2011–12 Persian Gulf Cup

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Persian Gulf Cup
Season 2011–12
Champions Sepahan
4th Pro League title
4th Iranian title
Relegated Shahin Bushehr
Shahrdari Tabriz
Mes Sarcheshmeh
Champions League Sepahan
Tractor Sazi
Esteghlal
Saba Qom
Matches played 306
Goals scored 720 (2.35 per match)
Top goalscorer Karim Ansarifard (21 goals)
Biggest home win Saipa 5–0 Fajr Sepasi
(9 March 2012)
Biggest away win Mes Sarcheshmeh 0–4 Damash
(18 November 2011)
Sanat Naft 0–4 Saipa
(19 December 2011)
Highest scoring Malavan 3–4 Sepahan
(7 April 2012)
Longest winning run 7 matches
Sepahan
Longest unbeaten run 13 matches
Zob Ahan
Longest winless run 12 matches
Rah Ahan
Longest losing run 4 matches
Mes Sarcheshmeh
Mes Kerman
Highest attendance 100,000
Persepolis – Esteghlal
(16 September 2011)
Lowest attendance 0 (spectator ban)
Tractor Sazi – Saba Qom
(2 August 2011)
Malavan – Rah Ahan
(7 August 2011)
Tractor Sazi – Shahin Bushehr
(11 August 2011)
Shahin Bushehr – Tractor Sazi
(15 January 2012)
Damash – Sepahan
(3 February 2012)
Total attendance 2,856,000
Average attendance 9,488

The 2011–12 Persian Gulf Cup (also known as Iran Pro League) was the 29th season of Iran's Football League and 11th as Iran Pro League since its establishment in 2001. Sepahan were the defending champions. The season featured 15 teams from the 2010–11 Persian Gulf Cup and three new teams promoted from the 2010–11 Azadegan League: Damash as champions, Mes Sarcheshmeh and Fajr Sepasi. The league started on 2 August 2011 and ended on 11 May 2012. Sepahan won the Pro League title for the fourth time in their history (total fourth Iranian title).

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team City Venue Capacity
Damash Gilan Rasht Dr. Azodi 11,000
Esteghlal Tehran Azadi 95,225
Fajr Sepasi Shiraz Hafezieh 22,000
Foolad Ahvaz Takhti Ahvaz 12,000
Malavan Anzali Takhti Anzali 8,000
Mes Kerman Kerman Shahid Bahonar 12,000
Mes Sarcheshmeh Sarcheshmeh Shahid Bahonar 12,000
Naft Tehran Tehran Dastgerdi 8,250
Persepolis Tehran Azadi 95,225
Rah Ahan Shahr-e-Rey Rah Ahan 12,000
Saba Qom Qom Yadegar Emam Qom 10,610
Saipa Karaj Enghelab Karaj 14,000
Sanat Naft Abadan Takhti Abadan 25,000
Sepahan Esfahan Foolad Shahr 15,000
Shahin Bushehr Shahid Beheshti 14,000
Shahrdari Tabriz Tabriz Yadegar Emam Tabriz 66,833
Tractor Sazi Tabriz Yadegar Emam Tabriz 80,451
Zob Ahan Esfahan Foolad Shahr 15,000

