Foolad signs Japanese Midfielder Takafumi Akahoshi

Tasnim – AHVAZ,  Iranian football club Foolad has completed the signing of Japanese midfielder Takafumi Akahoshi on Wednesday. The 33-year-old player has joined the Ahvaz-based football club until the end of the season. Akahoshi has most recently played at Thailand football club Suphanburi. Foolad has earned three wins and one...
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Iraj Arab officially appointed Persepolis GM

Tasnim – TEHRAN,  Iraj Arab has been officially appointed as general manager of Iran’s Persepolis football club. Arab, who was previously working as deputy chief of the club’s administrative and financial affairs, was named as acting general manager of Persepolis in December and he has been chosen as the Club...
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IPL: Esteghlal beats Pars Jonoubi [VIDEO]

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Esteghlal football team defeated Pars Jonoubi 2-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Wednesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Emad Mirjavan scored an own goal in the 11th minute. Esteghlal was awarded a penalty in the 32nd minute but Vouria Ghaffouri’s strike was saved...
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Brighton manager Hughton: Jahanbakhsh needs time

Tribal Football – BRIGHTON, Brighton manager Chris Hughton is confident the club’s record signing, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, will benefit from consistent playing time. The £17 million Iran international has made two appearances for the Seagulls since returning from Asian Cup duty. Hughton told The Argus: “I think in and out he showed some...
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Persepolis into Hazfi Cup semis after beating Padideh [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis football team qualified for the Iran’s Hazfi Cup semi-finals after defeating Padideh in penalty shootout in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Monday. Persepolis midfielder Shayan Mosleh scored an own goal just 12 minutes into the match. Padideh striker Mohammadmehdi Mehdikhani escaped the offside trap and chipped...
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