FIFA: Persepolis handed transfer ban

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis football team have been handed a two-window transfer ban by FIFA over non-payment of dues to former coach Branko Ivankovic. The Iranian club were banned by FIFA’s Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) after failed to meet their financial commitment. The club’s ban will be lifted once...
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Alexander Nouri shortlisted for Esteghlal hot seat

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iranian-German coach Alexander Nouri has been shortlisted to take charge of Esteghlal football team. Esteghlal has been in negotiation with Italian coach Andrea Stramaccioni but they have not reached an agreement so far. Now, Iranian media reports suggest that the Blues are going to hold negotiation with Nouri. Nouri...
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ACL: Persepolis seal a late win over Al Taawoun [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – DOHA, Persepolis football team of Iran earned a late win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Taawoun on Matchday Three of the 2020 AFC Champions League Group C on Tuesday. Persepolis defender Shojae Khalilzadeh scored the winner in the 83rd minute following a corner kick. Persepolis had lost to...
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ACL: Al Nassr see off Sepahan [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – DOHA, Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia football team defeated Iran’s Sepahan 2-0 on Matchday Three of the 2020 AFC Champions League in Group D on Tuesday. Abderazak Hamdallah scored twice in the 29th‎ and ‎48th minutes. Al Sadd of Qatar and the UAE’s Al Ain drew 3-3...
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Stefano Cusin parts way with Shahr Khodro

Tehran Times – MASHHAD, Shahr Khodro Italian coach Stefano Cusin has stepped down from his role in the Iranian team. The 51-year-old coach has not traveled to Doha for the AFC Champions League along with Shahr Khodro. He worked as interim coach of Mashahd based team after Mojtaba Sarasiaei left...
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Tractor coach Elhami banned for three months

Tehran Times – TABRIZ, Tractor football team head coach Saket Elhami has been banned from all football activities for 90 days. He got involved in a controversial moment in the Iran’s Hazfi Cup final between Tractor and Esteghlal in early September.   Elhami protested the referee’s performance in the second...
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