Tehran Derby Absentees


PLDC - Parviz Mazloomi, coach of Esteghlal of Tehran has announced that Yadollah Akbari has received some injuries and the question over his presence in Thursday's match up against rivals Pirouzi will become apparent tomorrow.

AFC Player of the Year 2001 Nominees announced


AFC - Chinese players lead the pack in the list of nominations for the AFC Player of the Year Awards 2001. The awards ceremony will be held on May 17th 2002 in Shanghai in conjunction with the China Football Expo.

IPL approaching climax


PLDC- With 5 more games left for each team in this season's IPL, the pressure on the two leading teams is mounting. Neither Esteghlal, the leader nor Perspolis could achieve a result as they were both contented with goal-less draws.

Blazevic to take over Dinamo Zagreb


ZAGREB, Croatia, May 6 (DSA) - Croatian first division side Dinamo Zagreb board announced that Miroslav Blazevic has agreed to take over the team for the next season.

Statistical analysis of IPL after 21 weeks (Farsi)


PLDC- You may read Statistical analysis of IPL after 21 weeks in Farsi.

AFC Monthly Awards for April - Suwon storm to success


AFC- Korea Republic’s Suwon Samsung Bluewings have been named as the Coca-Cola AFC Team of the Month for April following their successful defence of the Asian Club Championship in Iran.

PERUGIA - FIORENTINA 2-0 (2-0)


This victory set a new club record for points in Serie A and was a fitting birthday present for Coach Serse Cosmi, who blew out 44 candles on the cake today.

Depleted Pas holds Pirouzi


Tehran, May 5, IRNA - Depleted Pas held the red-clad Pirouzi in the 21st week match of Iran Pro League Saturday. Without playmaker, Khodadad Azizi, Pas fought against Pirouzi to a goalless draw on Azadi pitch, giving leader Esteqlal of tehran the chance to widen its gap.

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.
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