Persepolis FC flag to be raised in North Pole

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- The flag of Persepolis Football Club, Iran Professional League champion, will be raised in the North Pole for the first time in the world. At the lunch ceremony which was held on May 9 with the participation of Persepolis officials, coaching staff and players, the flag of the club was delivered to Hossein Naseri, the

Continue Reading →

Persepolis to play Lekhwiya without spectators in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee on Wednesday ordered Persepolis FC (IRN) to play their AFC Champions League (ACL) Round of 16 match against Lekhwiya SC without spectators. This is a result of spectator misconduct at the club’s ACL Group Stage match on May 8 against Al Wahda (UAE). Persepolis supporters

Continue Reading →

Alexander Nouri staying at Werder Bremen after signing a new deal

(IranSportsPress.com-FourFourTwo)- Alexander Nouri is staying at Werder Bremen after agreeing a new contract with the club, having enjoyed a successful first season in charge. Werder Bremen have agreed a new deal with Alexander Nouri that will see him remain as head coach at the Bundesliga club. Nouri replaced Viktor Skripnik in September after Bremen had

Continue Reading →

Persepolis midfielder Soroush Rafiei on Heidenheim’s radar: report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis iconic midfielder Soroush Rafiei has been linked with a summer move to Heidenheim. According to Iranian media, Rafiei, who has yet to extend his contract with Persepolis, has caught the eye of German football team. Rafiei signed a six-month contract with Persian Gulf Pro League club Persepolis in January 2017. He was given

Continue Reading →

Iran advance to World Beach Handball Championship

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran defeated Vietnam in the sixth edition of the Asian Beach Handball Championship third-place match on Monday. The Persian confirmed their spot at the 2018 IHF World Beach Handball Championship. Team Melli beat Vietnam 2-1 (15-10, 16-20, 8-6) in Pattaya, Thailand. Qatar also beat Oman 2-0 in the final match and won the title

Continue Reading →

Iran’s freestyle team wins another Asian Wrestling Championship title

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran claimed the title of the Asian Freestyle Wrestling Championship in New Delhi, India on Sunday. The Iranian team won three gold medals, one silver and four bronzes in the competition, sealing the title with 71 points. Japan came second with 55 points and Uzbekistan finished in third place with 49 points. Behnam Ehsanpour

Continue Reading →

Iran’s U-20 Reza Shekari joins FC Rostov in Russian Premier League

IranSportsPress.com-  Iran’s U-20 attacking midfielder signed a 5 years deal with FC Rostov in Russian Premier League according to Tasnim News Agency. The 18 years old ZobAhan midfielder is considered as one of the best prospect in Iranian Football. He was named as one of the 50 best young talents in the world by British newspaper”The

Continue Reading →

Ali Daei named as the new head coach of Saipa

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s Zob Ahan midfielder Reza Shekari joined Russian Premier League side FC Rostov on a three-year contract. The 20-year-old footballer is widely considered as one of the brightest youngsters in Iran. In 2015, he was named by British newspapers The Guardian as one of the 50 most exciting young talents in world football. Shekari had

Continue Reading →

The Joy of Six: Goalkeeper assists in football – Alireza Beiranvand(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-theguardian)- From the Persia Gulf Pro League to England’s top flight, we pick out half a dozen goals that owe a good deal to the player whose job it is to prevent them. 1) Alireza Beiranvand (Naft Tehran 2-1 Tractor Sazi, November 2014) Alireza Beiranvand is no one-trick pony – his form for Naft Tehran

Continue Reading →