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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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Second consecutive FIFA World Cup for Team Melli

Iran reach second consecutive FIFA World Cup™ Team Melli defeat Uzbekistan to join Brazil and Russia at the finals Carlos Queiroz’s side have yet to concede in Group B, after eight games The scenes in Tehran were jubilant. Coaching staff and players streamed onto the pitch and celebrated in unison. Giant flags were waved, prayers were undertaken and bear hugs …

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Morale boosting win for Team Melli against Montenegro.

Team Melli defeated Montenegro 1-2 in a friendly International match in the capital city Podgorica on Sunday. Team Melli was camping in Austria, before travelling to Montenegro for the match. Both Iran and Montenegro are preparing for the FIFA World Cup2018 qualifiers next week. Iran played a goalless draw against Montenegro three years ago before the World Cup. The Montenegro …

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Iran 1-0 China : Another firm step towards the World Cup 2018

Team Melli defeated China 1-0 in the seventh round of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Asian zone qualifiers to cement its lead on group A. Iran now leads the group with 17 points , four ahead of closest rival Korea Republic with 3 rounds to go. The match was played in front of capacity crowd estimated to be over 110,000 …

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Qatar vs. Iran : Preview

The last time the two teams met in Azadi , it took Team Melli two late goals to defeat Qatar which excelled in defending their goal before a calamitous goal keeping error allowed Gucci to score the first then Jahanbaksh to seal the win in injury time. Carlos Queiroz’s side are the only unbeaten team in Group A but, after …

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Glorious days for Iranian strikers in Europe.

Team Melli strikers in Europe, are rewriting the history and reaching feats that their predecessors did not manage or was unthinkable.  Reza Ghoochannejad, Sardar Azmoun , Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Karim Ansarifard the four players who happened to be all playing up front in their teams have done Iran’s football pride by consistently scoring goals in the most competitive of leagues. …

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Azmoun and the English Premiere League, will it work?

Sardar Azmoun scored a brilliant goal against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last night, his second in the competition after the one against Atletico Madrid in an earlier round. Sardar Azmoun is top scorer of Team Melli and a true potential of being one of the greatest Iranian player in the history like his idol Ali Daei. He has …

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AFC Annual Awards in need of reforms.

Once again the pathetic AFC Annual Awards are upon us, and once again the much criticized set of awards is being flaunted as the première platform of Asian Football top awards. Accusations that the awards are highly politicized, has very little to do with reality and lack of transparency has marred this annual process. All hopes of improvement and reform …

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Liverpool lining up move for Rostov & Team Melli Forward Sardar Azmoun

Liverpool are considering a January move for the FC Rostov forward Sardar Azmoun in response to Jürgen Klopp’s concerns over the loss of Danny Ings and Sadio Mané in the new year. Azmoun has been linked with several Premier League clubs, Everton and Stoke City among them, having impressed for the Russian club since a controversial move from Rubin Kazan. …

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Korean KI SUNG-YUENG admits to Team Melli’s strength & organizations.

Tehran: Ki Sung-yueng blamed a demanding travel schedule for his below-par performance as Korea Republic slipped to their first defeat of their FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 qualifying campaign against Islamic Republic of Iran. Ki (pictured, right) and his compatriots were comprehensively outplayed in their 1-0 loss against Carlos Queiroz’s side, with the defeat dropping the nine-time FIFA World Cup finalists …

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