Iran News

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Queiroz agrees deal to become Iran coach

ESPNsoccernet staff | April, 4 2011

Carlos Queiroz is reported to have agreed a three-year deal to coach Iran as they seek to reach the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Diego Maradona dismisses Iran reports

ESPNsoccernet staff | November, 6 2010

Reports that Diego Maradona is keen to manage Iran are wide of the mark as the former Argentina boss prepares to visit the country.

Afshin Ghotbi to quit as Iran national coach

ESPNsoccernet staff | November, 2 2010

Iran manager Afshin Ghotbi says that he will leave his post after the 2011 Asian Cup in January, with rumours that Frank Rijkaard could take over quashed by the Iran Football Federation.

Iran coach worries about Chinese qualifier officials

June, 2 2009

Iran coach Afshin Ghotbi has called on Chinese officials to be impartial in their next 2010 World Cup qualifier, saying poor officiating led to a 1-0 upset loss to hosts China.

U.S.-Iran game could be in the works

May, 25 2009

A soccer game between the United States and Iran this fall could be in the works.

New Iran coach Ghotbi eyes World Cup comeback

April, 27 2009

New Iran coach Afshin Ghotbi is confident he can turn the nation's World Cup qualifying fortunes around and take Team Melli to next year's finals in South Africa.

Troubled Iran name third coach in as many weeks

April, 23 2009

Afshin Ghotbi has been hired to take charge of Iran's troubled national side, becoming the team's third coach in the space of three weeks.

Iran coach quits after two just weeks - Report

April, 21 2009

Iran head coach Mohammad Mayelikohan resigned on Tuesday after just two weeks in charge of the team, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Iran sack Daei after defeat to Saudi Arabia

March, 29 2009

Ali Daei, the world's all-time highest international goalscorer, has been sacked as Iran coach after his team's 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia in World Cup qualifying, state media reported on Sunday.

Iran stay top, Socceroos held in Asian Cup

January, 28 2009

Iran stayed top of Group E with a goalless draw against Thailand and Australia were held to a 0-0 draw with Indonesia in Asian Cup qualifying on Wednesday.

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