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Iran look to edge closer, duo aim to bounce back

(IranSportsPress.com-FIFA)- Tuesday’s match day 7 in Asia could see Carlos Queiroz’s take another major step towards Russia 2018 by strengthening their position at the Group A summit. Group B joints leaders Saudi Arabia and Japan will, meanwhile, hope to continue their winning form against Iraq and Thailand respectively as they aim to consolidate their places

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RUSSIA 2018 ASIAN QUALIFIERS: QATAR V IRAN PREVIEW

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran will look to at least maintain their one-point lead over Korea Republic when they travel to Doha to take on Qatar on Thursday. Carlos Queiroz’s side are the only unbeaten team in Group A but, after Sardor Azmoun’s goal secured a 1-0 victory over the Taeguk Warriors on Matchday Four, Iran saw their

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Could Rostov’s Azmoun be Iran’s Zlatan Ibrahimović?

(IranSportsPress.com | UEFA.com) – With 1.6 million followers on Instagram, Sardar Azmoun has not quite reached Zlatan Ibrahimović’s level (23 million followers), but Rostov’s Iranian striker is already a massive name in his home country, and at 22, could well become a big star the world over. What they say “He is improving all the

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Villarreal keen on Rostov’s Sardar Azmoun as Pato replacement

(IranSportsPress.com | Javier Mata- AS.com) – Villarreal have their hearts set on FC Rostov forward Sardar Azmoun who they see as the ideal replacement for China-bound Alexandre Pato. It’s an operation that looked practically impossible only a couple of weeks ago but Villarreal hope they can complete a deal within the next few days. First

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Carlos Queiroz opens up on Iran, World Cup qualifiers and Branko Ivankovic

By: John Duerden (IranSportsPress.com-ESPN)- Iran have been the top-ranked Asian nation, according to FIFA, for four years. They were unbeaten in 2016 and sit on top of Group A in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup, well-placed to secure back-to-back finals places for the first time. But coach Carlos Queiroz has just resigned

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Iran remains Asian top team in latest FIFA rankings

(IranSportsPress.com-The AFC)- Iran football team maintained its position as Asia’s best ranked team following the release of the latest FIFA World Ranking on Thursday. Iran and Korea Republic’s rankings remained unchanged at 29th and 37th respectively, while Australia (44th) overtook Japan (46th) as the third best ranked side in Asia, while Saudi Arabia moved up six

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IFF fails preparation plan for World Cup, says Carlos Queioz

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national team head coach Carlos Queioz has revealed that after the Iranian football federation failed to fulfil its promise he presented a resignation letter and will not continue his job. The Portuguese coach made a statement on his official Facebook page: Dear friends, After a five-hour meeting with Iran Football Federation president, I have

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Iran football coach Carlos Queiroz resigns

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Carlos Queiroz has resigned from Iran national coach on Saturday, according to a member of the board of directors of Iran’s Football Federation. Amir Abedini said that they have received the Portuguese coach’s resignation letter on Saturday. Queiroz lost his cool after Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic criticized him over holding a training camp in

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