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Winfried Schäfer Appointed Esteghlal Coach 02 Oct 2017

Winfried Schäfer Appointed Esteghlal Coach

TEHRAN – Winfried Schäfer has been named as new head coach of Esteghlal football team on Monday. The 67-year-old coach has penned a one year contract, with the option of extension. The former Cameroon and Thailand head coach replaced Alireza Mansourian in the Iranian popular football team. Schäfer has also worked at VfB Stuttgart, FK […]

Winfried Schafer linked with Esteghlal 02 Oct 2017

Winfried Schafer linked with Esteghlal

German football coach Winfried Schafer has been linked with a move to Iran’s Esteghlal. Schafer is without a team after parting company with Jamaica in last September. A source close to the club said Esteghlal General Manager Reza Eftekhari is now in Dubai to negotiate with the 67-year-old coach. Winfried Schafer started his coaching career […]

Esteghlal midfielder Jabbari to hang up his boots 28 Sep 2017

Esteghlal midfielder Jabbari to hang up his boots

Esteghlal midfielder Mojtaba Jabbari will reportedly bid farewell to football. The 35-year-old player joined the Iranian popular football team in late June on a two-year contract. Jabbari was signed by Alireza Mansourian but the coach is no longer Esteghlal coach. He was sacked last week following disappointing results in Iran Professional League. Jabbari is not […]

Iran’s Esteghlal linked with Fatih Terim 23 Sep 2017

Iran’s Esteghlal linked with Fatih Terim

Iranian popular football team Esteghlal have opened negotiations over hiring Fatih Terim as their new head coach, however the Blues have other options on their list. Esteghlal parted company with Alireza Mansourian after a string of dire results this season in Iran Professional League. Under guidance of Mansourian, Esteghlal sit rock bottom of the table […]

Alireza Mansourian Quits as Esteghlal Coach 21 Sep 2017

Alireza Mansourian Quits as Esteghlal Coach

TEHRAN– Alireza Mansourian stepped down as Esteghlal coach following poor results with the team in Iran Professional League (IPL). He announced his resignation after a 1-1 draw with Zob Ahan in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Wednesday. Mansourian replaced Parviz Mazloumi in June 2016 and led Esteghlal to finish IPL runner-up in his first season. Under […]

Esteghlal Held by Zob Ahan in Iran Professional League 21 Sep 2017

Esteghlal Held by Zob Ahan in Iran Professional League

TEHRAN – Esteghlal football team was held to a 1-1 draw by Zob Ahan in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Wednesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Rouzbeh Cheshmi gave the Blues a lead in the 12th minute. It was Esteghlal’s second goal after seven weeks in IPL. Zob Ahan reacted to the goal […]

Esteghlal Suffers Fourth Loss in Iran Professional League 16 Sep 2017

Esteghlal Suffers Fourth Loss in Iran Professional League

TEHRAN – Esteghlalif Tehran football team suffered another loss in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday. The Iranian popular outfit was defeated 2-0 against newly-promoted Pars Nonoubi in Abadan. Ali Dashti gave the host the lead in the 38th minute. Pars Jonoubi’s Farshad Mohammadi Mehr was sent off in the 79th minute after receiving […]

Esteghlal Defender Montazeri Undergoes Surgery on Shoulder Injury 03 Sep 2017

Esteghlal Defender Montazeri Undergoes Surgery on Shoulder Injury

TEHRAN  – The Iranian national football team and Esteghlal’s defender Pejman Montazeri underwent shoulder surgery in Tehran’s Bahman Hospital. Montazeri suffered a shoulder injury in practice last week. He will be out of action for Esteghlal for at least two months. The 33-year-old international defender joined Esteghlal on a two-year contract in late June. Montazeri […]