Carlos Queiroz: The Man For A Nation

(IranSportsPress.com-thesefootballtimes.co)- The name Carlos Queiroz provokes disparate sentiments in the minds of supporters of the clubs and countries which he has coached or managed throughout the years. Portuguese fans, in general, view him with disdain for inconsistent performances and intimidating behaviour – particularly against an anti-doping team. Real Madrid fans consider his short stint at the

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Iran moves up five spots to 28th in new FIFA Rankings

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran football team climbed five spots to 28th in the latest FIFA rankings on Thursday. It came after Team Melli earned two valuable victories over Qatar and China in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Iran topped all Asian Football Confederation (AFC) members, followed by South Korea (N0. 43), Japan (No. 44), Australia (No. 50)

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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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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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