FIFA president Gianni Infantino criticised for watching match women are banned from attending


Dailymail - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been criticised for going to a men-only game in Iran on Thursday.

Infantino urges Saudi Arabia and Iran not to allow politics get in way of football


Firstpost - FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that a two-year diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran should not be allowed to get in the way of football.

“I’m happy that people are talking about it” – Excited Arzani still undecided on international allegiance


Dailyfootballshow - Melbourne City young gun Daniel Arzani says he has not yet decided which nation he would like to represent at international level, if called up.

Iran, Libya Friendly Cancelled

Tasnim - A friendly match between Iran national football team and Libya has been called off.

Queiroz: Our dream is to reach knockout stage

FIFA - IR Iran are all set to make their second consecutive FIFA World Cup™ appearance in a few months, the first time they will have graced two world finals in a row.

Esteghlal can defeat Persepolis in Tehran derby: Winfried Schafer

Tehran Times - Esteghlal coach Winfried Schafer says that they are capable of beating their arch rivals Persepolis in Tehran derby.

Team Melli have chance to advance to World Cup next stage: Sardar Azmoun

Tehran Times - Iran striker Sardar Azmoun says that they are not underdogs in the 2018 World Cup and have a chance to qualify for the second round.

Alireza Faghani named Tehran derby referee

Tehran Times - Alireza Faghani has been appointed to take charge of Thursday’s Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis at the Azadi Stadium.

Tehran derby the Asian biggest derby: Branko Ivankovic

Tehran Times - Branko Ivankovic says the football match between Iranian giants Persepolis and Esteghlal is the biggest derby in Asia.

FIFA President Infantino to share pitch with ex-Iranian stars

Tehran Times - FIFA President Gianni Infantino will show off his skills in a futsal match with the former Iranian stars in Tehran.

An experience Toni will forever cherish

AFC -  After a managerial career that took him to five different Asian countries, Portuguese coach Antonio Oliveira, better known as Toni, reflects on great times at Tractorsazi Tabriz and playing in the AFC Champions League. 

Esteghlal defender Padovani undergoes neck surgery

Tehran Times - Brazilian defender of Esteghlal football team underwent neck surgery Saturday night.

Persepolis find new hero in Alipour


AFC - Persepolis striker Ali Alipour started his 2018 AFC Champions League campaign in style and his side will rely on him to replicate his league form on the continental stage to fire them to glory.