2013–14 Azadegan League

The 2013–14 Azadegan League was the 23rd season of the Azadegan League and 13th as the second highest division since its establishment in 1991. The season featured 17 teams from the 2012–13 Azadegan League, four new teams relegated from the 2012–13 Persian Gulf Cup: Aluminium Hormozgan, Sanat Naft, Paykan and Gahar Zagros and four new teams promoted from the 2012–13 2nd Division: Naft va Gaz Gachsaran and Siah Jamegan both as champions and Sanaye Giti Pasand and Albadr Bandar Kong. Padideh replaced Mes Sarcheshmeh. The league started on 22 September 2013 and ended on 8 April 2014. Padideh won the Azadegan League title for the first time in their history. Padideh, Naft Masjed Soleyman and Paykan promoted to the Persian Gulf Pro League.

Azadegan League
Season2013–14
ChampionsPadideh
1st Azadegan League title
PromotedPadideh
Naft Masjed Soleyman
Paykan
RelegatedShahrdari Yasouj
Alvand Hamedan
Gahar Zagros
Albadr Bandar Kong
Aboumoslem
Persepolis Shomal
Matches played288
Goals scored668 (2.32 per match)
Top goalscorerMokhtar Jomehzadeh
(15 goals)
Biggest home winPadideh 5–0 Gahar Zagros
(30 March 2014)
Paykan 5–0 Persepolis Shomal
(8 April 2014)
Biggest away winAlbadr Bandar Kong 0–3 Paykan
(14 March 2014)
Highest scoringNaft Masjed Soleyman 4–3 Aboumoslem
(14 March 2014)
PAS Hamedan 5–2 Aboumoslem
(8 April 2014)

EventsEdit

Start of seasonEdit

ChangesEdit

  • 2013–14 Azadegan League are the first season since 2008 that 26 teams will participate in the competition. In the previous season, 28 teams participated in the league.
  • Padideh Shandiz bought Mes Sarcheshmeh and came to the Azadegan League.[1]
  • Sang Ahan withdrew from participating in football. Estilae Kavir bought their license. Estilae Kavir was sponsored By Yazd Louleh Company and changed the name to Yazd louleh.[2][3]

Changes during the seasonEdit

TeamsEdit

Group AEdit

Team City Venue Capacity Head Coach Note
Alvand Hamedan Hamedan Qods 10,000   Abdolrahim Kharazmi
Esteghlal Ahvaz Ahvaz Takhti Ahvaz 30,000   Davoud Mahabadi
Foolad Yazd Yazd Nassiri 6,000   Mehdi Dinvarzadeh[6]
Gahar Dorood Takhti Dorood 11,000   Mohammad Ahmadzadeh
Giti Pasand Isfahan Foolad Shahr 20,000   Samvel Darbinyan
Gol Gohar Sirjan Imam Ali 2,000   Ghasem Shahba
Nassaji Qa'em Shahr Vatani 15,000   Nader Dastneshan
Nirooye Zamini Tehran Takhti Tehran 30,000   Bahman Khoda Karam[7]
Padideh Mashhad Samen 35,000   Akbar Misaghian Replaced for Mes Sarcheshmeh
Sanat Naft Abadan Takhti Abadan 25,000   Ebrahim Ghasempour
Shahrdari Yasuj Yasuj Takhti Yasuj 5,000   Javad Zarincheh
Siah Jamegan Mashhad Samen 35,000   Mohammadreza Mohajeri
Shahrdari Bandar Abbas Bandar Abbas Takhti Bandar Abbas 10,000   Hamidreza Farzaneh[8]

Group BEdit

Team City Venue Capacity Head Coach Note
Aboomoslem Mashhad Samen 35,000   Ali Hanteh
Aluminium Bandar Abbas Persian Gulf 20,000   Majid Namjoo-Motlagh
Albadr Bandar Kong Bandar-e Kong Takhti Bandar Langeh 5,000   Fereydoun Hardani
Iranjavan Bushehr Shahid Beheshti 15,000   Gholamreza Delgarm
Naft Gachsaran Gachsaran Naft Gachsaran 2,000   Mohammad Hossein Ziaei
Naft Masjed Soleyman Masjed Soleyman Takhti Ahvaz 30,000   Behrouz Makvandi
Mes Rafsanjan Rafsanjan Shohadaye Noushabad 10,000   Vinko Begović Replaced for Mes Soongoun
Pas Hamedan Hamedan Qods 10,000   Mohsen Ashouri
Parseh Tehran Tehran Kargaran 5,000   Alireza Emamifar[9]
Paykan Tehran Takhti Tehran 30,000   Farhad Kazemi
Persepolis Shomal Qa'em Shahr Shahid Vatani 10,000   Ebrahim Talebi Replaced for Saipa Shomal
Rahian Kermanshah Kermanshah Azadi 7,000   Ahmad Sanjari
Yazd Loleh Yazd Nassiri 6,000   Mahmoud Amiri Replaced for Sang Ahan Bafq

StandingsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Padideh (C, P) 24 12 10 2 32 15 +17 46 2014–15 Iran Pro League
2 Siah Jamegan (Q) 24 12 9 3 27 17 +10 45 Azadegan League 2013–14 Play Off
3 Nassaji Mazandaran 24 10 7 7 27 22 +5 37
4 Sanat Naft 24 9 8 7 24 20 +4 35
5 Giti Pasand 24 9 8 7 29 28 +1 35
6 Sh. Bandar Abbas 24 9 6 9 23 21 +2 33
7 Gol Gohar 24 8 8 8 29 22 +7 32
8 Est. Ahvaz 24 7 10 7 27 29 −2 31
9 Niroye Zamini 24 9 4 11 25 27 −2 31
10 Foolad Yazd 24 6 11 7 20 18 +2 29
11 Sh. Yasouj (R) 24 6 10 8 21 23 −2 28 Relegation to 2014–15 Iran Football's 2nd Division
12 Alvand Hamedan (R) 24 5 7 12 23 34 −11 22
13 Gahar Zagros (R) 24 2 6 16 15 46 −31 12
Updated to match(es) played on 8 April 2014. Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Naft Masjed Soleyman (P) 24 12 7 5 31 22 +9 43 2014–15 Iran Pro League
2 Paykan (P, Q) 24 12 4 8 35 24 +11 40 Azadegan League 2013–14 Play Off
3 Parseh Tehran 24 10 9 5 27 21 +6 39
4 Iranjavan 24 9 11 4 29 21 +8 38
5 Mes Rafsanjan 24 8 11 5 28 21 +7 35
6 Aluminium Hormozgan 24 8 7 9 28 20 +8 31
7 Naft va Gaz Gachsaran 24 7 10 7 28 27 +1 31
8 Rahian Kermanshah 24 8 7 9 23 29 −6 31
9 Pas 24 8 5 11 22 28 −6 29
10 Yazd Loleh 24 6 10 8 21 21 0 28
11 Albadr Bandar Kong (R) 24 9 4 11 21 30 −9 25[a] Relegation to 2014–15 Iran Football's 2nd Division
12 Aboumoslem (R) 24 4 10 10 27 40 −13 22
13 Persepolis Shomal (R) 24 4 7 13 26 42 −16 19
Updated to match(es) played on 8 April 2014. Source: [2]
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. ^ Badr Hormozgan were deducted 6 points due to their involvement in the last season's match-fixing scandal.

Play-offEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Paykan 3–1 Siah Jamegan 0–0 3–1 (a.e.t)

FinalEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Notes
Naft Masjed Soleyman 0–1 Padideh

Top scorersEdit

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