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor Past Season
Damash Iran Mehdi Tartar Iran Reza Mahdavi Adidas Damash Shahr Baran Promoted [1]
Esteghlal Iran Parviz Mazloomi Iran Mojtaba Jabbari Uhlsport City Bank 2nd
Fajr Sepasi Iran Mahmoud Yavari Iran Mehdi Rajabzadeh Majid HICE Promoted [1]
Foolad Iran Majid Jalali Iran Jalal Kameli Mofrad Uhlsport Foolad Khuzestan Co. 6th
Malavan Iran Farhad Pourgholami Iran Babak Pourgholami Majid Iran Navy 8th
Mes Kerman Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour Iran Farzad Hosseinkhani Uhlsport Resalat Bank 7th
Mes Sarcheshmeh Iran Asghar Sharafi Iran Ali Samereh Uhlsport None Promoted [1]
Naft Tehran Iran Hossein Faraki Iran Hamid Reza Fathi Uhlsport National Iranian Oil Company 13th
Persepolis Turkey Mustafa Denizli Iran Ali Karimi Uhlsport Opel 4th
Rah Ahan Iran Ali Daei Iran Hossein Pashaei Daei Refah Bank 15th
Saba Qom Iran Abdollah Veisi Iran Sohrab Bakhtiarizadeh Majid Vegal[permanent dead link] 10th
Saipa Iran Mojtaba Taghavi Iran Ebrahim Sadeghi Uhlsport SAIPA 11th
Sanat Naft Portugal José Alberto Costa Iran Abbas Merdasi Majid National Iranian Oil Company 9th
Sepahan Croatia Zlatko Kranjčar Iran Moharram Navidkia Lotto Foolad Mobarakeh Complex Champion
Shahin Iran Hamid Derakhshan Iran Vahid Talebloo Uhlsport Post Bank 14th
Shahrdari Tabriz Iran Ali Asghar Modir Roosta Iran Ebrahim Mirzapour Majid City Bank 12th
Tractor Sazi Iran Amir Ghalenoei Iran Morteza Assadi Uhlsport Hamrah-e-Avval 5th
Zob Ahan Iran Mansour Ebrahimzadeh Iran Mohammad Salsali Uhlsport Zob Ahan Steel Co. 3rd

Managerial changes[edit]

Before the start of the season[edit]

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming head coach Date of appointment
Saipa Iran Mayeli Kohan Contract expired 21 May 2011 11th (2010-11) Iran Majid Saleh 6 June 2011
Sepahan Iran Amir Ghalenoei Contract expired 5 June 2011 1st (2010-11) Croatia Luka Bonačić 22 June 2011
Tractor Sazi Iran Faraz Kamalvand Contract expired 13 June 2011 5th (2010-11) Iran Amir Ghalenoei 22 June 2011
Persepolis Iran Ali Daei Contract expired 14 June 2011 4th (2010-11) Iran Hamid Estili 21 June 2011
Shahrdari Iran Hamid Derakhshan Sacked 18 June 2011 12th (2010-11) Serbia Miodrag Ješić 18 June 2011
Shahin Bushehr Iran Akbar Misaghian Sacked 19 June 2011 14th (2010-11) Iran Hamid Derakhshan 26 June 2011
Rah Ahan Iran Mehdi Tartar Sacked 14 July 2011 15th (2010-11) Iran Ali Daei 14 July 2011

In season[edit]

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming head coach Date of appointment
Sanat Mes Kerman Iran Samad Marfavi Resigned 25 August 2011 17th Bosnia and Herzegovina Miroslav Blažević 9 September 2011
Mes Sarcheshmeh Iran Ahmad Sanjari Sacked 26 August 2011 18th Iran Asghar Sharafi 27 August 2011
Damash Gilan Iran Mehdi Dinvarzadeh Sacked 18 September 2011 16th Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour 20 September 2011
Shahin Bushehr Iran Hamid Derakhshan Resigned 5 October 2011 9th Iran Firouz Karimi 6 October 2011
Sepahan Isfahan Croatia Luka Bonacic Sacked 14 October 2011 5th Croatia Zlatko Kranjcar 31 October 2011
Fajr Sepasi Shiraz Iran Ali Kalantari Sacked 26 November 2011 17th Iran Mahmoud Yavari 27 November 2011
Sanat Naft Abadan Iran Gholam Peyrovani Resigned 27 November 2011 13th Portugal José Alberto Costa 4 December 2011
Persepolis Tehran Iran Hamid Estili Resigned 9 December 2011 9th Turkey Mustafa Denizli [2] 23 December 2011
Shahrdari Tabriz Serbia Miodrag Ješić Sacked 24 December 2011 13th Iran Ali Asghar Modir Roosta 5 January 2012
Damash Gilan Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour Resigned [3] 28 December 2011 7th Iran Mehdi Tartar [4] 6 January 2012
Shahin Bushehr Iran Firouz Karimi Sacked 5 February 2011 16th Iran Hamid Derakhshan 13 February 2012
Sanat Mes Kerman Bosnia and Herzegovina Miroslav Blažević Sacked 14 February 2012 14th Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour 16 February 2012
Saipa Iran Majid Saleh Sacked 15 February 2012 10th Iran Mojtaba Taghavi 1 March 2012

