2018 World Cup expected to draw many Iranians to Russia

Syndigate - The 2018 FIFA World Cup is anticipated to lure many Iranian fans to Russia as Iran national team has been qualified for the prestigious event which will be held next year.

Zob Ahan Reaches Agreement with Georgian Defender Gvelesiani

Tasnim - Iranian football club Zob Ahan is set to hire Georgian defender Giorgi Gvelesiani.

Khaled Shafiei joins FC Seoul

Tehran Times - Khaled Shafiei became the first Iranian to appear in the K League Classic after signing a deal with FC Seoul. The 30-year-old defender has joined the K League Classic side from Tractor Sazi.


AFC - Four goals in a 6-2 quarter-final win over Korea Republic in the 1996 AFC Asian Cup shot Islamic Republic of Iran legend Ali Daei to the attention of German side Arminia Bielefeld, who made a double swoop for the forward and countryman Karim Bagheri.

Ramin Rezaeian on Fortuna Dusseldorf’s Radar

Tasnim - Iranian international winger Ramin Rezaeian has been linked with a move to Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Four Iranians get four-year ban for doping violation

Tehran Times - Iran National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) has confirmed that four sportsmen have been suspended from all sport for four years following the anti-doping rule violation.

Soroush Rafiei Officially Joins Qatar's Al-Khor

Tasnim - Free agent Soroush Rafiei has joined Qatari football club Al-Khor on Saturday.

Haji Safi reaches agreement with Panionios

Tehran Times - Sepahan midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi has reportedly reached an agreement with Greek football club FC Panionios.

Hamid Estili candidate for Naft Tehran job

Tehran Times - Ex-Iran midfielder Hamid Estili has been nominated to take charge of Naft Tehran.

Pejman Montazeri Joins Esteghlal

Tasnim - Iranian football club Esteghlal has completed the signing of Pejman Montazeri.

Iran Jumps to 55th at FIFA Women’s World Ranking

Tasnim - Iran moved up to the 55th place at the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking released on Friday.

Sergei Rebrov Appointed as Coach of Persepolis’s Rival Al-Ahli

Tasnim – Renowned former Ukraine international Sergei Rebrov has been appointed head coach of AFC Champions League quarter-finalist Al-Ahli.

Queiroz, from Man Utd enforcer to Mr. World Cup

AFP - Carlos Queiroz was once Alex Ferguson’s formidable number two at Manchester United, but he has now carved out a new reputation: the man who can take your team to the World Cup.