Esteghlal beat Machine Sazi to move third [VIDEO]

Tehran Times - Esteghlal football team has defeated struggling Machine Sazi 3-0 in the 20th week of Iran Professional League at the snowy Yadegar-e Emam Stadium in Tabriz.

Bremen Iranian Coach Nouri Criticizes Trump over Travel Ban

Tasnim - Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri has issued a strong rebuke to President Donald Trump's executive action, which personally affects the Bundesliga boss.

Sajjad Shahbazzadeh close to completing Tractor move

Tehran Times - Iranian striker Sajjad Shahbazzadeh has officially parted company with Turkish Super Lig side Alanyaspor on Wednesday after just six month.

How Trump's controversial policy could impact Asian, World Cup football

FourFourTwo - US President Donald Trump has wasted little time implementing some of his more controversial election promises, including a travel ban aimed at certain Muslim countries. How could it impact Asian football? Scott McIntyre explores the issues.

Saeid Ezatolahi linked with Olympiacos

Tehran Times - Greek giant Olympiacos showed interest in signing Iranian rising star Saeid Ezatolahi, the local media reported.

Alireza Haghighi to Join England’s Port Vale

Tasnim - Iranian international goalkeeper Alireza Haghighi has reached an agreement to join English club Port Vale.

Villarreal keen on Rostov's Sardar Azmoun as Pato replacement

AS - The club wants to sell the Brazilian now and sign the 22-year-old Iranian forward. Liverpool are also interested in the Rostov player.


Paatoop - One of the world’s best defenders welcomes his old German youth national team-mate back to the Bundesliga.


Paatoop - Iranian international Ashkan Dejagah has returned to his old club VfL Wolfsburg.

Afghan football captain officially joins Iran’s Paykan F.C.

KP - The Afghanistan national football team captain Faysal Shayesteh has formally joined Iran’s Paykan Football Club (Paykan F.C.).

Persepolis extend lead with win over Saba [VIDEO]

Tehran Times - Persepolis football team eased past relegation strugglers Saba 2-0 in the 19th week of Iran Professional League at Qom’s Yadegar-e Emam stadium on Saturday.

Iranian Navid Nasseri on Coventry City’s Radar

Tasnim - Former Birmingham City winger Navid Nasseri has caught the eye of Coventry City.

Persepolis, Al Hilal’s Matches to Be Held in Muscat

Tasnim - Iran’s Persepolis and Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia will play in Muscat, Oman in the 2017 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League group stage.