Iran's Esteghlal riding rough-shod for Asian club championship


Kuala Lumpur - Iran's Esteghlal, Uzbekistan's Nasaf Karsi and Korean club Anyang LG Cheetahs will join defending champions Suwon Samsung in the semifinals of this year's Asian Club Championship to be played in early April, the Asian Football Conference (AFC) said in a statement on Friday.

ran's Bundesliga player set to return to former home club: daily


Berlin- FC St. Pauli midfielder Ali-Reza Mansourian is scheduled to return to his former Iranian team Esteghlal, the daily Hamburger Morgenpost reported here Friday.

Esteqlal Tehran Club to host the Asian Cup finals


IRNA - Esteqlal Tehran Football Club announced that the Asian Football Confederation Wednesday evening approved the application put in by Estaqlal Club to host the Asian Cup finals.

Blazevic tipped for Egypt job


ZAGREB,(DSA) - Croatian Miroslav Blazevic has revealed he received an offer to take over the Egyptian national team.

Rezai says his transfer, a rumour


Rome, Feb 24 - Peruja's international defender Rahman Rezai dismissed reports on his transfer to the Italian team, Intermilan.

Esteqlal Routs Malavan to Stay at Table


TEHRAN- Esteqlal of Tehran crushed Malavan of Bandar Anzali in the 13th week of Iran Pro League here Saturday to top the table.

Ivankovic calls up 23 national players


IRNA - Iran's national soccer Head Coach Branko Ivankovic invited 23 players to take part in the training sessions.

AS Roma 1 Perugia 0


Sports.com- AS Roma returned to the top of Serie A but they were made to work hard for their 1-0 victory against a resolute Perugia side.

IPL Mid-season summary


The Mid-Season of Iran Professional League has ended on Saturday 23rd February 2002, with 4 remaining matches of the week 13 being played at different venues.

IPL Results: Saipa 2- Sepahan 1, Pas 1- Bargh 1. Saipa making a comeback


Today, two games were played in the Iranian Premier League. Saipa's performance proved that many have underestimated Mayeli Kohan's squad.

More Internal Problems for Perspolis


It looks as if, Perspolis' problems are not decreasing, but increasing as the season goes on. Veteran Midfielder, Ismail Halali and Captain, Afshin Peyrovani have got into a altercatoin in Perspolis' last practice before their devastating loss to Fajr-Sepasi of Shiraz.

Santos late equalizer gives Anyang spot in Asian semi vs Esteqlal


Tehran, -Anyang Cheetahs of South Korea took a priceless point at the injury time after Andre Santos' shot from a free-kick kissed the Japanese Kashima Antlers' net, granting the Korean side a berth in the semifinal of Asian Clubs Championships against Esteqlal of Iran.

Iran to participate in Italy futsal tourney


Rome - National futsal team of Iran will take part in an international indoor football tournament to start March 19 in Reggio di Calabria, Italy.
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