Nakata and Razaei on target in Italy


AFC - Japan skipper Hidetoshi Nakata [pictured] and Iranian international defender Rahman Razaei were both on target for their clubs on Sunday, steering Parma and Perugia respectively to comfortable home wins after Sunday’s round of Serie A fixtures.

Vfl Bochum's Hashemian to start against Bayern Munich


IRNA - Vfl Bochum's Iranian international striker Vahid Hashemian is nominated for this Sunday's starting game formationagainst Bayern Munich, the bi-weekly weekly kicker sports magazine reported Monday.

Esteqlal coach Cheraghpour steps down


IRNA - Following the second consecutive loss of Esteqlal of Ahvaz in Iran Pro League, the head coach Jalal Cheraghpour stepped down Sunday.

Iran makes it to semifinal of Asian Futsal Championship


JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Defending champion Iran trounced Kyrgyzstan, 10-2, on Monday, earning a place in the semifinal round of the Asian Futsal Championship.

Serie A Review: Best Eleven Of The Week


Rahman Rezaei (Perugia) – Against Modena, the Iranian player was reliable as usual and even scored one of the most beautiful goals of the season. He's the living evidence that good players are everywhere in the world.

Uzbeks join champs Iran in futsal quarter-finals


JAKARTA: Uzbekistan confirmed their ticket in the quarter-finals of the fourth Asian Football Confederation’s futsal tournament with a win over Taiwan 5-1 in the last Group B match at the Istora Senayan Stadium here yesterday. 

Seven Iranian Clubs to Go Public Soon


PFDC - It is reported that after the initiation of the Iran pro League and according to AFC rules and standards, the Iranian professional clubs must publish their company stocks for sale to the public in order to be profitable.

Esteqlal-Naft derby slated for Oct 30


IRNA - Iran Pro League Organization (IPLO) announced that the Esteqlal-San'at Naft match will be played on Wednesday, October 30.

Ali Karimi does not cherish facing Persepolis


PLDC -Ali Karimi, Iranian star of Al Ahli of the UAE, has been in the news again lately and in one match is even supposed to have brought actual tears to the eyes of the opponent team with his great skill.

Shahrokhi, “We were better in the second half”


PLDC - After the 2-0 defeat of Malavan Anzali by Pas of Tehran, the club now stands 6th in the league table with Malavan standing at the foot of the table with both games lost.

Bargh defeats Esteghlal Ahwaz, 2-1


PLDC - Bargh Shiraz played against Esteghlal of Ahwaz at home on Friday, 25/10/2002, and defeated them with the score of 2-1. The defeat brought with it booing from the Bargh fans and at the same time cheering for their club.

Fajr still on top of League table


PLDC - The second week of the Iranian Professional League began on a better note than the first week. The teams appeared more prepared and that was probably the reason why there were half the number of goals scored as compared with the first week of the league.

Iran reach last eight, Malaysia out


JAKARTA: Defending champions Iran are through to the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation’s futsal (five-a-side) tournament after scoring their third straight win, thrashing Taiwan 16-1 in their last Group B match at the Istora Senayan Stadium here yesterday.
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