Olympic Soccer Team: “No More Tehran Curse”

Donga - Korea’s national soccer team has traditionally overwhelmed this team with seven wins, three ties and six losses. Its Olympics team has also outperformed this team with one win and one tie. However, Korea has never won a single game against Iran in Tehran.

No remorse for coaching Qatar: Troussier

MiddleeastFootball - Seven months after being appointed as head coach of Qatar national team, French Philippe Troussier looks quite satisfied with the work done at the helm of the side.

Elusive Majidi on the romp, again

MiddleeastFootball - Iranian prolific striker Farhad Majidi netted 7 minutes in each half to steer Al-Wasl to a solid 3-1 victory away to struggling Al-Emirates, the closing day of the 7th Week of league action here in the United Arab Emirates.

Are there plans to replace Begovich?

PLDC - Even though it seemed as if there will only be few changes made in Perspolis's top management and staff following the team's poor performance this season, Mr. Ghamkhar's reason for his trip to Germany seems to be finding a replacement for Vingo Begovich.

“FIFA the sole party to assess the Qatari affair”: Bin-Hammam

MiddleeastFootball - Three weeks of silence finally ended on Monday when AFC chief voiced his position regarding Qatari plans to naturalize foreign players.

Indra aims to make amends after drubbing by Iran

TheStar - The nightmare of being totally outclassed by Iran two weeks ago in the opening match of the pre-Olympic Asia Group A football match at the MPPJ Stadium in Kelana Jaya here still haunts national Under-23 midfielder Indra Putra Mahayuddin.

Ansarifard: "We will not repeat the bitter experience of 2000. we will take responsibility for the Futsal team's results."

PLDC - The Iranian national Futsal team's Head Coach told our reporter: "So far and up to this point before our trip to Portugal, we have had our trainings in a well planned manner, and we only had difficulty confirming some of our scheduling with the Portuguese due to the end of the week holidays in Portugal.

Iran Says No to Female 'Red Devils'

Chosun - The Iranian government told the Korea Football Association last week that the 'Red Devils' -- Korea's enthusiastic football booster club -- would not be allowed entrance into Tehran's Azadi Stadium for the final Olympic qualifying match on Mar. 17.

Safae Farahani to work as an adviser to IFFPLDC - Mr. Safaee Farahani , the former IFF President will soon join IFF as an adviser.

PLDC - Mr. Safaee Farahani , the former IFF President will soon join IFF as an adviser.

Perspolis starts negotiations with Dinozof and Arigo Sachi

PLDC - Even though Mr. Ghamkhar has said that Begovich will stay as Perspolis's Head Coach for next season, it seems as if there will be another foreign coach coming for Perspolis.

Rummenigge Blasts Qatar Recruits

Soccer365 - Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has lashed out at transfer target Dede, as well as Bundesliga top scorer Ailton, for flirting with the idea of becoming international football mercenaries for Qatar.

Bochum`s Hashemian to return into starting line-up

IRNA - VfL Bochum`s Iranian striker Vahid Hashemian is scheduled to return into the starting line-up of his team for Sunday`s home match against Borussia Moenchengladbach after having his nose broken during a vicious assault by former team-mate Sunday Oliseh, the press reported Thursday.

Ivankovic Calls Up 26

Mehr News – Iran’s Croat football manager Branco Ivankovic Wednesday summoned 26 players to attend national training camp.