Iraq in WAFF Final as Iran's penalty woes continue


Iraq celebrated a place against Jordan in Saturday's WAFF Championship final after outlasting Iran 6-5 on penalties as the eagerly awaited semi-final clash ended 0-0 after extra-time.

' Iran always expected to win': Ivankovic


Iran's semi-final clash against old rivals Iraq on Thursday promises to be the match of the tournament so far as the 2nd WAFF Championship in Syria enters the final stages.

Ivankovic happy ... but concerned


Although Iran sealed their place in the semi-finals of the West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship in Syria with their 2-0 victory over Lebanon on Tuesday, coach Branko Ivankovic's satisfaction was tempered by his concern over his side's continuing problems from the penalty spot.

Iraq set up semi-final clash against Iran


Iraq set up a mouth-watering semi-final clash with defending champions Iran in the West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship.

Mahdavikia returns from injury layoff


Iranian international forward Mehdi Mahdavikia has returned to action for German Bundesliga side Hamburg SV after being sidelined for six month following back surgery.

Peykan coach: "The Camp Had a Great Effect on Player's Spirit"


PLDC - Peykan ,which was traveling to England for a 10 days camping on Mordad 31th,arrived in Tehran this morning.

Hamburgcoach calls Mahdavikia's elimination cup showing "pleasing"


Hamburger SV coach Kurt Jara here Monday called the performance of his Iranian star forward Mehdi Mahdavikia in his team's .

1mil Toman Fine and 3 Months Prisonment, The Biggest Fine for The Biggest Defender


PLDC - It was just last year that one of the most famous captains of the capital city made a compliment about of one the best defenders of another team and made the biggest football court in Iran.

10-man Jordan stuns Iran


National soccer squad of Jordan stunned the depleted side of Iran in the 2nd West Asian event Friday.

Hamburg's Mahdavikia ready for comeback in elimination cup match


Iranian football international and Hamburger SV forward Mehdi Mahdavikia will return in the starting line-up for this Saturday's first round elimination cup encounter with amateur club FC Schoenberg, the bi-weekly kicker sports magazine reported Thursday.

Perugia retain Razaei


PERUGIA have been boosted by the news the club have retained the services of Rahman Razaei.

Karimi will play in the Asian Champions League!


PLDC - The Al-Ahli club of UAE has announced that Ali Karimi will join the team during the Asian Champions League.

Iran includes five senior players for WAFF Championship


Branko Ivankovic, the head coach of the Iranian National Team, has named five senior players in his squad for the West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship in Damascus, Syria from August 30 to September 7.
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