2011–12 Azadegan League

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The 2011–12 Azadegan League was the 21st season of the Azadegan League and 11th as the second highest division since its establishment in 1991. The season featured 21 teams from the 2010–11 Azadegan League, three new teams relegated from the 2010–11 Persian Gulf Cup: PAS Hamedan, Paykan and Steel Azin and three new teams promoted from the 2010–11 2nd Division: Saipa Shomal as champions, Niroye Zamini and Parseh Tehran. Esteghlal Khuzestan replaced Esteghlal Jonoub Tehran. Damash Lorestan changed their name into Gahar Zagros while Hamyari Arak changed their name into Shahrdari Arak. The league started on 14 September 2011 and ended on 19 April 2012. Paykan won the Azadegan League title for the first time in their history. Paykan, Aluminium Hormozgan and Gahar Zagros promoted to the Persian Gulf Cup.

Azadegan League
Season2011–12
ChampionsPaykan
1st Azadegan League title
PromotedPaykan
Aluminium Hormozgan
Gahar Zagros
RelegatedSanat Sari
Payam Mokhaberat
Sanati Kaveh
Bargh Shiraz
Matches played364
Goals scored689 (1.89 per match)
Top goalscorerBahman Tahmasebi
(13 goals)
Biggest home winIranjavan 4–0 Mes Rafsanjan
(10 November 2011)
Biggest away winPayam Mokhaberat 1–7 Paykan
(3 November 2011)
Highest scoringPayam Mokhaberat 1–7 Paykan
(3 November 2011)
Highest attendance15,000[1]
NassajiNaft MIS
(5 April 2012)
Lowest attendance0 (spectator ban)
Aluminium Hormozgan – Gol Gohar[2]
(15 September 2011)
Sanat Sari – Saipa Shomal[2]
(15 September 2011)
Parseh Tehran – Sh. Arak[3]
(14 October 2011)
Shirin Faraz – Nassaji[4]
(27 December 2011)
Naft MIS – Sh. Yasouj[5]
(27 January 2012)
Aboumoslem – Paykan[6]
(16 February 2012)
Nassaji – Tarbiat Yazd[7]
(8 March 2012)
Aluminium Hormozgan – Tarbiat Yazd[1]
(6 April 2012)
Est. Khuzestan – Nassaji[8]
(10 April 2012)
Naft MIS – Bargh Shiraz[9]
(13 April 2012)
Total attendance831,800
Average attendance2,350

TeamsEdit

The league will feature three clubs relegated from Iran Pro League: Steel Azin returned to the Azadegan League after two seasons in the top division, whereas Paykan were relegated after a two-year stint. The third team Pas Hamedan, were relegated for the first time in club history to a lower league.

Group AEdit

Team City Venue Capacity Head Coach Note
Aboomoslem Mashhad Samen 35,000   Khodadad Azizi
Parseh Tehran Tehran Kargaran 5,000   Mehdi Dinvarzadeh Changed name from Damash
Etka Gorgan Karim Abad 15,000   Hamid Kolalifard
Foolad Yazd Yazd Nassiri 6,000   Zoran Smilevski
Iranjavan Bushehr Shahid Beheshti 15,000   Abdolrahim Kharazmi
Gostaresh Foolad Tabriz Bagh Shomal 20,000   Mohammad H Ziaei
Mes Rafsanjan Rafsanjan Noushabad 10,000   Akbar Zabardast
Payam Mokhaberat Shiraz Hafezieh 20,000   Asghar Akbari
Paykan Tehran Iran Khodro 5,000   Farhad Kazemi
Saipa Shomal Qa'em-Shahr Vatani 15,000   Samvel Darbinyan
Sanat Sari Sari Shohada Stadium 15,000   Nader Dastneshan
Shahrdari Arak Arak Imam Khomeini 15,000   Hamid Kolalifard Replaced for Hamyari Arak
Shahrdari Bandar Abbas Bandar Abbas Takhti 10,000   Acácio Casimiro
Steel Azin Semnan Takhti 10,000   Faraz Kamalvand

