Carlos Queiroz: The Adopted Son of Iran

The Sportsman – TEHRAN, 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...
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Ehsan Haji Safi reaches agreement with Panionios

Tehran Times – ATHENS, Sepahan midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi has reportedly reached an agreement with Greek football club FC Panionios. According to reports in the local media, Haji Safi, who played for FSV Frankfurt last year, is going to continue his football in a European league once again. Haji Safi...
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Hamid Estili candidate for Naft Tehran job

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Ex-Iran midfielder Hamid Estili has been nominated to take charge of Naft Tehran. Estili is mostly remembered for his memorable goal and goal celebration against the U.S. at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He has already coached Steel Azin, Persepolis and Rah Ahan football teams. Former...
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Pejman Montazeri joins Esteghlal

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iranian football club Esteghlal has completed the signing of Pejman Montazeri. The 33-year-old international defender has joined Esteghlal on a two-year contract. Montazeri started his playing career at Foolad in 2005 and joined Esteghlal after two years. He left Esteghlal in 2014 to join Qatar’s Umm-Salal and...
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On this day…Iran beat USA in the 1998 World Cup [VIDEO]

AFC – KUALA LUMPUR, 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...
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