Persepolis moves top of IPL, Esteghlal beats Siahjamegan(VIDEO)

    ( | TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 to move to top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Hossein Mahini gave Persepolis a lead from the penalty spot in the 14th minute. Mehdi Taremi extended Persepolis’s lead in the 30th minute and

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Alireza Faghani to officiate 83rd Tehran derby

( – Iran’s international referee has been selected to ref the upcoming game between Persepolis and Esteghlal. Iran’s most known referee, Alireza Faghani, alongside his assistants Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri will officiate the 83rd Tehran Derby. In the past, he officiated two derbies in the 2011-12 and 2013-14 season. Faghani recently officiated the final

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Esteghlal continue to struggle in IPL, fail to beat Machine-Sazi(VIDEO)

( – In the fifth week of the Persian Gulf Pro League, Alireza Mansourian’s Esteghlal failed to secure their first win in the 2016-17 season by drawing newly promoted Machine Sazi 1-1.  Things looked good in the first half, when Kaveh Rezaei scored the opener in the 7th minute and Esteghlal continued to create more chances in front

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Esteghlal and Inter Milan sign cooperation agreement[VIDEO]

( | IRNA)- A cooperation agreement was signed on Wednesday between Iran’s Esteghlal and Italy’s Inter Milan football clubs. Under the terms of the agreement, the two clubs will cooperate on youth teams or academies for discovering and training young talented football players. Bahram Afsharzadeh, the caretaker of Esteghlal club, Shahrokh Sabokdast, a member of the

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Iranian International right back, Vouria Ghafouri joins Esteghlal FC

( | TehranTimes)- Esteghlal football club has signed Sepahan defender Vouria Ghafouri on a two-year contract on Sunday. The 28-year old defender is the third signing of Esteghlal new coach Alireza Mansourian after Bakhtiar Rahmani and Farshid Esmaeili. “I’m so happy to join Esteghlal since I’ve been a Blues’ fan since I was a child. Mansourian

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Esteghlal Khuzestan top IPL table, Persepolis wins, Esteghlal beaten in Tehran

( Times)- Persepolis football team beat Gostaresh Foolad 4-2 in the 29th week of Iran Professional League to stay on course for winning the title. Farshad Ahmadzadeh opened the scoring for Persepolis in the 31st minute while Mohammad Ansari made it 2-0 in the 42nd minute. Gostaresh’s Mohammad Ebrahimi made it 2-1 for the host

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Persepolis suffered a 2-0 defeat, Esteghlal returned to the top of IPL(Video)

(Tasnim)-With two weeks to go, Esteghlal of Tehran returned to the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) with a win over Saipa(Video) On Thursday, Esteghlal beat Saipa 2-1 in Tehran’s Takhti Stadium. Omid Ebrahimi was on target for Esteghlal in the 52nd minute from the penalty spot but Ali Gholizadeh equalized the match 12

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Ando leaves Esteghlal, eyes Traktorsazi

( | PRESSTV– Iran’s well-known football midfielder, Andranik Teymourian, has decided to leave the Tehrani outfit, Esteghlal. Teymourian, also known as Ando by Iranian football fans, reached an agreement with Esteghlal’s Chairman Bahram Afsharzadeh on Wednesday to part with the club, IRNA reported. Teymourian is believed to be in talks with Traktorsazi, an affluent club

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Foolad Defeats Esteghlal at Azadi (Video)

( | Tasnim) – Foolad football team defeated Esteghlal in the Iranian Professional League (IPL) thanks to a late goal from Soroush Rafiei. In the match held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Rafiei scored the only goal of the match in the 84th minute. “First, I congratulate my players due to this victory. I

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