Iran national football teams’ mascot unveiled

Team Melli - Yupa

Tehran Times - Yupa, the mascot of the Iranian national football teams, was unveiled ahead of the friendly match between Iran and Uzbekistan.

Nader Dastneshan Appointed Sepidrood Rasht Coach

Nader Dastneshan - Sepidrood

PLDC – Nader Dastneshan took charge of Iranian top-flight football team Sepidrood. 

World Cup Countdown: The ones to watch for Iran

Carlos Queiroz - Team Melli Train

Whoscored - With 26 days to go until the 2018 World Cup kicks off, we round off the ones to watch in Group B. 

Nothing is impossible for Iran in World Cup: Ghoochannejhad

Reza Ghoochannejhad

Tehran Times - Iran international striker Reza Ghoochannejhad believes "nothing is impossible" for Team Melli at this year's World Cup in Russia.

FC Augsburg Interested in Iran’s Karim Ansarifard

Karim FC Augsburg

Tasnim - Iranian international striker Karim Ansarifard has reportedly caught the eye of German top-flight football team FC Augsburg.

Iran eye fourth straight win against Uzbekistan

Iran Uzbekistan

Tehran Times - Iran national football team want to defeat Uzbekistan for the fourth time in a row.

Karim Ansarifard: Iran not easy opponent at World Cup

Karim Ansarifard

Tehran Times - Iran international striker Karim Ansarifard says Team Melli will not be an easy opponent in World Cup.

Amir Ghalenoei Moves Step Closer To Sepahan Return

Amir Ghalenoei Sepahan

PLDC – Iran’s Sepahan football club has reached a basic agreement with Amir Ghalenoei.

Iran’s Ali Karimi A World Cup Doubt?

Ali Karimi

PLDC – Iran international defensive midfielder Ali Karimi could miss the 2018 World Cup due to injury.

Iran Remains Unchanged in FIFA Rankings

Team Melli

Tasnim – Iran remained its last month’s 36th place in the new monthly rating list of the world’s governing football body, FIFA.

Second Leg Toyota Player of the Week: Mame Thiam

Mame Thiam

AFC - Esteghlal went into Tuesday’s game against their Islamic Republic of Iran rivals a goal down from the first leg but Thiam leveled proceedings with an early penalty, before curling in a fabulous effort from distance shortly before half-time.

Celta Vigo eyeing Ostersunds attacker Saman Ghoddos

Saman Ghoddos - Saman Ghoddos

Tribalfootball - Celta Vigo are eyeing Ostersunds attacker Saman Ghoddos.

World Cup 2018 team preview: Iran could give Spain, Portugal fits

Carlos Queiroz

Yahoo - With less than a month to go until this summer’s tournament, it’s time to get familiar with each of the 32 teams participating in Russia. Next up in Group B is Iran.

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