RAMADAN NOT AFFECTING WORLD CUP PREPARATIONS - IRAN FORWARD GHOOCHANNEJHAD

Team Melli Train

Sputnik - Iran forward Reza Ghoochannejhad said on Tuesday that fasting during Ramadan was not affecting the team's training for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Getting The Boot: Iran Manager Calls Out Nike On World Cup Cleat Snub

Team Melli - Nike

Rferl - The coach of Iran's national team has urged world soccer's governing body, FIFA, to step in against U.S. sportswear giant Nike for refusing to provide his players with shoes at this month's World Cup in Russia.

SC Charleroi Signs Iran’s Omid Noorafkan

PLDC – SC Charleroi of Belgium signed its third Iranian player on Wednesday.

Queiroz: Russia-Based Players ‘Huge Help’ for FIFA World Cup Team

Ezatolahi, Azmoun

Sputnik - Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz said on Wednesday that Russian Premier League players included in Iran’s 2018 FIFA World Cup team were "a huge help".

IRAN HOLD FIRST TRAINING SESSION IN RUSSIA AHEAD OF 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

Shojaei - Rezaeian

Sputnik - The Iranian national football team held their first training session at their base camp in Bakovka, just outside Moscow, ahead of this summer’s FIFA World Cup.

Omid Singh Linked With Kortrijk: Report

Omid Singh

PLDC – Iranian-Indian midfielder Omid Singh has been linked with a move to Belgian Koninklijke Voetbalclub Kortrijk, simply called KV Kortrijk or KVK, the Iranian media reported.

THESE MEN COULD BE ON THEIR WAY OUT OF SWANSEA IF £1.44M-RATED MAN ARRIVES

Saman Ghoddos - Swansea

Footballleagueworld - Saman Ghoddos could be joining Swansea this summer.

Fans will drive IR Iran, says legend Daei

Team Melli

AFC - Kuala Lumpur: Legendary striker Ali Daei believes the support of the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran could play a major role in pushing Carlos Queiroz and his team to success at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Mehdi Taremi Could Be Iran’s Secret Weapon At World Cup

Mehdi Taremi

PLDC- Iran national football team striker Mehdi Taremi could be Team Melli’s secret weapon in the 2018 World Cup.

First World Cup team Iran arrive in Russia

Iran arrive in Russia

Punchng - Iran became the first team Tuesday to arrive in Russia for the World Cup, a month-long celebration of football that kicks off in Moscow’s historic Luzhniki Stadium on June 14.

Infantino cagey over 48-team World Cup and possible co-hosting in 2022

Infantino - Iran

Reuters - The 2022 World Cup is unlikely to be increased to 48 teams, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday, although if it were enlarged, the possibility of co-hosting would have to be examined.

REFEREE ESKOV TO OFFICIATE IRAN-LITHUANIA FRIENDLY IN MOSCOW

Alexei Eskov - IRAN-LITHUANIA

Sputnik News - Russian referee Alexei Eskov will take charge of Iran’s World Cup warm-up encounter with Lithuania in Moscow, the Russian Football Union said on Monday.

Katayoun Khosrowyar leading a women's football revolution in Iran

Katayoun Khosrowyar coaches Iran's U19 women's team

Skysports - Iran's national team are preparing for the World Cup in Russia to the backdrop of a football revolution back home. Here, Sky Sports speak to the Iranian-American who swapped Oklahoma for Tehran to help transform the women's game in the country.

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