Preview - Quarter-final: IR Iran banking on experience

Team Melli 2019

AFC - Islamic Republic of Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz has declared that his side are aiming to make the most of their undoubted experience when they face China PR in an eagerly anticipated AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 quarter-final encounter on Thursday.

Beiranvand: Now I have the chance to play against the best footballers

Alireza Beiranvand

AFC - Go back 12 months and few people across Asia, let alone the world, knew the name Alireza Beiranvand.

Team Melli capable of beating China: Mustafa Denizli

Mustafa Denizli

Tehran Times - Former Persepolis coach Mustafa Denizli believes that Iran national football team are capable of defeating China.

Mohsen Mosalman Joins Iran's Sepahan

Mohsen Mosalman

Tasnim – Controversial midfielder Mohsen Mosalman penned a contract with Iranian football club Sepahan on Tuesday.

Esmael Goncalves Linked with Iran’s Esteghlal

Esmael Goncalves

Tasnim - Bissau-Guinean striker Esmael Goncalves has been linked with a move to Iranian football club Esteghlal.

AFC Asian Cup: Quarter-final cast confirmed

AFC Asian Cup

AFC - After an unforgettable Round of 16 stage, the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 quarter-final cast has been confirmed.

Newcastle offered Milad Mohammadi by Akhmat Grozny as Rafa Benitez searches for cover at left back

Milad Mohammadi Newcastle

Dailymail - Newcastle have been offered Iran defender Milad Mohammadi, 25, from Akhmat Grozny.

ACL: Persepolis choose Dubai to host Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli

Persepolis Al Wasl Stadium Zabeel

Tehran Times - Iranian football giants Persepolis have chosen Dubai, the UAE as the neutral venue to host Saudi Arabian team Al Ahli at the group stage of the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League.

Qatar’s Al Jassim to officiate Iran vs China match

Abdulrahman Al Jassim Iran china

Tehran Times - Qatari referee Abdulrahman Al Jassim has been chosen to officiate Iran’s AFC Asian Cup quarter-final match against China on Thursday.

Iran Crowned Qatar U-23 Four-Nation Tournament Champion

Iran U-23

Tasnim – Iran defeated Qatar 2-1 on Monday to win the Qatar U-23 Four-Nation Football Tournament.

Lippi says China need 'more focus' ahead of Iran clash

Marcello Lippi China

AFP - Marcello Lippi said China need to learn how to focus for an entire game ahead of their crunch Asian Cup quarter-final with Iran, the biggest -- and possibly last -- game of his tenure.

Queiroz warns Iran players not to waste chances against China


Tehran Times - Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz has been quick to praise the team spirit in the match against Oman and also warned his players not to waste their chances in the match against China.

It’s time to support Carlos Queiroz: Ashkan Dejagah

Ashkan Dejagah

Tehran Times - Iran national football team skipper Ashkan Dejagah believes that it’s the time to support Team Melli coach Carlos Queiroz.