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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IPL Week 8th: Pars Jonoubi Jam, Padideh Share the spoils,Tractor beat Gostaresh [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran Professional League (IPL) leader Pars Jonoubi Jam was held to a 1-1 draw by second-placed Padideh on Thursday. Morteza Mansouri scored an own goal in the 35th minute to give Pars Jonoubi the lead but Mohammad Ghazi equalized the match for the visiting team just after the hour mark. Pars Jonoubi went down

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PGPL Week 8th: Esteghlal Victorious against Sepidrood [VIDEO]

(IranSporsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlal of Tehran football team moved up six spots in Iran Professional League (IPL) table to 10th with a win over Sepidrood Rasht. On Tuesday, the Blues defeated Sepidrood Rasht 2-1 in Rasht’s Azodi Stadium. Jaber Anasari and Dariush Shojaeian were on target for Esteghlal in 52nd and 68th respectively and Hossein Ebrahimi scored

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IPL Week 7th: Sepahan, Persepolis share the spoils, Esteghlal held by Zob Ahan [VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis was held to a 2-2 draw by Sepahan of Isfahan in an exciting match in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. Mehdi Taremi put the visiting team into the lead in the 39th minute from the penalty spot. Marwan Hussain equalized the match with a header just seconds after the hour mark.

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Mick McDermott replaced Alireza Mansourian and appointed interim Esteghlal coach

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal assistant coach Michael “Mick” McDermott has been appointed as interim head coach of the Iranian club. The 43-year-old coach replaced Alireza Mansourin in the Iranian popular football team. McDermott will head Esteghlal in the match against Sepidrood Rasht. Mansourian stepped down as his role on Wednesday after disappointing results in Iran Professional League.

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IPL: Esteghlal suffers Fourth Loss(VIDEO)

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlalil Tehran football team suffered another loss in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday. The Iranian popular outfit was defeated 2-0 against newly-promoted Pars Nonoubi in Abadan. Ali Dashti gave the host the lead in the 38th minute. Pars Jonoubi’s Farshad Mohammadi Mehr was sent off in the 79th minute after receiving his

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