Sepehr Heidari

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Sepehr Heidari
Personal information
Full name Sepehr Heidari Chaharlang
Date of birth (1980-06-19) 19 June 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Esfahan, Iran
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Zob Ahan
Number 3
Youth career
1990–2000 Zob Ahan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2007 Zob Ahan 128 (10)
2007–2011 Persepolis 122 (11)
2011–2012 Mes Kerman 31 (1)
2012–2014 Zob Ahan 46 (3)
National team
2007–2009 Iran 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 August 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 December 2009

Sepehr Heidari (Persian: سپهر حیدری‎, born 19 June 1980 in Esfahan, Iran) is an Iranian football defender who currently plays for Zob Ahan in Iran Pro League and the Iran national football team. He has a bachelor of Mechanical engineering from Najaf Abad Azad University.

Club career[edit]

He started to show his talent in Zob Ahan and finally moved to Persepolis. The 2007/08 season was his first season at Persepolis and head coach Afshin Ghotbi believed in him so much that Heidari played in all matches except one for which he received a suspension. He scored the most important goal of his career in the 96th minute against Sepahan on the final day of the season which won the league for Persepolis after six years. During the 2008/09 season he was once again put in the starting line up by Afshin Ghotbi but when Ghotbi resigned and Peyrovani took over, Heidari was replaced and played as substitute for some time before being put back in the starting eleven for the AFC Champions League by new coach Nelo Vingada. He extended his contract with Persepolis for two more years in July 2009. He continued as being one of the regular players for 2009-10 season and had a good scoring stats for the season. He became captain of Persepolis on January 2011.He won the Hazfi Cup in 2011 with Persepolis but after the managerial changes the new coach Hamid Estili announced that he does not need Sepehr and he may leave the club. He joined Mes Kerman on 6 July 2011.

Club Career Statistics[edit]

Last Update 24 August 2012

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2000–01 Zob Ahan Azadegan League 0 0 - -
2001–02 Pro League 5 0 - -
2002–03 20 1 - -
2003–04 18 0 5 0
2004–05 29 5 1 0 - - 30 5
2005–06 27 1 0 0 - - 27 1
2006–07 29 3 0 0 - - 29 3
2007–08 Persepolis 33 3 3 0 - - 36 3
2008–09 30 1 3 0 6 0 39 1
2009–10 31 4 6 0 - - 37 4
2010–11 28 3 4 1 4 0 36 4
2011–12 Mes Kerman 31 1 2 0 - - 33 1
2012–13 Zob Ahan 16 1 1 0 - - 17 1
Career total 296 23 15 0
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
05-06 Zob Ahan 0
06-07 Zob Ahan 1
07-08 Persepolis 2
08-09 Persepolis 1
09-10 Persepolis 0
10-11 Persepolis 1
11-12 Mes Kerman 2

International career[edit]

He shows some good performances but has not got a spot in the first eleven.He was invited to Team Melli by Afshin Ghotbi in January 2010 and played against Mali.

Personal life[edit]

His father Siavash was Striker of Zob Ahan in Takht Jamshid Cup.

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