Persepolis B F.C.

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.

Persepolis B
Full namePersepolis B Football Club
Founded1964; 58 years ago
2009 (refounded); 6 years ago
2016 (refounded) 2 years ago
GroundShahid Kazemi Stadium
Capacity15,000
DirectorMohammad Panjali
ChairmanReza Darvish
Head CoachHossein Abdi
League3rd Division
2012–133rd Division, 4th
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

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 an 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.

Re-establishmentEdit

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 squadEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   IRN Abolfazl Darvishvand
GK   IRN Mehdi Yavari
GK   IRN Mohammad Chegini
DF   IRN Ehsan Hosseini
DF   IRN Sarmen Panosian
DF   IRN Mehdi Khakpour
DF   IRN Mehdi Norouzi
DF   IRN Reza Sharifi
DF   IRN Hafez Fardi
DF   IRN Hossein Asefi
MF   IRN Amir Hossein Sadeghipour
MF   IRN Shahryar Fakhimi
MF   IRN Mehdi Seyedi
MF   IRN Farshid Mollapour
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   IRN Ali Mostafazadeh
MF   IRN Amin Gholamipour
MF   IRN Sadra Sabour
MF   IRN Mohammad Sadegh Foroutan
MF   IRN Nikan Arami Moghadam
MF   IRN Pouyan Firouzia
MF   IRN Saeid Hosseinpour
FW   IRN Hamidreza Taherkhani
FW   IRN Taher Narimani
FW   IRN Hamed Azimi
FW   IRN Mehdi Abdi
FW   IRN Behnam Ehsani
FW   IRN Mohammad Amin Asadi

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

Season-by-seasonEdit

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 historyEdit

Reserves Team

Notable playersEdit

AchievementsEdit

ReservesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Perspolis News Agency - مرجع خبری پرسپولیس | پرسپولیس «ب» قهرمان باشگاه های تهران شد". Archived from the original on 2012-04-06. Retrieved 2012-10-29.
  2. ^ پرسپوليس در باشگاه‌هاي تهران!
  3. ^ ميناوند: اسم بازيكنان را هم نمي‌دانستم
  4. ^ پرسپوليس «ب» فردا به مصاف دارايي نوين مي‌رود
  5. ^ اسماعیل حلالی مربی تیم ب پرسپولیس شد
  6. ^ "وب سایت رسمی باشگاه فرهنگی ورزشی پرسپولیس ::". Archived from the original on 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2012-10-29.
  7. ^ "Perspolis News Agency - مرجع خبری پرسپولیس | تیم دوم پرسپولیس قهرمان جام حذفی تهران شد+گزارش تصویری". Archived from the original on 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2012-10-29.

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