2014–15 Foolad F.C. season

The 2014–15 season are Foolad's 13th season in the Persian Gulf Pro League. They competed in the Hazfi Cup which they were eliminated by Parseh Tehran in Round 5. They also will competing at AFC Champions League. Foolad is captained by Bakhtiar Rahmani.

Foolad
2014–15 season
ChairmanSeifollah Dehkordi
ManagerDragan Skočić
StadiumGhadir Stadium
Iran Pro League3rd
Hazfi CupRound 1
ACLGroup Stage
Top goalscorerLeague: Soroush Rafiei (7 goals)
All: Soroush Rafiei (7 goals)
Highest home attendance37,843 (25 February 2015 against Al Sadd (ACL))
Lowest home attendance1,000 (11 September 2014 against Saba Qom)[1]
Average home league attendanceLeague: 5,600
All: 8,545

PlayersEdit

Last updated on 21 April 2015
Under-23 players Under-21 players
Out during the season (injured/ transferred)
No. Name Nationality Position Since Date of Birth (Age) Signed From
Goalkeepers
1 Alireza Salimi   GK 2010 (1984-02-23) 23 February 1984 (age 36) Tarbiat Yazd
22 Behnam Mousavi   GK 2014 (1993-05-05) 5 May 1993 (age 26) Youth system
31 Milad Homayouni   GK 2012 (1993-03-27) 27 March 1993 (age 27) Youth system
Defenders
2 Ahmad Alenemeh   DF 2015 (1982-10-20) 20 October 1982 (age 37) Tractor Sazi
3 Leonard Mesarić   DF 2014 (1983-08-10) 10 August 1983 (age 36) Lokomotiva,   Croatia
4 Ayoub Vali   DF 2008 (1987-08-09) 9 August 1987 (age 32) Youth system
6 Mehdi Badrlou   DF 2014 (1993-02-10) 10 February 1993 (age 27) Youth system
15 Mathias Chago   DF 2012 (1983-03-13) 13 March 1983 (age 37) Lokomotiva,   Croatia
19 Bahman Kamel   DF 2014 (1986-01-19) 19 January 1986 (age 34) Naft Tehran
25 Omid Khaledi   DF 2011 (1988-10-29) 29 October 1988 (age 31) Shahin Ahvaz
33 Mehrdad Jama'ati   DF 2009 (1987-10-07) 7 October 1987 (age 32) Youth system
25 Mohammad Ahle Shakhe   DF 2014 (1993-07-02) 2 July 1993 (age 26) Youth system
33 Soroush Saeidi   DF 2014 (1991-07-02) 2 July 1991 (age 28) Youth system
Midfielders
5 Mehdi Badrlou   AM 2013 (1986-01-14) 14 January 1986 (age 34) Saba Qom
7 Soroush Rafiei   MF 2011 (1990-03-24) 24 March 1990 (age 30) Fajr Sepasi
10 Esmaeil Sharifat   MF 2012 (1988-06-06) 6 June 1988 (age 31) Esteghlal
11 Bakhtiar Rahmani(captain)   MF 2007 (1989-10-23) 23 October 1989 (age 30) Youth system
14 Shahab Karami   MF 2012 (1991-03-16) 16 March 1991 (age 29) Shahrdari Yasuj
29 Ali Sina Rabbani   MF 2009 (1993-01-16) 16 January 1993 (age 27) Youth system
32 Hadi Habibinejad   MF 2014 (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 24) Youth system
15 Yousef Vakia   MF 2012 (1993-09-30) 30 September 1993 (age 26) Youth system
Forwards
8 Sasan Ansari   FW 2010 (1991-05-04) 4 May 1991 (age 28) Youth system
9 Iman Mousavi   FW 2014 (1989-06-02) 2 June 1989 (age 30) Gostaresh
29 Jahantigh   FW 2014 (1995-03-14) 14 March 1995 (age 25) Youth system
30 Aloys Nong   FW 2014 (1983-10-16) 16 October 1983 (age 36) Levante  Spain
77 Mohsen Mosalman   FW 2015 (1991-01-27) 27 January 1991 (age 29) Zob Ahan
99 Mohammad Ghazi   FW 2015 (1984-12-30) 30 December 1984 (age 35) Esteghlal

TransfersEdit

InEdit

No P Nat Name Age Moving from Ends Transfer
fee
Type Transfer
window
Source
19 FW   Iman Mousavi 25 Gostaresh 2016 $230,000 Transfer Summer [2]
15 MF   Mathias Chago 31 Lokomotiva Zagreb  2016 $305,000 Transfer Summer [3]
19 DF   Bahman Kamel 28 Naft Tehran 2018 Free Transfer Summer [4]
3 DF   Leonard Mesarić 30 Lokomotiva Zagreb  2015 $380,000 Transfer Summer [5]
30 FW   Aloys Nong 31 Levante  2016 $420,000 Transfer Winter [6]
2 DF   Ahmad Alenemeh 32 Tractor Sazi 2017 $200,000 Transfer Winter [7]
77 FW   Mohsen Mosalman 27 Zob Ahan 2016 $200,000 Loan Winter [8]
99 FW   Mohammad Ghazi 30 Esteghlal 2017 $250,000 Transfer Winter [9]

OutEdit

No P Nat Name Age Moving to Transfer fee Type Transfer
window
Source
9 FW   Abbas Mohammad Rezaei 31 Padideh Free Transfer Summer [10]
10 MF   Abdollah Karami 31 Sepahan $400,000 Transfer Summer [11]
77 GK   Sosha Makani 27 Persepolis $345,000 Transfer Summer [12]
29 FW   Chimba 30 Sepahan $388,000 Transfer Summer [13]
37 FW   Gholamreza Rezaei 30 Naft Tehran $207,000 Transfer Summer [14]

