Ali Karimi to Come Out of Retirement?

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Ali Karimi has recently been participating in Persepolis training sessions and media reports have speculated that he is going to come out of retirement. Karimi announced his retirement from football at age 36 in July despite having several offers from Iran’s premier league clubs. Karimi, who has...

Team Omid exit Incheon at the group stage

Persianfootball.com – INCHEON, It’s all over for Team Omid as Vietnam and Kyrgyzstan progress to the next round of 2014 Asian Games Football. Vietnam defeated Kyrgyzstan 1-0 through a 63 minute penalty converted by Vu Minh Tuan at Ansan Wa Stadium today. The result meant Kyrgyzstan would go through to...

Good Saturday for Iran legionnaires

Persianfootball.com – TEHRAN, It was a Good Saturday for most of Iran legionnaires as most came out victorious. According to Navad Newspaper Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Alireza Haghighi and Reza Ghoochannejhad all had wins yesterday in their respective club games. Alireza Jahanbakhsh scored his team’s third goal at minute 55 in NEC...

Persianfootball.com exclusive: Interview with Daniel Davari

Persianfootball.com – ZURICH, Ardalan Azari met Daniel Davari in Zurich for an exclusive interview for Persianfootball.com during which he talked about Team Melli, his Club GC Zurich as well as some personal matters. PFDC: First of all congratulations on your comeback after your injury. How are you? Davari: Now I...

Foolad defeats Esteghlal at Azadi

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Foolad football team defeated Esteghlal in the Iranian Professional League (IPL) thanks to a late goal from Soroush Rafiei. In the match held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Rafiei scored the only goal of the match in the 84th minute. “First, I congratulate my players due...

Iran moves top of Asia in FIFA rankings

Tasnim – ZURICH, Iran moved up four places in the FIFA monthly rankings for September, published Thursday. Iran, 44th, has returned to top of the Asia, while Japan was four places below them. They were followed by Uzbekistan in 58th and South Korea a further five places adrift. World champion...

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