Nekounam to captain Iran squad in 2015 Asian Cup

Veteran Osasuna midfielder Javad Nekounam will captain Iran’s national soccer team in the 2015 Asian Cup due to be held in Australia in January, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) says. The AFC reported that Iran’s national team head coach, Carlos Queiroz, has finalized names of the plays for the tournament which will run from January 9 to 31. The report further ... Read More »

Body boarding on glacier ice water

Now this is a different kind of water-skiing! Incredible pictures show pair of adventurers body board their way down Europe’s largest glacier. Carving their way through the icy rivers of the Aletsch Glacier in Switzerland, they are seen risking their lives for an adrenalin rush. Claude-Alain Gailland and Gilles Janin were pictured mounted on their body boards as part of ... Read More »

Iran’s Female Surf Pioneers

Balochistan. The place sounds made up, like something from a terrible Borat sequel. But it’s very real, and it’s very dangerous. All of this sounded good to Irish surfer Easkey Britton. In 2010, she took time off from finishing a PhD in Marine Science (and towing into beasts at Mullaghmore) to surf this moonscape of a coastline. Britton has since made ... Read More »

Blocked FIFA funds could now flow to national team

Radio Zamaneh – The head of Iran’s Football Federation reports that Sepp Blatter, the head of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), has announced that some of Iran’s money for football activities, which has been blocked due to the International sanctions, will now be released.Ali Kafashian told reporters, after his return from the meeting of the Asian Football Confederation ... Read More »

Pele in better clinical condition

Brazil football legend Pele’s health condition is improving, but the soccer great is still receiving treatment for a urinary infection, says a Brazilian hospital.   The 74-year-old “is in better clinical condition,” said the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo. The hospital added that he was “lucid” and breathing on his own but still receiving hemodialysis, which involves filtering a ... Read More »

Pictorial of the Perspolis Derby Win

Persepolis football team earned a last minute 2-1 victory over Esteghlal thanks to a late header from Omid Alishah here on Sunday. Perspolis was playing with 10 players when they scored the goal. Below you will see a hand picked selection of pictures of the day of the game that gives you an idea of the games intense atmosphere.   ... Read More »

Persepolis beats Esteghlal

Persepolis football team earned a 2-1 victory over Esteghlal thanks to a late header from Omid Alishah here on Sunday. Sajjad Shahbazzadeh put the Blues into a surprise lead after 44 minutes. Esteghlal created several chances afterward but its strikers didn’t take advantage of their chances. In the 74th minute, unmarked Persepolis captain Mohammad Nouri found the back of the ... Read More »

Top 10 Best Selling Club Football Jerseys

Real Madrid and Manchester United have sold an average of 1.5million official replica shirts globally each year over the past five years – making them the two most popular shirts in football. Daily Mail reports the commercial giants of Spanish and English football topped sales numbers from the 2009-10 season to the 2013-14 season inclusive, according to figures from authoritative ... Read More »

Iran South Korea to Play Friendly on November 18th

Iran international striker Reza Ghoochannejhad stated that he has forgotten previous victories over arch rival South Korea because it doesn’t matter to him anymore. Iran will face South Korea again, this time in a friendly in Tehran on November 18 ahead of 2015 AFC Asian Cup. “We have defeated South Korea twice in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers but I ... Read More »

The sports reporter who was banned for being too hot

This brunette lady nearly lost her job reporting on a soccer team because the players found her looks too much of a distraction. Katarina Sreckovic found herself in a rather unique predicament recently. The 25-year-old is a reporter for the Red Star Belgrade soccer team. Katarina says the players had a hard time taking her seriously at her job. The ... Read More »