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Iraq Beats Iran In Key Soccer Match
Iraq's national soccer team has defeated Iran 7-6 on penalties after a tie score of 3-3 in extra time of their Asia Cup quarterfinal. The victory sends the Iraqi team to the semifinals against South Korea on January 26. Iran, which was favored to win ...
Team Melli uniting divided Iran at Asian Cup
Sydney Morning Herald
Both sides of Iran's political spectrum love the storyline of their national team's success, struggles and resurgence. Such is football's popularity in Iran that the sport has been used as a tool by both the Shah and the Ayatollah. One of the country's ...
Sanctions throttling Iranian football: Queiroz
Iran's national soccer team coach says the illegal Western sanctions on the Islamic Republic are adversely affecting the young Iranian players. Carlos Queiroz on Monday expressed his anger at the fact that political sanctions are hampering his efforts ...
FACTBOX-Soccer-Profile on Iran team for 2015 Asian Cup
Yahoo News UK
Mozambique-born Querioz took on the Iran job in 2011 after previously coaching the national teams from his homeland and South Africa to World Cups. He is also a former manager of Real Madrid and was assistant to Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
Israel erased from Asian Cup history video
Israel's triumphant national soccer team holds the Asian Cup in 1964. Photo by Moshe Pridan/Government ... The Iranians won the 1968, 1972 and 1974 Asian Cups - the only team to have won three consecutive AFC tournaments. (YouTube screenshot).
Iraq look to World Cup qualifiers
Sydney Morning Herald
Both teams have had memorable tournaments and will be looking to go out on a high similar to when they caused the upsets of the tournament in the quarter-finals. Iraq took centre stage when they banished next-door neighbours Iran in a drama-laden match ...
Qatar's Eyes Are on 2018 World Cup, Not 2022
New York Times
CANBERRA, Australia — When Qatar takes on Iran on Thursday, it will desperately be trying to avoid the humiliation of an early exit from the 2015 Asian Cup. Not only did the Qatari national team arrive in Australia with the hope — albeit slim — of ...
Iranian Football Association Info & Statistics
||Founded: 1920, Affiliated: 1948
||Jerseys: White, Shorts:White, Stockings:White
|World Cup Appearances
||4: (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014)
||First: Asian Nations Cup (1968, 1972, 1976)
||Fourth: FIFA Futsal World Cup Final (1992)