Esteghlal Completes signing of Gostaresh’s attacking midfielder Dariush Shojaeian

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Gostaresh Foolad midfielder Dariush Shojaeian joined Esteghlal Tehran football team on Sunday. The 25-year-old player has penned a three-year contract with Iranian popular team for an undisclosed fee. “I have been an Esteghlal-supporter since I was a kid. I hope that I can wear Iran’s jersey through Esteghlal,” Shojaeian said. Shojaeian started his professional

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Promising teenager of Iranjavan Bushehr Mehdi Ghaedi joins Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Mehdi Ghaedi joined Iranian giant Esteghlal football team on Thursday. The 18-year-old midfielder has joined Esteghlal from Iranjavan Bushehr on a three-year contract. The details of the fee contract have not been revealed. If Esteghlal sell Ghaedi to a European club, Iranjavan will get some percentage of transfer fees. Ghaedi was a member of

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ACL 2017 Round of 16 – 1st Leg: Esteghlal(IRAN) 1-0 Al-Ain(UAE) [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Esteghlal will take a narrow one-goal advantage into the second leg of their 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 meeting with Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates next week after Alireza Mansourian’s side won a feisty clash between the pair 1-0 on Monday. Rezaei netted from the penalty spot two minutes into injury

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Esteghlal move up to2nd place, Persepolis drawS Zob Ahan, Sepahan beats Tractor(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal football team defeated Padideh 2-1 to move up to second place in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday. In the match held in Mashhad, Moein Abbasian scored for Padideh in the 34th minute but Omid Noorafkan equalized the match with a long-range shot in the 57th minute. With nine minutes remaining, Jaber

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Long-Serving Reza Enayati hangs up boots

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former Esteghlal and the Iranian national football team’s striker made the decision to hang up his boots on Saturday. Saba striker, who is the all-time top goalscorer in the Persian Gulf Professional League, announced his retirement at the end of Esteghlal and Saba match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The 40-year-old forward was greeted by Esteghlal’s

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ACL 2017 MD1 – GROUP A: AL AHLI 2-1 ESTEGHLAL(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- Makhete Diop’s 89th minute header secured all three points for United Arab Emirates powehourse Al Ahli as the 2015 AFC Champions League finalists handed Esteghlal from the Islamic Republic of Iran an agonizing 2-1 defeat in their opening meeting in Group A of the 2017 campaign on Monday. Omid Ebrahimi looked to have earned

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IPL Week 22nd: Persepolis, Esteghlal Victorious in Iran Professional League(VIDEO)

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal emerged victorious at 22nd Round of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. IPL leader Persepolis defeated Sepahan 2-1 at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in front of more than 70,000 cheering fans. Mehdi Taremi was tripped in the penalty area by Sepahan Brazilian goalkeeper Lee Oliveira in the 56th minute

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Branko Ivankovic apologizes following defeat against Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Branko Ivankovic has apologized to Persepolis fans following the Reds’ defeat at the hands of Esteghlal. Persepolis suffered a 3-2 defeat against their arch rivals Esteghlal in Tehran derby in front of more than 70,000 spectators at the Azadi Stadium. “I am so sorry we could not make our fans happy in the biggest

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Xavi refutes claims against Iranian fans

(IranSporsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Al Sadd iconic player Xavi Hernandez refuted claims that some of Iranian fans are uncivilized. An Emirati side reported on Wednesday that former Barcelona midfielder was angry with Esteghlal fans during the match against Iranian team in the AFC Champions League play-off. According to the site, Xavi said he is displeased with fans’ behavior in

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