Persepolis B F.C.

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Persepolis B
پرسپولیس ب
Full name Persepolis B Tehran Football Club
Founded 1964; 58 years ago
2009 (refounded); 6 years ago
2016 (refounded)
Ground Shahid Kazemi Stadium
Ground Capacity 15,000
Director Mohammad Panjali
Chairman Ali Akbar Taheri
Head Coach Hossein Abdi
League 3rd Division
2012–13 3rd Division, 4th
Website Club home page

Persepolis B Football Club (Persian: باشگاه فوتبال پرسپولیس ب) is an Iranian professional football team based in Tehran, Iran. They are the reserve and second team of Persepolis[1] The club was refounded in 2016 after being inactive for three years.


The club was founded in 2009 as the reserve or second team of Persepolis signing talented youth players of the club. They became champion of Tehran Province League and promoted to 3rd Division.[2] Esmaeil Halali was named head coach on 12 November 2010, replacing Hossein Abdi. In July 2013, C team and former first-team manager Vinko Begović was promoted as B team's head coach but he resigned three months later to become head coach of a Azadegan League side club. Former team captain Mojtaba Moharrami was appointed as team's head coach on 30 October 2013. In 2013 due to financial issues the club decided to temporarily disband the team and instead Persepolis' young talents played for the U–21's.


In 2016 the club announced that it would restart the B team for the 2016–17 season. Persepolis B played their first friendly match on 30 May 2016 in a 1–1 draw against the Iran University national football team.

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Iran GK Mohammad Hossein Khojasteh
Iran GK Mehdi Yavari
Iran DF Mehdi Khakpour
Iran DF Hassan Mahdlouei
Iran DF Mehdi Norouzi
Iran DF Reza Sharifi
Iran DF Hafez Fardi
Iran DF Hossein Asefi
Iran MF Amir Hossein Sadeghipour
Iran MF Shahryar Fakhimi
Iran MF Mehdi Seyedi
Iran MF Farshid Mollapour
Iran FW Behnam Ehsani
No. Position Player
Iran MF Ali Mostafazadeh
Iran MF Amin Gholamipour
Iran MF Sadra Sabour
Iran MF Mohammad Sadegh Foroutan
Iran MF Nikan Arami Moghadam
Iran MF Pouyan Firouzia
Iran FW Soleiman Mirzaei
Iran FW Taher Narimani
Iran FW Hamed Azimi
Iran GK Mohammad Chegini
Iran FW Mehdi Hedayatipour
Iran DF Sarmen Panosian

For more on the reserve and academy squads, see Persepolis Academy & Persepolis Qaem Shahr


The table below chronicles the achievements of Persepolis Novin in various competitions since 2011.

Season League Position Hazfi Cup Notes
2011–12 Tehran Provincial League 1st Did not qualify Promoted
2012–13 3rd Division 4th/Group 2 Did not qualify

Managerial history[edit]

Reserves Team

Notable players[edit]



Winners: 2011–12[6]
Winners: 2011–12[7]


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