IPL: Sepahan remain top, Esteghlal back on track [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – SIRJAN, Sepahan football team defeated Gol Gohar to stay at top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table on Monday. In Sirjan, Sepahan beat their hosts 2-0 thanks to goals from Sajad Shahbazzadeh and Ali Ghorbani. In Ghaemshahr, Tractor smashed Nassaji 4-0 courtesy of goals from Willyan Mimbela,...
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Persepolis completes signing of Arya Barzegar

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis football club has completed the signing of Arya Barzegar on Monday. The 17-year-old forward has penned a three-year contract with Persepolis. Barzegar was named the best goalscorer of CAFA U-19 Championship 2019 which was held in in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in August. Iran professional League titleholder Persepolis...
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IPL: Persepolis defeats Paykan [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis football team defeated Paykan 2-1 in Iran Professional League (IPL) here on Sunday. In an empty stadium, Mehdi Torabi gave the hosts into the lead in the 19th minute. Saeid Vasei equalized the match with a long-range shot in the 36th minute. Persepolis put Paykan...
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Brazilian striker Reis de Jesus joins Machine Sazi

Tasnim – TABRIZ, Iranian football club Machine Sazi has signed Brazilian forward Jefferson Reis de Jesus. The 23-year-old player completed his move to the Tabriz-based football club following a successful medical test. Reis de Jesus started his professional career at Brazilian club Maringá FC and left the team for Operário-MS....
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Mehdi Mahdavikia becomes member of IFAB

Tasnim – KUALA LUMPUR, Former Iran national football team winger Mehdi Mahdavikia becشme a member of the International Football Association Board (IFAB). He has been appointed in the new role as a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in the board. IFAB is the body that determines the Laws...
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Ronaldo will surpass my goalscoring record: Ali Daei

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Former Iran national football team forward Ali Daei says Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo will surpass his goalscoring record sooner or later. Ronaldo reached 700 career goals in official matches by scoring for Portugal in their 2-1 loss to Ukraine in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday....
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Hazfi Cup: Shahr Khodro and Zob Ahan eliminated

Tasnim – ISFAHAN, Shahr Khodro and Zob Ahan football teams were eliminated from Iran’s 2019 Hazfi Cup on Wednesday. Shahr Khodro lost to Naft Masjed Soleyman 1-0 in Round of 16 in Mashhad’s Imam Reza Stadium. In Isfahan’s Foolad Shahr Stadium, Zob Ahan lost to Iran’s first division Mes Kerman...
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Majid Jalali named Gol Gohar coach

Tasnim – SIRJAN, Long-serving Iranian coach Majid Jalali has been appointed as new head coach of top-flight Iranian football team Gol Gohar. Jalali, 63, replaced Croatian coach Vinko Begovic, who was fired in early October following poor results. Under coaching of Begovic, the Sirjan-based football team lost three matches and...
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