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sepahan (C) 34 19 10 5 54 27 +27 67 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage[a]
2 Tractor Sazi 34 19 9 6 57 32 +25 66
3 Esteghlal 34 19 9 6 58 34 +24 66
4 Saba Qom 34 12 14 8 40 38 +2 50 2013 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-off
5 Naft Tehran 34 13 10 11 36 38 −2 49
6 Zob Ahan 34 9 18 7 29 33 −4 45
7 Damash 34 11 11 12 34 38 −4 44
8 Saipa 34 10 13 11 50 39 +11 43
9 Mes Kerman 34 11 10 13 35 39 −4 43
10 Sanat Naft 34 11 10 13 49 57 −8 43
11 Rah Ahan 34 9 15 10 43 42 +1 42
12 Persepolis 34 10 12 12 50 54 −4 42
13 Fajr Sepasi 34 10 11 13 31 38 −7 41
14 Foolad 34 10 10 14 35 37 −2 40
15 Malavan 34 9 12 13 32 33 −1 39
16 Sh. Tabriz (R) 34 6 16 12 34 44 −10 34 Relegation to Azadegan League
17 Shahin Bushehr (R) 34 6 15 13 30 43 −13 33
18 Mes Sarcheshmeh (R) 34 5 9 20 23 54 −31 24
Updated to match(es) played on 11 May 2012. Source: varzesh3.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Esteghlal secured qualification for the 2013 AFC Champions League through winning the 2011–12 Hazfi Cup

Positions by round[edit]

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
Sepahan91174575555555455235533211111111111
Tractor Sazi17743213413444523443222333322333222
Esteghlal5422121122111111111111122233222333
Saba Qom2311332234333344554444445454444444
Naft Tehran13298644341222232322355554545555555
Zob Ahan3161057578106668899679128101088766666666
Damash111712121616161514128977677910811111214111212131198997
Saipa11813912691313121213141313101012101087991091010127888
Mes Kerman814161717181818171714141613141416151714141516131514131415141312119
Sanat Naft14131391314996791191176867997911129109910117710
Rah Ahan481514111112131616161515161615141415161516131213151515141315151411
Persepolis715171512131510710117106889118779877888879111512
Fajr Sepasi1512141614810111515171717171716151716171612141514111412121112131213
Foolad12636109111281113131112121011866666666777810101014
Malavan6105781013161214151614151517171613131313111010131111131514141315
Sh. Tabriz1096111515141411810101291112131311111214171717171717171716161616
Shahin Bushehr1651110468699786101011121214151717151616161616161617171717
Mes Sarcheshmeh18181818181717171818181818181818181818181818181818181818181818181818
Leader
AFC Champions League 2013 Qualifying play-off
Relegation to 2012–13 Azadegan League
Source: Cups.ir (in Persian)

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] DMG EST FJR FOL MLV MES MSA NAF PRS RAH SAB SAP SNA SEP SHB SHT TRK ZOB
Damash 0–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 1–1 2–1 1–3 2–3 3–1 0–0 0–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–1 2–3 1–1
Esteghlal 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 2–3 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 3–2 0–0 2–3 2–2
Fajr Sepasi 0–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–3 0–0 1–2 1–2 0–0 1–1 2–0 3–2 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–0
Foolad 1–1 1–4 1–0 1–0 0–1 4–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 3–0 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 2–1 0–1
Malavan 0–1 4–2 2–0 2–0 0–0 4–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 3–4 0–0 1–0 0–0 3–3
Mes Kerman 2–2 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 4–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 3–2 1–1 1–0 2–0
Mes Sarcheshmeh 0–4 1–3 1–0 0–1 0–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–0
Naft Tehran 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–3 3–1 3–2 1–0 0–3 2–2 2–2 2–0 1–3 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 0–1
Persepolis 0–3 0–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 3–4 2–0 2–4 3–1 0–0 4–1 1–2 0–1 0–0
Rah Ahan 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 4–1 2–0 0–1 2–2
Saba Qom 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–2 2–1 3–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 3–1 2–2 0–1
Saipa 3–0 2–2 5–0 0–0 1–1 4–2 3–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 0–4 3–0 1–2 0–1 0–1
Sanat Naft 2–0 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 4–2 2–1 2–3 0–4 0–4 1–1 0–2 3–3 1–1
Sepahan 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 3–2 4–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 3–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–1
Shahin Bushehr 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 4–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–3 0–3 1–1
Sh. Tabriz 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 1–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–0
Tractor Sazi 3–1 0–2 0–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 0–0 1–2 4–1 1–1 2–3 2–2 4–1 1–0 1–0 5–1 2–1
Zob Ahan 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 2–1 0–3 1–3 0–0 1–0 2–2 0–1

