The following is the standings of the Persian Gulf Cup's 2008/09 football season. This season will be the 8th season since the establishment of the Iran Pro League (Persian Gulf Cup). Persepolis are the defending champions.
In October 2008 Pegah Gilan terminated their sports activities due to financial problems. Damash Iranian (Damash Mineral Water Company) owned by Amir Abedini took over their license. New club named Damash Gilan.
Below is the list of coaches who left their teams after the start of the season.
Updated to games played on 26 April 2009.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1. Since Zob Ahab won the 2008–09 Hazfi Cup, the fourth-placed team of the league also qualified for the 2010 AFC Champions League. (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished: (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
1 ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column. Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.