Russian Football Union mulls holding Russia-Iran match

TASS - Russia’s Football Union (RFU) is considering holding a friendly match between the Russian and Iranian national squads, Deputy Prime Minister and RFU President Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday.


AFC - The FIFA World Cup France 1998 is remembered for many things: Zinedine Zidane cementing his place amongst the all-time greats, Ronaldo’s pre-final meltdown and David Beckham’s dismissal against Argentina that was followed by scathing criticism in his homeland.

Faghani to Officiate Germany-Chile in Confederations Cup

Tasnim - Alireza Faghani from Iran has been chosen as referee of Group B match between Germany and Chile in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.


Fourfourtwo - After qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, Irans skipper has called on the countrys leader to lift the nationwide stadium ban of women.

Fenerbahce show interest in signing Persepolis keeper Beiranvand

Tehran Times - Turkish club Fenerbahce Istanbul have shown interest in signing Persepolis international goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand.

Persepolis, Al-Ahli to be held in Muscat

Tehran Times - 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.

Esteghlal midfielder Omid Ebrahimi extends contract

Tehran Times - Esteghlal defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has extended his contract with Esteghlal for more one season.

Australia in talks over Iran friendly as Carlos Queiroz enters frame for Socceroos job

SMH - 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. 

Ehsan Haji Safi, Mehdi Taremi on Panionios’s radar

Tehran Times - Sepahan midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi and Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi have been reportedly linked with move to Greek football club FC Panionios.

Esteghlal Completes Signing of Dariush Shojaeian

Tasnim - Gostaresh Foolad midfielder Dariush Shojaeian joined Esteghlal Tehran football team on Sunday.

Ashkan Dejagah Linked with Persepolis

Tasnim - Former Fulham and Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has been linked with a move to Iranian giant Persepolis.

Amirhossein Peyrovani Officially Named Iran Olympic Coach

Tasnim - Former head coach of Iran U-20 football team has been named as new head coach of Iran U-23 football team on Saturday.

FIFA President Infantino congratulates Iran on World Cup qualification

Tehran Times - President of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino has congratulated Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) on booking a berth in the 2018 World Cup.