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Team Melli departs to Brazil.

Team Melli has departed Tehran at the early hours of the morning destination Brazil. After a short reception in the CIP lounge of Imam Khomeni Airport, where the Minister of Youth & Sport was present and wished the players and the squad the best of luck, the squad left to Brazil. Reporters were initially not allowed into the CIP lounge …

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At last HD Broadcast is available in Iran , thanks to Volleyball.

Behzad Kaviani , the Head of Sport Production in IRIB announced that his organization has purchased HD cameras for sport broadcasts. It is the first time that HD cameras will be available to broadcast sports events and matches. “Because of the requirement of FIVB , we needed to have High Quality (HD) production set including cameras as a pre-condition for broadcasting …

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Majid Salih resigns his post as assistant coach in Team Melli

Majeed Saleh

Majid Salih , the Iranian assistant coach of Carlos Queiroz has resigned his post after the arrival of the squad from the Austria training camp. Salih , who was assistant to Amir Ghalenoei in Esteghlal,  was selected as the Iranian assistant coach of Team Melli. It is believed that his selection was on the insistence of the football federation who wanted an …

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Spare a thought for Mohammad Reza Khalatbary.

The World Cup is the ultimate dream of any player in the world, more so the players from third world countries. Missing on the World Cup can be morally devastating for some especially if such a player has done enough to justify his selection in the national team that had made it to the World Cup.  When the player has …

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Condemning report by auditors on Persepolis and Esteghlal activities.

General Accounting Office of the Government of Iran submitted its final report after a six monthly regular audit on the activities of the government ministries. This report included the auditing of both Persepolis and Esteghlal clubs as part of government properties. The eagerly awaited audit report on the Tehran clubs takes prominence after the parliament and public outcry created following the public exposure of …

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Queiroz vs. UHLSport is settled !

 A meeting held between Carlos Queiroz and his lawyer and on the other side , Jaffari of UHLSport was carried out yesterday in the presence of Ali Kaffashian , the head of FFIRI, in which all the differences between the two parties were amicably resolved, it was claimed in a communique. According to FFIRI website the meeting held on Sunday at the Sports Academy building …

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Omitted players’ reactions.

Mohammadreza Khalatabry was contacted by FarsNews Agency to get his reaction on being left out of the squad by Queiroz. The Persepolis winger was dumbfounded and shocked , however he refrained from commenting on the issue” Thank you for seeking my opinion , but at this moment I have nothing to say. I don’t know what has prompted this, and why …

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Final list of Iran’s Squad to the FIFA World Cup 2014

Iran’s football federation has announced the final list of 24 players , rather than 23 that will be sent to FIFA for the World Cup 2014 . The extra player will be decided between Khanzadeh and Beikzadeh depending on the later’s injury report. Khanzadeh will be accompanying the team in any case, but will not be part of the squad if …

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5 Iran players to watch at the World Cup , with a twist

John Duerden is a well know sport journalist who has a vast knowledge of Asian football. His work, news and analysis of football in Aisa has been carried by several Websites and News agencies. In this article , Mr. Duerden has compiled the list of 5 Team Melli players for the Associated Press, which will no doubt have a global distribution. As …

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Azmoun “My injury is not serious”

Young Sardar Azmoun who made his debut against Angola on 30th May in Hatrberg , Austria said that his injury is not serious and nothing to be worried about. The Rubin Kazan forward Azmoun was substituted on the 23rd minute of the first half after he suffered what looked like breathing difficulty as he sat on the ground for sometime before …

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