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Young football fans in Ahwaz clash with police

Report from Ahwaz indicate that a group of young football fans found themselves in conflict with the police on the sidelines of the football match between Ahwaz Foulad and Saudi team Al-Helal on Tuesday March 17. » read more

Football official notes foreign women are allowed in stadiums

The head of Iran’s Football Federation says there are no restrictions that keep foreign women from entering football stadiums in Iran. Ali Kafashian’s statement comes after FIFA chief Sepp Batter urged Iran to drop all restrictions on female spectators. » read more

FIFA chief criticizes Iran for barring women from sports matches

The head of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has spoken out against banning women from sports stadiums, urging Iran to end the prohibition of women from entering sports venues. » read more

Blocked FIFA funds could now flow to Iran’s national team

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. » read more

Male coach takes over women’s football club

The Malavan Football Club in Bandar Anzali says its women’s team will now be trained by a male coach, Fereydoon Movaqar. » read more

No goals scored in Iran’s first World Cup game

The Iranian National Soccer Team’s first game at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil ended on Monday with no goals scored by Iran or Nigeria. » read more

FIFA approves headscarves for players

FIFA has lifted a five-year ban on women wearing headscarves during games, allowing Muslim women to participate in football games with hijab if they choose to. » read more