Daei linked with UAE’s Al-Wahda


MEF - Iran veteran international striker Ali Daei is seriously linked with Al-Wahda of Abu Dhabi, this being announced by the club’s spokesman on Monday.

IFF spoke person: "It's upon Hashemian's his own request that he is not invited to the national team."


PLDC - GholamHussain Zaman Abadi, the Football Federation's spoke person told reporters yesterday that Hashemian had earlier contacted one of the national team coaches and has requested that he does not get invited to the national team for now.

Vahid Hashemian saves Bochum from brink of defeat


AFC - TRAILING 2-1 and with only 17 minutes left to the clock, Iranian star once again stepped up to score the equalizing goal to help VfL Bochum claim a 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin, the former club of former AFC Player of the Year Ali Daei.

Iran blacks out Beckham billboards


BBC - Five billboards in the city carrying a head and shoulders shot of the Real Madrid and England star advertising engine oil have been draped in black cloth.

Iran scrape past India TFA Blue, to meet Uzbekistan in Final


Jamshedpur (UNI)- Strong contender Iran moved into the finals, going pass India TFA Blue (2-1) with the help of an injury-time goal in the JRD Tata Cup International Invitatioinal Football Tournament (U-19) at the JRD Tata Sports complex here today.

Faraki Threatens to Drop Nikbakht From Iran’s Soccer Squad


Mehr News Agency – Hossein Faraki Saturday said Tehran’s Esteqlal and national midfielder Alireza Vahedi-Nikbakht will be dropped from the national team of Iran if he does not curb the darker side of his character.

Hungary’s Vasas Invites Persepolis for Futsal Friendly


Mehr News Agency – Vasas, a Hungarian club, Saturday invited the Iranian capital’s futsal side Persepolis to play friendlies in this Central European country.

Kazemian: "We did not play well. Perspolis club has fulfilled all its obligations."


PLDC - Losing against Paykan can't have an effect on our advancement and we will promise the fans that will make it up to them and the team in the upcoming matches.

Mahdavikia recovers ankle injury


IRIB - Hamburger SV forward Mehdi Mahdavikia resumed practice following his one-month break from a nagging ankle joint injury, the press said Friday.

Iran draw with India TFA


New Delhi - Iran drew with India TFA White in a league exchange of the under-19, 1st JRD Tata cup international invitation football tournament in Jamshedpur in the newly formed northern Indian state of Jharkhand on Monday.

Ansarian and Esteghlal?


PLDC - Early next week the Football Federation's judicial committee will make a decision on the existing dispute among Ali Ansarian and Akbar Ghamkhar.

Iran, Uzbekistan split points


HindustanTimes - The coaches of the two TFA sides will have been glad that Iran and Uzbekistan split points in the second match of the JRD Tata Cup International here on Friday. It a match of two halves, Uzbekistan dominated the first and scored through Umarov Bahrom in the 21st minute, before Milan Midavoodi got the equaliser seven minutes into the second half.

AFC-OFC Challenge Cup to be played at Azadi Stadium


SoccerWay - The AFC-OFC Challenge Cup 2003 between Iran and New Zealand has been confirmed for Sunday, 12th October 2003 at the magnificent 100,000 plus capacity Azadi Stadium in Tehran, kick-off at 1535hrs, local time.
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