Ashkan Dejagah rejoins Wolfsburg

(IranSportsPress.com | ESPNFC) – Former Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has re-signed for the German club on a free transfer from Qatari First Division side Al-Arabi Sports Club. The 30-year-old enjoyed a five-year spell with the Wolves, whom he joined from Hertha Berlin in 2007, the highlight being the Bundesliga title win with the Green-Whites in

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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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Iran to Play Uzbekistan in Friendly

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national football team (also known as Team Melli) will play a friendly match with Uzbekistan, according to Iran Football Federation (IFF). The Iranian football team, who has been drawn alongside with Turkmenistan, Oman, India and Guam in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, will face Uzbekistan on June 11. Iran’s

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Three Big Events ahead of Iran Volleyball, Coach Kovac Says

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national volleyball team coach Slobodan Kovac said that they will take serious three upcoming big events. Iran is preparing for the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World League, 2015 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship and FIVB Volleyball World Cup. Asked Kovac if Iran will consider the FIVB World League as the warm-up competitions

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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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Iran Moves Two Places Up in FIFA Rankings

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national football team has moved up two places to 40th in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. Iran defeated Chile 2-0 and lost to Sweden 3-1 in two friendlies held in late March. Iran is the best Asian team in the world, followed by Japan, South Korea, Australia and

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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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Iran’s Javad Nekounam Bids Farewell to International Career

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- Iranian national football team captain Javad Nekounam has confirmed his retirement from international football on Tuesday The 34-year-old veteran midfielder won 151 caps in an international career that took him to two World Cups in 2006 and 2014. He had said he has no plan to retire ahead of the friendly match

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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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