Reuters - Saeid Ezatolahi will attempt to put aside the disappointment of seeing his potential equalizer against Spain ruled out for offside when Iran go for a win against Portugal that would fire them into the knockout phase of the World Cup for a first time.
Thesun - ROY KEANE revealed he regretted “not ripping Carlos Queiroz’s head off” when the pair fell out at Manchester United.
VOX - For nearly 40 years, women in Iran have been barred from attending certain men’s sporting events, including soccer.
ESPN - Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has denied his players faked getting hurt during their defeat to Spain on Wednesday and seemingly criticised the conduct of Sergio Ramos for his Champions League final tussle that injured Mohamed Salah.
PLDC – Persepolis winger Sadegh Moharrami traveled to Zagreb, capital of Croatia, Wednesday night to undergo medical examination of Dinamo Zagreb football team.
Yahoo - Iran manager Carlos Queiroz isn’t going to let his tournament be defined by one win or one loss, especially with a massive moment on the horizon.
Independent - According to Iran manager Carlos Queiroz, a member of his team started to encounter health ‘difficulties’ in the wake of his side's disallowed goal during the second half.
Independent - Diego Costa's deflected second-half shot gave the Spanish their first win of the tournament.
Presstv - Former Iranian footballer Ali Daei has declined an invitation by the world’s soccer governing body to visit the Russian city of Kazan, where the Iran men’s national football team will take on Spain in a 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup Group B fixture.
PLDC - Marion Silva Fernandes, simply known as Marion, has joined Iranian football club Zob Ahan.
Marca - Iran are set to face Spain in their second game of 2018 World Cup and their coach, Carlos Queiroz, has warned that his team can cause problems to La Roja.
ESPN - Carlos Queiroz has guided three national teams to four World Cups but the game against Spain on Wednesday could prove to be his finest hour and a half, not just on the global stage but in a long and distinguished coaching career.
Tehran Times - It’s very difficult, but not impossible for Iran national football team to book a place at the FIFA World Cup knockout stage for the first time.