Iran ready to win AFC Futsal Asian Cup title

Vahid Shamsaei

Tehran Times - Iran are confident of defending their AFC Futsal Asian Cup title when they go up against perennial rivals Japan in the final on Saturday.

Arsenal and Chelsea want to sign Mehdi Taremi

Mehdi Taremi

Football-Talk - Arsenal and Chelsea could compete for the signature of Porto striker Mehdi Taremi in January.

Omonia Nicosia 2-3 Man United - Karim Ansarifard didn't celebrate after scoring [VIDEO]

Karim Ansarifard Man United

AFP - Manchester United avoided further embarrassment after their humiliating defeat to Manchester City by coming from behind to beat Cypriots Omonia Nicosia 3-2 in the Europa League on Thursday, while Premier League leaders Arsenal eased past Bodo/Glimt.

Iran into AFC Futsal Asian Cup final [VIDEO]

Iran Thailand Futsal

Tehran Times - Iran defeated Thailand 5-0 to book their place at the AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait final on Thursday.

Sardar Azmoun Doubt for 2022 World Cup

Sardar Azmoun

Tasnim – Iran national football team forward Sardar Azmoun is a doubt for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Iran move into FIFA ranking top 20

Iran FIFA ranking

Tehran Times - Iran moved up two places to 20 in the latest FIFA ranking released Thursday.

Iranian footballers, led by Sardar Azmoun, support anti-government protests, risk their spots in World Cup-bound team

Sardar Azmoun Mahsa Amini

Indianexpress - Azmoun, Karemi, Ali Daei among several who have backed protests that have erupted after the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody. It puts the team, already distracted by a last-minute change of coach, under more spotlight.

Iranian soccer player Mahini released on bail

Hosseini Mahini

Ifpnews - Iranian soccer player Hosseini Mahini, who had been arrested for ‘instigating unrest’ following the death of a young woman in police custody, was released on Tuesday evening after posting bail.

IRIFF president Taj nominated as candidate for AFC vice presidency

Mehdi Taj

Tehran Times - Mehdi Taj, head of Islamic Republic of Iran Football Federation (IRIFF), is a candidate to remain the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s vice president in central zone.

Taremi helps Porto beat Leverkusen 2-0 in Champions League [VIDEO]

Porto Leverkusen Iran Flag

AP - Mehdi Taremi set up both goals to help Porto get its first Champions League win of the season with a 2-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday.

Popular Iranian Footballer Charged In Absentia For Supporting Protests

Ali Karimi

Iranintl - A popular Iranian former football (soccer) player has been charged in absentia for supporting ongoing antigovernment protests, Iran International has learned.

Iran too strong for Vietnam at AFC Futsal Asian Cup [VIDEO]

Iran Futsal

Tehran Times - Iran powered past Vietnam 8-1 on Tuesday to edge closer to a record-extending 13th AFC Futsal Asian Cup title on Tuesday.

IPL: Tehran Derby Date Revealed

Tehran Derby

Tasnim – The date of Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis football teams has been revealed.