Afshin Afshar, lastkick.com
It has been a while since the last time I did one of these, so I think it is about time. What I will try to do here is to give you a wrap up of the interesting news in the last few days. Most of the content will focus on Iranian football, but I will also mention a thing or two from Europe and around the world.
Yesterday the big rumor in Tehran was that Esteghlal Head Coach Samad Marfavi had resigned after yet another draw. Hi replacement was rumored to be Majid Namjoo-Motlagh. Well, as it turned out, Marfavi had not resigned, and Namjoo-Motlagh was named his first assistant. Apparently Marfavi has been given a two week grace period to turn the Blues’ fortunes around. Kid yourself not; Namjoo-Motlagh will replace Marfavi in two weeks! Rumors in Iranian football have a way of becoming reality. Read more…