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Football Fans in Iran Pour into Streets to Celebrate Persepolis ACL Success 22

Football Fans in Iran Pour into Streets to Celebrate Persepolis ACL Win

Iranian football fans defied COVID-19 restrictions and poured into the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate Persepolis football club’s victory over Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team in the AFC Champions League semi-final match.
Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker

Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker

Iranian football fans have been shocked and outraged by the Asian Football Confederation’s Saturday decision to ban Persepolis top goal scorer Isa Alkasir for six months over his goal celebration in a recent AFC Champions League match.
Persepolis Wins Iran Pro League for 4th Consecutive Time

Persepolis Wins Iran Pro League for 4th Consecutive Time

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Persepolis football team won its fourth successive title in the Iran Professional League (IPL).
Sardar Azmoun Named Top Goal Scorer of Russian Football League

Sardar Azmoun Named Top Goal Scorer of Russian Football League

Sardar Azmoun, the Iranian striker playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg, has finished the 2019/20 season at the Russian Premiere League as the top goal scorer after scoring against FC Rostov in the season’s last fixture.
Iran Submits Bid to Host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

Iran Submits Bid to Host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

The Islamic Republic of Iran has officially submitted its bid to host Asia’s top football tournament in 2027.
Iran’s Beiranvand Picked as Asia’s Best Footballer in World Cup History

Iran’s Beiranvand Picked as Asia’s Best Footballer in World Cup History

Iranian footballer Alireza Beiranvand has been chosen as Asia’s best player in the World Cup history.
Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister

Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister

Iran Minister of Sport and Youth Masoud Soltanifar says the Asian Football Confederation’s decision to ban Iran from hosting football matches has been made under the influence of anti-Iran media, and that the Iranian government guarantees the security of football teams visiting Iran.
Iranian Football Clubs Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Iranian Football Clubs to Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Four Iranian football clubs have vowed to withdraw from the AFC Champions League if the AFC does not take back its "politically-motivated" decision to ban them from hosting their rivals in Iran.

20-Year-Old Girl Breaks Iran Clean Sheet Record

Zahra Khajavi, a goalkeeper playing for a women’s football club in Iran’s Kurdistan Province, has broken the country’s clean sheet record after not conceding a goal for 950 minutes.
Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

The Italian head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal Tehran Football Club, Andrea Stramaccioni, has finally received part of his overdue salary payments after the representative of an Iranian bank gave him a check at Iran’s Embassy in Rome.