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Carlos Queiroz Saga.

Carlos Queiroz has been in the news on daily basis recently. You will not be far of track thinking that the Carlos Queiroz, the current Team Melli coach is a highly emotional character. Those emotions, mixed with passion for his job and low tolerance levels sometimes puts him in trouble while at times , his emotions gets the better of …

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Critics bemoan the lethargic derby between Esteghlal & Perspolis

Tehran The Friday’s Tehran derby which ended in a goalless draw, a repeat result of the last 3 meetings between the two most popular teams in Iran, has enraged many football experts and fans. The millionaires of Tehran played a cautious match, tactically poor and devoid of any exciting football. The players performed poorly in the highly sensitive match which …

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Venue change for AFC U16 qualifiers.

Pakistan Football association has announced a change of venue for the upcoming AFC Asian U16 qualifiers. The qualifying group that Iran is competing in ,  with host Pakistan, Sri lanka and the UAE will be played from from 25th to 29th of September. The round-ribbon competition  , was originally scheduled to be played in Karachi. The city has a notorious …

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Doustimehr: We are the underdogs

(FIFA.com) Friday 6 September 2013 © Action Images Currently preparing his squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup United Arab Emirates 2013, which begins on 19 October, Iran coach Ali Doustimehr is hoping he can improve on the country’s promising world-finals showing of four years ago. The Iranians kicked off their campaign at Nigeria 2009 in fine style with a …

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Team Melli sponsorship deal to be announced next week.

Tehran. Ali Kaffashian, the president of FFIRI announced that a deal has been agreed with a local firm to sponsor Team Melli for the upcoming World Cup. The procrastination of this federation on properly negotiating marketing deals has resulted in acute financial difficulties for the team the result of which is the complete stoppage of activities. While the rest of …

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Carlos Queiroz threatens to resign!

Tehran In a controversial interview with Khabar varzeshi, Team Melli’c coach Carlos Queiroz has threatened to resign if the pandemonium in Iranian football continues and if he is unfairly blamed for disrupting league football in the country. Carlos Queiroz sounded quite emotional and disturbed in the interviews conducted in one of the busy restaurants of Tehran. Due to the chaos engulfing …

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The predicaments of Iranian football legionnaires.

These days, not much good news comes out of Iran’s football. Right after the surprising qualification of Team Melli to FIFA 2104 World Cup, series of bad news ensued as if the win in Ulsan was a jinx for Iran’s football. . The latest bad news relates to the fortune and fate of Iranian legionnaires players in Europe. To start with, …

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3 young Iranian players join Sport Clube Beira-Mar.

3 young Iranian players will join a Portuguese club on a loan deal. Mohammad Hossein Kanani (19 years), Afshin Esmaeilzadeh (21 years) and Milad Kamandani (19 years) who are members of Perspolis club have represented Team Melli ages group in several competitions, will be training and playing for Sport Clube Beira-Mar, a Portuguese sports club based in Aveiro. The team …

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Carlos Queiroz cautioned by FIFA’s disciplinary committee.

Tehran. FIFA has sent a reprimand letter to Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of Iran’s Team Melli warning him about his future behavior.  The FIFA disciplinary committee acted upon the post match events of Iran’s last qualifier match in Ulsan against the South Korean, a highly volatile match which saw several unpleasant exchanges between the coaches of both teams. The …

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Khalatbary’s transfer to Perspolis was done to protect the interest of the nation !

Tehran  This is a direct quote by one Houshang Nasirzadeh , who is identified as the legal adviser to the Iranian football federation( FFIRI), to ISNA reporter after an inquiry about the legality of Khalatbary’s transfer to Perspolis  well past the closing window of players  transfer deadline.  Nasirzadeh said that Khalatbary can play for Perspolis against Esteghlal as there is …

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