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Iran ban skipper over UAE dispute
Javad Nekounam's anticipated transfer to Sharjah blocked after old tensions resurface over branding of UAE league.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2013 17:25 GMT
The hottest property in Asian football
With success for club and country, Omar Abdulrahman is threatening to become West Asia's first global football star.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 22:13 GMT
A draw for Qatar and a draw in Qatar
In the World Cup qualifiers, Qatar scrape a goalless draw with Iran while Iraq and Oman also share the points in Qatar.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 18:08 GMT
Real Sociedad snatch late win
Two injury-time goals help Real Sociedad clinch a dramatic 3-2 win over Malaga in Spain's Primera Division.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 09:40 GMT
Lebanon stun South Korea
Lebanon shake up their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign as North Korea beat Japan in bitter showdown.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2011 08:33 GMT
Valencia salvage late draw
A last-minute Roberto Soldado goal earned Valencia a 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao in Spain's Primera Division.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2011 11:26 GMT
Yoon puts South Korea in semis
Substitute produces cracking winner in extra time as South Korea down Iran to set up semi-final with Japan.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2011 19:30 GMT
Ansari Fard puts Iran through
Twenty-year-old striker converts second-half winner in Group D match before North Korea miss golden chance to level.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2011 16:47 GMT
Nekounam: 'Taste the loneliness'
Iran player warns South Korea of Tehran effect as World Cup qualifiers kick off.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2009 08:04 GMT
Qatar and North Korea go top
Qatar and North Korea start with wins in the AFC's next stage of World Cup qualifying.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2008 14:14 GMT
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