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Gol Bezan is Iranian Football's 1st Dedicated Podcast. We cover everything surrounding the Iran National Team, Persian Gulf Pro League & Legionnaires. We exclusively interview players, coaches & other notable figures within Iranian and Asian football.


Highlights: Iran 1 - 1 Russia | Preview: Iran vs. Kenya

Highlights of Iran 1 - 1 Russia at Azadi Stadium, goals coming from Anton Miranchuk and Mehdi Taremi, both from the penalty spot. Previewing Iran vs. Kenya on March 28th at Azadi Stadium host Arya Allahverdi speaks with Kenyan sports journalist Eric Njiru of who gave his thoughts on the match between Team Melli and Harambee Stars, and what we can expect from the Kenyan national team.


Preview: Iran vs. Russia | Amir Ghalenoei Returns

Host Sina Sadrzadeh with panelists Sina Saemian and Pezhman Pars discuss the return of Amir Ghalenoei as head coach of Team Melli and the recent squad list that has been called up for the friendly matches against Russia and Kenya. We preview Iran vs. Russia on March 23rd at Azadi Stadium in Tehran with Arya Allahverdi speaking to Russian football expert Andrew Flint who gave his thoughts on the match and what we can expect from the Russian national team.


Iranian Football in 2023 | Carlos Queiroz Exits, New Head Coach?

Gol Bezan Podcast returns to cover the aftermath of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Host Sina Sadrzadeh with panelists Arya Allahverdi and Pezhman Pars discuss Carlos Queiroz leaving Team Melli and the arrival of a new head coach, updates from Persian Gulf Pro League expert Erfan Hoseiny on all things domestic and Asian club football, legionnaire updates and transfers, as well as some upsetting news surrounding Iranian football.


Interview: Shima Oliaee of PINK CARD - ESPN 30 For 30 Podcasts

Host Samson Tamijani interviews Iranian-American journalist Shima Oliaee who has produced and hosted several high-level serial podcast productions, most notably Dolly Parton's America for National Public Radio, which won prestigious journalism awards from the Peabody Award, to the Edward R. Murrow Podcast Award. Her latest project which is making waves across platforms now, is Pink Card, released by ESPN 30 For 30 Podcasts in December 2022. The four-episode series takes a deep dive into historical, personal and cultural connections of women to Team Melli, and what has made following Team Melli so special and worth sacrificing so much for.


Analysis: Iran 2 - 0 Wales | Preview: Iran vs. USA | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Host Samson Tamijani with panelists Arya Allahverdi, Babak Golriz and special guest Steven Beitashour - former Iran national team player, discuss and analyse the second Group B match for Iran at the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Wales, which ended 2 - 0 to Team Melli - moving up to 2nd place. Next we preview Iran's third match against USA on November 29th at the Al Thumama Stadium. Also, we spoke with Heath Pearce, former USMNT player and 1/3 of In Soccer We Trust who gave his thoughts on the match and what we can expect from the US national team.


Analysis: Iran 2 - 6 England | Preview: Iran vs. Wales | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Host Arya Allahverdi with panelists Sahand Salari & Pezhman Pars discuss and analyse the first Group B match for Iran at the 2022 FIFA World Cup against England, which ended 6 - 2 to the Three Lions. Next we preview Team Melli's second match against Wales on November 25th at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium. Also, we spoke with Megan Feringa, a Welsh football writer from Reach PLC who gave her thoughts on the match and what we can expect from the Cymru national team.

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