Updated to games played on 11 May 2012.
Source: IPL Stats
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Clubs season-progress[edit]

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
SepahanDDWWLLWLWWDWDWDDWDLWWWWWWWLWWDWWDD
Tractor SaziLWWWWWLDWLDWLDWDDDWWWWLDWLWWDWWWDW
EsteghlalDWWWWLWWLDWWDWWLWDWLLWWLDWDDWWDDWW
Saba QomWDWWLWWWLLWWDDLDDDWWDDLWLDLWDLDDDD
Naft TehranDWLDWWWWDWDWDDLWLWWLLLDDWLWLLDDLWL
Zob AhanDLWWDDDWDWLDLDDDWLLLWDDWDWWDDDDDDL
DamashDLWLLDLWDWWLWDWLDLLWLLDLWDDDWWDDLW
SaipaWDLLWLWLLDDDDLDWWDLWDWDLDLWLWLWDDD
Mes KermanDLLLLDLWLWWDLWLDLWLWDLDWLWDDLWDWDW
Sanat NaftDDLWLDWDWDLLWLWWLWLLDWLLLWDWDDLWLD
Rah AhanDDLDWDDLLDDDDDDDDWLLWLWWLLDLWWLDWW
PersepolisDLLDWDLWWLDWDWLDDLWDWLDWLDDWLDLLLW
Fajr SepasiDDLLWWDLLDLLLDDWDLWLWWLLWWLWDWLDDD
FooladDWWLLDDLWLLDWLDWDWWWLLWDWLDDLLLDLL
MalavanDDWDDLLLWLLLWLDLDWWDDDWWLLWDLLDDWL
Sh. TabrizDDWLLDDDWWLDDWLLDLWDLLLDDDLLDDWDDL
Shahin BushehrDWLDWLDDDDWLWLDLDLLLDDWLDDDLWLDLDL
Mes SarcheshmehLLLDLWLLLLWLLDWDLDLDLWLLDDLLLLWLDD
Source: IPL Stats
W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lose

Statistics[edit]

Top Goalscorers[edit]

Karim Ansarifard
Position Player Club Goals
1 Iran Karim Ansarifard Saipa 21
2 Mali Founéké Sy Sanat Naft 20
3 Iran Reza Enayati Saba Qom 18
4 Iran Ali Karimi Persepolis 11
5 Iran Mojtaba Jabbari Esteghlal 10
Iran Mehdi Rajabzadeh Fajr Sepasi
Iran Reza Norouzi Foolad
Iran Saeed Daghighi Shahrdari Tabriz
Portugal Flávio Paixão Tractor Sazi
10 Iran Bahador Abdi Rah Ahan 9
Iran Farhad Majidi Esteghlal
Iran Omid Alishah Rah Ahan
Iraq Emad Mohammed Ridha Sepahan
14 9 players 8
23 7 players 7
30 7 players 6
37 13 players 5
50 16 player 4
66 24 player 3
90 45 player 2
135 92 player 1
_ 13 players 1 OG
_ technical loses of 3–0 1
Total goals (Including technical loses) 720
Total games 306
Average per game 2.35

1 Siamak Kouroshi from Naft Tehran 2 owne goals.
Last updated: 16 May 2012
Source: IPL Stats

Top Assistants[edit]

Position Player Club Assists
1 Iran Ehsan Hajsafi Tractor Sazi 11
2 Iran Milad Gharibi Saipa 9
3 Iran Ali Karimi Persepolis 8
Iran Mojtaba Jabbari Esteghlal
Iran Saeed Daghighi Shahrdari Tabriz
6 Iran Abbas Pourkhosravani Shahin Bushehr 7
Iran Farhad Majidi Esteghlal
Iran Alireza Ramezani Malavan
Iran Gholamreza Rezaei Persepolis

Last updated: 16 May 2012
Source: IPL Stats

Cards[edit]

