Was Iran really in World Cup’s ‘Group of Death’?

Team Melli

Tehran Times - As the only remaining team of Group B in 2018 World Cup, Spain eliminated from Russia, public opinion and even some experts are beginning to cast doubt on whether Iran was in ‘Group of Death’ or not.

Team Melli may need change in strategy

Team Melli Train

Tehran Times -  Iran national football team snatched four points in Group B of the 2018 World Cup. It was outstanding. But Team Melli failed to make history in the World Cup finals, advancing to the next stage for the first time ever.

Algeria Lists Carlos Queiroz As Madjer’s Replacement

Carlos Queiroz - Algeria

PLDC – Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz has been listed as one of the nominees to replace Rabah Madjer. 

Ex-Iran Keeper Haghighi on the Verge of Joining Saipa

Alireza Haghighi - Saipa

Tasnim – Former goalkeeper of the Iranian national football team Alireza Haghighi is on the brink of joining Saipa football club.

Iran beach soccer team maintains place in world rankings

Iran men's national beach soccer team

PTV - The Iran men's national beach soccer team has kept its position as the best Asian squad in the latest edition of the Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) rankings, and stayed put in the world’s third spot.

Magno Batista da Silva Joins Iran's Paykan

Magno Batista da Silva - Paykan

Tasnim - Magno Batista da Silva joined Iranian top-flight football club Paykan.

Masoud Shojaei Linked With Apollon Smyrnis

Masoud Shojaei Apollon Smyrnis

PLDC - AEK Athens midfielder Masoud Shojaei has been reportedly linked with a move to Apollon Smyrnis.

Mehdi Torabi Agrees To Join Persepolis In January

Mehdi Torabi Persepolis

PLDC – Saipa winger Mehdi Torabi has reached an agreement with Persepolis to join the team in January.

Fenerbahçe Eyes Karim Ansarifard: Report

Karim Ansarifard Fenerbahçe

PLDC – Turkish giant Fenerbahçe has reportedly shown interest in signing Iranian international striker Karim Ansarifard. 

Faghani takes charge of France-Argentina encounter

Alireza Faghani - France vs Argentina

AFC - Alireza Faghani of Islamic Republic of Iran was tasked with refereeing the 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 tie between France and Argentina at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on Saturday.

Carlos Queiroz Shortlisted For Bafana Bafana

Carlos Queiroz Bafana Bafana

PLDC – Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz has been shortlisted to take charge of South Africa, known as Bafana Bafana. 

Persepolis To Hold Training Camp In Croatia

Branko Ivankovic - Persepolis

PLDC – Persepolis football team will hold a training camp in Zagreb, Croatia as part of preparation for the Iran Professional League (IPL) new season.

Iran's Alireza Faghani to Officiate France vs Argentina Match

Faghani - Germany

Tasnim - The FIFA Referees Committee has selected Iranian referee Alireza Faghani to take charge of the France and Argentina game on Saturday.