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Ali Adnan swept home a brilliant, last-minute free-kick as former champions Iraq twice hit back to beat Vietnam 3-2 in the Asian Cup on Tuesday....
Argentina shrugged off the absence of Lionel Messi as a second-string team eased past Iraq 4-0 in an international friendly in Riyadh on Thursday....
With players banned from travel, executives sacked and a national squad that just withdrew from the Asian Games, Iraqi football is paying the price for a string of age fraud scandals....
Iraq's national team played its first-ever football match in the Palestinian territories on Saturday and beat the home side 3-0 in a friendly....
Iraq's national football team is set to travel Thursday on its first-ever visit to the Israeli-occupied West Bank where it will face off against the Palestinian national squad, a team official said Monday....
Iraq captain Younis Mahmoud rescued a point for Iraq with a last-ditch penalty as the former Asian champions drew 1-1 with Vietnam in Hanoi on Thursday in the Asian Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup....
Qatar received a difficult draw for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday as they embark on their final attempt to qualify for the tournament before hosting it in 2022....
Iraq coach Radhi Shenaishil took a swipe at the Asian Cup scheduling after the 2007 champions crashed out to South Korea in the semi-finals on Monday....
South Korea stormed into the Asian Cup final with a clinical 2-0 victory over Iraq on Monday, avenging a painful defeat at the same stage eight years ago....
South Korea coach Uli Stielike brought in attack-minded Cha Du-Ri in one of two changes for their Asian Cup semi-final against Iraq on Monday....
Asian Cup officials scrambled on Sunday to deal with a sensational protest from Iran claiming that Iraq fielded an ineligible player during their stormy quarter-final defeat....
Iraq coach Radhi Shenaishil leapt to the defence of embattled referee Ben Williams and slammed Iran boss Carlos Queiroz after temperatures rose in their Asian Cup thriller on Friday....
Iraq stunned 10-man Iran 7-6 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to reach the last four in an explosive Asian Cup quarter-final between the bitter rivals on Friday....
Bitter rivals Iran and Iraq square off in a potentially explosive Asian Cup quarter-final in Canberra on Friday with the coaches of both teams urging players to keep their emotions in check....
Iraq are daring to dream of another sensational Asian Cup victory as they prepare to face arch-rivals Iran in the quarter-finals....
Iraq boss Radhi Shenaishil wasted no time in pulling talisman Younis Mahmoud off Asian Cup penalty duty after the captain's spot-kick woes contined on Tuesday....
Iraq's Asian Cup-winning hero Younis Mahmoud took centre-stage again as the Lions of Mesopotamia defeated big-hearted Palestine 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Tuesday....
Radhi Shenaishil said Monday that he had taken a huge risk to his reputation by agreeing to fill in at the last minute as Iraq's coach for the Asian Cup....
A brilliant individual goal from Iraq midfielder Yaser Kasim was the difference as the 2007 champions opened their Asian Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Jordan in Brisbane Monday....
An Asian Cup victory gave war-weary Iraq a reason to smile in 2007 but if they are to win in Australia, they will have to do it without a full-time boss and with a talisman who cannot find a club....
Midfielder Ali Abbas has been recalled to the Iraqi national squad seven years after defecting to Australia, his Sydney FC club said Thursday....
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