Position Player Club Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svgRed card.svg Red card.svg Total
1 Brazil Márcio José Naft Tehran 10 1 0 11
2 Iran Majid Gholamnejad Saipa 10 0 0 10
Iran Hossein Kaabi Rah Ahan 9 0 1
Iran Ali Samereh Mes Sarcheshmeh 8 2 0
5 Iran Siavash Akbarpour Tractor Sazi 9 0 0 9
Iran Mohammad Ebrahimi Tractor Sazi 9 0 0
Iran Amir Mohammadi Mes Sarcheshmeh 9 0 0
Iran Andranik Teymourian Esteghlal 8 0 1
Iran Maziar Zare Persepolis 8 1 0
10 8 player - - - 8
18 13 player - - - 7
31 25 player - - - 6
56 46 player - - - 5
102 38 player - - - 4
140 63 player - - - 3
203 60 player - - - 2
263 86 player - - - 1
Total Cards 1101 34 33 1168

Last updated: 16 May 2012
Source: IPL stats

Matches played[edit]

Position Player Club Appearance
1 Iran Mehdi Rahmati Esteghlal 33
Iran Abouzar Rahimi Damash Gilan
3 Iran Morteza Asadi Tractor Sazi 32
Iran Hanif Omranzadeh Esteghlal
Iran Alireza Ramezani Malavan
Iran Rahman Ahmadi Sepahan
Iran Omid Ebrahimi Sepahan
Iran Pirouz Ghorbani Saipa

Last updated: 16 May 2012
Source: IPL stats

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player For Against Result Date
Iran Javad Kazemian Persepolis Sanat Naft Abadan 3–1 23 August 2011
Iran Jalal Rafkhaei Malavan Zob Ahan 3–3 1 September 2011
Iran Iman Mousavi Naft Tehran Malavan 3–1 25 September 2011
Iran Mojtaba Jabbari Esteghlal Shahin Bushehr 3–2 24 November 2011
Iran Reza Norouzi Foolad Naft Tehran 3–1 15 January 2012
Mali Founéké Sy Sanat Naft Persepolis 4–2 25 January 2012
Libya Éamon Zayed Persepolis Esteghlal 3–2 2 February 2012
Iran Karim Ansarifard Saipa Fajr Sepasi 5–0 9 March 2012
Brazil Bruno Correa Sepahan Rah Ahan 3–2 17 March 2012
Iran Bahador Abdi Rah Ahan Persepolis 4–3 6 May 2012
Libya Éamon Zayed Persepolis Rah Ahan 3–4 6 May 2012

Fastest hat-trick of the season[edit]

Libya Éamon Zayed for Persepolis against Esteghlal, 9 minutes (2 February 2012)

Scoring[edit]

  • First goal of the season: Hossein Kazemi own goal for Zob Ahan against Rah Ahan (2 August 2011)
  • Fastest goal of the season: 10 secondsPejman Shahpari for Saba against Foolad (16 October 2011)[5]
  • Widest winning margin: 5 goals
    • Saipa 5-0 Fajr Sepasi (9 March 2012)
  • Highest scoring game: 7 goals
    • Malavan 3–4 Sepahan (16 April 2012)
    • Persepolis 3-4 Rah Ahan (6 May 2012)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a single team: 5 goals
    • Tractor Sazi 5–1 Shahrdari Tabriz (25 September 2011)
    • Saipa 5–0 Fajr Sepasi (9 March 2012)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a losing team: 3 goals
    • Malavan 3–4 Sepahan (16 April 2012)
    • Persepolis 3-4 Rah Ahan (6 May 2012)

Awards[edit]

Monthly awards[edit]

Month Manager of the Month Player of the Month
Manager Club Player Club
August Iran Abdollah Veisi Saba Qom Iran Karim Ansarifard Saipa
September Iran Hossein Faraki Naft Tehran Iran Iman Mousavi Naft Tehran
October Iran Parviz Mazloomi Esteghlal Serbia Ivan Petrović Shahin Bushehr
November Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour Damash Gilan Iran Omid Alishah Rah Ahan
December Iran Majid Saleh Saipa Mali Founéké Sy Sanat Naft
January Croatia Zlatko Kranjčar Sepahan Trinidad and Tobago Jlloyd Samuel Esteghlal
February Turkey Mustafa Denizli Persepolis Iran Reza Enayati Saba Qom
March Iran Amir Ghalenoei Tractor Sazi Brazil Bruno Correa Sepahan
April Croatia Zlatko Kranjčar Sepahan Portugal Flávio Paixão Tractor Sazi

