|Full name||Hamid Reza Derakhshan|
|Date of birth||January 23, 1959|
|Place of birth||Tehran, Iran|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He was a midfielder for a number of clubs, most notably Persepolis as well as the Iran national football team. He played a total of twelve years at Persepolis and also played five years at Qatar SC and Al-Sadd. After his retirement as a player, he became manager of Persepolis, managed team from 1994 to 1995 and 1997. He later managed other Iranian clubs like Rah Ahan, Paykan, Shahrdari Tabriz, Shahin Bushehr and Damash Gilan. In September 2014, he returned as manager of Persepolis, after he served as club's technical manager.
Derakhshan started his club career with Persepolis. After playing ten years for Persepolis, he left the club for Qatar where he joined Qatar SC for which he played for four years followed by one season in Al-Sadd. Although he played for Persepolis on loan during 1990 Asian Cup Winners Cup when Persepolis won the title. He returned to Persepolis and played his last two years at Persepolis before retiring in 1994.
He was a member of the Iran national under-20 football team at 1977 FIFA World Youth Championship. He played for Iran national football team at 1980 AFC Asian Cup, 1982 Asian Games, 1984 AFC Asian Cup, 1986 Asian Games. He was captain of Iran national football team at ECO Cup in 1993 and 1994 FIFA World Cup Qualifications.
- Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
|1||5 August 1980||Dubai, United Arab Emirates||United Arab Emirates||2–0|
|2||29 September 1980||Kuwait City, Kuwait||North Korea||3–0|
|3||15 August 1984||Jakarta, Indonesia||Philippines||7–1|
|4||13 December 1984||Singapore, Singapore||Saudi Arabia||1–1|
|5||20 February 1986||Tehran, Iran||Ghana||2–0|
|6||27 September 1991||Tehran, Iran||Algeria||2–1|
|7||6 July 1993||Tehran, Iran||Syria||1–1|
|8||18 October 1993||Doha, Qatar||Japan||2–1|
|9||22 October 1993||Doha, Qatar||Iraq||1–2|
He started his coaching career, as coach of Persepolis in 1995. He also coached Iran national under-20 football team in 2001 but was sacked after it was discovered that he had been using overage players in his teams. He also briefly acted as an assistant coach to Branko Ivankovic in 2002. He was the technical manager of Persepolis from 2004 until 2008 and Paykan in 2008–09 season. He became the head coach of Paykan in summer 2009. He was appointed as Shahrdari Tabriz's head coach on 10 October 2010 and was sacked by club on 19 June 2011. He was appointed as Shahin Bushehr's head coach on 26 June 2011. He was resigned on 5 October 2011 but was re-signed with Shahin on 13 February 2012. He was resigned again after a series of the problem in the club that led team in the relegation zone and losing 2012 Hazfi Cup Final. On 21 September 2012, he was signed as new head coach of Damash Gilan but was sacked on 3 March 2013 after a series of poor results.
- As of 3 April 2015
|Persepolis||July 1994||January 1995||33||16||10||7||48.48%||104||68||+36|
|Iran U17||March 2000||January 2001||13||9||0||4||69.23%||41||10||+31|
|Paykan||July 2009||July 2010||35||9||15||11||25.71%||41||45||–4|
|Shahrdari Tabriz||October 2010||July 2011||34||8||13||13||23.52%||45||53||–8|
|Shahin Bushehr||July 2011||October 2011||9||2||4||3||22.22%||9||6||+3|
|Shahin Bushehr||February 2012||April 2012||4||0||3||1||00.00%||1||2||–1|
|Damash Gilan||September 2012||March 2013||22||6||9||7||27.27%||23||24||–1|
|Persepolis||September 2014||April 2015||24||8||7||9||33.33%||27||26||+1|
As a player
As a manager
- Shahin Bushehr
|Iran national football team captain