AFCAsianCUP – November 29, 1997 remains a painful scar on the collective consciousness of Australian football. After five consecutive failed attempts to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, the Socceroos had a terrific squad of players assembled to make a run for France ’98. All that stood in their way...
Persianfootball.com – SIRJAN, Persepolis Tehran had were fortunate to come back from a goal down against second league team Gol Gohar and eventually win on penalty kicks in Iran’s Hazfi Cup quarterfinals on Thursday. The underdogs were even reduced to ten men early in the match, but held Persepolis to...
Tasnim – ZURICH, Iran has dropped five to 56th place in the latest FIFA rankings despite a win over South Korea in a friendly last week. Japan is the new number one side in Asia even though it dropped one spot to 53. South Korea and Uzbekistan are third and...
Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Eamon Zayed has revealed he wanted to return to Persepolis before agreeing a move to Malaysian football team Sabah FA. Dublin-born Zayed, who spent the second half of last season on loan to Sligo Rovers, has joined Malaysian club Sabah Rhinos. “I know the coach (George...
Tasnim – TEHRAN, Former Esteghlal coach Parviz Mazloumi has been nominated to replace Mansour Ebrahimzadeh in Paykan football team. Mazloumi has been out of work for less than one year. Ebrahimzadeh stepped down as his job on Monday. According to the reports, Paykan has also negotiated with former Sepahan coach...
Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis of Tehran midfielder Reza Haghighi could be out for one month with a knee injury. Haghighi suffered a serious right foot injury in Sunday’s game against Esteghlal in Tehran derby. “An MRI scan revealed a tear to his right knee. Haghighi has been sidelined for one...
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