Iranians Majidi, Karimi and Nikbakht shine in UAE

MiddleeastFootball - Iran international marksman Farhad Majidi brought his tally to 7 goals in 6 league matches when he netted on three occasions after 20, 64 and 76 minutes, respectively, to steer Al-Wasl to a thrashing 4-1 home victory over minnows Al-Ittihad.

Sacked Oliseh gets Nigeria lifeline

AFP - Former Nigeria skipper Sunday Oliseh, fired by German club VfL Bochum, will be given a chance to return to his country's team, according to coach Christian Chukwu.

Qatar plans anger Fifa

BBC - Qatar are heading for a showdown with Fifa president Sepp Blatter over plans to naturalise three Brazilian players. The Qatari FA confirmed the trio, who all play for German clubs, would receive citizenship within a week.

Desailly in new Qatar link

Itv-football - Marcel Desailly could be set to end his career in Qatar after their national team coach Philippe Troussier revealed that the Chelsea defender was in the country recently.

Gharib: "An arrest warrant was just an end of the year joke." Mallahi: "Esteghlal only has a few days left."

PLDC - Even though Mr. Mallahi is still pursuing the issue regarding Abumoslem's claim, Mr. Gharib talks of the matter as if it is an end of the year joke.

Sign Petition: Ammendment of FIFA Law - Nationality Switching

PFDC - Please sign a petition which is requesting an ammendment to FIFA's laws. A serious threat is approaching on the sanctity of International Football and we ask you sign the petition below and lend your name to ask FIFA to make law ammendments, concerning the switching of nationalities to countries which players have no relation/contact with.

Persepolis, Barq Tie, Isfahani Squads Win

Mehr News – Visitor Persepolis and Barq leveled while Sepahan and Zob Ahan from Isfahan won their matches in the 22nd week of the third Iran Pro League Tuesday.

Qatar lash out heavily on Germany’s interference over Ailton naturalization: They are playing with fire

MiddleeastFootball - In an unprecedented attack against Germany’s plans to stop Qatar from going ahead in naturalizing Brazilian striker Ailton, Qatar FA general secretary Saoud Al Mohannadi said “If the Qatari step is about to bring fears to Germany, this means we are on the right track.”

Nikkho to replace Bezik

PLDC - A Sepahan official said yesterday that Ali Nikkho, Abumoslem's former middle fielder will replace Bezik who is out due injury.

Esteqlal Unseats Pas After Salvation From Fajr Hell - Pas, Abu Moslem Tie 1-1

Mehr News – Esteqlal of Tehran toppled Pas in the 22nd week of the third Iran Pro League as it fought back to beat the visitor Fajr-e Sepassi 3-2 in a nail-biting game here Monday.

MayeliKohan :" I am not satisfied with the players performance."

PLDC - Despite victory against Malaysia, the Olympic team Head Coach is not happy with the team.

Eisa Teraore most likely to leave Perspolis at the end of the season

PLDC - It was reported yesterday that Eisa Teraore, Perspolis's striker from Mali will most likely leave Perspolis for the upcoming season.

Iman Mobali: "We will qualify for Athens if we win all our three home games."

PLDC - "This victory can be a good start if we don't become over-confidant and can focus on our remaining games."