List of Persepolis F.C. seasons
This is a list of seasons played by Persepolis Football Club in Iranian and Asian football, from 1963 to the most recent completed season. It details the club's achievements in major competitions, and the top scorers for each season. Top scorers in bold were also the top scorers in the Iranian league that season.
|Season||League||Hazfi Cup||Asian||Leagues Top goalscorer||Manager||Fans|
|1969-70||Runners-up*||ACL Group Stage||Faramarzi|
|1973-74||TJC||22||15||7||0||46||4||37||1st||Hossein Kalani &
|1975-76||TJC||30||16||12||2||36||12||42||1st||Safar Iranpak||10||Rogers / Behzadi / B.Vatankhah|
|1978-79||TJC||Not Completed Due to Iranian Revolution||Shahrokhi|
|No national League Competition between 1980 and 1988 ( Iran–Iraq War )|
|1986-87||Champions||Parvin / Moeini|
|1989-90||Qods League||20||11||9||0||34||10||31||2nd||ACL Qualifying Round|
|1991-92||Div 1||22||13||5||4||30||12||31||3rd||CWC Champions||Farshad Pious||11|
|1992-93||Div 1||14||6||6||2||25||8||18||2nd||Hassan Shirmohammadi||8||Parvin / Derakhshan|
|1993-94||Div 1||26||10||11||5||40||25||31||2nd||CWC Runners-up||Gede|
|1994-95||Div 1||22||11||7||4||30||16||29||4th||CWC Quarterfinals||Farshad Pious||20||Poklepović|
|1996-97||Div 1||30||17||8||5||52||24||59||1st||ACL Third Place||Poklepović / Derakhshan|
|1997-98||Div 1||withdrew due to international commitments||ACL Fourth Place||Ivić / Matković|
|1998-99||Div 1||30||19||8||3||56||21||65||1st||Champions||Edmond Bezik||11||Parvin|
|1999-2000||Div 1||26||15||9||2||45||23||54||1st||ACL Third Place||Behnam Seraj||11|
|2000-01||Div 1||22||13||7||2||36||16||46||2nd||1/8 Finals||ACL Third Place||Behrouz Rahbarifar||9|
|2002-03||IPL||26||11||11||4||30||21||44||3rd||ACL First Round||Ali Ansarian &
|2003-04||IPL||26||10||9||7||42||28||39||5th||1/8 Final||Ali Daei||16||Begović|
|2004-05||IPL||30||16||7||7||43||27||55||4th||1/8 Final||Javad Kazemian||9||Zobel|
|2005-06||IPL||30||9||11||10||39||40||38||9th||Runners-up||11||Parvin / Haan||30,330|
|2007-08||IPL||34||18||11||5||55||34||65||1st||1/8 Final||Mohsen Khalili||18||Ghotbi||60,380|
|2008-09||IPL||34||15||10||9||50||41||55||5th||1/4 Final||ACL Round of 16||Ibrahima Touré||11||Ghotbi / Peyrovani / Vingada||47.952|
|2009-10||IPL||34||13||14||7||46||40||53||4th||Champions||Karim Bagheri||13||Kranjčar / Daei||47.826|
|2010-11||IPL||34||17||7||10||50||36||58||4th||Champions||ACL Group stage||Mohammad Nouri||9||Daei||30.769|
|2011-12||IPL||34||10||12||12||50||54||42||12th1||Quarter-Final||ACL Round of 16||Ali Karimi||11||Estili / Denizli||50.600|
|2012-13||IPL||34||12||14||8||41||31||50||7th||Runners-up||Karim Ansarifard||8||Manuel / Golmohammadi||67.980|
* unofficial titles
1 worst title in history of club
|Champions||Runners-up||Third Place||Fourth Place||Did not qualify||not held|
|Persepolis Squad 1971-72 (4-3-3)
Manager: Alan Rogers
|Persepolis Squad 1977-78 (4-1-3-2)
Manager: Mansour Amirasefi
|Persepolis Squad 1986-87 (4-4-2)
Manager: Ali Parvin
|Persepolis Squad 1998-99 (3-5-2)
Manager: Ali Parvin
|Persepolis Squad 2003-04 (3-5-2)
Manager: Vinko Begović
|Persepolis Squad 2007-08 (4-2-3-1)
Manager: Afshin Ghotbi
|This section requires expansion. (June 2008)|
- Persepolis F.C. vs Jam Abadan
Persepolis was a weak team and played in 2nd Division at that time. Although it was a friendly match, but it was the birth of a new pole in Iranian football. 4 of Shahin players played for Persepolis at that match : Ebrahim Ashtiani, Nazem Ganjapour, Kazem Rahimi (as Captain) and Bahman Norouzi. After it rest of Shahin players joined Persepolis.
