Andranik Teymourian

Andranik Teymourian


Andranik Timotian-Samarani, more commonly known as Andranik "Ando" Teymourian is an Armenian Iranian footballer. He usually plays as a defensive midfielder, but can also play as a side midfielder. He is notably the only Christian footballer in the Iranian national team.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Andranik Teymourian.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Andranik Teymourian.


1983 Birth Born on March 6, 1983.


2005 22 Years Old Teymourian played his first match for Iran in 2005, and has featured in their squads for the 2006 and 2014 World Cups, and also the 2007, 2011 and 2015 Asian Cups. … Read More
2006 23 Years Old 1 More Event
From 2006 to the end of 2010, he played for three clubs in England, including Bolton and Fulham in the Premier League and Barnsley in the Football League Championship.
He scored his first two goals for Bolton Wanderers in the FA Cup third round in a 4–0 win over Doncaster Rovers on 6 January 2007, in only his third appearance.
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On 2 February 2009 he went on loan to Barnsley of the Football League Championship until the end of the season.
On 1 July 2010 Fulham announced that Andranik had been released from his contract with Fulham.
2011 28 Years Old 1 More Event
It was confirmed in mid-July 2011 that Teymourian had signed a contract with Tehran and IPL club Esteghlal. … Read More


2013 30 Years Old 1 More Event
After his contract ended on 1 July 2013, he left the club.
2014 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On 2 August 2014, Teymourian was named the 2013–14 season's best player on the annual awards ceremony of the season.
2015 32 Years Old On 13 July 2015, Teymourian signed with Qatari side Umm Salal.
Teymourian left the club halfway through the season in January 2016 after a disagreement with the head coach, Bülent Uygun, and with only 14 appearances and no goals.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.