Ali Daei: the Iran hero who bagged 109 international goals

TheseFootballTimes - Pele trails him by 32 goals, Ronaldo by 36, and Messi by 51. Indeed no footballer, past or present, could ever dream of matching Ali Daei’s tally of international goals.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers could make move for Sardar Azmoun

HITC - Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers originally was linked with Sardar Azmoun in the early part of the transfer window.

Iran to play Congo in friendly

Tehran Times - Iranian media suggest that Team Melli will play a friendly match with DR Congo as part of preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Uli Stielike candidate to take charge of Iran’s Esteghlal: Report

Tehran Times - Former South Korea coach Uli Stielike reportedly is a candidate to take charge of Iranian football club Esteghlal.

Ex-Persepolis Defender Umana Joins Pars Jonoubi Jam

Tasnim - Former Persepolis defender Michael Umana has joined newly-promoted Pars Jonoubi Jam on a one-year contract.

For Korea, Iran is big barrier to Russia

Koreatimes - The countdown to the big game has really started. On the final day of August, Korea meets Iran at Seoul World Cup Stadium in a 2018 World Cup qualifier that can only be described as vital.

Asian champions Iran drawn in Group D for futsal tournament at Ashgabat 2017

Insidethegames - Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Championship winners Iran will take on Kyrgyzstan, Jordan and Tahiti in the group stage of the men's futsal tournament at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat.

Iranian Players’ Physiques Like Europeans: Park Ji-Sung

Tasnim - Ex-Manchester United striker Park Ji-Sung says Iran is an Asian country but its players’ physiques are more like Europeans.

Teymourian’s goal against Buriram among ACL quarterfinals’ spectacular goals [VIDEO]

Tehran Times - With the AFC Champions League quarterfinals fast approaching, takes a look back at eight key goals from the last fourteen editions of the last eight stage.

Jordanian Referee to Officiate Iran's Persepolis v Al Ahli at ACL Quarter-Final

Tasnim - Jordanian referee Adham Makhadmeh has been chosen to officiate the match between Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis and Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final clash.

Shojaei: My country is my priority

Middleeastonline - One of two Iranian footballers threatened with a lifetime ban after playing against an Israeli club broke his silence on Friday, saying he had no intention of causing offence.


AFC - Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis meet Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in a highly-anticipated 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final clash on Tuesday in Oman.

Saipa Stuns Esteghlal at Iran Professional League [VIDEO]

Tasnim - Saipa football team defeated Esteghlal 1-0 in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday night.