IPL: Persepolis and Esteghlal both held , Sepahan beats Tractor-Sazi [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams were held by Padideh and Siahjamegan respectively on Monday. Persepolis missed chance to go back to the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table after a 0-0 draw against Padideh in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The Iranian giant were the better team but failed to find the back of

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Jiri Sanak named Esteghlal assistant coach

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) Most recently, Sanak has worked at Czech Republic football team Mlada Boleslav. Sanak replaced Mick McDermott in Tehran-based team. Irish coach McDermott parted company with Esteghlal in late October. According to Iranian media, a Jamaican coach will be added to Esteghlal staff. Esteghlal German coach Winfried Schafer has already worked as Jamaica

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PGPL Week 11th: Persepolis return to top table, Esteghlal beats Naft Tehran [VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team moved back to the top of Iran Professional League (IPL) table with a 2-0 win over Saipa on Tuesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Takhti Stadium, Saipa defender Mohammadhossein Kananizadegan opened the own goal in the 20th minute. Ali Alipour made scoreboard 2-0 five minutes later. “First of all,

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Persepolis Edge Past Esteghlal in Tehran Derby (Video Highlight)

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) – Persepolis striker Ali Alipour was brought down in penalty area in 22nd minute by Rouzbeh Cheshmi and converted his penalty. Esteghlal were dominant team in the second half but failed to create dangerous chance. The match was abandoned by referee Bijan Heydari in the last minutes as a result of the missile

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Tehran derby is Asia’s best derby: Winfried Schafer

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- German coach Winfried Schafer says that he thinks Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis is the most important derby in Asia. Schafer will experience his first Tehran derby in Iran Professional League in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Thursday. Schafer has already worked in Thailand national football team and Emirati clubs Al Ahli and Al

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Persepolis coach Ivankovic can’t wait for Derby clash with Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says that he is counting down the minutes until the Tehran derby and cannot wait for that. Persepolis football team is scheduled to face Esteghlal on Thursday at the 80,000-seat Azadi Stadium in Tehran. “First of all, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the family of Ebrahim

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Persepolis’s Mosalman and Esteghlal’s Ghafouri banned for smoking hookahs

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal players were banned until further notice after they were caught smoking hookahs. Persepolis midfielder Mohsen Mosalman and Esteghlal winger Vouria Ghafouri have been suspended by ethics committee of Iran Football Federation. The rule means that the players will miss Tehran derby which is scheduled for Thursday at the Azadi Stadium. Esteghlal

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Pars Jonoubi move top of Iran Professional League table [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Pars Jonoubi defeated Zob Ahan 3-0 in the 10th Week of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday. The newly-promoted team moved top of the IPL table with 22 points. Mehdi Zobeidi opened the scoring for Pars Jonoubi in the 41st minute in Isfahan’s Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium. Omid Sing made it 2-0 in the 90th

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Esteghlal draws Foolad, Pars Jonobi shares points with Tractor [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlal football team failed to beat Foolad in an Iran Professional League (IPL) home match on Friday. The Tehran-based team, headed by newly-appointed Winfried Schaefer, played out a goalless draw against Foolad at the Azadi Stadium. Elsewhere, IPL leader Pars Jonoubi shared the points with Tractor Sazi after being held 1-1 by the Tabriz-based

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Winfried Schäfer appointed as the new head coach of Esteghlal Tehran FC

IranSportsPress.com- Former Cameroon and Jamaica head coach Winfried Schäfer was appointed as the next head coach of Esteghlal Tehran FC. The 67 years old German won the African Cup of the Nation with Cameroon in 2002 and finished as the runners-up in CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2015 with Jamaican National team. Schäfer also coached Al-Ahli(UAE),

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