ACL Matchday 6: Al Hilal SFC 0-1 Esteghlal FC (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – AFC) Kuwait City: Esteghlal secured first place in Group D with a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal, thanks to Vouria Ghafouri’s goal on Matchday Six of the 2018 AFC Champions League Group D on Monday. Al Hilal started the brighter of the two sides and had their first attempt on goal

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AFC CL Matchday 5: Esteghlal 2 – Al Rayyan 0 (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress, AFC) Esteghlal booked their place in the 2018 AFC Champions League knock-out stage with a 2-0 win over Qatar’s Al Rayyan at Azadi Stadium on Matchday Five of Group D on Monday. The hosts got off to a flying start and needed just four minutes to open the scoring as Server Djeparov converted a

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IPL Week 26: Naft Tehran 1 – Esteghlal 2 (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – Translation from Mehr News Agency)  – Esteghlal won the first game in the Persian New Year against Naft Tehrah.   Winfried Schäfer allowed the national team players to rest in the start of the game. Esteghlal played with Mahdi Rahmati, khosro Heydari, Roozbeh Cheshmi, Armin Sohrabian, Milad Zakipoor, Farshid Bagheri (Minute 29 for

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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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Fatih Terim linked with Iran’s Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Iranian popular football team Esteghlal have opened negotiations over hiring Fatih Terim as their new head coach, however the Blues have other options on their list. Esteghlal parted company with Alireza Mansourian after a string of dire results this season in Iran Professional League. Under guidance of Mansourian, Esteghlal sit rock bottom of the table

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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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AFC: Esteghlal oldest club in Iran, Fifth in Asia

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Tehran giant Esteghlal was formed in 1945 making it the oldest in the Iranian Professional League at 71 years old. India’s Mohun Bagan was established in 1889 as Mohun Bagan Sporting Club, 128 years ago. And, indeed, it is generally considered to be Asia’s oldest. Indonesia’s oldest club, PSM Makassar, was founded in 1915

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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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