Persepolis arrives in Tashkent


IRNA - The 38-member team of Persepolis arrived here in early Wednesday. The Tehran-based soccer side is to play in the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League in the Uzbek capital.

Persepolis humbles Sudanese in soccer friendly


IRNA - Popular soccer side of Iran, Persepolis, tamed the Sudanese team, Al Merrikhi, in a friendly here on Monday. Persepolis known as the reds handed the visitor a bitter 4-1 defeat.

Mahdavikia wins Player of the Month award


AFC - Arie Haan has been named the AFC Coach of the Month for February after the Dutchman guided China to a goalless draw against World Cup winners Brazil, a result that helped his new side earn the Coca-Cola AFC Team of the Month award.

Metsu´s Al-Ain wrap up Emirati League


AFP - Reigning Emirati champions Al-Ain, coached by former Senegal coach Bruno Metsu, retained their title Monday with a 1-0 victory over Al-Nasr of Dubai.

With Ali Parvin and Perspolis players agreement, Karim Bagheri is forgiven


PLDC - On Monday afternoon and after a brief meeting among Ali Parvin, Perspolis management and the players, Karim Bagheri’s situation was discussed.

Delay in Esteghlal's final roster announcement. AFC: Esteghlal, Al-Hilal and Al-Ain are closely following up on Romario's situation.


PLDC - The announcement for Esteghlal's final rooster for the upcoming Asian Club Champion's league is postponed 'till Monday.

Zob advances to last eight


IRNA - Zob Ahan handed the Hamedan-based Persepolis a humiliating defeat here on Sunday, advancing to the last eight of League Cup. In the second-leg match in Fouladshahr, Isfahan, Zob routed the reds 7-0.

Minavand will join Persepolis on March 2


IRNA - The international midfielder Mehrdad Minavand will join Persepolis on March 2, said the club's deputy on Sunday morning.

Navidkia: “Probably we will be the champion.” The real goal man is Edmond Bezik.


PLDC - About Sepahan performance during this 15 weeks of super league Navikia says : The fact is that we attack too much this year and that’s why we are at the top of table till now .Therefore if we don’t face any problem I think we will be the champion of this year . 

Khordbin: “Bagheri will NOT be with Perspolis in Asian Champion’s League.”


PLDC - Karim Bagheri will not play for Perspolis in the upcoming Asian Champion’s league games. Khordbin told reporter yesterday that based on Bagheri’s current situation and AFC’s recent demands regarding the rosters, we will replace him with another player soon.

Iran will clash against Maldives in April


IRNA - Iran has been scheduled to play the Maldives in the preliminary round of 2004 Athens Olympic qualifiers in April.

AFC reiterates Champions League eligibility rules


AFC - The Asian Football Confederation has issued a reminder to teams participating in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League that players playing in the competition must have been registered with the club at least 30 days before the commencement of the tournament in order to be eligible.

Suker is Al-Ain’s surprising outfit for Asian Champions’ League quarter-finals stage


MEF - 35-year old former Croatia international striker Davor Suker has reportedly signed a contract with United Arab Emirates champions Al-Ain, it to believe Friday’s edition of Qatari daily Al-Watan.
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