Iran football coach Ali Daei loses job following team's defeat
The Guardian
29-Mar-2009 (one comment)

Ahmadinejad had hoped a victory would bring him political capital before the presidential poll in June. The desire to score a propaganda coup even prompted the president's fans to credit him when Iran took a 1-0 lead. But the euphoria evaporated in the last 12 minutes and Daei's fate was sealed as a mass mobile phone text to Ahmadinejad's supporters went out, reading: "Due to the importance of national public opinion to Dr Ahmadinejad, Ali Daei has been forced out."

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