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Iran government supporters confront protesters at World Cup

6 days ago   |   By Soccer

Tensions ran high at Iran's second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts and other items expressing support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic.
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Cheshmi's late goal sends Iran to 2-0 win over Wales

6 days ago   |   By Soccer

Rouzbeh Cheshmi scored in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time to break a scoreless stalemate and Iran went on to defeat Wales 2-0 at the World Cup on Friday.
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England fans face ban over crusader costumes

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

STORY: English fans dressed as crusaders are banned from World Cup stadiumsFIFA says the costumes are considered culturally insensitive in QatarImages of fans dressed as crusaders at England's win over Iran were criticized onlineand prompted FIFA to crack down on the costumes"These costumes in an Arab or Middle Eastern context can be perceived as being offensive so that's the reason for them not being permitted in stadiums." For many Arabs, the word crusade summons up a painful historyof violent invasion by Christians seeking to capture Jerusalemand nearby areas under Islamic rule in the...
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Iran pushes Wales to brink of World Cup elimination with 2-0 win

Iran pushes Wales to brink of World Cup elimination with 2-0 win

6 days ago   |   By UPI

Ending a silent protest, Iran's players sang their country's national anthem before eking out a pair of goals in extra time to defeat Wales 2-0 on Friday at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
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Gareth Bale gives heartbreaking interview after crushing loss to Iran

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

After over 60 years since their last World Cup, Wales look like they could be heading home earlier than expected. Wales now sit at the bottom of their group after an awful display against underdogs Iran on Friday morning.
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Iran's World Cup victory stirs joy, but tensions over protests persist

6 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost


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World Cup 2022: Wales 0-2 Iran - Magic moments run out for Bale and Ramsey

6 days ago   |   By BBC

As Wales head towards a first-round exit at the World Cup, key players Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are struggling to produce game-changing performances.
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Iranian team steps back protest, sings anthem before World Cup win over Wales

Iranian team steps back protest, sings anthem before World Cup win over Wales

6 days ago   |   By CBC

The Iranian players had made headlines when they stood in silence, their faces impassive, during their anthem before their opening match in Qatar, a 6-2 loss to England on Monday at the men's World Cup.
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Protest scrutiny intensifies on Iran despite win

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Iran's football stars scored a famous victory with a last gasp World Cup win but scrutiny on the conduct of the team ahead of the decisive clash with the US will only intensify as its leaders press a crackdown on protests at home.
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Iran 'back to football' after Wales win - Queiroz

6 days ago   |   By BBC

Iran are "back to football" after the win over Wales that boosted their hopes of reaching the World Cup knockout phase, says boss Carlos Queiroz.
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Which Country Invented Soccer? A Look Back at Football's Early History

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar underway, lets look back to see if England did indeed invent The World's Game.
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