Carlos Queiroz: The Adopted Son Of Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-TheSportsMan)- Carlos Queiroz has become a treasure in Iran, and after making history with the international team he wants a reoccurrence next year to ensure Team Melli don’t go to Russia as tourists. On June 12, Iran qualified for the World Cup — the first time they’ll be in back-to-back competitions — and now, under former

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Iranian fans love Team-Melli: Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz praised Iranian fans for their support for the team. This month’s 2-0 win over Uzbekistan made Iran the first Asian team to qualify for Russia, clinching top spot in Group A with two games to spare – and without a single goal conceded in 720 minutes of football.

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On this Day….IRAN beat USA in 1998 [VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- The FIFA World Cup France 1998 is remembered for many things: Zinedine Zidane cementing his place amongst the all-time greats, Ronaldo’s pre-final meltdown and David Beckham’s dismissal against Argentina that was followed by scathing criticism in his homeland. Yet 19 years ago to this day, on June 21 1998, the Islamic Republic of

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Iran’s World Cup slogan revealed: “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,”

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran football team, also known as Team Melli, will participate at the 2018 World Cup with “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,” slogan. Unbeaten in eight qualifying games, Iran have been in dominant form in Group A, having yet to concede a goal on the Road to Russia. Iran national football team advanced

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Analysis: Azmoun and a watertight defence book Iran’s ticket to Russia

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Pragmatism is the fundamental coaching philosophy of Carlos Queiroz and the Portuguese coach, once again, allied defensive solidity and attacking efficiency for Iran to defeat Uzbekistan en route to Team Melli securing their place at next year’s FIFA World Cup. A fifth appearance at the World Cup and the country’s first-ever back-to-back qualification underline

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Iran’s success reflects the failures of Asian football

(IranSportsPress.com-The Economist)- The continent has struggled to develop more talented players, and suffers from a lack of competition It was the perfect conclusion to a flawless campaign. As the final whistle blew in Iran’s 2-0 victory against Uzbekistan on June 12th, the home side’s World Cup qualification record read: 16 matches played, not a single loss,

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Omani Abu Bakar chosen to officiate Iran v Uzbekistan match

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Ahmed Abu Bakar Said Al-Kaf has been chosen to officiate Iran and Uzbekistan match in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. The match has been scheduled on Monday in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Team Melli will confirm their place at the FIFA World Cup should they defeat third-placed Uzbekistan in Group A. Abu Bakar will be assisted

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Queiroz pragmatism proves key yet again for Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Another game at the Azadi Stadium yielded yet another victory for Carlos Queiroz and his Islamic Republic of Iran side as Team Melli moved a step closer to the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 finals next year with a 1-0 win over China. Mehdi Taremi’s (pictured) solitary goal means Iran remain unbeaten in qualifying, boasting

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Marcello Lippi praises Team-Melli

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- China coach Marcello Lippi praised Iran’s defense after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Team Melli in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tehran on Tuesday. In Group A, Iran maintained its undefeated run by edging China at home. Mehdi Taremi, the scorer of the match-winner in the last outing against Qatar, was again the

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