8/31/2006 the-afc.com SINGAPORE: Iran moved into top gear for the AFC U-17 Championship with convincing victories in two warm-up games here recently.
8/31/2006 SEOUL, Reuters Coach Pim Verbeek included South Korea’s three English Premier League representatives in his 25-man squad for Saturday’s Asian Cup qualifier against Iran in Seoul, but there was no place for striker Ahn Jung-hwan.
Thursday August 31, 2006 Paul Doyle, Guardian Unlimited Pair on way to Upton Park after rejecting number of elite clubs In one of the most surprising transfer deals ever sealed in English football, West Ham have signed coveted Argentina stars Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano – beating off competition from Manchester United, Arsenal, Bayern Munich
8/30/2006 Kaveh Mahjoob, goal.com The tired, injured and broken caravan of the Iranian national team is on a nine days journey traveling to the east of Asia, Korea. Then the group will take a detoured version of the â€œSilk Roadâ€ traveling to Syria for another match. In these two games, the Iranian national team will
8/30/2006 Gordon Sharrock, This is Lancashire SAM Allardyce secured the signature of one World Cup star last night and immediately stepped up his efforts to sign another. Iran international midfielder, Andranik Teimourian, signed a two-year contract with the Whites after being granted a work permit at an appeals tribunal in Sheffield.
8/30/2006 John Duerden, The Korea Herald After two spells as No. 3 Afshin Ghotbi has returned for a third term in South Korea. This time however, he is the second-in-command behind new head coach Pim Verbeek. The faces may be familiar but the situation is not. There is no longer a World Cup on the
8/30/2006 Reuters BERLIN – Peter Neururer of Hanover 96 became the first coaching casualty of the Bundesliga season on Wednesday, just three matches into the campaign.
8/30/2006 Reuters BERLIN – Hamburg SV are close to finalising a deal for Villarreal’s Argentine defender Juan Pablo Sorin, according to German media reports.