- Persepolis F.C. 0-1 Paykan F.C.
December 22, 1970
Paykan used Persepolis’ previous season players except of Aziz Asli and Mahmoud Khordbin and Persepolis played with a young line-up because of contract between Abdo and Khayami. Ali Parvin scored Paykan’s victorious goal!
- Persepolis F.C. 6-0 Esteghlal
September 7, 1973
Persepolis’ the best ever result in Tehran derby. Being beaten by 6 goals of their old Rivals and enemies was so shameful for Esteghlal. Homayoun Behzadi hattricked, Iraj Soleimani Scored twice and another goal scored by Hossein Kalani.
- Persepolis F.C. 5-0 Homa F.C.
July 8, 1988
Homa was a respected team and was beaten by 5 goals. Behrouz Soltani Goalkeeper of Persepolis played as a striker and scored a goal!
- Persepolis F.C. 0 (4)-0 (2) Esteghlal
This is one of few times the two clubs have met each other in the Hazfi Cup. The match finished scoreless in regulation time, and extra-time was eventless. Persepolis beat Esteghlal 4-2 in penalty shootouts to advance to the next stage in the Hazfi Cup.
- Persepolis F.C. 0-3 Esteghlal
January 11, 1995
In the 38th derby Persepolis was leading in the match by a score of 2-0 until the last 10 minutes of the match. Esteghlal scored 2 goals in quick succession, including one which was a penalty. This angered the Persepolis fans and players who felt the referee was biased towards Esteghlal. Persepolis fans stormed the field, and many fights broke out on the pitch between fans and players. After this match it was decided that Iranian referees will no longer be used for the derby.
- Persepolis F.C. 2-2 Esteghlal
December 29, 2001
One of the most exciting and heated matches in derby history. The game was extremely sensitive as Mehdi Hasheminasab had left Persepolis in the off-season for Esteghlal. Behrouz Rahbarifar opened up the scoring in minute 56, while Mohammad Navazi tied the game up at the 67th minute. Many thought the game would be over when Hasheminasab scored a late goal at minute 86, but Ali Karimi saved Persepolis scoring a spectacular goal at minute 89 to please the red fans. During the game Esteghlal's goalkeeper Parviz Broumand and Persepolis striker Payan Rafat were constantly insulting each other. This eventually led to Broumand punching Rafat in the face and giving him a black eye. A massive fight broke out between the players. After the match hooligans went on a rampage. They completely destroyed 250 city buses and damaged many shops. Three players from each side were arrested along with 60 fans for their behavior.
- Persepolis F.C. 1-0 Fajr Sepasi
May 28, 2002
- Persepolis F.C. 2-1 Sepahan
May 17, 2008
Persepolis won Sepahan in front of over 100’000 fans and became 2007-08 IPL champion. Mohsen Khalili lead Persepolis, After a while Ehsan Hajsafi tied game and it meant Sepahan is the champion. In 90+6th min when everyone was chill, in a chancy position, Captain Karim Bagheri Sent a Pass and Sepehr Heidari’s Header lead Persepolis and gave them championship.
- Goal Sports Newspaper, #720,Retrieved on 2008-07-26
- Tehran football fans rise to greet Reds