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Queiroz resigns again as Iran coach

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 By John Duerden

Carlos Queiroz opens up on Iran, World Cup qualifiers and Branko Ivankovic

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Carlos Queiroz resigned from the Iran national team manager's job on Saturday.

Iran have been the top-ranked Asian nation, according to FIFA, for four years. They were unbeaten in 2016 and sit on top of Group A in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup, well-placed to secure back-to-back finals places for the first time.

But coach Carlos Queiroz has just resigned and the situation surrounding the national team is febrile. Not for the first time, in either case. This is different, however, insists the coach who took the job in 2011.

The former Real...

Carlos Queiroz resigns again from his role as Iran coach

Carlos Queiroz has resigned multiple times since his appointment in 2011.

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has resigned, citing a lack of support from the Iranian Football Assocation amid a club vs. country row.

The former Real Madrid and Portugal coach took Iran to their fourth World Cup in 2014 and they are currently top of their qualifying group for the tournament in 2018. Iran are also ranked No. 29 in the world by FIFA, the highest in Asia, and were unbeaten in 2016.

With a place at what would be a first-ever successive World Cup appearance within sight, Queiroz announced...

 By John Duerden

Marcello Lippi fails to inspire China while Australia draw 2-2 in Thailand

Jason Dasey and Matt Smith break down Thailand's resilient effort in their 2-2 draw against Australia in WCQ.
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Marcello Lippi took charge of his first competitive game as China head coach.

Marcello Lippi was unable to inspire China to a win in his first game in charge as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Qatar in a AFC World Cup qualifier in Kunming on Tuesday evening.

The hosts are bottom of Group A in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup with just one point from the first four games, and the result almost certainly ends the slim hopes they had of finishing in the top two in the six-team group and progressing automatically to Russia.

China had plenty of chances but...

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Australia and Japan draw as China lose again in AFC World Cup qualifying

Mile Jedinak's penalty rescued Australia from a home 2018 AFC World Cup qualifying defeat, salvaging a 1-1 draw in Melbourne against Japan and keeping the Socceroos on course for Russia 2018.

The Japanese looked set for a smash-and-grab success after Genki Haraguchi's fifth-minute opener until Australia's captain restored parity early in the second half.

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A first half played at a snail's pace gave way to a helter-skelter second 45 minutes, allowing the Socceroos back into the Group B contest.

The...