccer tourney, Golden Cup, Sunday.

Pirouzi eyes title as Abu Moslem holds Esteqlal


Tehran - The red-clad Pirouzi's hope was raised Sunday by a victory over relegation-bound Esteqlal of Rasht and Abu Moslem's leveling with leader Esteqlal of Tehran.

Esteghlal lead cut


Esteghlal's lead at the top of the Iranian First Division was cut to two points on Sunday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Abu Moslem while nearest rivals Pirouzi broke a long winless spell with victory against Esteghlal Rasht.

China's Fan named Asian Player of the Year


AFC - China's 2002 FIFA World Cup campaign received a huge boost today with three prizes coming their way in the Player of the Year Awards 2001 presentation by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Khatibi expelled


PLDC - Rasoul Khatibi, the Iranian National who plays for Pas of Tehran, has been expelled by his club. Sources from Pas have announced that Sardar Ajorlou, Chairman of Pas upon the request of Mr. Shahrokhy, his club's Head Coach, has expelled Khatibi because of violation and disobedience.

Iran cruises into golden cup semis


Moscow, May 16 - Iran's war-disabled soccer men hammered the Netherlands 3-0 to breeze into Russia's golden cup semis.

Esteghlal is out with a vengeance


PLDC - Esteghlal Tehran defeated Foolad Mobarekeh Sepahan with a comprehensive 3-0 score line to open a four point’s gap on their nearest and traditional rivals; Perspolis after the latter failed to register a win against Zob Ahan.

Esteqlal whitewashes Sepahan, depleted Pirouzi falls behind


IRNA - Leader Esteqlal drubbed Sepahan in the 23rd week of Iran Pro League Tuesday to widen its gap with archrival Pirouzi that was held by Zob Ahan in Isfahan. Injury-dogged Pirouzi fielded its players on the pitch of Bahman 22 Stadium, Isfahan, in front of 10 thousand football-crazy fans against home side, Zob Ahan.
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