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The latest news, views, and developments about football as covered by Iranian media outlets.

Iran’s Esteghlal Khuzestan Edges Al-Fateh SC in AFC Champions League

Esteghlal Khuzestan of Iran defeated Saudi Arabia’s Al-Fateh SC in Group A of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday.

Blues Punish Complacent Reds

The Iran Pro League table-topper Persepolis should have stopped living in the past in Sunday’s eagerly-awaited derby against traditional archrival Esteghlal in Azadi Stadium, west of Tehran.

Esteghlal Wins 84th Tehran Derby by Sinking Perspolis

Iran’s professional football club Esteghlal has managed to notch up a well-earned victory over arch-rival Persepolis at the end of their 84th face-off in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.

Esteghlal vs Perspolis in One of Asia’s Biggest Football Fixtures

Popular football giants of Tehran Esteghlal FC and Perspolis FC have taken thousands of fans to Azadi Stadium in Tehran for “one of Asia’s biggest fixtures”, also known as Tehran Derby.

Iranian Forward Chosen as Best Player of Week in Dutch Football League

A Dutch website has given the Golden Lace Award to the Iranian striker of Eredivisie club Heerenveen Reza Ghoochannejhad.

Iranian Striker Tops Dutch Football League’s Scoring Table

The Iranian striker Reza Ghoochannejhad scored a hat-trick in Heerenveen’s match against PSV Eindhoven on Sunday to become the Eredivisie’s top scorer with 12 goals at the end of the 19th week.

Carlos Queiroz Once Again Escapes: This Time to Iran!

Some Arab media has referred to the recent resignation of Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of Iran national football team, as his “escape from Iran”. Now, after his return to Iran, what should be said?
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Iran Stays Top of Asia in Latest FIFA Ranking

Iran maintained its position as the number one team in Asia after the first FIFA world rankings in 2017 were released.

Iranian Football Sponsor Arrested for Huge Debts to Banks

Prosecutor of Tehran announced that a famous Iranian sport sponsor has been detained because of bank debts.

Asian Young Player of the Year 2016: Sardar Azmoun

Iran’s striker Sardar Azmoun has been chosen as the Asian Young Player of the Year 2016 by outsideoftheboot.com.

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