Carlos Queiroz: I want Mr. Taj to accept my resignation

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz asked Iran’s football federation new president to agree his resignation. Queiroz has posted a statement on his official facebook account: Dear friends, Congratulations to Mr. Taj, Iran’s Football Federation new president, after the election in the past Saturday. I wish him all the

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Uncertain future beckons in Iranian football after departure of Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com | Sport360.com) By: John Duerden – It was typical of Iranian football that Carlos Queiroz’s last game as national team coach was a friendly against Sweden in Stockholm. During his four years in charge of Team Melli, the former Real Madrid boss had constantly called for more tests against strong international opposition. In end,

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Queiroz’s Iran reign ends in recrimination with Sweden loss

(IranSportsPress.com | Reuters) – Carlos Queiroz’s reign as Iran manager ended with a 3-1 defeat away to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday but the Portuguese coach did not go quietly as he delivered some stinging criticism of his employers. Iranian media began reporting on March 20 that Queiroz would leave the job, which he

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Queiroz steps down as Iran boss

(IranSportsPress.com | FIFA) – Carlos Queiroz has stepped down as Iran coach after the side’s 3-1 loss to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday night. The former Real Madrid and Portugal boss chose to make their friendlies against Austria and Sweden this week his final matches in charge. “After four years of work with the

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Carlos Queiroz one-year performance in national football squad

(IranSportsPress | MNA) – Iran’s national football team coach Carlos Queiroz is in the eve of his fourth year of career with Iran’s Football Federation; however, he faces challenges very familiar. By April 4, 2015 Carlos Queiroz of Portugal will have finished his fourth year in Iran as national squad manager and a popular novelty.

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Queiroz quits as Iran boss

(IranSportsPress.com)| AFP- Carlos Queiroz has quit as Iran coach citing external “pressures” just six months after extending his contract until 2018, the Iranian Football Federation confirmed on Friday. The 62-year-old’s future has been in doubt since the team returned from the World Cup in Brazil, where he won respect for shaping a plucky team out

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Queiroz: Big heart and soul give Iran confidence

(IranSportsPress.com)| Xinhua – Iran will take their Asian Cup opener against Bahrain as the championship final, head coach Carlos Queiroz said after the team’s training session on Saturday. “We have big expectations and we’re ready to compete and to fight,” said the Portuguese coach. “We have big heart, big soul and big mind — and

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Keeping Queiroz was vital for Iran – Dejagah

(IranSportsPress.com) | Reuters- Retaining master coach Carlos Queiroz was not only a boon for Iran’s national football team but a coup for the game in the Middle Eastern nation, according to midfielder Ashkan Dejagah. Former Portugal and Real Madrid manager Queiroz will guide his under-prepared but highly fancied side into the Asian Cup finals in

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