ACL 2017- GROUP D: PERSEPOLIS(Iran) 1-1 AL HILAL(Saudi Arabia)[VIDEO]

( | the-afc)- A late Carlos Eduardo header saw Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal secure a point in a dramatic 1-1 draw against Persepolis from the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 2017 AFC Champions League Group D opener at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Tuesday. Al Hilal centre-back Abdullah Al Hafith had squandered the best chance of

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IPL Week 22nd: Persepolis, Esteghlal Victorious in Iran Professional League(VIDEO)

  ( 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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Branko Ivankovic apologizes following defeat against Esteghlal

( Branko Ivankovic has apologized to Persepolis fans following the Reds’ defeat at the hands of Esteghlal. Persepolis suffered a 3-2 defeat against their arch rivals Esteghlal in Tehran derby in front of more than 70,000 spectators at the Azadi Stadium. “I am so sorry we could not make our fans happy in the biggest

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Persepolis move to Asian top ten teams

( Persepolis great performances in this season have led them to be among the top ten Asian teams in the latest FootballDatabase world club rankings. Persepolis as the best Iranian football club in the latest world club ranking are in the 197th spot with 1536 points. The Reds are in 10th place in the Asian

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Alireza Faghani to referee Tehran derby

( Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani will most likely officiate Tehran derby between Persepolis and Esteghlal next month. Ashkan Khorshidi and Bijan Heydari have been also nominated to officiate the derby but the referees have never whistled the important match so far. Alireza Faghani made history by becoming the first Asian referee to officiate the final

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Rapid Wien striker Tomi Correa linked with Tehran giant Persepolis

( Rapid Wien Spanish striker Tomi Correa has been linked with a move to Iranian league leader Persepolis. The 32-year-old striker, who has still six months left on his contract with Rapid Wien, is currently in Tehran and has attended in Persepolis’s training session. He has previously played for CD Tenerife, CD Logrones and Tegueste in

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Former Persepolis captain Kazem SeyedAlikhani passes away

( Former Persepolis defender Kazem Seyed Alikhani died at the age of 62 in Tehran on Sunday. Seyed Alikhani died after long battle with disease. He started his playing career at Machine Sazi in 1977 and joined Persepolis football team after two years. Seyed Alikhani played for the Iranian most popular team for 10-year. He also

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Persepolis beats Siah Jamegan and finishes top in half of IPL season(VIDEO)

( Persepolis football team defeated Siah jamegan 3-0 to finish top at half of Iran Professional League (IPL) season. In the match attended by about 50,000 cheering spectators in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Kamal Kamyabinia gave the Reds a lead in the 8th minute, finding the goal with a header. Four minutes later, Ramin Rezaeian scored with

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AFC Champions League 2017 draw concluded

( Recently crowned winners Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors learned their Group Stage opponents for the 2017 edition of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday following the competition’s official draw in Kuala Lumpur. The Korea Republic giants, who defeated Al Ain 3-2 on aggregate to seal a second continental success, will begin their title defence against Australia’s

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