List of Iranian Football League winning managers

This is a list of Iranian League winning football managers.

Some managers listed have had more than one spell in charge at their current club or had spells at more than one club, however their time as manager is counted only from the date of their last appointment by their latest club. Zdravko Rajkov was the first coach who leads Taj to first ever championship in Iran. Amir Ghalenoi who won league in 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11 and 2012–13 is most decorated coach in Persian Gulf pro league.

By yearEdit

 
Zdravko Rajkov who won league in 1970–71 and 1973–74
 
Alan Rogers who won league in 1971–72 and 1972–73
 
Mansour Pourheidari who won league in 1989–90 and 2000–01
 
Nasser Hejazi who won league in 1997–98
 
Ali Parvin who won league in 1998–99, 1999–00 and 2001–02
 
Amir Ghalenoi who won league in 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11 and 2012–13
 
Ali Daei who won league in 2006–07
 
Zlatko Kranjčar who won league in 2011–12
 
Hossein Faraki who won league in 2013–14 and 2014–15
 
Branko Ivanković who won league in 2016–17, 2017–18 and 2018–19
Season Nationality Winning manager Club
1970–71   Yugoslavia Zdravko Rajkov Taj
1971–72   England Alan Rogers Persepolis
1973–74   England Alan Rogers Persepolis
1974–75   Yugoslavia Zdravko Rajkov Taj
1975–76   Iran Buyuk Vatankhah Persepolis
1976–77   Iran Hassan Habibi Pas Tehran
1977–78   Iran Hassan Habibi Pas Tehran
1989–90   Iran Mansour Pourheidari Esteghlal
1991–92   Iran Firouz Karimi Pas Tehran
1992–93   Iran Firouz Karimi Pas Tehran
1993–94   Iran Bijan Zolfagharnasab Saipa
1994–95   Iran Bijan Zolfagharnasab Saipa
1995–96   Croatia Stanko Poklepović Persepolis
1996–97   Croatia Stanko Poklepović Persepolis
1997–98   Iran Nasser Hejazi Esteghlal
1998–99   Iran Ali Parvin Persepolis
1999–00   Iran Ali Parvin Persepolis
2000–01   Iran Mansour Pourheidari Esteghlal
2001–02   Iran Ali Parvin Persepolis
2002–03   Iran Farhad Kazemi Sepahan
2003–04   Iran Majid Jalali Pas Tehran
2004–05   Croatia Mladen Frančić Foolad
2005–06   Iran Amir Ghalenoei Esteghlal
2006–07   Iran Ali Daei Saipa
2007–08   Iran Afshin Ghotbi Persepolis
2008–09   Iran Amir Ghalenoei Esteghlal
2009–10   Iran Amir Ghalenoei Sepahan
2010–11   Iran Amir Ghalenoei Sepahan
2011–12   Croatia Zlatko Kranjčar Sepahan
2012–13   Iran Amir Ghalenoei Esteghlal
2013–14   Iran Hossein Faraki Foolad
2014–15   Iran Hossein Faraki Sepahan
2015–16   Iran Abdollah Veisi Esteghlal Khuzestan
2016–17   Croatia Branko Ivanković Persepolis
2017–18   Croatia Branko Ivanković Persepolis
2018–19   Croatia Branko Ivanković Persepolis
2019–20   Iran Yahya Golmohammadi Persepolis

Managers with multiple titlesEdit

Rank Nationality Manager Won Runner-up Years won Years runner-up Clubs
1   Iran Amir Ghalenoei 5 4 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13 2003–04, 2011–12, 2017–18, 2018–19 Esteghlal, Sepahan, Tractor, Zob Ahan
2   Iran Ali Parvin 3 3 1998–99, 1999–00, 2001–02 1989–90, 1992–93, 2000–01 Persepolis
3   Croatia Branko Ivanković 3 1 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19 2015–16 Persepolis
4   Iran Mansour Pourheidari 2 3 1989–90, 2000–01 1991–92, 1999–00, 2001–02 Esteghlal
5   Iran Hassan Habibi 2 1 1976–77, 1977–78 1971–72 Pas Tehran
  Yugoslavia Zdravko Rajkov 2 1 1970–71, 1974–75 1973–74 Esteghlal
  England Alan Rogers 2 1 1971–72, 1973–74 1974–75 Persepolis
  Iran Firouz Karimi 2 1 1991–92, 1992–93 2006–07 Pas Tehran, Esteghlal Ahvaz
6   Iran Bijan Zolfagharnasab 2 0 1993–94, 1994–95 Saipa
  Croatia Stanko Poklepović 2 0 1995–96, 1996–97 Persepolis
  Iran Hossein Faraki 2 0 2013–14, 2014–15 Foolad, Sepahan
7   Iran Farhad Kazemi 1 2 2002–03 1995–96, 1996–97 Sepahan, Bahman
8   Iran Buyuk Vatankhah 1 1 1975–76 1974–75 Persepolis
  Iran Nasser Hejazi 1 1 1997–98 1998–99 Esteghlal
  Iran Ali Daei 1 1 2006–07 2013–14 Saipa, Persepolis
9   Croatia Mladen Frančić 1 0 2004–05 Foolad
  Iran Majid Jalali 1 0 2003–04 Pas Tehran
  Iran
  United States
Afshin Ghotbi 1 0 2007–08 Persepolis
  Croatia Zlatko Kranjčar 1 0 2011–12 Sepahan
  Iran Abdollah Veisi 1 0 2015–16 Esteghlal Khuzestan
  Iran Yahya Golmohammadi 1 0 2019–20 Persepolis
10   Iran Mansour Ebrahimzadeh 0 2 2008–09, 2009–10 Zob Ahan
  Portugal Toni 0 2 2012–13, 2014–15 Tractor Sazi
11   Iran Mehdi Asadollahi 0 1 1970–71 Pas Tehran
  Spain Carlos Royong 0 1 1975–76 Homa
  Iran Mansour Amirasefi 0 1 1977–78 Persepolis
  Soviet Union Ivan Kuonoev 0 1 1976–77 Persepolis
  Croatia Vladislav Brajevic 0 1 1993–94 Persepolis
  Russia Yevgeni Skomorokhov 0 1 1994–95 Esteghlal
  Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour 0 1 1997–98 Pas Tehran
  Iran Homayoun Shahrokhi 0 1 2002–03 Pas Tehran
  Iran Rasoul Korbekandi 0 1 2004–05 Zob Ahan
  Turkey Mustafa Denizli 0 1 2005–06 Pas Tehran
  Brazil Jorvan Vieira 0 1 2007–08 Sepahan
  Iran Parviz Mazloomi 0 1 2010–11 Esteghlal
  Iran Alireza Mansourian 0 1 2016–17 Esteghlal
Bold = Still active as manager

By nationalityEdit

Country Managers Total
  Iran 21 49
  Croatia 7 8
  England 1 3
  Yugoslavia 1 3
  Soviet Union 1 1
  Spain 1 1
  Russia 1 1
  Turkey 1 1
  Brazil 1 1
  Portugal 1 1

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