Alireza Faghani to referee Tehran derby

Tehran Times – TEHRAN,  Alireza Faghani has been chosen to take charge of Thursday’s Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis at the Azadi Stadium. The Referee Committee of Iran Football Federation announced on Monday that Faghani will officiate the match. Mohammadreza Mansouri and Rahim Shahin will assist him in the...
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Iran on the verge of AFC U-16 Championship elimination [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran were held to a goalless draw against India in the 2018 AFC U-16 Championship on Monday. The result put Abbas Chamanian’s team on brink of the competition’s elimination. Iran could have won the match after the referee rewarded them a penalty in the 74th minute...
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Persepolis captain Hosseini winner of ACL Goal of the Week

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran’s Persepolis captain Jalal Hosseini’s goal has been voted Goal of the Week for the second leg of the 2018 AFC Champions League Quarter-finals. Hosseini’s goal was voted as the best goal with 45,000 votes (61%). The Iranian giants defeated Al Duhail of Qatar 3-1 Monday...
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Iran to play Brazil in Qatar tournament: report

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran national football team will reportedly play Brazil in a four-team tournament, to be held in Doha, Qatar in March 2019. Iranian media reports suggest that the Qatar Football Association (QFA) has invited Iran to the tournament, however the Iranian federation has yet to announce its...
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Former England coach Eriksson linked with Iran’s Tractor Sazi: report

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Former England and Manchester City coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has reportedly been lined up to coach Iranian football club Tractor Sazi. The Tabriz based football team parted company with Welshman John Toshack after three months. Under guidance of the former Real Madrid coach, Tractor Sazi snatched nine...
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Iran’s Persepolis duo nominated for ACL Goal of the Week

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Two goals from Persepolis captain Jalal Hosseini and striker Godwin Mensha have been nominated for the AFC Champions League Goal of the Week. Persepolis defeated Al Duhail of Qatar 3-1 Monday night and booked a place in the AFC Champions League semi-finals thanks to two goals...
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AFC U-16 Championship Group C: Iran 0-2 Indonesia [VIDEO]

AFC – Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia secured a hard-fought 2-0 win over Islamic Republic of Iran in their opening AFC U-16 Championship Malaysia 2018 Group C match at the National Stadium on Friday.  With the partisan crowd cheering their team on, Indonesia went ahead in the fourth minute when Mochammad Supriadi...
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Iran stay as Asia’s best in latest FIFA Ranking

AFC – KUALA LUMPUR, The Islamic Republic of Iran dropped one rung to 33 but remain Asia’s top team in the latest FIFA World Ranking released on Thursday. Australia, who had relinquished the top spot to IR Iran in the August rankings, remain as Asia’s second best team at 43rd...
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