Taremi breaks silence about ‘disrespectful’, ‘racist’ criticisms


PLDC - Iranian striker of FC Porto Mehdi Taremi says criticisms against him were disrespectful and a bit racist.

Iran Football Team to Hold Camp in Turkey

Iran Football Team

Tasnim – Iran national football team will hold a training camp in Istanbul, Turkey in late May.

Gil Vicente complete signing of Ali Alipour

Ali Alipour Gil Vicente

Tehran Times - Portuguese football club Gil Vicente completed the signing of Iranian forward Ali Alipour.

Sport brings people together from different backgrounds, Canada football official says

Sandra Gage

Tehran Times - Canada Soccer Marketing Director Sandra Gage responded to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on playing friendly with Iran national football team. She said sport can bring together people from different backgrounds and political persuasions for a common purpose.

Beiranvand A Step Closer to Returning to Persepolis


Tasnim – Antwerp football team goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand has moved a step closer to returning to Persepolis.

Former Iran forward Bezik not optimistic about 2022 World Cup

Edmond Bezik

Tehran Times - Former Iran national football team striker Edmond Bezik believes that the current situation of the Iranian football federation suggests that nobody should expect significant success from the national team in the 2022 World Cup.

Trudeau says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not 'a very good idea'

Trudeau Iran Football

CTVnews - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a soccer friendly between Canada and Iran next month in Vancouver is ill-advised.

Are Football Stadiums in Iran Really Closed Because of Covid?

Iran Football Stadiums

Iranwire - On Sunday, May 15, the Iran Football League Organization announced that matches across the country would be held behind closed doors...

It’s time for Yahya Golmohammadi to go

Yahya Golmohammadi

Tehran Times - The football has up and down. Persepolis coach Yahya Golmohammadi knows better than anyone what he has done in his spell in the team. He cannot shrug it off.

Iran U23 football team to hold camp in Baghdad

Iran U23 football team

Tehran Times - Iran U23 football team will hold a one-week training camp in Baghdad, capital of Iraq.

Faraz Fatemi Named Iran U-23 Football Team Sporting Director

Faraz Fatemi

Tasnim – Faraz Fatemi was named the sporting director of Iran U-23 football team.

Colorado referee Esse Baharmast elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame [VIDEO]

Esfandiar Baharmast

GOLDEN, Colo. — After emulating players like Pelé on the pitch as a kid in Iran, Esse Baharmast never imagined his name would be uttered in the same breath as his hero.

Azizi Khadem handed two-year ban from football activities

Azizi Khadem

Tehran Times - The Ethics Committee of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has announced that Shahabeddin Azizi Khadem has been banned for two years from all football activities.