Group BEdit

Team City Venue Capacity Head Coach Note
Aluminium Hormozgan Bandar Abbas Takhti 10,000   Akbar Misaghian
Bargh Shiraz Shiraz Hafezieh 20,000   Mehrdad Shekari
Esteghlal Khuzestan Ahvaz Takhti Ahvaz 30,000   Majid Bagherinia Replaced for Esteghlal Jonub
Gahar Zagros Dorood Takhti 10,000   Davoud Mahabadi
Gol Gohar Sirjan Imam Ali 2,000   Mehdi Mohammadi
Machine Sazi Tabriz Bagh Shomal 20,000   Rasoul Khatibi
Naft Masjed Soleyman Masjed Soleyman Takhti Ahvaz 30,000   Siavash Bakhtiarizade
Nassaji Qa'em-Shahr Vatani 15,000   Davoud Mahabadi
Nirooye Zamini Tehran Jey Stadium   Ali Rouzbahani
PAS Hamedan Hamedan Shahid Mofatteh 10,000   Vinko Begović
Sanati Kaveh Tehran Aliaf Stadium 5,000   Majid Namjoo-Motlagh
Shahrdari Yasuj Yasuj Takhti Yasuj 5,000   Abdollah Chamanian
Shirin Faraz Kermanshah Azadi Stadium 7,000   Majid Aghajari
Tarbiat Yazd Yazd Nassiri 6,000   Hadi Bargizar

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Aboomoslem   Ali Hanteh Resigned 2011   Kazem Ghiasian 2011
Sanati Kaveh   Saket Elhami[10] Resigned 20 October 2011 14   Ahmad Sanjari 29 October 2011
Aboomoslem   Kazem Ghiasian Sacked 19 November 2011 8   Khodadad Azizi 19 November 2011
Sanati Kaveh   Ahmad Sanjari Resigned November 2011 14   Morteza Yekeh Nov 2011
Sanati Kaveh   Morteza Yekeh 17 November 2011 14   Mehdi Dinvarzadeh Nov 2011
Sanati Kaveh   Mehdi Dinvarzadeh Resigned 1 December 2011 14   Ali Nazarzadeh 1 December 2012
Sanati Kaveh   Ali Nazarzadeh End of caretaker spell 2 December 2011 14   Majid Namjoo-Motlagh 3 December 2011
Pas Hamedan   Faraz Kamalvand Resigned 12 January 2012 5   Jalal Cheraghpour[11] 12 January 2012
Parseh   Hossein Peyrovani Resigned 19 January 2012   Edmond Yunanpour[12] 25 January 2012
Pas Hamedan   Jalal Cheraghpour End of caretaker spell 22 January 2012   Vinko Begović[11] 22 January 2012
Gostaresh   Hossein Ziaei Sacked 31 January 2012 12   Hadi Bargizar[13] 31 January 2012
Parseh   Edmond Yunanpour Feb 2012   Mehdi Dinvarzadeh[14] 5 February 2012
Steel Azin   Human Afazeli Resigned 18 February 2012 11   Faraz Kamalvand[15] 18 February 2012
Sanat Sari   Reza Taghavi[16] Sacked 18 February 2012 14   Farshad Pious 19 February 2012
Shahrdari Arak   Nader Dastneshan[17] Sacked 27 February 2012 7   Ali Hanteh 27 February 2012

StandingsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Paykan (P) 26 14 8 4 44 26 +18 50 Promotion to 2012–13 Persian Gulf Cup
2 Iranjavan (Q) 26 13 9 4 31 16 +15 48 Azadegan League 2011–12 Play Off
3 Sh. Bandar Abbas 26 10 8 8 26 27 −1 38
4 Sh. Arak 26 9 10 7 19 17 +2 37
5 Foolad Yazd 26 9 9 8 25 23 +2 36
6 Aboumoslem 26 8 10 8 21 18 +3 34
7 Etka Gorgan 26 9 7 10 21 20 +1 34
8 Saipa Shomal 26 8 9 9 26 26 0 33
9 Gostaresh 26 7 11 8 25 30 −5 32
10 Steel Azin 26 10 10 6 29 22 +7 28[a]
11 Parseh Tehran 26 8 4 14 20 29 −9 28
12 Mes Rafsanjan 26 6 8 12 22 28 −6 26
13 Sanat Sari (R) 26 7 5 14 20 34 −14 26 Relegation to 2012–13 Iran Football's 2nd Division
14 Payam Mokhaberat (R) 26 5 10 11 15 28 −13 25
Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2012. Source: Foolad FC
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Steel Azin was docked 12 points by FIFA.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Aluminium Hormozgan (P) 26 15 7 4 28 12 +16 52 Promotion to 2012–13 Persian Gulf Cup
2 Gahar Zagros (P, Q) 26 11 9 6 23 16 +7 42 Azadegan League 2011–12 Play Off
3 Machine Sazi 26 11 8 7 32 25 +7 41
4 PAS Hamedan 26 10 9 7 29 25 +4 39
5 Nassaji Mazandaran 26 10 7 9 26 26 0 37
6 Est. Khuzestan 26 9 8 9 28 23 +5 35
7 Sh. Yasouj 26 10 5 11 24 27 −3 35
8 Naft Masjed Soleyman 26 8 10 8 25 26 −1 34
9 Gol Gohar 26 9 6 11 28 28 0 33
10 Niroye Zamini 26 7 11 8 23 24 −1 32
11 Shirin Faraz 26 7 11 8 22 27 −5 32
12 Tarbiat Yazd 26 7 9 10 21 26 −5 30
13 Sanati Kaveh (R) 26 7 8 11 24 23 +1 29 Relegation to 2012–13 Iran Football's 2nd Division
14 Bargh Shiraz (R) 26 4 6 16 12 37 −25 18
Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2012. Source: Foolad FC
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

Results tableEdit

Group AEdit

Home \ Away ABU PAT ETK FOY GOS IRJ MSR PMS PAY SAI SAN SHA SHB STL
Aboumoslem 1–0 0–2 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 3–0 0–0 0–1 2–2
Parseh Tehran 0–0 0–0 3–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 1–4 0–1 1–2 1–2
Etka Gorgan 0–0 3–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–2
Foolad Yazd 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 0–0
Gostaresh 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–4 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–0
Iranjavan 1–0 0–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 4–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–2
Mes Rafsanjan 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 4–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–2
Payam Mokhaberat 0–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–7 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–0
Paykan 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–2 1–0 2–1 4–2 0–0 4–1 2–1
Saipa Shomal 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–2
Sanat Sari 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–3 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–3 1–0 0–0 1–0
Sh. Arak 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–0
Sh. Bandar Abbas 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 4–3 2–1 3–1 1–0 2–3 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–1
Steel Azin 0–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 4–2 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 0–0 3–0 1–1 2–1
Updated to match(es) played on 18 April 2012. Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group BEdit

Home \ Away ALH BGH ESK GZA GOL MST NFT NSJ NRO PAS KAV SHY SFZ TAR
Aluminium Hormozgan 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–0
Bargh Shiraz 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–1
Est. Khuzestan 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–1
Gahar Zagros 0–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–1 3–1
Gol Gohar 1–2 3–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 3–0 3–2 0–1 2–1
Machine Sazi 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 3–2 3–1 1–1 1–2
Naft Masjed Soleyman 1–1 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–0
Nassaji Mazandaran 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–3 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–0
Niroye Zamini 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–2
PAS Hamedan 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–1
Sanati Kaveh 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1
Sh. Yasouj 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 1–0 2–2
Shirin Faraz 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–0
Tarbiat Yazd 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–3 0–0 2–1
Updated to match(es) played on 9 February 2012. Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play OffEdit

First leg played on May 1, 2012; return leg to be played on May 8, 2012
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Iranjavan 1 - 1 Gahar Zagros 1-1 0-0

Winner is promoted to the Persian Gulf Cup

FinalEdit

The Final scheduled to play on May 2, 2012
Team 1 Score Team 2 Notes
Paykan (w/o)[18] Aluminum Hormozgan

