1. Karimi Draws Curtain on Glittering Career

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 month ago 121 reads 1 comments

  2. Queiroz Quits Iran Job

    Carlos Queiroz announced he is leaving the Iran bench after World Cup elimination, but only because the FA won't offer a new deal.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 146 reads 0 comments

  3. World Cup 2014: How Iran Will Line Up Against Bosnia

    Iran continue to prepare for their decisive clash with Bosnia tomorrow, fully aware that three points will likely take them to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time in the nation's history...

    Bobak Abdolmohammadi Written by Bobak Abdolmohammadi about 2 months ago 1,399 reads 3 comments

  4. Queiroz: Bosnia Game Is Our World Cup Final

    Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says Wednesday's clash with Bosnia and Herzegovina is effectively their World Cup final as they try to keep alive hopes of reaching the knockout stages...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 75 reads 1 comments

  5. Queiroz: 'Referee Was Decisive'

    Iran Coach Carlos Queiroz stoked controversy after a defeat to Argentina. “The referee and Leo Messi made the difference...

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  6. What Iran Learned from Their World Cup 2014 Clash with Argentina

    A moment of brilliance from Lionel Messi settled an intense affair between Iran and Argentina, giving the South American side a narrow 1-0 victory...

    Bobak Abdolmohammadi Written by Bobak Abdolmohammadi about 2 months ago 1,307 reads 8 comments

  7. World Cup 2014: How 'Team Melli' Has Changed Iran's Image: Telegraph

    Open-door policy to media and tweets from president in a football shirt represent PR coup for secretive nation....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 148 reads 0 comments

  8. Stopping Lionel Messi? Iran Boss Carlos Queiroz Knows Just How to Do It

    The arch-realist in Carlos Queiroz refused to downplay the scale of the task. The Iran coach was never going to try the usual manager trick of talking about it as just another game...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 462 reads 4 comments

  9. Queiroz Set to Quit as Iran Boss After Brazil

    Iran coach Carlos Queiroz will step down after the World Cup because of a lack of government financial backing.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 2 months ago 82 reads 0 comments

  10. Ghoochannejhad: We've Got Nothing to Lose

    It is safe to say that the crowd at this past Monday's Iran-Nigeria game at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba were not exactly bowled over by the spectacle...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 370 reads 3 comments

  11. World Cup 2014: How Iran Will Line Up Against Argentina

    Iran are preparing for their clash with South American powerhouse Argentina in Belo Horizonte, Brazil this coming Saturday. Fresh off a tedious 0-0 draw with Nigeria, Iran manager Carlos Queiroz will approach this match with a dose of realism...

    Bobak Abdolmohammadi Written by Bobak Abdolmohammadi about 2 months ago 6,007 reads 4 comments

  12. Iran vs. Nigeria: 4 Things We Learned

    Iran and Nigeria played out a 0-0 draw in Curitiba in their opening match of the World Cup in Brazil. The game marked the first draw of the competition after the previous 12 games had all ended in victories...

    Bobak Abdolmohammadi Written by Bobak Abdolmohammadi about 2 months ago 1,151 reads 3 comments

  13. Iran's Satisfaction Is Nigeria's Disappointment

    The first draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ came on Monday afternoon, in the 13th match of the tournament...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 453 reads 3 comments

  14. Iran Unveil Starting XI for Nigeria Clash

    #IRN LINE-UP: Haghighi, Heydari, Haji Safi, Hosseini, Sadeghi, Nekounam (c), Timotian, Montazeri, Ghoochannejad, Dejagah, Pooladi #IRNNGA.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 35 reads 0 comments

  15. Nigeria Announce Lineup for Iran Clash

    #NGA LINE-UP: Enyeama (c), Ambrose, Oshaniwa, Oboabona, Omeruo, Mikel, Onazi, Azeez, Musa, Moses, Emenike #IRNNGA #WorldCup #joinin.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  16. Iranian Football History in Pictures

    British employees of the Anglo Persian Oil Company first introduced Iranians to football, the Shah invested heavily in the sport as part of his modernization drive and in 1979 the revolution put a stop to things for a while...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 2 months ago 163 reads 0 comments

  17. Heydari: Queiroz Coaches in an Incredible Way

    Carlos Queiroz took charge of Iran in April 2011 with one goal in mind: to return them to the FIFA World Cup™ after they missed out on South Africa 2010. The 61-year-old rose to the challenge in style...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 117 reads 2 comments

  18. Queiroz Retaining Order Amid Chaos Buildup

    Former Manchester United coach finding added responsibility of international role brings unexpected demands.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 2 months ago 72 reads 1 comments

  19. Iran's World Cup Zeal Wanes as Match Draws Near

    TEHRAN — In a city where few people are allowed to organize large gatherings, and fun is enjoyed in private, the public celebrations of a year ago are legendary...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 3 months ago 217 reads 1 comments

  20. Iran's Political Strife and Its Effect on Their World Cup Qualifying Campaign

    It was smiles all round last week as Iran's football team attended an official ceremony before leaving for the World Cup finals in Brazil...

    Marcus George Written by Marcus George about 3 months ago 5,211 reads 10 comments

  21. World Cup 2014: How Iran Will Line Up Against Nigeria

    In one week's time, Iran will face Nigeria in their opening match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Curitiba, Brazil...

    Bobak Abdolmohammadi Written by Bobak Abdolmohammadi about 3 months ago 14,800 reads 4 comments

  22. World Cup 2014: Iran Tactics and Key Questions – the Expert's View

    They may be huge outsiders, but with Carlos Queiroz at the helm and a large number of players now competing in European leagues, Iran will not be a pushover in Group F.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 412 reads 0 comments

  23. 3 Key Figures for Iran in the 2014 World Cup

    Carlos Queiroz's Iran side have progressed with their preparations for the World Cup this past week, drawing 1-1 with Angola following scoreless draws with Montenegro and Belarus...

    Bobak Abdolmohammadi Written by Bobak Abdolmohammadi about 3 months ago 1,343 reads 3 comments

  24. Quieroz Trims Iran Squad to 24

    Iran coach Carlos Queiroz on Sunday named a 24-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, pending the elimination of one player from the official final line-up because of injury worries...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 607 reads 0 comments

  25. Team Melli Making Progress

    Iran settled for another goalless draw on Monday against Montenegro in their second warm-up match in advance of this summer's World Cup in Brazil.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 71 reads 0 comments