Andranik Teymourian
Footballer
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.
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Understaffed Iran thrashes Guam 6-0 in World Cup qualifying
Yahoo News - over 1 year
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Despite missing captain Andranik Teymourian and three other players reportedly due to visa issues, Iran thrashed Guam 6-0 on Tuesday to move into top spot in Group D in Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
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South Korea v Iran - FIFA World Cup Qualifier
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ULSAN, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 18: Andranik Teymourian of Iran celebrates qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup following the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between South Korea and Iran at Munsu Cup Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Ulsan, South Korea. (Photo by Amin M. Jamali/Getty Images)
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Wajib Menang Lawan Bahrain - Fajar
Google News - over 5 years
Gol ketiga tercipta pada menit 88 lewat Andranik Teymourian. Dengan hasil ini, Indonesia butuh kerja keras untuk meraih satu tiket ke babak berikutnya. Laga kedua melawan Bahrain di Senayan, Jakarta, 6 September nanti wajib dimenangkan Bambang
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Iran starts World Cup ambitions with 3-0 victory [VIDEO] - Persian Football
Google News - over 5 years
PFDC – TEHRAN, Osasuna superstar Javad Nekounam (53', 72') with a brace and former FC Fulham midfielder Andranik Teymourian (87') helped the Iranian football national team to celebrate a never endangered 3-0 victory over Indonesia in Iran's 2014 FIFA
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World Cup qualifying wrap: Socceroos stutter - Soccerway
Google News - over 5 years
... Fattah and Abdullah Deeb gave them a 2-0 win over Iraq in Arbil. In Group E, Iran produced a strong second half in a 3-0 home win over Indonesia. A brace from Javad Nekounam and Andranik Teymourian's goal were enough to secure three points in Tehran
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Blues win 1st IPL victory against Damash - Iran Sports Press
Google News - over 5 years
The Tehran-based club had a chance to double the lead in the second half but Andranik Teymourian's long range shot hit the bar. In the dying minutes of the match, Esteqlal's goalie Mehdi Rahmati made a double save to clinch the victory for the Blues
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Sepahan the team to beat again - Fifa.com
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... signed striker Hassan Ashjari and two goalkeepers, Rahman Ahmadi and Reza Mohammadi, to compensate for the departure of national team shot-stopper Mehdi Rahmati to Esteghlal, where he will play alongside fellow international Andranik Teymourian
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Iran defeat Madagascar in friendly match - Persian Football
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Queiroz, who opted for a 4-3-3, had to do without Mohammad-Reza Khalatbari (club commitment) and Masoud Shojaei (injured) but also decided to leave Javad Nekounam and Andranik Teymourian on the bench. The defense remained almost unchanged to Afshin
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2016
    In July 2016 Teymourian returned to Tabriz and signed a one–year contract with newly promoted Persian Gulf Pro League club Machine Sazi.
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    Injury caused Teymourian to only play four matches for the club before leaving in July 2016.
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    On 19 January 2016, Teymourian signed a six-month deal with Saipa, having previously been linked with Tehran-based club Esteghlal and Thailand's Buriram United.
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    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.
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  • 2015
    On 13 July 2015, Teymourian signed with Qatari side Umm Salal.
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  • 2014
    On 27 December 2014, Teymourian joined Tractor Sazi again with a 18–month contract.
    More Details Hide Details He scored a free-kick on his debut in a match against Saba Qom.
    On 2 August 2014, Teymourian was named the 2013–14 season's best player on the annual awards ceremony of the season.
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  • 2013
    On 18 July 2013, Teymourian returned to Esteghlal after signing a three-year contract with the club.
    More Details Hide Details He made his debut in a 1–2 loss to Sepahan. He scored a 40-yard goal in a match against Buriram United which Esteghlal won 2–1. Teymourian suffered a broken arm and was out of play for a month. He returned to the fields at the league's two final matches which Esteghlal finished the season at 5th place and missed next years' Champions League.
    After his contract ended on 1 July 2013, he left the club.
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  • 2011
    On 9 November 2011, he was named as one of the 10 finalists for the Asian Player of the Year.
    More Details Hide Details He won the Hazfi Cup in his first season. Teymourian signed a one-year deal with Qatari side Al Kharaitiyat SC worth $1.8 million.
    It was confirmed in mid-July 2011 that Teymourian had signed a contract with Tehran and IPL club Esteghlal.
    More Details Hide Details He made his debut for club against Sepahan.
  • 2010
    On 19 September 2010 Teymourian returned to Iran to join the Tabriz-based club Tractor Sazi, the move marked the end of his career in England.
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    On 22 July 2010 Teymourian began talks with Sheffield United F.C. after turning down a tour with Blackburn Rovers across Australia.
    More Details Hide Details Blades coach Gary Speed is believed to have recommended Teymourian to Blades boss Kevin Blackwell as Speed and Teymourian played together at Bolton Wanderers. However Teymourian began talks with Blackburn Rovers about a deal to stay with the Premier League club possibly on a short-term deal. However, the move broke down as he was denied a work permit.
    In July 2010, Teymourian was named in Blackburn Rovers' team to face Southport FC in a pre-season friendly.
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    On 1 July 2010 Fulham announced that Andranik had been released from his contract with Fulham.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    He later stated that he wanted to stay with Fulham for the 2009–10 season.
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    On 2 February 2009 he went on loan to Barnsley of the Football League Championship until the end of the season.
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  • 2007
    He played in the 2007 and 2011 Asian Cups, as well as the WAFF Championships.
    More Details Hide Details The midfielder cemented his spot as a starter next to Javad Nekounam, leading Iran to qualify for the 2014 World Cup. On 18 May 2014, Teymourian captained Iran in the match against Belarus, making him the first Christian to captain the Iranian national team. On 1 June 2014, he was called into Iran's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad by Carlos Queiroz. He played the full 90 minutes in all three group stage matches, becoming the most capped Iran player at the World Cup with six matches alongside Mehdi Mahdavikia. He was called into Iran's 2015 AFC Asian Cup squad on 30 December 2014 by Carlos Queiroz. He provided three assists in the tournament. Prior to the start of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Teymourian was appointed as the new captain for Iran after Javad Nekounam's retirement. Andranik's elder brother Serjik Teymourian, was also a football player and played for 1. FSV Mainz 05 as a defensive midfielder and is currently his agent. Teymourian is a Christian.
    His first two league goals came during a man-of-the-match performance against local rivals Wigan Athletic on 7 April 2007.
    More Details Hide Details On 12 June 2008, Andranik signed a two-year contract with Fulham after moving on a free transfer. He made his Fulham debut against Arsenal, in which he helped secure a 1–0 victory.
    Andranik then went on to make his full Premier League debut against Fulham on 11 February 2007.
    More Details Hide Details He then made a number of impressive substitute appearances and became a firm favourite at the Reebok Stadium.
    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.
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  • 2006
    In late August 2006 he signed a two-year deal with FA Premier League club Bolton Wanderers, for an undisclosed fee, after being granted a work permit.
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    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.
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  • 2005
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Andranik was born in Tehran, Iran to ethnic Armenian parents. He started with Oghab F.C. in Iran's Azadegan League, and continued his professional career playing for F.C. Aboomoslem in the Iranian Premier League. In the 2005–06 season, Andranik made 26 appearances for F.C. Aboomoslem and scored one goal.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1983
    Born on March 6, 1983.
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