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  • Kim own goal earns Iran draw with South Korea
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    South Korea Iran 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats An own goal from Kim Young-gwon gifted Iran a 1-1 draw with South Korea on Tuesday evening, as Marc Wilmots continued his unbeaten start to life as the new head coach… Read more »
  • Colombia present Carlos Queiroz, on contract until 2022 World Cup
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    Carlos Queiroz was Iran's longest-serving coach. Colombia on Thursday officially presented former Real Madrid and Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz as their new national team coach on a contract that runs until the 2022 World Cup. "My goal is to preserve the prestige, reputation and placement of the Colombian national team… Read more »
  • Carlos Queiroz steps down as Iran boss after Asian Cup loss to Japan
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    Carlos Queiroz stood down after nearly eight years as Iran coach on Monday following his team's 3-0 loss to Japan in the semifinals of the Asian Cup. The former Real Madrid coach had been hoping to deliver Iran's first continental title since 1976 in the United Arab Emirates but Japan… Read more »
  • Japan ease to Asian Cup final place with victory over favourites Iran
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    Iran Japan 0 3 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Werder Bremen striker Yuya Osako scored twice in 11 second-half minutes to help four-times champions Japan into the final of the Asian Cup with a 3-0 victory over tournament favourites Iran on… Read more »
  • Asian Cup: Iran and Japan advance to semifinals
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    Iran advanced to their first semifinal since 2004. Regional heavyweights Iran underlined their Asian Cup title credentials with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Marcello Lippi's China on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the continental championship for the first time since 2004. Goals from forwards Mehdi Taremi, Sardar Azmoun and… Read more »
  • Australia, Iran, Japan, South Korea lead expanded field at '19 Asian Cup
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    The newly-expanded 2019 Asian Cup that kicks off on Saturday in Abu Dhabi with hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) against Bahrain may feature some new teams but those contesting the final on Feb. 1 in the same city are likely to be more than familiar. The usual quartet of Japan,… Read more »
  • FIFA panel says Iran's ban on women fans violates ethics code
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    Women in Iran have been prohibited from attending male sporting events since 1981, although some progress has been made of late. Global football body FIFA has been urged by its own human rights advisory panel to give Iran a deadline for allowing women to watch football matches. In a report… Read more »
  • Carlos Queiroz to continue managing Iran despite being out of contract
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    Carlos Queiroz will lead Iran into their first post-World Cup international when they meet Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Tuesday despite having failed to sign a new contract as manager. The game against the Uzbeks, who recently appointed Hector Cuper as head coach, kicks off Iran's preparations for January's Asian Cup… Read more »
  • South Korea, Japan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Australia looking to January's Asian Cup
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    Asia's five teams are all home from Russia, but January's 2019 Asian Cup already looms large on the horizon. Here's a look at lessons all the AFC nations learned from the 2018 World Cup and what needs to be done in the coming weeks and months. South Korea Despite the… Read more »
  • World Cup fan faces in photos
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    The World Cup has been superb on the pitch but equally as good off it as fans from all over the world congregate, decked in their finest gear, to support their national teams. Here's a selection of the very best on display in 2018 through the group stages. This Brazil… Read more »
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