Annual awards[edit]

Team of the Tournament[edit]

Goalkeeper: Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan)
Defence: Ehsan Hajsafi (Tractor Sazi), Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal), Jalal Hosseini (Sepahan), Hossein Mahini (Zob Ahan)
Midfield: Ali Karimi (Persepolis), Omid Ebrahimi (Sepahan), Mojtaba Jabbari (Esteghlal), Flávio Paixão (Tractor Sazi)
Attack: Founéké Sy (Sanat Naft), Karim Ansarifard (Saipa)

Player of the Tournament[edit]

Goal.com selected Farhad Majidi as the best player of the first half of the season and Ali Karimi as the best player of the second half. Karim Ansarifard and Omid Alishah also won the best young players of the tournament.

Attendances[edit]

Average home attendances[edit]

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Tractor Sazi 593,000 80,000 0 39,533 −5.9%
2 Esteghlal 540,000 85,000 5,000 31,765 +26.5%
3 Persepolis 480,000 100,000 2,000 28,235 +20.1%
4 Sanat Naft 167,000 15,000 3,000 9,824 −30.5%
5 Damash 130,000 15,000 0 8,125 +204.6%
6 Shahin Bushehr 125,000 20,000 0 7,813 −35.2%
7 Fajr Sepasi 130,000 20,000 2,000 7,647 +257.7%
8 Mes Kerman 100,000 15,000 1,000 5,882 +12.4%
8 Sepahan 100,000 15,000 1,000 5,882 +8.7%
10 Malavan 83,000 10,000 2,000 5,188 −32.2%
11 Sh. Tabriz 81,000 16,000 1,000 4,765 −37.5%
12 Foolad 79,000 15,000 1,000 4,647 −14.1%
13 Saba Qom 61,000 15,000 1,000 3,588 +52.5%
14 Zob Ahan 48,000 10,000 1,000 2,824 −17.2%
15 Rah Ahan 38,000 7,000 1,000 2,235 −38.7%
16 Saipa 37,000 5,000 1,000 2,176 −33.9%
17 Naft Tehran 35,000 10,000 1,000 2,059 −25.5%
18 Mes Sarcheshmeh 29,000 7,000 1,000 1,706 +146.5%
League total 2,856,000 100,000 0 9,488 +1.1%

Updated to games played on 11 May 2012
Source: iplstats.com
Notes:
Matches with spectator bans are not included in average attendances
Damash, Fajr Sepasi and Mes Sarcheshmeh played last season in Azadegan League

Highest attendances[edit]

Rank Home team Score Away team Attendance Date Week Stadium
1 Persepolis 0–2 Esteghlal 100,000 16 September 2011 (2011-09-16) 7 Azadi
2 Esteghlal 2–3 Tractor Sazi 85,000 9 September 2011 (2011-09-09) 6 Azadi
3 Tractor Sazi 0–2 Esteghlal 80,000 29 January 2012 (2012-01-29) 23 Sahand
3 Esteghlal 2–3 Persepolis 80,000 2 February 2012 (2012-02-02) 24 Azadi
3 Tractor Sazi 0–0 Fajr Sepasi 80,000 6 April 2012 (2012-04-06) 29 Sahand
6 Esteghlal 2–0 Fajr Sepasi 75,000 17 August 2011 (2011-08-17) 4 Azadi
7 Esteghlal 2–0 Damash 70,000 8 August 2011 (2011-08-08) 2 Azadi
7 Persepolis 1–2 Shahrdari Tabriz 70,000 11 August 2011 (2011-08-11) 3 Azadi
9 Persepolis 1–1 Malavan 65,000 2 August 2011 (2011-08-02) 1 Azadi
10 Persepolis 3–1 Sanat Naft 60,000 24 August 2011 (2011-08-24) 5 Azadi

Notes:
Updated to games played on 11 May 2012. Source: iplstats.com

See also[edit]

Team season articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Moghavemat Sepasi promoted to IPL". Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Denizli joins Persepolis as new coach Archived 23 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Ghasempour resigns as Damash coach". Archived from the original on 4 February 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mehdi Tartar appointed as Damash coach". Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Fastest goal of IPL 11th

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