Hazfi Cup: Fixtures for round of 16 announced

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Esteghlal and Persepolis football teams have discovered their fate at Round of 16 of Iran’s Hazfi Cup. Esteghlal will have to travel to Isfahan to play Zob Ahan, while Persepolis host second-tier Shahin Bandar Ameri. Titleholders Tractor will face Aluminum in Arak. The competition will be...
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IPL: Sepahan edge Saipa to move top [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Sepahan football team defeated Saipa 1-0 on Monday to move up top of Iran Professional League (IPL). Ezatollah Pourghaz scored an early goal from a corner in Tehran’s Dastgerdi Stadium. In Sirjan, Gol Gohar came from a goal down to beat struggling Machine Sazi 3-1. Sepahan...
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Ansarifard scores as AEK lose to Olympiacos [VIDEO]

Enikos.gr – ATHENS, A dominating Olympiacos side defeated AEK 5-1 in Athens and took another step towards winning the title. The amazing “red and whites” need six more points to celebrate the championship mathematically, while Manolo Jimenez’s Black and Yellow fell to fifth place in the standings.  The goals for...
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Issa Alekasir returns to Persepolis

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis football team forward Issa Alekasir has completed his six-month ban. He was handed a six-month ban by the Asian Football Confederation for a “discriminatory gesture” in early October. The 30-year-old forward received the ban after making a slant-eyed gesture to television cameras after scoring against Uzbekistan’s...
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IPL: Tehran derby date revealed

Tasnim – TEHRAN, The date of Tehran derby between Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams in the second half of the Iran Professional League (IPL) season has been revealed. Persepolis will host Esteghlal on May 12 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The first match of the season finished in a 2-2 draw...
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Mojtaba Khorshidi named Machine Sazi coach

Tehran Times – TABRIZ, Mojtaba Khorshidi has been named as new head coach of Iranian football team Machine Sazi on Saturday. The former Rah Ahan coach replaced interim coach Saeid Akhbari. Struggling team Machine Sazi are on the verge of disbanding due to the financial problems. The team are scheduled...
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