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Football

Iran’s Taremi bids memorable farewell to Porto with 98th minute goal

Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi scored in the last seconds of his last match for Porto at the Estádio do Dragão, sending his Portuguese team directly to the Europa League before his magnificent farewell to his fans.

Female jimmy jump reaches Iranian football club Esteghlal’s goalkeeper 

A female Iranian jimmy jump, apparently a fan of Esteghlal FC’s, on Friday jumped down the fence between the spectators and the pitch to meet goalie of the Blues Seyed Hossein Hosseini after the referee whistled the end of the match against Aluminum FC in the central city of Araak.

Iran beat Turkmenistan 1-0, advancing to third round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Iran’s National Soccer Team have advanced to the third round of the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers and booked their place at the AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027 by defeating Turkmenistan 1-0 in an away match in Group E of the Preliminary Joint Qualification - Round 2 on Tuesday.

Two women to referee Tehran’s 103rd Derby match from VAR room

The second female referee for the Wednesday football Derby of Tehran was picked by the Committee of the Referees of Iran.

Iranian female referee to judge men’s derby in Tehran

An Iranian female referee is to judge a derby in Tehran from the video assistant referee (VAR) room, an unprecedented development in the sports history of Iran where women are not normally allowed to judge men’s competitions.

Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran 6-1 Belarus, comes third

Iran's national beach soccer team showcased their prowess in the UAE World Cup 2024 ranking match against Belarus, securing a decisive 6-1 victory, coming third in the world.

World Beach Soccer: Late Brendo goal sends Brazil to final

Brazil beat Iran 3-2 to reach the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final.

2024 Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran beat UAE, set to play Brazil in semi-final

In a dazzling display of skill and determination, Iran's national beach soccer team secured a spot in the semi-finals of the 2024 Beach Soccer World Cup.

Iran beach soccer team defeat Argentina, move up to knockout stage

Iran secured their second win in their second match in Group B of FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup - UAE 2024 against Argentina on Saturday which propelled them to the knockout phase.

Qatar defeats Iran to reach Asian Cup final

Hosts and defending champions Qatar edged Iran 3-2 in a thrilling Asian Cup semi-final on Wednesday at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, setting up a title clash with Jordan.

Iran riled up over ‘small share’ of tickets at AFC semifinal with Qatar

Iran is angry with host Qatar over allocating a small number of the tickets for its fans for the Wednesday football match between the two sides in Doha within AFC Asian Cup semifinal competitions.

AFC Asian cup: Iran’s semi-finalist Team Melli training after defeating Japan

In the wake of their thrilling 2-1 victory over Japan, the Iranian national football team, known as Team Melli, found themselves on the brink of the Asian Cup semi-finals.

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Iran eliminate Japan after late penalty by Jahanbakhsh

Iran knocked four-times champions Japan out of the 2023 Asian Cup with a 2-1 victory in their quarter-final clash after skipper Alireza Jahanbakhsh converted a penalty in stoppage time at Education City Stadium in Qatar on Saturday.

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Iran survives Syria penalty drama to face Japan

Iran national football team will meet Japan at the Asian Cup quarter-finals after surviving extra time with 10 men before defeating Syria 5-3 on penalties on Wednesday. Iran are ranked 21 in the world by FIFA while Syria are 91.

Iraq Football Federation lodges complaint against Iranian referee in AFC Asian Cup 2023

The Iraqi Football Federation has lodged an official complaint with the Organizing Committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 against Iranian referee Alireza Faghani, who judged a game between Iraq and Jordan in the quarterfinals of the competitions.

Iran to face Syria at AFC Asian Cup knockout stage

The National Iranian football team has defeated the UAE 2-1 in Group C of the AFC Asian Cup and advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Iran has bagged all the possible nine points from its first three games and will play with Syria at the playoffs.

Iran 1 Hong Kong 0: Ghaedi books Iran’s Asian Cup knockouts spot

An unconvincing Iran toiled to a 1-0 win over Hong Kong at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on Friday to progress to the knockout rounds of the 2023 Asian Cup.

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Iran seals a comfortable win against Palestine

Iran, the three-times champions, beat Palestine 4-1 in their Group C AFC Asian Cup 2023 opener at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan in Qatar's Doha on Sunday. A minute’s silence for the people affected by the war in the Gaza Strip was interspersed with chants of “free Palestine”.

Iranian football player Taremi AFC best goal scorer of 2023

The 31-year-old Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has become the best goal-scorer of 2023 among the players from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) states.

Iran’s Persepolis clinches 10 among Asian clubs in FIFA ranking

Persepolis Football Club, Iran's renowned powerhouse, secured a significant spot in the recent announcement by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) regarding the best club teams in Asia.

Iran’s football player Ali Daei among AFC’s Asian Cup legends 

Iran's football legend Ali Daei is selected by the Asian Football Confederation as one of the best soccer players of the Asian Cup.

Iran mourns loss of female soccer star

The tragic passing of Melika Mohammadi, a revered player for both the national team and Khatun-e Bam, has plunged Iran's football community into profound sorrow.

AFC extends condolences on death of female Iranian football player

The president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has sent a message of condolences on the demise of Iranian women’s national football team player Melika Mohammadi in a car accident on Sunday.

Iran’s Esteghlal, Sepahan ranked among top ten football teams in Asia 

A global football statistics website has picked Iranian soccer teams Esteghlal and Sepahan FC among the top ten in its latest ranking in Asia. 

Iranian U17 footballers stun Brazil’s in 2023 World Cup 

Iran makes history in 2023 FIFA U17 World Cup, beating Brazil at Jakarta International Stadium.

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