Tag Archives: Soccer

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 »

Iranian millioner bids to buy La Liga team

Middle East Football Matters: Iranian business tycoon Hossein Hedayati is lining up a takeover bid of Spanish top-flight club Getafe. Discussing the “ins and outs of his bid to buy” the Madrid-based club in an interview with Spanish daily Marca, 51-year-old Hedayati confirmed talks are already underway.Steel magnate Hedayati, who is reported to be worth $2.5 billion, has been involved ... Read More »

Iran’s Football Squad Begins Camp in Portugal

Tasnim – Iranian national football team arrived in Portugal on Sunday to hold a preparatory camp in the country. Iran, who is preparing for the AFC Asian Cup in Australia in January, will play two friendly matches in its camp in Lisbon. Team Melli will play UEFA Europa League participant Estoril and UEFA Champions League representative Benfica in its camp. ... Read More »

Iran to hold training camps in Portugal and South Africa

Iran national team will hold training camps in Portugal and South Africa in order to prepare for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia. Carlos Queiroz’s men will fly to Portugal on October 4th and will play a couple of friendly matches against some Portuguese clubs including Benfica and Estoril. Team Melli will then return to Iran to play a ... Read More »

Nekounam says he is at %100 & ready to play

Javad Nekounam said that he is completely fit and ready to help Segunda Division side Osasuna in the current season. Nekounam rejoined Osasuna in August after two years. “In the first game, I think I was still not 100% fit. Now, after playing three games, I’m 100% fit,” Nekounam told Osasuna.es. Asked where does he like to play?  Nekounam said, ... Read More »

Pictorial: First Perspolis win under Derakhshan

Perspolis played Rahahan in the 9th week of the Championships league. The score was 2-1, this was the first win for the new coach who replaced Ali Daei under controversial circumstances. Mohammad Nouri and Mohammad Abbaszadeh scored the two goals. Perspolis still struggling now has 12 points and climbed to 8th place. Read More »

Soccer team official accused of harassment in Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — An equipment manager for the Iranian men’s soccer team faces police investigation on suspicion of sexually harassing a South Korean female volunteer at a stadium, an official at the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) confirmed on Tuesday. The Iranian, whose name was not disclosed, is suspected of groping a female volunteer on ... Read More »

Atletico Madrid Signs Saeid Ezzatollahi

Ezzatollahi was Iran’s captain in the 2013 U-17 World Cup in UAE. He joined Malavan in 2012 and made his debut for the Iranian team at age 15. Ezzatollahi will play for Atletico Madrid B in Spanish third league as well as Atletico Madrid U-19. “I am very happy to be here and I want to be the Atletico Madrid’s ... Read More »

Queiroz: will extend contract or say goodbye on Tues

Carlos Queiroz said that he will extend his contract with the Iranian football team or say goodbye on Tuesday. The Iranian Football Federation (IFF) has not yet extended contract with the Portuguese. Queiroz had already said the Iranian federation has added the new terms to his contract.   “I will go to the Federation on Tuesday to sign the new ... Read More »

Pictorial: Vahid Hashemian at Bayern Munich Practice

ISNA – Vahid Hashemian, who is currently participating in the DFB’s Pro license courses, must intern and work alongside a Bundesliga club. Hashemian will be completing this part of the course with Bayern Munich. What is of note and interest is that Bayern in the past have never accepted an intern participating in this program. However, now the 2012-2013 UEFA ... Read More »