Perspolis club official: "We have not gave up on championship. We have no plan to get red of Begovich."

PLDC - Perspolis official told reporters: "The quality of the IPL has increased and no team can easily pick up points from other teams."

Three referees from UAE will judge the Sepahan-Naftchi game.

PLDC - According to a report from AFC, on 21st of Bahman, Sepahan will host Naftchi of Uzbekistan in Isfahan.

"Esteghlal will have one suspended player against Perspolis."

PLDC - It was reported that Perspolis and Esteghlal will face each other on February 2nd and the only suspended player who is not eligible to play is the Esteghlal's defender Satar Hamedani for the red card that he received against Foolad Ahvaz on week 19.

Stuttgart wins Esteghlal 3-0

IRIB - Bundesliga team of Stuttgart from Germany won the charity match against Esteghlal from Iran 3-0.

Branko Ivankovich: "Perspolis-Esteghlal Ahvaz game was an average game."

PLDC - Branko, the Iranian national team coach who watched the Perspolis's game against Esteghlal of Ahvaz in the Azadi stadium told our reporter that the game was just an average game of football by IPL standards.

Esteqlal, Stuttgart to Play Fundraising Game for Bam Quake Victims Jan. 24

Mehr News – Esteqlal of Tehran left here for Germany in the wee hours of Friday to play a charitable friendly against Stuttgart Saturday, raising fund for the quake-stricken people of Bam, southeastern Iran.

Yerevan to Teheran

UEFA - This month, two professors from Yerevan's Pedagogic University are undertaking a walk from Yerevan to the Iranian capital Tehran to highlight the football anti-racism drive.

Iran eye sixth futsal crown

AFC - IRAN will be eyeing a sixth consecutive Asian futsal crown when the World Futsal Championship Asian Qualifiers - Macau 2004 are held in the Special Administrative Region in April.

Iran Grouped With Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Cambodia, HK at Asian Futsal Meet

Mehr News - Iran was drawn with Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Hong Kong in Group A of the 6th Asian Futsal Championships in Macau Friday.

No hast in signing new contract

Berlin - Iranian striker Vahid Hashemian has ruled out early contract extension talks with VFL Bochum, the Kicker sports magazine quoted him as saying Monday.

Iran Pro League 20th-Week Program Rescheduled

Mehr News - The 20th-week matches of the third Iran Pro League were rescheduled, said the Football Federation here Saturday.

New League Format for Iranians in UAE

MEF - ABU DHABI, The new-look UAE league season is due to kick-start next Saturday, with the climax set on April 15, this being announced at the end of the official draw that took place on Saturday here in capital Abu Dhabi.

Peirovani: "I didn't score using my Arms"

PLDC - Even though Sepahan team management believe that Afshin Peyravani scored using his hands in the Perspolis's game against Sepahan, Perspolis's Capitan rejects the accusation!!