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Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

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Tunisians triumphant in African Champions League final

13 November, 2018

In Iran, meanwhile, hundreds of women fans were allowed into the stadium for the Asian Champions League final.

Champions Leagues finals: This week in Middle East football

07 November, 2018

Al-Ahly Cairo hold a strong advantage over Esperance de Tunis heading into the final leg, while Persepolis will be hoping their Iranian fans will give them a boost.

Iraq's double triumph: This week in Middle East football

31 October, 2018

For the first time in almost 30 years, Iraq hosted the AFC Cup final, and topped it off with a well-earned win.

Persepolis emerge victorious in Middle East football clash

24 October, 2018

Blog: Tehran's Persepolis drew with Doha's Al-Sadd in the Asian Champions League, sending them through on aggregate to the coveted finals.

Women attend Tehran football match in historic rights win

18 October, 2018

Iranian women were allowed to watch a football match on Tuesday for the first time since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

An international break: This week in Middle East football

14 October, 2018

Blog: Middle East players returned to their home nations this week, to represent their countries in warm-up games before next year's big tournaments.

Clash of the Middle East's super-clubs

05 October, 2018

Blog: Tehran's Persepolis and Doha's Al-Sadd vie for a spot in the Asian Champions League final, while a small Iraqi club tries to emulate Sevilla's success

Netanyahu and Ahed: This week in Middle East football

04 October, 2018

Blog: The Israeli leader described al-Ahed FC as a missile silo for Hizballah - but how is Lebanon's biggest club connected with the Shia movement?

An end to Jerusalem football racism?

25 September, 2018

Has a new chapter been opened in the fierce rivalry between Beitar Jerusalem and Bnei Sakhnin?

Al-Masry's gifted Gazan: This week in Middle Eastern football

19 September, 2018

Also: the Saudis go on a sacking spree, and Middle Eastern football giants come to a head in the Asian Champions League.

Pakistan face arch-rivals India in football clash

13 September, 2018

After three years without international football due to terrorism and politics, Pakistan's national team has brought some pride to their country and fans.

Katanec heads Iraq: This week in Middle East football

06 September, 2018

A Slovenian football superstar has been signed up as the head coach of the Lions of Mesopotamia in a three-year contract thought to be worth $1.2m per year.

Uri Levy
Uri Levy

Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

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