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“We Will Not Go to Russia as Tourists” Carlos Queiroz

John Duerden Carlos Queiroz has been making history this week with Iran, and he wants to do so again next summer. On June 12, Team Melli, as the national team is known, qualified for the World Cup — the first time they’ll be in back-to-back competitions — and now their sights are set on a debut appearance in the knockout …

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Queiroz or Renard, who is getting the Bafana job?

2017-03-01   Carlos Queiroz. (AFP)   Cape Town – The South African Football Association (SAFA) has reportedly trimmed the Bafana Bafana head coach candidate list down to two names. According to the SowetanLIVE website, Herve Renard and Carlos Queiroz are said to be the only choices for the Bafana Bafana hot seat. Renard is currently the head coach of Morocco, …

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UZBEKISTAN 0-1 IR IRAN

Tashkent / Oct 06 2016 / Tashkent: A Jalal Hosseini header ended Uzbekistan’s 100% record in third round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as Islamic Republic of Iran defeated the Central Asians 1-0 in Tashkent on Thursday. Uzbekistan came into the tie on the back of 1-0 wins over Syria and Qatar, but Hosseini’s goal on 27 minutes …

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Team Melli scores 6 past Kyrgyzstan.

Team Melli cruised to a comfortable 6-0 win against Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday in the friendly International match held at Azadi Stadium in front of 4500 fans. Iran scored early through Masoud Shojaei’s penalty on the 6th minute , before Mehdi Taremi made it 2-0 with a double-header , first saved by the keeper while the rebound to Taremi himself was …

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Macedonia vs. Iran

  Team Melli carried out its last practice session on Wednesday in Skopje’s main Stadium Philip II in preparation for the game against host Macedonia in the friendly international on Thursday. The training session led by Carlos Queiroz was mostly light drills including acceleration practise, shooting and group passing. This was the only practise for the match stadium which will kick off at 1730 local …

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Match analysis: What went wrong in Dasgouz?

Being held by minnows such Turkmenistan is not exactly complimentary for a team that has high ambition such as Iran, although it is not a disaster either. The new look Team Melli that Carlos Queiroz has gathered for the two match series in mid-June 2015 looked quite promising against Uzbekistan. In fact, the team style of play, the pace and …

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Iran shows players red card after selfies with female fans

PUBLISHED: JANUARY 19, 2015 05:39 PM   Iran fans pose for pictures before the start of their Asian Cup Group C match against UAE at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane January 19, 2015.     BRISBANE, Jan 19 — Iran’s footballers have been warned they could face punishment if they take “selfie” pictures with female fans who have turned out …

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Sajjadi “We will pursue Queiroz, if evidence is presented!”

Deputy Minister of Youth Sports said “if evidence is presented against Carlos Queiroz violating our values, we will deal with him as we did with others!” The veiled threat to the Portuguese coach came in the aftermath of the public prosecution of Zlatko Kranjcar, in which the ministry of youth & Sport has accused the Croat coach of consuming alcohol …

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Effect of TV blackout on Team Melli

With the TV black out of football matches in Iran after the dispute between FFIRI and the official broadcaster IRIB over broadcast rights, no matches was transmitted live last week and it seems that the confrontation between the two parties will prolong even further. Perhaps many fans will be upset by this blackout, however this could send more of them …

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Team Melli will play Benfica Reserves !

Iran’s Team Melli will be playing a friendly match against the reserve team of Benfica in preparation for the AFC Asian Cup! The match will be played at 10:30 in the morning next Tuesday 14th October 2014. Team Melli squad is currently in Carlos Queiroz homeland and so far has managed to arrange two matches only, one of which would have …

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