FIFA

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  • تیم فوتبال پرسپولیس 2020-09-20 17:17

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    Something wrong with Persepolis

    TEHRAN - After almost seven months of hiatus, the 2020 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League returned to action excitingly in West Asia with back-to-back fixtures hosted by Qatar. But there is something wrong with Persepolis.

  • لوگوی باشگاه پرسپولیس 2020-09-16 18:11

    Persepolis handed transfer ban

    TEHRAN – Persepolis football team have been handed a two-window transfer ban by FIFA over non-payment of dues to former coach Branko Ivankovic.

  • فدراسیون فوتبال 2020-09-15 14:12

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    The curious case of FFIRI’s statutes

    TEHRAN - It has been more than two months since the Iranian Football Federation sent its statute to FIFA, but the international governing body of football has not yet approved it. And the question remains unanswered.

  • استقلال و پرسپولیس - دربی 93 2020-09-11 15:55

    Persepolis on the verge of transfer ban

    TEHRAN – Iranian football club Persepolis are on the verge of being banned from transfers for the next three windows.

  • FIFA 2020-09-01 15:31

    By Masoud Hossein

    FIFA must end its double standard

    TEHRAN – FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura in a letter sent to Iran football federation warned the Member Association that FIFA and AFC strongly oppose any use of legal threats against a person or a group of persons. It’s clear that the international governing body of football concerns over potential government interference in the federation’s affairs.

  • Fatma Samoura 2020-08-31 19:09

    By Masoud Hossein

    FIFA threatens Iran with sanction

    TEHRAN - FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura warned Iran that FIFA and AFC are strongly opposing any use of legal threats and intimidation of any sort by anyone against a person or a group of persons.

  • مارک ویلموتس 2020-08-19 18:38

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    Iran football’s biggest scandal of all time

    Negotiating a foreign head coach’s contract is far from simple, especially in the Iranian football, and, not only in Iran but generally in modern football, clubs and football federations have to consider many financial and legal issues when concluding a contract with a foreigner.

  • Iran Uzbekistan 2020-08-19 14:00

    Iran, Uzbekistan friendly cancelled

    TEHRAN – The friendly match between Iran and Uzbekistan has been cancelled following changes to the men’s and women’s international match calendars in response to the global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic made by FIFA.

  • Marc Wilmots 2020-08-17 18:42

    FIFA orders Iran to pay Marc Wilmots €6m

    TEHRAN - FIFA’s Players’ Status Committee has sent a letter to the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), ordering the federation to pay compensation to the former coach of the Iran national team, Marc Wilmots.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-08-16 18:50

    Skocic will remain Iran head coach: Spox

    TEHRAN – Dragan Skocic will remain as head coach of the Iranian national football team, the spokesman of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Amir Mehdi Alavi said, ending days of speculation about the Croatian coach future.

  • گابریل کالدرون 2020-08-14 17:05

    Persepolis launch CAS appeal against former coaches’ financial verdict

    TEHRAN – Persepolis club on Friday announced that they have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the FIFA Players’ Status Committee regarding the financial cases of Persepolis’s former head coach, Gabriel Calderon, and his two assistant coaches.

  • Iran Hong Kong 2020-08-12 14:54

    Asian World Cup qualifiers postponed

    TEHRAN - All Asian qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup scheduled this year were postponed to 2021 on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • فدراسیون فوتبال 2020-08-10 19:03

    FFIRI waits for FIFA’s advice to finalize the federation’s statutes: spox

    TEHRAN – Iran football federation spokesman Amir Mehdi Alavi has said that they are waiting for FIFA’s advice to finalize the amendment of the federation’s statutes.

  • مهدی رسول پناه 2020-08-09 19:13

    Persepolis to settle with Branko Ivankovic: official

    TEHRAN- Persepolis acting general manager, Mehdi Rasoul Panah, claimed that the club have paid about 60 percent of former coach Branko Ivankovic’s unpaid salary.

