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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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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