Esteghlal Ahwaz head coach chosen


PLDC - Seyed Ebrahim Tahami (Esteghlal Ahwaz veteran player now retired), has been formally chosen as the Esteghlal of Ahwaz head coach for the new 2002-2003 Professional League season.

8 players have left Abu Moslem


PLDC - Mahmood Yavari, Abu Moslem head coach, is unhappy and upset with the way the Professional League matches are being judged. Although Abu Moslem at present stands fourth in the league table and has won one game and drawn two, he believes that this is only temporary and things will change.

Esteghlal loses 3-2 to Sepahan on home turf


PLDC - In a relatively slow match between Esteghlal Tehran who played at home with Sepahan Isfahan, the host lost the match to their guests with the result of 3-2.

Fajr defeats Bargh 1-0 to stay on top


PLDC - The top team of the Iranian Professional League in the first two weeks of the tournament has done it again. In the home game against their home rivals, Fajr Shiraz managed to defeat Bargh Shiraz with the score of 1-0 in the third week of the league to hold on to the top position in the table without any threat from any other team for the present.

Esteghlal Ahwaz receives first point


PLDC - In the third week of the Iranian Professional League games, Peykan faced Esteghlal of Ahwaz at home and drew the match with the result of 1-1.

Al Ahli pump in six goals past Al Dhafra


Gulf News - Al Ahli demolished Al Dhafra 6-0 in the First division football league and registered the biggest victory in the league so far.

Azadi stadium budget is within limits


PLDC - According to a Physical Education Organization source, the budget considered for Azadi Sports complex is not suffering any setbacks and is as required.

Ghamkhar worried about Asian games


PLDC - In the recent board meeting of Persepolis of Tehran, the club chairman, Akbar Ghamkhar commented on various team matters and discussed the team problems in the Professional League.

9th draw between Saipa and Persepolis


PLDC - In the third week of the Iranian Professional League, Saipa faced Persepolis of Tehran on Friday, 01/11/2002, which ended in a 1-1 draw, which has become the 9th equal match in the history of the two clubs.

New Zealand confirm Iran as opponent


AUKLAND, Nov 1 (SW) - New Zealand Soccer has announced the first of many pieces that will make up the Confederations Cup jigsaw, with the All Whites confirmed to participate in matches against Iran home and away early next year.

Abolghasempour, “My problems are solved”


PLDC - Behnam Abolghasempour, Persepolis striker, was absent in the first and second week of the Iranian Professional League and this seemed strange and some even thought that he had been put aside with the coming of a number of new players to the club.

The Best of the second week


PLDC - The second week of the Iranian Professional League came to an end, although rather late, yesterday, 30/11/2002, with the Sanat Naft –Esteghlal match which ended with the 1-0 victory of Sanat Naft of Abadan.

Dinmohammadi, “Goal was incidental”


PLDC - After the match between Sanat Naft of Abadan and Esteghlal of Tehran on Wednesday, 30/11/2002, which ended with the defeat of Estehglal with the score of 1-0, Sirous Dinmohammadi (Esteghlal player) was very dissatisfied.
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