Persepolis seal title in Iran Professional League [Video Highlights]

(IranSportsPress – Tehran Times) The most decorated Iranian football club beat Padideh 1-0 in Mashhad’s Samen Stadium. Vahid Amiri opened the goal with a header in the 77th minute. Persepolis claimed the title for the second successive year. Branko Ivankovic’s team could have won the title in the 2015-16 Season but became runners-up due to

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IPL Week 26: Perspolis 1 – Saipa 2 (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress, Translation from Mehr News Agency) –  Perspolis and Saipa played against each other in Azadi stadium which ended with the defeat of Perspolis, Iran Professional League leader in standings. Arman Rezai (22) and Omid Khaledi scored for Saipa, Ali Alipoor (75) scored for Perspolis. Perspolis played without the national team players. In the 22nd

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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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Jiri Sanak named Esteghlal assistant coach

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) Most recently, Sanak has worked at Czech Republic football team Mlada Boleslav. Sanak replaced Mick McDermott in Tehran-based team. Irish coach McDermott parted company with Esteghlal in late October. According to Iranian media, a Jamaican coach will be added to Esteghlal staff. Esteghlal German coach Winfried Schafer has already worked as Jamaica

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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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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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IPL: Esteghlal suffers Fourth Loss(VIDEO)

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlalil Tehran football team suffered another loss in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday. The Iranian popular outfit was defeated 2-0 against newly-promoted Pars Nonoubi in Abadan. Ali Dashti gave the host the lead in the 38th minute. Pars Jonoubi’s Farshad Mohammadi Mehr was sent off in the 79th minute after receiving his

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Persepolis defeats IPL rock bottom Gostaresh Foolad (VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team defeated Gostaresh Foolad 3-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) week 5 on Thursday. In the match was held in Tabriz’s Bonyan Diesel Stadium, Ali Alipour opened the scoring for the IPL leader in the 70th minute. Farshad Ahmadzadeh extended the lead three minutes later and substitute Mehdi Taremi made it 3-0

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IPL Week 5: Esteghlal Suffers 3rd Successive Loss, Tracto-Sazi beats Saipa [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)_Esteghlal of Tehran football team suffered its second defeat in a row in the Iran Professional League on Tuesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, left-footed Mohammad Ghazi fired past Mehdi Rahmati in the 15th minute. Hossein Mehraban extended the visiting team’s lead in the 72nd minute. Esteghlal had lost to Saipa 1-0

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