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The latest news, views, and developments about football as covered by Iranian media outlets.

Carlos Queiroz Once Again Escapes: This Time to Iran!

Some Arab media has referred to the recent resignation of Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of Iran national football team, as his “escape from Iran”. Now, after his return to Iran, what should be said?
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Iran Stays Top of Asia in Latest FIFA Ranking

Iran maintained its position as the number one team in Asia after the first FIFA world rankings in 2017 were released.

Iranian Football Sponsor Arrested for Huge Debts to Banks

Prosecutor of Tehran announced that a famous Iranian sport sponsor has been detained because of bank debts.

Asian Young Player of the Year 2016: Sardar Azmoun

Iran’s striker Sardar Azmoun has been chosen as the Asian Young Player of the Year 2016 by outsideoftheboot.com.
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Iran Seeks to Host 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup

Iran is fully-ready to earn the right to host 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar said.
Alireza Faghani

Iranian Referees Honored after A Landmark Year

The men’s trio from the Islamic Republic of Iran - Alireza Faghani as well as assistant referees Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Mansouri – received awards for their outstanding performances.
Alireza Faghani

Iran’s Faghani Nominated for Globe Soccer Awards

Iranian referee Alireza Faghani has been named among the nominees for the 2016 Globe Soccer Awards referee of the year.

Iran Finishes 2nd at Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

The Iranian national team lost to Brazil in the final match of the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in Dubai on Saturday evening.

Former Coach of Iran’s National Football Team Passes Away

Former coach and defender of Iran’s National Football Team (Team Melli) and Esteghlal football club Mansour Pourheydari passed away at the age of 71 on Friday.
Iranian football stadium Naghsh-e Jahan

Modern Stadium Inaugurated in Isfahan after a Decade

The renovation of Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium in Iran’s Isfahan was finally finished and the long-awaited opening ceremony was held for the country’s second largest football venue.

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