Teymourian’s goal against Buriram among ACL quarterfinals’ spectacular goals

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- With the AFC Champions League quarterfinals fast approaching, the-AFC.com takes a look back at eight key goals from the last fourteen editions of the last eight stage. Ever since the quarterfinals were introduced at the 2004 tournament there have been some spectacular games and goals alike. Andranik Teymourian from Esteghlal has scored one of the

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Tehran derby in Bielefeld called off: report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Tehran derby between Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal, scheduled for July 22 has been called off. The pre-season match was scheduled to be held at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22. The match was originally scheduled for July 16 but has been delayed to July 22 and finally cancelled after Persepolis reportedly

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German Football Association confirms Tehran derby in Bielefeld

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal will play at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22. The German Football Association (DFB) has confirmed the match will be held in Bielefeld. The match was originally scheduled for July 16 but has been delayed to July 22. Iran Professional League champions Persepolis and runners-up Esteghlal could earn

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Team-Melli central defender Pejman Montazeri joins Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian football club Esteghlal has completed the signing of Pejman Montazeri.  The 33-year-old international defender has joined Esteghlal on a two-year contract. Montazeri started his playing career at Foolad in 2005 and joined Esteghlal after two years. He left Esteghlal in 2014 to join Qatar’s Umm-Salal and signed a contract with Al-Ahli one year

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Esteghlal and Team-Melli’s midfielder Omid Ebrahimi extends contract

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has extended his contract with Esteghlal for more one season. Ebrahimi was discovered by coach Amir Ghalenoei and joined Sepahan in 2010. He became Esteghlal’s best scorer with seven goals last season. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder had also caught the attention of Sepahan football team. Furthermore, Esteghlal right-back Vouria Ghafoori

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Esteghlal ace striker Kaveh Rezaei joins Sporting Charleroi in Belgium

IranSportsPress.com- Esteghlal ace striker, kaveh Rezaei joins, Sporting Charleroi in Belgium top division. The 25 years old forward was the key factor in the Tehran giant’s success with 7 goals and 7 assists in Iran Pro League and 6 goals and 1 assist in Asian Champions League this season. Former Foolad, Saipa and Zob Ahan  striker

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Al-Ain power past Esteghlal to reach AFC Champions League last eight[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Last year’s beaten finalists Al Ain cruised into the quarter-finals of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday with a comprehensive 6-1 thrashing allowing Zoran Mamic’s side to brush aside the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Esteghlal and advance to the next round. Caio and Omar Abdulrahman both scored twice as Al Ain bounced back from their

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Esteghlal becomes runner-up at IPL, Saba Battery relegated(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlal football team defeated Sepahan to finish runner-up in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. The Blues came from behind to beat Sepahan 2-1 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Mehrdad Mohammadi gave the visiting team a lead in the 40th minute. Jaber Ansari equalized the match on the hour mark with a header and

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Ex-Esteghlal striker Arash Borhani announces retirement

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Former Esteghlal striker Arash Borhani has announced his retirement from football after 15 years. The 33-year-old forward, who currently plays for Paykan, started his playing career in 2002 with Pas and won Iran Professional League title in his four-year term in the Tehran based team. Borhani joined Iranian popular team Esteghlal in 2007 and

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Persepolis wins IPL for the 3rd time, Esteghlal beats Saba to move to 2nd place(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team defeated rock bottom Machine Sazi of Tabriz to end nine-year title drought in Iran Professional League (IPL) with three games left until the end of the season. In the match held in Yadeger-e Imam Stadium, Persepolis defeated the Tabriz based team 2-0. Ali Alipour opened the scoring for Persepolis just seconds

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