Bargh Shiraz F.C.
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Bargh Shiraz Football Club is an Iranian football club based in Shiraz, Iran. The club is currently in the top Iranian football league, the IPL.
Its main sponsor is the municipal electrical company.
In 1946, a group of youngsters with the leadership of Ebrahim Nematollahi who worked in the Cheragh Bargh (lightbulb) factory, and loved football, decided to create a football club. The factory sponsored their team, but for the first few years the team always had financial problems. For a brief period the club was sponsored by the city council, but after a couple of years, the team's current sponsor, Shiraz Electrical Company came along.
Bargh's success is limited however in its on right they emerged as Shiraz's top team, participating in the Takht Jamshid Cup, as well as the Azadegan League and the IPL. The club has struggled at times, and over the years has had spells in the lower divisions. The club's highest honor is winning the Hazfi Cup in 1997.
The table below chronicles the achievements of Bargh Shiraz in various competitions.
As of August 17 2007.
For details on former players, see [[:Category:Bargh Shiraz players]].