14 teams to participate in Asian futsal event


Tehran, May 5, IRNA - Fourteen teams are to play in Asian Futsal Championships in Indonesia. Iran, China, Taiwan, Iraq, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam will fight for the Asian trophy.

Big derby reaches its climax as Esteqlal, Foulad draw


The eagerly-awaited blue-red derby reached its climax as Esteqlal was held by struggling Foulad in the 21st week of Iran Pro League Sunday.

Qatar lost out versus Iran


Tehran, May 2 - Iran's junior national soccer team edged out Qatar in a warm-up in Doha Wednesday night.

Statistical analysis of IPL after 20 weeks


PLDC - Number of matches ****** 140 Total goals ************ 292 # goal per game ******** 2.09

Jamshed looks to homeland for football talent


Sportalasia- Jamshed Nassiri, a former star in the Indian football league, will be looking to his homeland of Iran to supply fresh new talent to Indian clubs.

Shock results of week 20


Esteghlal of Tehran continued their abysmal performance for the third week running when they could only pick up a point in Shiraz Hafiziyah Stadium after their goal-less draw against Fajr Sepasy on Tuesday.

Fajr Holds Blues; Fanaei Blunder Costs Reds Dear


TEHRAN- Fajr-e Sepassi and Barq, two Shiraz-based giantkillers, had brilliant performances in the 20th week clashes of Iran Pro League Tuesday as the former held leader Esteqlal of Tehran and the latter stunned Pirouzi with a surprising win.

Perugia's performance against Atalanta


PFDC-Perugia lost the chance to automatically qualify for next year's UEFA Cup today with a 2-1 loss to Atalanta in the Bergamo team's home ground, the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia Stadium. With both teams having reached their seasonal target, which consisted in avoiding relegation, the game was played in a relaxed fashion, with a good rhythm of play.

Hajduk Split to name a coach this week


SPLIT, Croatia, April 29 (DSA) - Hajduk Split officials have announced that during this week, probably by Thursday, they would name a coach for next season.

Exclusive interview with General Manager of Zob-Ahan - Hossein Kafami


PLDC has exclusively interviewed Mr. Kafami, the general manager of Zob Ahan club of the Iranian Pro League (IPL). In this interview you can find news about Rahman Rezaei's probable move to other Italian clubs and also transferring of players to Fiorentina in the near future. Mr. Kafami also denied any help for Rezaei's transfer to Perugia by Iran's former head coach, Blazevic as previously mentioned in Iranian media.

Fixtures of 20th week matches of Iran Pro League announced


IRNA- Fixtures of the 20th week matches of Iran Pro League were announced Saturday as follows.

Tohid Iranian edge out Iranian School in final


Tohid Iranian School overcame Adab Iranian School 4-2 in the final of the Samsung UAE Inter-school football championship, held at Al Nasr football stadium yesterday.

UAE: Al Ain move clear as rivals slump


AFC - Al Ain have the stingiest defence in the league, conceding only 19 goals in 18 matches this season. With Juma Khater keeping a close eye on Al Ahli striker Ali Karimi on Thursday, they successfully shut down their opponents in a game of few clear-cut chances.
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