Reigning champions kick of PGL 2015/16 victoriously

Persianfootball.com – ESFAHAN, Persian Gulf League champions Sepahan Esfahan began their title defense successfully, with a 1-0 win over Esteghlal Khuzestan on the opening day of the PGL 2015/16 season. The goal of the day was scored by striking ace Mehdi Sharifi after 65 minutes, who headed in a pinpoint...
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Iran’s Persepolis signs Honduran Jerry Bengtson

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iranian football club Persepolis announced the signing of Jerry Ricardo Bengtson Bodden, a striker from Honduras, on Wednesday. Jerry Bengtson has joined Persepolis on a one-year contract for an undisclosed fee. The 28-year-old striker has played for the Honduras national youth team and is now part of...
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20 Iranian PGL players to watch – Part 3

Persianfootball.com – TEHRAN, Less than 24 hours ahead of the beginning of the 2015/16 Persian Gulf League season, we conclude our series by Dara Zarandi about the 20 hottest prospects in Iranian domestic football. Find the first part, covering position 20-15, and the second part on position 14- 8 here:...
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Iran vs Japan friendly slated for October

Tasnim – TEHRAN, The football friendly match planned between Iran and Japan will be held in October, it has been announced. The match will take place on Tuesday October 13, 2015 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The warm-up match will be held in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification....
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Carlos Queiroz shortlisted for Mexcio job

Tasnim – MEXICO CITY, Iranian national football team’s head coach Carlos Queiroz has been shortlisted to take charge of Mexico football team. The Portuguese coach is among the candidates to replace Miguel Herrera. The Mexican Football Federation fired Herrera on Tuesday, just two days after he led the team to...
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Former Persepolis and Esteghlal players hang up their boots

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Former Persepolis defender Sepehr Heydari and Esteghlal ex-midfielder Siavash Akbarpour announced their retirements from football on Tuesday. In 2007-08 Iran Professional League season, Heydari scored the most important goal of his career in the 96th minute against Sepahan on the final day of the season which...
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