Pre-season and friendliesEdit

Date Opponents H / A Result
F–A
Scorers Attendance
6 July 2014 Saba N 2–2 Sharifat (2) 2', 74' 1,500
9 July 2014 Parseh Tehran A 3–1 Chago 33', Sharifat 49', Rafiei 81' 1,000
15 July 2014 Admira Wacker A 1–0 Mousavi 22' 5,000
17 July 2014 Metalurh Donetsk N 0–0 3,000
19 July 2014 PEC Zwolle N 0–1 3,000
25 July 2014 Zob Ahan H 1–3 Rafiei 17' 12,000

Competition recordEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Iran Pro League 26 14 5 7 31 22 +9 053.85
Hazfi Cup 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 000.00
Champions League 4 0 3 1 1 3 −2 000.00
Total 31 14 8 9 32 26 +6 045.16

Iran Pro LeagueEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
3 Naft Tehran 30 16 10 4 45 28 +17 58 2016 AFC Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Zob Ahan 30 14 10 6 46 26 +20 52 2016 AFC Champions League Group stage[a]
5 Foolad 30 15 7 8 33 24 +9 52
6 Esteghlal 30 13 8 9 40 34 +6 47
7 Saipa 30 11 8 11 36 34 +2 41
Updated to match(es) played on 15 May 2015. Source: FIFA.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Zob Ahan secured qualification for the 2016 AFC Champions League through winning the 2014–15 Hazfi Cup.

Results by roundEdit

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
GroundAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA
ResultLWWWDDLWWDLWWDLWWWWLLDLWWW
Position136324554334323444214555554
Source: "Ipl".
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

Date Opponents H / A Result
F–A
Scorers Attendance League
position
1 August 2014 Tractor Sazi A 1–2 Mesarić 74' 43,500 13th
7 August 2014 Persepolis H 2–0 Rafiei 45', Sharifat 53' 37,000 6th
14 August 2014 Rah Ahan A 1–0 Rafiei 79' 2,000 3rd
19 August 2014 Esteghlal KHU H 1–0 Vakia 1' 15,000 2nd
24 August 2014 Sepahan A 1–1 Rafiei 74' 26,000 4th
29 August 2014 Saipa H 0–0 25,000 5th
5 September 2014 Paykan A 0–1 11,000 5th
11 September 2014 Gostaresh H 1–0 Rafiei 90+4' pen 10,000 4th
19 September 2014 Esteghlal A 1–0 Rafiei 84' 40,000 3rd
26 September 2014 Naft Tehran H 2–2 Ansari 33', Sharifat 81' 22,000 3rd
3 October 2014 Naft M.S. A 1–2 Rafiei 34' 7,000 4th
23 October 2014 Zob Ahan A 1–0 Ansari 73' 11,000 3rd
30 October 2014 Malavan H 1–0 Rafiei 90' 15,000 2nd
7 November 2014 Padideh A 0–0 36,000 3rd
22 November 2014 Saba Qom H 0–1 9,000 4th
2 December 2014 Tractor Sazi H 3–2 Jamaati 13' 60', Nong 34' 45,000 4th
11 December 2014 Persepolis A 2–1 Bengar  1' (o.g.) 1', Nong 72' 4th
30 January 2015 Rah Ahan H 2–0 Alenemeh 71', Ghazi 83' 3,000 2nd
6 February 2015 Esteghlal KHU A 0–3 Badrlou 8', Nong 28' 82' 15,000 1st
13 February 2015 Sepahan H 0–1 7,000 4th
19 February 2015 Saipa A 1–3 Nong 74' 1,000 5th
8 March 2015 Paykan H 0–0 3,000 5th
12 March 2015 Gostaresh A 1–3 Ghazi 73' 1,000 5th
3 April 2015 Esteghlal H 2–1 Sharifat 71', Chago 82' 20,000 5th
12 April 2015 Naft Tehran A 1–0 Nong 77' 2,000 5th
16 April 2015 Naft M.S. H 3–2 Nong 5' 79', Ghazi 10' 5,000 4th
26 April 2015 Zob Ahan H - 0-2
1 May 2015 Malavan A 0-0
11 May 2015 Padideh H 0-0
15 May 2015 Saba Qom A 2-0

Hazfi CupEdit

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F–A
Scorers Attendance
17 October 2014 Round 5 Parseh Tehran A 0–1 7,000

AFC Champions LeagueEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification HIL SAD FOO LOK
1   Al-Hilal 6 4 1 1 9 4 +5 13 Advance to knockout stage 2–1 2–0 3–1
2   Al-Sadd 6 3 1 2 9 9 0 10 1–0 1–0 6–2
3   Foolad 6 1 3 2 2 4 −2 6 0–0 0–0 1–0
4   Lokomotiv Tashkent 6 1 1 4 10 13 −3 4 1–2 5–0 1–1
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Date RoundHomeScoreAwayLocation

StatisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Place Position Nationality Number Name Iran Pro League Hazfi Cup AFC Champions League Total
1 FW   30 Aloys Nong 8 0 0 8
2 MF   7 Soroush Rafiei 7 0 0 7
3 MF   10 Esmaeil Sharifat 3 0 0 3
FW   99 Mohammad Ghazi 3 0 0 3
FW   23 Mehrdad Jama'ati 2 0 1 3
6 FW   8 Sasan Ansari 2 0 0 2
7 DF   6 Mehdi Badrlou 1 0 0 1
MF   40 Yousef Vakia 1 0 0 1
DF   15 Mathias Chago 1 0 0 1
DF   3 Leonard Mesarić 1 0 0 1
DF   2 Ahmad Alenemeh 1 0 0 1
Own goal 1 0 0 1
TOTALS 31 0 1 32

ReferencesEdit

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