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Branko Ivankovic fuming against Team Melli plans!

The tension between Team Melli coach and the League clubs coaches are continuing unabated. The latest episode involves Carlos Queiroz and FFIRI on one side and Branko Ivankovic and Persepolis on the other.  Queiroz is known to be at odds with the league club coaches as in the past, he started a series of verbal battles with the likes of …

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Team Melli Armenia and Austria training camps are called off.

Team Mell proposed training camps in Armenia and Austria has been called off after Branko Ivankovic and Amir Ghalenoei have refused to release their players to Team Melli according to Carlos Queiroz. “If we fail to qualify for the World Cup, then you better go and ask Ivankovic and Ghalenoei” the Portuguese head coach of Team Melli told reporters. Incidentally, …

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“Queiroz support has turned into a theatrical show ” Amir Ghalenoei .

Amir Ghalenoei once again invigorated his clash with Carlos Queiroz and accused the Portuguese coach suitors of turning a national mayhem after the defeat against Iraq into a patriotic triumph by manipulating the Iranian people’s fervor for Team Melli. “It was all a big show. I swear that all this was orchestrated and arranged by people whose interest and livelihood …

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Is there a shift in Iranian fans’ mentality ?

An intriguing enigma has developed lately in Iran’s football that might be the beginning of a new era, at least from the fans side of the, if not with the whole of the system. Iran has the largest football fan base in Asia, even more that China that has several folds more population. People just love football in this country …

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Queiroz threatens to walk off!

Carlos Queiroz, once again, has warned that the conditions under which he is working, is neither acceptable nor rational to continue. In essence he repeated his threat to leave his job. Ali Kaffashian, the head of FFIRI was quoted a few days back that a renewed negotiation will be started with Queiroz after the conclusion of the Asian Cup to …

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Team Melli Coaches performances and Queiroz vs. Ghalenoei debate.

The war of words between Ghalenoei and Queiroz has reached its peak after the conclusion of the Asian Cup 2015. The warring coaches are undermining each other verbally, with fans taking sides in debates on forums. What does the figure say about the performances of the two coaches? It must indicate to some degree the success (or failure) of the …

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Derakhshan fires back at Queiroz.

Hamid Derakhshan , the head coach of Persepolis blasted Carlos Queiroz latest statements about him and Amir Ghalenoei , the Esteghlal coach. In a short statement after the Perespolis team training in front of a large number of keen journalists awaiting his reaction to the verbal onslaught of Queiroz, Derakhsan who was clearly upset by the subject and wanted to …

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Queiroz slams Iranian coaches.

After exiting the Asian cup in a penalty shootout, Carlos Queiroz talked to the press and expressed his disappointment and regrets about many issues surrounding Iranian football but reserved his most venomous attacks on two of the Iran’s top club coaches, according to Mehrnews. Amir Ghalenoei , head coach of Esteghlal and Hamid Derakhshan , head coach of Persepolis , …

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Andranik Teymourian leaves Esteghlal.

Team Melli Midfielder , Andranik ‘Ando’ Teymourian has finally been granted approval to leave the club by the chairman of Esteghlal. After months of dispute between the player and the club, resulting from several issues such as the club holding the player’s wages, delay in payments, contract renewal differences, among other issues, both sides agreed to end their long standing …

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Ghalenoei attacks Ferdowspour and calls him the illness of Iran’s football!

In another indication of the low tolerance of Iranian coaches for any criticism, the post-match press conference attended by hordes of reporters , Ghalenoei strongly lashed out at Adel Ferdowsipour and his Football TV Show “Navad”. In an scathing attack , he called the famous TV presenter and his program “the illness of Iran’s football.“ Ghalenoei said that he is …

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