Reds Reject Top Berth as Held by Abu Moslem


Tehran - Pirouzi missed the chance to lead the table in the 17th week of Iran Pro League Tuesday as its clash against struggling Abu Moslem in Mashhad ended in a draw.

Venezia 0-2 Perugia (Photo)


PFDC - Perugia edged closer to avoiding relegation today with a solid 2-0 win over Venezia in the already-relegated team's home ground, the Sant'Elena stadium.

Dismal draw with Iran hands Kuwait West Asian Games gold medal (Photos)


MEF - KUWAIT CITY, April 13: Iran gave their most inspiring performance against Kuwait in the final match of the West Asian Games football tournament on Friday, but that wasn't enough as both sides contented with a goalless draw, a result securing the hosts the gold medal.

Suker quitting 1860 for Croatia swansong


Osijek coach Miroslav Blazevic has revealed he will bring 1860 Munich forward Davor Suker back to Croatia in the summer. "We have spoken about it. He is coming after the World Cup. He will start a business in the area and finish his career here," the former Croatia coach told.

Al Ahli score revenge victory over Al Wasl


Al Ahli defeated Al Wasl 2-1 in the First division football league's 16th stage here yesterday. Referee showed the red card to Al Wasl defender Ali Issa in the 62nd minute when he denied Ali Karimi a scoring chance by stopping the ball with his hands.

Kuwait take on Iran for gold medal after thrashing Palestine for 7


Kuwait have set themselves up for a West Asian Games gold medal showdown after thrashing hapless Palestine 7-0 on Wednesday. Kuwait and Iran meet on Friday in a game which will decide the football champions after Iran drew 1-1 on matchday four.

A Lie to Degrade Daei?


PFDC - An interview with Ottmar Hitzfeld, Bayern Munich's manager, published in an Iranian sports newspaper in Iran today, disturbed the Iranian football legend Ali Daei. This newspaper claimed that Hitzfeld has shown his dissatisfaction with Ali Daei when he was employed by German Champions three years ago.

A dilemma for Iranian traditional coaches


PFDC - The Iranian Football Federation (IFF) announced a memorandum to all Iranian clubs who participate in the Iranian Pro-league (IPL) as a reminder of the rules and regulations which requires all the coaches to have C or B licenses approved by the AFC in order for the clubs to stay in the IPL.

WAG: Iran 1 Syria 1


PFDC - The Iranian B team could not do any better than pulling off a draw against the younger team of Syria. With this tie, Iran is no longer the favorites to win this tournament.

Qarar`s young guns go down fighting to Iran


KUWAIT CITY: Even considering the inadequacies of youth this has been a performance Qatar’s footballers and officials would want to forget in a hurry.

Salehpour helps Paykan past Pirouzi; Zob holds Esteqlal


Striker Mehdi Salehpour of Paykan scored the golden goal Monday against the popular team of Pirouzi, helping his side eliminate the reds and vault into the semifinals of the countrywide league. Playing on the pitch of Azadi Stadium, the two teams of capital fought to a goalless tie during the normal time.

Juventus Fire Four Past Perugia


07 April 2002 (Teamtalk) - Goals from Alessandro Del Piero (2), David Trezeguet and Christian Zenoni helped Juve move in to third as they thrashed Perugia 4-0.

Nekonam draws a smile on Ivankovic lips, Syria dismiss Palestine in West Asian Games


MEF - KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Iran suffered throughout the second-half of their game against Qatar, before Javad Nikonam earned them all three points from a glancing header in the 84th minute, stirring his side to a flattering 2-1 victory over their counterparts.
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