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FIFA Rankings: Iran end 2017 in 32nd place 22 Dec 2017

FIFA Rankings: Iran end 2017 in 32nd place

Iran ended the year 2017 ranked No.32 in the world on the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. Team Melli are still the best Asian team above Australia, Japan and South Korea. The world champions, who qualified to defend their crown in Russia by winning all ten of their qualifiers and have been unbeaten in […]

Iranians plead FIFA not let Saudi Arabia violate home-and-away format 05 Dec 2017

Iranians plead FIFA not let Saudi Arabia violate home-and-away format

Some Iranian fans have written an open letter to FIFA President Gianni Infantino to prevent Saudi Arabia and the UAE governments from intervening in the football affairs. “We are writing on behalf of 60-million passionate and ardent fans of Persepolis, Esteghlal and Tractor Sazi football clubs in Iran to plead with you to intervene in […]

Iran climb in FIFA rankings 24 Nov 2017

Iran climb in FIFA rankings

Iran have climbed two spots in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. Team Melli remain Asia’s top-ranked team as they moved up to 32 in the rankings, an improvement of two places from October. Australia – thanks to their FIFA World Cup 2018 Play-off wins over Syria and Honduras – also saw an improvement […]

Iran’s Faghani Selected to Referee at 2018 World Cup 18 Nov 2017

Iran’s Faghani Selected to Referee at 2018 World Cup

TEHRAN – Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani was selected to officiate at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He is among the six Asian referees, who have been chosen to officiate at the 2018 World Cup. The 39-year-old referee officiated the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-final clash between Portugal and Chile along with his […]

Carlos Queiroz Voted for Cristiano Ronaldo for FIFA Award 24 Oct 2017

Carlos Queiroz Voted for Cristiano Ronaldo for FIFA Award

TEHRAN  – Iranian national football team coach Carlos Queiroz voted for Cristiano Ronaldo over Lionel Messi on his FIFA ballot for The Best Men’s Player Award. Queiroz voted for his countryman to win the award ahead of Messi, placing the Barcelona star second ahead of Neymar. The 63-year-old has worked with Ronaldo at both Manchester […]

Iran Set to Go beyond FIFA U-17 World Cup Group Stage: AFC 05 Oct 2017

Iran Set to Go beyond FIFA U-17 World Cup Group Stage: AFC

TEHRAN – AFC official site reported that the Iranian football team wants to go beyond the Group Stage at the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017. The prestigious competition will kick off on Friday in Goa, India from October 6 to 28. Iran has been drawn in Group C along with Guinea, European powerhouse Germany and […]

We Work Together to Reach Target at FIFA World Cup U-17 02 Oct 2017

We Work Together to Reach Target at FIFA World Cup U-17

TEHRAN – Iran U-17 football coach Abbas Chamanian says that they have a common goal in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 and are working as a team to reach that target. The prestigious competition will kick off on Friday in Goa, India. Iran has fond memories of Goa and is hopeful that this can […]

Iran to play Togo in friendly match 07 Sep 2017

Iran to play Togo in friendly match

Iran national football team will face African nation Togo in a friendly match in late September. The match has been scheduled for Sept. 29 in Russia. Team Melii will also play Russia six days later in St. Petersburg. Iran football team, which hold 24th place in the most recently published FIFA World Rankings list, have […]

Harry Kane scores twice as England beat Malta and move closer to World Cup 02 Sep 2017

Harry Kane scores twice as England beat Malta and move closer to World Cup

The best thing that can probably be said about England is that they won convincingly thanks to the flurry of goals in the closing exchanges, when they scored three of their four in all. Yet the lingering memory of this night might be the sight of England’s supporters taking down their flags and heading towards the exits […]