  • Infantino Bin Salman 2020-08-04 18:40

    FIFA president Infantino to find solution for transferring funds of Iran

    TEHRAN - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said that the international governing body of football tries to find a solution for transferring funds of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI).

  • Persepolis 2020-07-31 15:46

    Persepolis in danger of losing six points

    TEHRAN – Iranian football club Persepolis are facing a possible deduction of six points from the 2019-20 table after they failed to pay their former coach Branko Ivankovic.

  • Iran national football team 2020-07-16 18:35

    FIFA ranking: Iran remain second best in Asia

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team remained 33rd in world and second in Asia in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.

  • Tehran derby 2020-07-15 19:45

    Esteghlal, Persepolis handed transfer ban: report

    TEHRAN - Media have reported that two Iranian football teams, Esteghlal and Persepolis, have been banned by FIFA from signing players for the next three transfer windows.

  • Gabriel Calderon 2020-07-14 18:14

    Gabriel Calderon ready to negotiate with Persepolis

    TEHRAN – Argentinean coach Gabriel Calderon said that he is ready to negotiate with Persepolis football club over his unpaid salaries.

  • Persepolis 2020-07-07 01:55

    FIFA orders Persepolis to pay Calderon $ 580,000

    TEHRAN – FIFA has ordered Iranian football club Persepolis to pay $ 580,000 to former coach Gabriel Calderon.

  • FIFA 2020-06-29 18:16

    Iran wants more time to meet FIFA’s requirements

    TEHRAN - The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has asked for a two-week opportunity to meet FIFA’s requirements regarding the football federation’s statutes.

  • فیفا 2020-06-25 01:13

    FFIRI Statutes not fully complied with FIFA’s requirements

    TEHRAN - FIFA, in a letter sent to the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), has provided some explanation about the recently drafted FFIRI Statutes.

  • Winfried Schaefer 2020-06-12 17:42

    By Masoud Hossein

    My sacking harmed Esteghlal: Winfried Schaefer

    TEHRAN – Former Esteghlal coach, Winfried Schaefer, says that they could have won the title in Iran league but his sacking harmed he and Esteghlal as well.

  • دیدار تیم های ملی فوتبال ایران و کامبوج 2020-06-11 16:28

    Iran unchanged in FIFA ranking

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team still are 33rd in world and second in Asia in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.

  • FIFA 2020-06-08 19:09

    FIFA denies allegation of Iran suspension

    TEHRAN - Contrary to recent speculation, FIFA has not yet officially commented on the issue of the amendment of the Iranian football federation’s statutes and has not taken any step to suspend the federation.

  • Soltanifar Infantino 2020-06-05 17:49

    FFIRI removes sport minister from its statutes

    TEHRAN- The Secretary General of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Mehdi Mohammad Nabi said that the name of Sports and Youths Minister Masoud Soltanifar has been removed from the new Statutes of the federation.

  • FIFA 2020-05-30 18:46

    FIFA threatens Iran to further action

    TEHRAN - FIFA, in its latest letter to the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), has informed the federation about the objections to the draft statues of the FFIRI and ordered that the objections must be resolved in a short time.

  • Marc Wilmots 2020-05-17 14:28

    Ex-Iran coach Marc Wilmots waits for verdict

    TEHRAN – Former Iran national football team head coach Marc Wilmots says that he has filed a complaint against Iran to FIFA and is waiting for the verdict.

  • لوگوی فدراسیون فوتبال 2020-05-12 14:51

    FFIRI to send amended Statutes to FIFA

    TEHRAN - After months of controversies, the draft statutes of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), as a "non-governmental public organization," will be sent to FIFA.

  • Carlos Queiroz 2020-05-04 02:25

    By Masoud Hossein

    Exclusive: Carlos Queiroz launches attack on former football chief Taj

    TEHRAN – Former Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz has launched a scathing attack on Mehdi Taj, accusing him of trying to divert attention from contract with Marc Wilmots.