Ashkan Dejagah: Iran winger leaves Fulham for Al-Arabi

BBC – DOHA, Championship club Fulham have sold Iran international Ashkan Dejagah to Qatari side Al-Arabi for an undisclosed fee. The 28-year-old winger joined the Whites from Wolfsburg in summer 2012 and made 49 appearances during his time at Craven Cottage, scoring six goals. “Having spoken with Ashkan, we decided...

Iranian Teenager Nasseri Joins Birmingham

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Birmingham City football club has signed Iranian promising teenager Navid Nasseri on Monday. The attacking midfielder, who turned 18 on Saturday, joined the English club on a one-year contract with a 12-month option and will primarily be a part of Blues’ under-21 development squad, Birmingham Mail reported....

Iran to play South Korea in friendly

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iranian national football team will play South Korea in a friendly ahead of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Iran and South Korean football federations have reached an agreement to play a friendly in Tehran but the exact date of the match has yet to be announced. Iran...

Queiroz to extend contract on August 20, IFF chief says

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Head of Iran Football Federation (IFF) Ali Kaffashian said that Carlos Queiroz will pen a contract extension with Team Melli on August 20. Queiroz has already reached an agreement with the Iranian federation but has not extended his contract so far. The Portuguese was also a candidate...

Queiroz to lead Iran at Asian Cup 2015

AFCasiancup.com – TEHRAN, Team Melli is set to receive a massive boost ahead of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup with coach Carlos Queiroz set to extend his contract until the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Both parties agreed to finalize the contract on August 1 during a session at...

FC Penafiel eye Alireza Haghighi

Persianfootball.com – PENAFIEL, Portuguese first league side FC Penafiel are eager to recruit Iran’s World Cup starting goalkeeper Alireza Haghighi from Rubin Kazan. The newly promoted club are looking for a goalkeeper and could sign the 26-year-old as early as next week, according Portuguese media reports. The former Persepolis keeper...

Iranian teenager on verge of joining La Liga champions

Tehran Times – MADRID, Iran U-20 international Saeid Ezzatollahi has accepted an offer to join Spanish giants Atlético Madrid. He will fly to Spain in the coming days in order to discuss the terms of his contract. “Saeid will join the U-21 team at Atlético Madrid, but he could be...

Croatian Leonard Mesaric joins Foolad

Tasnim – AHVAZ, Croatian defender Leonard Mesaric joined Iran’s Foolad football team from HNK Gorica on Sunday. The 30-year-old defender has joined the Iranian football title-holder on a one-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Mesaric has also played at Croatian clubs NK Lokomotiva and Dinamo Zagreb. Dragan Skočić, who was...

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