FIFA not against discrimination

Tehran Times - Football must keep political impartiality and that national associations remain free from political interference. However, FIFA denies its own rule after allowing the Saudi Arabian teams to play Iranian counterparts in neutral fields.

Bonyadifar to Officiate Bengaluru FC vs. Transport United

Tasnim - The Asian Football Confederation has appointed Iranian referee Mo'ud Bonyadifar as the man in charge of the match between Bengaluru FC from India and Transport United from Bhutan in 2018 AFC Cup’s Qualifying play-off.

Saman Ghoddos Confirms 10 Clubs Are Chasing Him

Tasnim - Ostersund forward Saman Ghoddos has confirmed to the Swedish media a number of clubs are interested in signing him.

Nigerian Striker Gero Linked with Iran’s Esteghlal

Tasnim - Salisu Abdullahi "Alhaji" Gero has been linked with a move to Iranian football club Esteghlal.

FIFA Rejects Persepolis Request to Lift Transfer Ban

Financial Tribune - FIFA’s governing body has denied Iran Persepolis Football Club’s request for lifting a ban on transfer windows.

Persepolis denied at the death by Foolad, Esteghlal ease past Sanat Naft [VIDEO]

Tehran Times - Rahim Zahivi's late goal denied Persepolis three points in a 1-1 draw in their Iran Professional League (IPL) fixture in Ahvaz on Sunday.

Alireza Beiranvand Sets Record for Minutes without Conceding Goal

Tasnim - Persepolis’s Alireza Beiranvand set a new Iran Professional League (IPL) record by going 718 minutes without conceding a goal.

Esteghlal , Al-Hilal to Play in Kuwait on Feb. 20


Financial Tribune - Iran’s soccer team Esteghlal and Al-Hilal from Saudi Arabia will meet in Kuwait’s Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium on February 20, 2018.

Afshin Peyrovani takes Persepolis sporting director job

Tehran Times - Former Team Melli and Persepolis defender Afshin Peyrovani has returned to elite football as sporting director with the Iran league champions.

Masoud Shojaei Reaches Agreement with AEK

Tasnim - Iranian international attacking midfielder Masoud Shojaei will sign his contract with AEK after Christmas of 2017.

Mehdi Taremi on Qatari Al-Gharafa’s Radar

Tasnim - Iranian national football team and Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi has been linked with a move to Al-Gharafa of Qatar.

IPL: Saipa, Sepahan Share Spoils [VIDEO]

Tasnim - Saipa football team was held to a 1-1 draw by Sepahan in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.

Mojtaba Jabbari parts company with Esteghlal


Tehran Times - Esteghlal midfielder Mojtaba Jabbari parted ways with the Iranian football club on Friday.