Hazfi Cup: Esteghlal to play Sanat Naft in semis, Persepolis fails to advance(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal football team eased past second tier Iranjavan Bushehr on Wednesday to book a place in Iran’s Hazfi Cup semifinals. Esteghlal defeated Iranjavan 3-0 at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran and will face Sanat Naft on January 1, 2019. Sanat Naft defeated Esteghlal arch-rivals 5-4 on penalty shootouts on Tuesday. Majid Hosseini found the back

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Wolves set to sign Iran’s Saman Ghoddos: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- English Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing Saman Ghoddos from Swedish side Ostersunds. The 24-year-old forward has played a key role in Ostersunds’ impressive Europa League campaign, scoring four goals and setting up three in 11 appearances (including qualifying), derbytelegraph.co.uk reported. Queens Park Rangers had already showed interest in buying the Iranian international

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Ehsan Hajsafi one Step closer to Greek giant Olympiacos

(IranSportsPress.com-FiancialTribune)- Iranian national soccer team player Ehsan Haj-Safi takes a closer step toward the famous Greek football club Olympiacos as teams are approaching the January transfer market. According to Gazzetta.gr website, Haj-Safi’s agent Mohammad-Reza Fazelinia met Evangelos Marinakis, club owner, and Christian Karembeu, strategic advisor of the team, to negotiate over Haj-Safi’s transfer to Olympiacos. Based

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Masoud Shojaei likely to join AEK Athens

(IranSportsPress.com-FinancialTribune)- Iranian football midfielder Masoud Shojaei is likely to sign a contract with the Greece Superleague No. 1 team AEK Athens FC. Shojaei, 33, is currently plays for another Greek club Panionios which sits in fifth place of the Superleague. He joined the team in 2016, Varzesh3.com reported. The midfielder started his professional career in Iran

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Qatar to use Iran’s Kish Island for World Cup 2022

(IranSportsPress.com-IFPNews)- Qatari Football Federation officials are planning to visit Iran’s Kish Island to prepare the grounds for the Persian Gulf resort’s hosting of Qatar 2022 World Cup teams. Iranian Football Federation officials have invited president of the Qatar Football Association, Sheikh Hamad al-Thani, to visit Kish Island in southern Iran to see the possibilities of

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Masoud Shojaei trains with Las Palmas

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international midfielder Masoud Shojaei is training with Spanish side UD Las Palmas. Shojaei has recently parted the ways with Panionios of Greece. The Iranian midfielder has always had a good relationship with Las Palmas President Miguel Ángel Ramírez and now trains with La Liga team to maintain his form until signing with new club.

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Saman Ghoddos a threat for Arsenal

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian international striker Saman Ghoddos is a threat for Arsenal when Ostersunds of Sweden meet the English giants at the UEFA Europa League Round of 32, express.co.uk reported. Arsenal drew Ostersunds in the Europa League draw and play the team on Feb. 15 and 22. Which players should Arsenal be wary of? Forwards Alhaji Gero

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Podcast: Interview with Jordi Cryuff, the son of legendary Johan Cryuff

(IranSportsPress.com-Golbezan)- Our collaborators at Golbezan conducted an interview  with Jordi Cruyff (former Manchester United and Barcelona player and the son of the legendary Johan Cruyff ). Jordi Cryuff talks about his work with Maccabi Tel Aviv, Iranian inetrnational players, Hajsafi and Shojaei, Asian football compared to European, Carlos Queiroz, Iran and Group B of 2018

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Olympiacos in hunt to sign Iran’s Haji Safi

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Olympiacos is reportedly set to land Iranian international defender Ehsan Haji Safi Haj Safi signed a two year contract with Greek Super League side Panionios in June 2017 and teamed up with his fellow Masoud Shojaei. The media reports suggest that Haji Safi will leave Panionios in January to join Olympiakos. The 27-year-old international

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Kaveh Rezaei, one of the top scorers of Belgian League

(IranSportsPress.com – Football-tribe)- Making his first stint ever in a European league. Debut season, unfamiliar with the French language at his host country, a whole set of training sessions all too foreign for an Asian player. Hence, not much was expected from Iranian Kaveh Rezaei upon his transfer to Belgian side Sporting Charleroi from Esteghlal

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