Mansourian in 2015
|Date of birth||2 December 1971|
|Place of birth||Tehran, Iran|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|2000–2002||FC St. Pauli||15||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Mansourian was born in Tehran. During his career, he played for Singapore S.League clubs: Balestier Khalsa FC and Geylang United along with the Iranian club Esteghlal F.C.. He moved to Greek club Xanthi in 1998 after Xanthi fans contributed to raise the amount of money needed to complete the transfer. He played for Skoda Xanthi for one and a half seasons, taking part in 23 games. In December 1999, Mansourian went to Apollon Athens for six months where he played seven games and scored once. After Apollon's relegation, he continued his career in Germany's St. Pauli where he remained for two seasons. Finally he returned to Iran and Esteghlal F.C. where he was appointed as the team's captain. Mansourian said farewell to professional football at the end of the 2007–08 season where Esteghlal became Hazfi Cup Champions.
He was head coach of Pas for four months in 2009. In August 2010, Afshin Ghotbi chose Mansourian as his assistant coach for the Iran national football team. After resignation of Ghotbi as head coach of national team, Mansourian was named as interim head coach until the appointment of Carlos Queiroz. He also coached Iran in a 1–0 win against Russia.
He became manager of Iran Pro League club Naft Tehran on 31 May 2014. He led Naft Tehran to the third position and final game of Hazfi Cup in his first season at the club. They lost Hazfi Cup final to Zob Ahan. Mansourian's team also showed a good performance at AFC Champions League. Naft Tehran qualified from group stage after finishing second in their group. They also defeated Saudi Arabia's Al-Ahli in Round of 16 by away goals rule. However, they lost to Al-Ahli Dubai in Quarter-finals. At the end of the season, Esteghlal offered Mansourian to take the charge of their team after sacking of Amir Ghalenoei. The negotiations broken after Naft Tehran refused to release Mansourian. Mansourian signed a contract extension on 19 August 2015 for next two years. Naft Tehran began the season with selling of some of their squad stars, like Kamal Kamyabinia to Persepolis, Hossein Ebrahimi to Foolad and Leandro Padovani to Sepahan. Unless Naft facing financial problems during the season, Mansourian finished the season with Naft in fifth position. After the end of the season, Mansourian officially resigned and left the club.
He received offers from English team Brighton & Hove Albion in late 2015, but he turned it down to take over his former club Esteghlal Tehran. There was a tremendous pressure from the fans to bring him back to Esteghlal Tehran.
On 1 June 2016, Mansourian was named as head coach of Esteghlal, signed a three-year contract with the club.
|1998–99||Skoda Xanthi||Alpha Ethniki||23||0|
|2000–01||FC St. Pauli||Bundesliga||11||0|
|2002–03||Esteghlal||Iran Pro League||16||0|
- As of 20 September 2017
|Pas||6 July 2009||4 October 2009||10||1||3||6||9||16||−7||10.00|
|Iran||22 January 2011||9 February 2011||1||1||0||0||1||0||+1||100.00|
|Iran U-23||28 April 2011||17 February 2012||3||2||0||1||3||3||+0||66.67|
|Iran U-22||1 March 2012||2 January 2014||14||12||1||1||33||11||+22||85.71|
|Naft Tehran||1 June 2014||1 June 2016||77||39||20||18||112||73||+39||50.65|
|Esteghlal||1 June 2016||20 September 2017||50||26||13||11||76||51||+25||52.00|
- Iranian Football League (2): 1997–98, 2005–06, Runners-up (1): 2003–04
- Hazfi Cup (2) 1995–96, 2007–08, Runners-up (1): 2003–04
- Naft Tehran
- IFCA Manager of the Month: March 2015
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alireza Mansourian.|
- Panahi, Majeed (16 July 2009). "Iran – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 21 July 2009.
- Ali Reza Mansourian – FIFA competition record
- Official: Ali Reza Mansourian, new manager of Naft Tehran Archived 1 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
- Mansourian became head coach of Naft Tehran
- "فوری؛ علیرضا منصوریان از سرمربی گری تیم استقلال استعفا کرد" [Breaking: Mansourian resigned from his position as Esteghlal's coach] (in Persian). Tarafdari. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
- "میک مک درموت، دستیار ایرلندی منصوریان به عنوان جانشین موقت این مربی در استقلال انتخاب شد" [Mick McDermott became Esteghlal's caretaker manager] (in Persian). Tarafdari. 21 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
|Esteghlal Tehran FC captain