2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
2-0-1, 3rd in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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2dJohn Duerden

Iran continues ban on female soccer fans

The Iranian domestic league resumed on Sunday and Monday with women fans barred from entering stadiums up and down the country.

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20dReuters

Women snap up Iran qualifer tickets in minutes

Iranian women have snapped up tickets for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Cambodia in Tehran after they were released for sale online.

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44dAssociated Press

Hong Kong fans turn back on Chinese anthem

Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier.

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60dReuters

Iranian women allowed to attend WC qualifier

Iranian women fans will be allowed to attend a men's football World Cup qualifying match in the Islamic Republic in October.

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259dESPN

Colombia present Queiroz as new head coach

Colombia present former Real Madrid and Portugal boss Carlos Queiroz as national team coach on a contract that runs until the 2022 World Cup.

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269dReuters

Japan ease past Iran into Asian Cup final

Yuya Osako scored twice in 11 second-half minutes to help four-times champions Japan beat Iran and reach the Asian Cup final.

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272dReuters

Asian Cup: Iran, Japan advance to semifinals

Kim Jin-su's header took South Korea past stubborn Bahrain and Qatar wrestled their way past Iraq as the victors move to the quarterfinals.

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1yReuters

Queiroz to manage Iran without a contract

Carlos Queiroz's relationship with Iranian officials has been fractured throughout his seven-and-a-half year tenure, and is yet to sign a new deal.

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1yJohn Duerden

AFC teams exit Russia, look to January's Asian Cup

John Duerden takes 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.

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1yESPN

World Cup fan faces in photos

The World Cup has been superb on the pitch but equally brilliant off it thanks to the rich, vibrant and merry travelling fans who came to party.

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1yAdriana Garcia

More history to Portugal than Ronaldo - Queiroz

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said there is more to football in Portugal than Cristiano Ronaldo after the player decided not to speak to him.