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3 June 2014
86: "Uday Hussein shaved my perm" - Iraq's fear-filled venture to Mexico
The Iraqi national team arrived at Mexico 86 with the spectre of Saddam breathing down their necks. More precisely Uday, his bloodthirsty emissary, son and one-time heir to Hussein's brutal political dynasty...
26 March 2014
Japan begin Asian Cup defence against qualifiers
Holders Japan will begin their Asian Cup defence in 2015 with a fixture against the winners of the AFC Challenge Cup.
5 March 2014
AFC Asian Cup Qualifying Wrap: Iraq, China progress
Iraq secured a place at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia thanks to a 3-1 win over China on Wednesday.
19 November 2013
Asian Cup Qualifying Wrap: Iran, Oman progress
Iran were one of five nations to book their place at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup on Tuesday with qualification victories.
15 November 2013
Asian Cup Qualifying Wrap: Trio reach Australia
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates all qualified for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup with qualifying wins on Friday.
15 August 2013
International Friendlies Wrap: Swiss stun Brazil
Switzerland upset Brazil 1-0, Germany drew 3-3 with Paraguay and Spain toppled Ecuador 2-0 in the pick of Wednesday's friendly action.
14 August 2013
International Friendly: Chile 6 Iraq 0
A stunning individual performance from Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez helped Chile thrash Iraq 6-0 at The Brondy Stadion on Wednesday.
1 November 2005
Zico: Perfect XI
"He had great positional sense and he was a real team player – he showed that in England"