Esteqlal re-signs Samereh

IRNA - Esteqlal of Tehran re-signed national striker Ali Samereh, said a club deputy Tuesday.

Hamburg upsets Bayern on penalties in semifinal

AP - Bayern Munich's preparation for another assault on the Champions League and the Bundesliga title suffered a setback Tuesday when it lost to Hamburger SV in the semifinal of the German League Cup on a penalty shootout.

Georgian Mujiri joins Sepahan

IRNA - Baba Mujiri from Georgia signed a two-year contract with the second Iran Pro League leader Sepahan of Mobarakeh Steel Mill, central province of Isfahan, Monday.

Alidousti appointed Iran's junior football manager

IRNA - President of Iran's Football Federation (IFF) Mohammad Daadkan installed Hamid Alidousti as the new head coach of national junior team.

Iraq to play in Iran four-sided football event

IRNA - Iraq will dispatch its national football team to Iran to take part in a four-sided tournament, said the Iraqi federation Monday.

Blazevic to sign Al-Ittihad deal

MEF - If to believe Qatari daily Al-Raya, former Croatia and Iran manager Miroslav Blasevic is nearing signing a one-year deal to coach Saudi champions Al-Ittihad, this being revealed on Tuesday in Doha.

Ghalenoei denied the rumors about resigning. Today is not the day to leave.

PLDC - Amir Ghalenoe denied the rumors that have been published in the papers lately regarding him resigning from his position due to management's interference with his work.

Kuwait futsal team arrives in Iran

IRNA - National futsal team of Kuwait arrived here Sunday to hold a training camp.

'Bora' linked with Iran job – rumour

AFC - FORMER China coach Bora Milutinovic is currently in Iran as a guest of the Iranian Golden Ball Awards, presence that had spurred the local press to link the Serb with the vacant Iran national job.

Nikbakhtvahedi linked with Fenerbahce

AFC - ACCORDING to a report on the Iran Sports Press, Iranian international midfielder Alireza Nikbakhtvahedi is known to be on his way to Turkey to iron out a possible deal with Istanbul club Fenerbahce.

Best Iranian footballer to be selected for golden ball award

IRNA - Iran's number one footballer in the past sports season, who will be selected at a ceremony in Tehran's Olympic Hotel on Thursday, is to receive the golden ball award.

Majid Jalali announced as the new Head Coach of Pas

PLDC - The management of Pas sport and cultural club announced Mr. Majid Jalali as the new Head Coach of the team.

Farshad Pious: "Ali Parvin has accepted the position of Technical director of the team."

PLDC - Farshad Pious, the former Perspolis and National team player denied the rumors in regards to Ali Parvin and creating and organizing a new team, and said: "These are rumors. Ali Parvin is a great coach and a good manager and I do not believe that he would ever do such a thing."