|Full name||Esmail Halali|
|Date of birth||August 13, 1973|
|Place of birth||Tehran, Iran|
|Playing position||Midfielder (retired)|
|Current club||Mes Soongoun (head coach)|
|2006–2007||Shahrdari Bandar Abbas|
|2009–2010||Persepolis B (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He was born on 13 August 1973 in Tehran, Iran. His family was moved to Tabriz when he was only 5. He began his professional career with Tractor Sazi in 1989 and was promoted to the first-team squad in 1992. After the relegation of Tractor in 1995, he left the team and joins to Persepolis. He played for Perseopolis seven season but was sell to Sanat Naft at the end of the 2001–02 season. He also played at the Paykan, Esteghlal Ahvaz, Shahrdari Bandar Abbas (in Azadegan League) and Shahin Bushehr in the next years. He announced his retirement in July 2008 to starting his coaching period.
He was started his coaching career just months after his retirement at his beloved club, Persepolis as Hossein Abdi's assistant in B team. After Abdi resigned, he was named as the B team's head coach by chairman Habib Kashani on 1 July 2010. Under his management, Persepolis won the Tehran provincial league and was promoted to the 3rd Division. They also won the Tehran hazfi cup at the same season and made a Double, the first B team to doing so.
- As of 3 March 2013
|Persepolis B||July 2010||July 2013||84||50||19||15||59.52||151||79||+72|
As a player
- Tractor Sazi
- Iranian league (5): 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2001–02, 2000–01 (Runner-up)
- Hazfi Cup (1): 1998–99
As a manager
- Persepolis B
- Esmail Halali at National-Football-Teams.com