Reds close in on blues


Tehran- The popular red-clad soccer team of Pirouzi reduced the gap with its archrival Esteqlal (blues) Tuesday. Before an attendance of over 10,000 fans in Azadi Stadium, Pirouzi defeated Tractor Sazi of Tabriz in the 15th week of Iran Pro League to close in on Esteqlal of Tehran.

Week 15 Wrap-Up


Pas (Tehran) again proves to be very strong when it comes to big matches, they beat Esteghlal for the second time this season. It seems all of Shahrokhi's (Pas Head Coach) predictions have come true.

Italy Futsal Tourney Fixtures Released


PFDC - Below you can find the fixtures for the Futsal friendly tournament in Italy where Iran will participate from March 18 to March 24.

An Iranian Young Defender in Eindhoven


PFDC - Keyvan Van Roosmalen, is yet another player of Iranian heritage who plays in the Netherlands. Keyvan, a 21-year-old left/central defender (14/12/1981), has been playing for SBV Eindhoven in the GOUDEN GIDS DIVISIE since the year 2001.

Pass edged out Esteqlal 2-1 to bounce back to the third place on the table


Tehran- Mid-season champion Esteqlal was crushed out surprisingly Monday 2-1 against Pass, but still topped the premier league Azadegan cup table.

PIACENZA - PERUGIA 2-0 (1-0)


PFDC - Perugia are in 10th place after losing 2-0 to lower ranked Piacenza.There was bad news for Iranian football fans, as Rahman Rezaei was carried off fter only 15 minutes with an injury.

Fixtures of Asian Soccer Semis


TEHRAN -Iran's Football Federation (IFF) announced Saturday the fixtures of semifinals of Asia Club Championships.

Iran's u-23 soccer squad to play in West Asian Games: Ranjbar


Manager of Iran's National Football Teams Committee said here Saturday that there is no age limitation in the West Asian Games but the federation has decided to send the under-23 squad of Iran to Pusan, South Korea.

Table-toppers Esteqlal, Pirouzi start 2nd mid-season with victory


Tehran - The old archrivals Esteqlal and Pirouzi started the second mid-season of Iran Pro League with wins in the 14th week.

Blazevic furious about the ref


ZAGREB, Croatia, March 7 (DSA) - Croatian media reported that Osijek's new coach Miroslav Blazevic has attacked referee Ivan Novak after first division 21st round match between Dinamo and Osijek.

Esteqlal of Rasht crushed Paykan scoring 1-0


Tehran - Esteghlal wins 1-0 over Bargh Shiraz. Bargh received 2 red cards in this game, including one which was given to the goalie.

Santos beats Esteqlal on penalties


IRNA -Santos of Brazil defeated the youth team of Tehran's Esteqlal on penalties Tuesday in the semifinal of an international soccer tournament in the United Arab Emirates, "Al Ahly Cup".

Iranian fans hold vigil for stricken World Cup hero


TEHERAN, March 4 (AFP) Hundreds of Iranian football fans held a vigil here Monday at the hospital where coma-stricken former international captain Ahmadreza Abedzadeh is battling to recover from a brain haemorrhage.
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