Khosro Heydari

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Khosro Heydari
Asian B degree coaching Classes, Tehran December 2019 - 07.jpg
Khosro Heydari in December 2019
Personal information
Full name Khosro Heydari
Date of birth (1983-09-14) September 14, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Right Back, Right Midfielder
Youth career
1998–1999 Persepolis
1999–2002 Esteghlal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Aboomoslem 13 (0)
2004–2005 Paykan 29 (1)
2005–2008 Pas 78 (1)
2008–2010 Esteghlal 65 (1)
2010–2011 Sepahan 31 (1)
2011–2019 Esteghlal 162 (2)
Total 378 (6)
National team
2006 Iran U23 5 (0)
2007–2015 Iran 59 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 January 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2015

Khosro Heydari (Persian: خسرو حیدری‎, born September 14, 1983) is a retired Iranian football player who mostly played as a defender for Esteghlal.

Club career[edit]

After his excellent performances for Pas he finally accepted the offer from Esteghlal F.C. and was one of the key players in 2008–09 for Esteghlal F.C. to win the league. He continued his excellent performances the season after and was the most influential player of the team. He left Esteghlal F.C. in 2010, joining Sepahan with a 2-year contract.[1] He won the league with Sepahan and was transferred back to Esteghlal F.C.[2] on 23 July 2011 on a two-year deal and won the Hazfi Cup in his first season and Iran Pro League next season.[3] He extended his contract with Esteghlal on 13 July 2013, keeping him at the club until 2016. On 19 June 2016, he signed another three-year contract extension, keeping him at the club through 2019. He announced he will be retired from football at the end of the 2018–19 season. He played his last game for Esteghlal in a 2–1 win against Sepidrood on 16 May 2019.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 16 ِMay 2019
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2002–03 Aboomoslem Iran Pro League 7 0 0 0 7 0
2003–04 6 0 0 0 6 0
2004–05 Paykan 29 1 1 1 291 11
2005–06 Pas Tehran 22 1 1 1 221 11
2006–07 25 0 2 1 27 1
2007–08 Pas Hamedan 31 0 3 0 34 0
2008–09 Esteghlal 33 1 1 0 6 0 40 1
2009–10 32 0 1 0 7 0 40 0
2010–11 Sepahan 31 1 2 0 7 0 40 1
2011–12 Esteghlal 26 0 1 0 5 2 32 2
2012–13 30 1 4 0 7 1 41 2
2013–14 18 0 2 0 8 1 28 1
2014–15 24 1 3 0 27 1
2015–16 18 0 3 0 21 0
2016–17 17 0 2 0 7 0 26 0
2017–18 15 0 4 1 6 0 25 1
2018–19 6 0 0 0 3 0 9 0
Career total 370 6 30 4 56 4 456 14

1 Statistics Incomplete.

  • Assist goals
Season Team Assists
05–06 Pas Tehran 3
06–07 Pas Tehran 2
07–08 Pas Hamedan 7
08–09 Esteghlal 7
09–10 Esteghlal 13
10–11 Sepahan 5
11–12 Esteghlal 2
12–13 Esteghlal 4
13–14 Esteghlal 5
14–15 Esteghlal 4
15–16 Esteghlal 6
16–17 Esteghlal 2

International career[edit]

Heydari in a pre-World Cup warmup match

Khosro Heydari was a member of Iran national under-23 football team, participating in the 2006 Asian Games. He was called up to the senior squad in June 2007 for the West Asian Football Federation Championship 2007. He made his debut for Iran in a match vs Palestine. He played in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification and 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification for Team Melli. He also featured in 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification and 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification. He performed for Team Melli in West Asian Football Federation Championship 2010, 2011 Asian Cup, 2014 World Cup and 2015 Asian Cup.[4]

International caps[edit]

Iran
Year Apps Goals
2007 1 0
2009 10 0
2010 11 0
2011 11 0
2012 7 0
2013 5 0
2014 8 0
2015 6 0
Total 59 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Aboomoslem
Pas
Esteghlal
Sepahan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fars
  2. ^ Hamshahri
  3. ^ http://www.varzesh3.com/news.do?item...88%D8%B3%D8%AA
  4. ^ "Queiroz Names Team Melli Squad". afcasiancup.com. 30 December 2014. Archived from the original on 1 January 2015.

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