Azadi ready in two months

PLDC - The PEO has announced that the renovation work of Azadi stadium will end within two months.

Khordbin, "All is fine but weather"

PLDC - Perspolis is now in Hanover in Germany holding a week-long, preparatory camp before the beginning of the new Professional League season.

National Team has tough time without Daei

PLDC - Branco Ivancovic, head coach of the Iranian National Team, is both happy and upset. He is happy that his team has qualified to the quarter final leg of the 14th Asian Games and he has been spared the bitter criticism of the Iranian press and media.

New-look Asian Champions League cranks into gear

The race for the richest prize in Asian club football moves up a gear this week as 26 teams slug it out in the latest qualifying rounds of the AFC Champions League.

Seyed Abassi, “I'm one of the younger

PLDC - Young Davood Seyed Abassi (ex-Fajr Sepassi player) has now joined Sanat Naft of Abadan for the new 2002-2003 Professional League season.

Esteghlal v Al Faisali on Wednesday

PLDC - The German head coach of Esteghlal of Tehran spoke briefly about the upcoming match between Esteghlal and Al Faisali of Jordan (Asian Clubs Cup) in Tehran on Wednesday, 9th October.

Persepolis camped out in Germany

Perepolis of Tehran left for Frankfurt, Germany on Friday for a week-long camp and a number of friendly matches with German clubs.

Afghanistan go home after conceding 32 goals

AFGHANISTAN said goodbye to the Asian Games football tournament yesterday after their week-long journey was followed by three matches in which they conceded 32 goals on their return to international sport.

Lacklustre Iran move into last eight

Defending champions Iran clinched their place in the quarter-finals of the Asian Games football tournament on Saturday after drawing 1-1 with Qatar but they were lucky to escape with a point from a lacklustre display.

Iran and Kuwait set up Bangkok final repeat

Kuwait earned themselves a chance of revenge for their 1998 final defeat when they booked an Asian Games quarter-final clash with football champions Iran here on Saturday.

Strichco, “Karimi was best UAE foreign player”

PLDC - According to Strichco (Croatian head coach of Al Ahli), Ali Karimi has been named as the best foreign player of the 2001-2002 UAE League.

Khordbin: “St. Pauli match unclear”

PLDC - Mahmood Khordbin, Persepolis Supervisor, spoke to the press briefly about his team's condition yesterday, “Team condition is good and we have no problems.

Ansarian enters the world of cinema

PLDC - Ali Ansarian, controversial Perspolis player, has appeared as himself in two evening serials in Iran so far.