ACL: Persepolis vs. Al-Ahli to be held in Muscat

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli will play at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman in the 2017 AFC Champions League quarterfinals stage. The two clubs have chosen Oman as the neutral venue to host the forthcoming matches. The first leg will be...
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Fenerbahce show interest in Persepolis keeper Beiranvand

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Turkish club Fenerbahce Istanbul have shown interest in signing Persepolis international goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand. Fenerbahce’s Brazilian goalkeeper Fabiano has left the team and they are searching to find a replacement for him. Beiranvand, 24, started his goalkeeping career in 2009 in Naft Tehran football team. He...
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Esteghlal midfielder Omid Ebrahimi extends contract

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Esteghlal defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has extended his contract with Esteghlal for more one season. Ebrahimi was discovered by coach Amir Ghalenoei and joined Sepahan in 2010. He became Esteghlal’s best scorer with seven goals last season. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder had also caught the attention...
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Australia in talks with IRIFF over potential friendly

The Sydney Morning Herald – SYDNEY, The Socceroos could be set to face former rivals Iran for the first time in more than 20 years, with discussions taking place aimed at staging a high-profile friendly in Australia before the 2018 World Cup. Fairfax Media can reveal Football Federation Australia are...
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Ehsan Haji Safi and Mehdi Taremi on Panionios’s radar

Tehran Times – ATHENS, Sepahan midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi and Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi have been reportedly linked with a move to Greek football club FC Panionios. According to reports in the local media, Haji Safi, who played for FSV Frankfurt last year, is going to continue his football in...
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Esteghlal Tehran completes signing of Dariush Shojaeian

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Gostaresh Foolad midfielder Dariush Shojaeian joined Esteghlal Tehran football team on Sunday. The 25-year-old player has penned a three-year contract with Iranian popular team for an undisclosed fee. “I have been an Esteghlal-supporter since I was a kid. I hope that I can wear Iran’s jersey through...
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