IPL Week 4: Persepolis Held by Siahjamegan, Saipa stuns Esteghlal, Sepahan beats Zob Ahan[VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran Professional League (IPL) leader Persepolis was held to a 1-1 draw by Siahjamegan on Wednesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Farshad Ahmadzadeh gave Persepolis football team the lead just after six minutes. The Reds created several chances but wasted their opportunities. With six minute remaining, Amir Mohammad Panahi equalized

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IPL Week 3rd: Persepolis sinks Naft Tehran, Esteghlal edges past Tractor Sazi [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis  football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 in the Iran Professional League (IPL) Week 3 on Thursday. It was Persepolis’s third victory in a row in the season after the Reds defeated Foolad and Tractor Sazi. Mehdi Taremi opened the scoring in the 46th minute in Tehran’s Takhti Stadium. Farshad Ahmadzadeh extended the lead in

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Persepolis striker Taremi wins IPL player of the year award

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi has been named the player of the year of Iran Professional League (IPL) for the second season in a row. In the ceremony held in the Tehran’s Milad Tower Sunday night, Taremi was named as the best player of the 16th edition of the Iran Professional League. Taremi was also

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Holder Persepolis starts IPL new season with win over Foolad[VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team started the 2017-18 Iran Professional League (IPL) season with a 2-0 win over Foolad here on Thursday. Vahid Amiri gave Persepolis a lead just nine minutes into the match and Shoja Khalilzadeh found the back of the net with a header in the 53rd minute. Persepolis was reduced to 10 men

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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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Ashkan Dejagah linked with Iran’s Persepolis: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former Fulham and Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has been linked with a move to Iranian giant Persepolis. The Iranian international midfielder is without a team since parting company with Wolfsburg in early June. The Iranian media reported that the Iranian football club is interested in signing Dejagah. The 30-year-old attacking midfielder has played for

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Iran Pro League off-season transfers[ Week of June 12th, 2017]

IranSportsPress.com- Former Blue’s striker Sajjad Shahbazzadeh who had a short spell in Alanyaspor in Tukrey and Naft Tehran is back with Esteghlal on a one year deal. Earlier this week, Esteghlal also signed another forward Hasan Beytsaeid of Esteghlal Khuzestan.  Rahim Zohaivi, former Esteghlal Khuzestan striker, signs  one year deal with Foolad Khuzestan, Zohaivi spent the last

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Peykan midfielder Siamak Nemati joins Persepolis football team

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team have completed the signing of Siamak Nemati as the team’s third signing of the summer. The 23-year-old midfielder has joined the Iranian giant on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Nemati will likely replace Soroush Rafiei, who has reached an agreement with Qatari club Al-Khor. Nemati started his career with

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Persepolis’s Soroush Rafiei reaches agreement with Al-Khor of Qatar

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian free-agent midfielder Soroush Rafiei reached an initial agreement with Al-Khor Sports Club of Qatar. Rafiei joined Persepolis in January on a six-month contract and played 14 matches for the Iranian giant, scoring four goals. The 27-year-old attacking midfielder will sign a contract with Al-Khor on Thursday, Qatari newspaper Al-Watan wrote. According to the

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Abdollah Veisi returns to Esteghlal Khuzestan

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Abdollah Veisi has been named as new head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal Khuzestan football team. The 46-year-old coach has penned a one-year contract with Esteghlal Khuzestan. He became head coach of Esteghlal Khuzestan in 2013 and led the Ahvaz based team to 12th position in his first season, three points above relegation zone. In the

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