Player statisticsEdit

AttendanceEdit

Average home attendanceEdit

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Naft MIS 100,000 10,000 0 9,091 +1.0%
2 Gahar Zagros 80,000 10,000 2,000 6,154 +79.7%
3 Nassaji 69,500 15,000 0 5,792 −54.6%
4 Aluminium Hormozgan 55,600 10,000 0 5,055 +66.4%
5 Sh. Yasouj 52,500 7,000 2,000 4,038 −27.1%
6 Sh. Arak 47,000 7,000 1,000 3,615 +151.4%
7 Machine Sazi 42,500 5,000 1,000 3,269 +312.8%
8 Sh. Bandar Abbas 41,200 7,000 200 3,169 +75.3%
9 Steel Azin 36,000 4,000 1,000 2,769 −29.7%
10 Mes Rafsanjan 30,500 3,000 500 2,346 −9.0%
11 Gol Gohar 27,500 3,000 1,500 2,115 −6.8%
12 Iranjavan 27,000 5,000 1,000 2,077 +7.0%
13 PAS Hamedan 25,500 3,000 1,000 1,962 −56.7%
14 Saipa Shomal 24,300 3,500 100 1,869 n/a
15 Shirin Faraz 22,500 3,000 0 1,875 −28.3%
16 Foolad Yazd 23,400 4,000 100 1,800 −33.1%
17 Sanat Sari 16,200 3,000 0 1,350 −67.5%
18 Etka Gorgan 17,000 2,300 100 1,308 +0.3%
19 Est. Khuzestan 15,500 2,000 0 1,292 n/a
20 Aboumoslem 11,150 2,500 0 929 −31.2%
21 Tarbiat Yazd 11,700 2,000 200 900 −78.8%
22 Paykan 11,650 3,000 100 896 −53.8%
23 Bargh Shiraz 11,000 2,000 100 846 −26.7%
24 Gostaresh 10,950 2,000 50 842 −83.1%
25 Niroye Zamini 7,800 3,000 100 600 n/a
25 Payam Mokhaberat 7,800 1,500 100 600 +29.9%
27 Parseh Tehran 3,450 1,000 0 288 n/a
28 Sanati Kaveh 2,600 1,000 100 200 +6.4%


League total 831,800 15,000 0 2,350 −14.0%

Updated to games played on 19 April 2012
Source: iplstats.com
Notes:
Matches with spectator bans are not included in average attendances
PAS Hamedan, Paykan and Steel Azin played last season in Persian Gulf Cup
Niroye Zamini, Parseh Tehran and Saipa Shomal played last season in Iran 2nd Division
Esteghlal Khuzestan replaced Esteghlal Jonoub Tehran
Damash Lorestan changed their name into Gahar Zagros
Hamyari Arak changed their name into Shahrdari Arak

Highest attendanceEdit

Rank Home team Score Away team Attendance Date Week Stadium
1 Nassaji 0–0 Naft MIS 15,000 5 April 2012 (2012-04-05) 24 Vatani
2 Naft MIS 1–2 PAS Hamadan 10,000 17 November 2011 (2011-11-17) 7 Behnam Mohammadi
2 Naft MIS 2–3 Nassaji 10,000 16 December 2011 (2011-12-16) 11 Behnam Mohammadi
2 Naft MIS 1–1 Aluminium Hormozgan 10,000 27 December 2011 (2011-12-27) 13 Behnam Mohammadi
2 Naft MIS 1–0 Tarbiat Yazd 10,000 12 January 2012 (2012-01-12) 14 Behnam Mohammadi
2 Gahar Zagros 0–1 Aluminium Hormozgan 10,000 27 January 2012 (2012-01-27) 16 Takhti Doroud
2 Naft MIS 0–0 Gol Gohar 10,000 3 February 2012 (2012-02-03) 17 Behnam Mohammadi
2 Naft MIS 1–0 Gahar Zagros 10,000 16 February 2012 (2012-02-16) 19 Behnam Mohammadi
2 Aluminium Hormozgan 1–0 Niroye Zamini 10,000 16 February 2012 (2012-02-16) 19 Khalij-e Fars
2 Naft MIS 2–1 Sanati Kaveh 10,000 29 February 2012 (2012-02-29) 21 Behnam Mohammadi

Notes:
Updated to games played on 19 April 2012. Source: iplstats.com

See alsoEdit

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