VAR needs time: Alireza Faghani

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran international referee Alireza Faghani has defended the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), saying video reviews prevented some major mistakes from being made. Faghani along with his countrymen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Mansouri took charge of 2018 World Cup third-place match between Belgium and England. The Iranian...
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Iranian Women officials invited to Asian Games

Tasnim – KUALA LUMPUR, Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Referees Department has invited three Iranian women officials to the 2018 Asian Games. Mahsa Ghorbani has been invited as referee, Bahareh Seifi Nahavandi will partake at the Games as an assistant and Masoumeh Shakoori participate as match supervisor. After the Iranian men...
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Two unnamed English clubs in talks to land Iran star

Inside Futbol – LONDON, Two unnamed English clubs are locked in talks with Ostersunds for the signature of attacker Saman Ghoddos, who has been linked with Crystal Palace, Southampton, Leicester City, West Ham United and Swansea City. The 24-year-old caught the eye with his performances for the Swedish side in...
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Jahanbakhsh in talks with unnamed club: Agent

Tehran TIMES – TEHRAN, The agent of reported Leicester City target Alrieza Jahanbakhsh has confirmed transfer talks with an unnamed club, sparking speculation over the Iranian winger’s potential destination. Amir Hashemi, the representative of AZ Alkmaar winger Jahanbakhsh, told Dutch media on Friday afternoon: “We are actually discussing a transfer,...
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Vahid Amiri happy to have officially joined Trabzonspor

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran international winger Vahid Amiri officially joined Turkey’s Trabzonspor on Saturday. The 30-year-old player underwent a medical examination on Friday and penned a contract with the Turkish club. Amiri has signed a two-0year contract with Trabzonspor for an undisclosed fee. “I am very happy to join...
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