Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis coach Hamid Derakhshan said that his team deserved to win against Esteghlal. Persepolis defeated its arch-rival Esteghlal 2-1 on Sunday in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. “I respect Esteghlal but I have to say we deserved to win the match. Persepolis deserved to win since we had lots...
Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis of Tehran football team defeated its arch-rival Esteghlal in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Sunday. The Reds beat Esteghlal 2-1 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Sajjad Shahbazzadeh gave Esteghlal the lead just before the interval. In the second half, Persepolis possessed and dominated the field until...
PersianFootball.com – PHUKET, Iran’s beach soccer team defeated Japan today to win the gold medal in the Asian Beach Games beach soccer tournament by a score of 4:3. After Iran’s appearance at the Samsung Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup held in Dubai concluded, the squad flew to Phuket, Thailand to participate...
Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Zlatko Kranjcar has been named as the new head coach of Iran Olympic football team on Wednesday. The 58-year-old Croat replaced Nelo Vingada at the helm. The Iranian Football Federation (IFF) parted company with Nelo Vingada as Iran Olympic head coach in early September. The Portuguese...
NOTBOTTOMLINE – TEHRAN, Iran’s national team, or Team Melli as it is widely known, held its own at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and probably gained a few more neutral fans after their performance against Argentina. Despite going out at the group stage with a solitary point, there were...
Reuters – SEOUL, If South Korea and Iran thought Tuesday’s friendly international in Tehran would take the sting out of their increasingly acrimonious rivalry, they were vastly mistaken. The hosts’ controversial 1-0 win at the Azadi Stadium ended with players, coaches and officials having to be pulled apart by cooler...
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