4/30/2006 Sporting Life The ferry companies that operate between the towns of Reggio Calabria and Messina will no longer have to lay on extra services for two weekends next season after Messina were relegated by a 3-0 defeat at the hands of local rivals Reggina.
4/30/2006 Afshin Afshar, lastkick.com Perspolis FC continued their slow but steady revival under Dutch coaching duo of Arie Haan and Theo De Jong on Saturday when they soundly defeated Malavan of Anzali in the quarterfinals of the Iranian Hazfi Cup.
4/29/2006 Reuters LONDON – Wayne Rooney was carried off on a stretcher during Manchester United’s Premier League defeat at title-winners Chelsea on Saturday. The United and England striker fell heavily under a challenge from Paulo Ferreira after 78 minutes and immediately held his foot, grimacing with pain.
04/29/2006 Afshin Afshar, lastkick.com Tehran is hosting a team of German footballers from Berlin. What makes this visit unusual is that the visitors are women. The German women are visiting Tehran for a pair of friendly games the first of which against Iranâ€™s women national team was played on Friday and ended in a 2:2
4/29/2006 Afshin Afshar, lastkick.com Sepahan of Isfahan defeated Tractor-Sazi of Tabriz in the quarterfinals of the Hazfi Cup by a single goal to gain a spot in the semifinals. The Isfahan side took the lead in the first half when Mohammad Nouri netted a poor clearance by Tractor-Saziâ€™s goalkeeper Kazem Farhani.
4/29/2006 Howard Swains, Times Online Luiz Felipe Scolari, the Football Association’s first choice to succeed Sven-Goran Eriksson as the England coach, has withdrawn his application to take the job.
4/28/2006 Kaveh Mahjoob, goal.com Iran is one of the four Asian teams that have qualified for the 2006 world cup and as her head coach, Croatian Branko Ivankovich (referred to by fans and media in Iran as Branko) is enjoying his biggest career success. In France, Ivankovich was Croatiaâ€™s assistant coach when his team took
Saba reveal true abilities in Al Wahda win Apr 27, 2006 afcchampionsleague.com ABU DHABI – Saba Battery coach Mohammad Hossain Ziaie believes his team finally showed their true selves in the AFC Champions League in their 4-2 win over Al Wahda on Wednesday evening. The Iranians have thrown away advantages against Al Karama and Al