Machine Sazi Tabriz F.C.
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Machine Sazi Tabriz F.C. (more commonly known as Machine Sazi) is an Iranian football club based in Tabriz, East Azerbaijan. They currently play the Azadegan League. The team is owned by Machine Sazi Tabriz (M.S.T.) Group.The club is now owned by (Physical Education Organization East Azarbaijan)
Club was founded in 1970 and the team participated in Takht Jamshid Cup between 1973 to 1977. From 1977 onwards
the team played in Tabriz Football League and in the 1990s played in Azadegan League which was Iran's main league
at the time. With the launch of Iranian Premier League, Machine Sazi has played in Azadegan League Iran's First Division League.
Like most sporting clubs in Iran, the revolution and the Iran-Iraq War severely limited the team's activities. From 1979 to 1980 the club participated in almost no meaningful competitions.In 1980 the Tabriz Football League and Tabriz Hazfi Cup was established.Machine Sazi participated the Tabriz Football League and Tabriz Hazfi Cup between 1980 to 1988.and Machine Sazi was Champion Tabriz Football League(1980), Tabriz Hazfi Cup(1980). Machine Sazi is the most successful Tabriz Football League club in clinching seven championship titles ( in years 1980-81-83-85-86-87-88) and finishing two times as runner-up( in years 1982-84).After the war the local and provincial leagues were scrapped in favor of nation-wide leagues.
After the war the Azadegan League was established. Machine Sazi promoted Azadegan Leaguein year 1993-94.Club is Best Shahrestani (i.e. non-Tehrani) Team Award( in season 1995).Next year the club finished 8th in the standings.in season 1996-97 Machine Sazi relegated 2nd Division.between 1997 to 2001 club played in 2nd Division.
Before the construction of Yadegar-e-Emam Stadium,Machine Sazi , played its all matches at Bagh Shomal Stadium or the Takhti Stadium of Tabriz . They have played some of their home games at Yadegar-e-Emam Stadium,
Seyed Mohammad Alavi (M.S.T. Chairman)2002-january2008
Javad shahlaei(Physical Education Organization East Azarbaijan Chairman) january2008-present
Nasser Hejazi c.2003-2004
Gholamreza Bagh Abadi July2006-July2007
Ali Nikbakht July2007-Feb2008
Gholamreza Bagh Abadi Feb2008-June2008
Asghar Etebare July2008-Present
Performance in Iran's top division football league
Takht Jamshid Cup
Takht Jamshid Cup 1973-74: 12th
Takht Jamshid Cup 1976-77: 9th
Takht Jamshid Cup 1977-78: 10th
As of 20 September 2008.
Hazfi Cup 2008-09
Mashin Sazi-Petroshimi Tabriz
Last and next games
Azadegan League: For all up to date results see the following website.
Champion 1980 Tabriz Football League, 1980 Tabriz Hazfi Cup
Champion 1981 Tabriz Football League
Runner-Up 1982 Tabriz Football League
Champion 1983 Tabriz Football League, 1983 Tabriz Hazfi Cup
Runner-Up 1984 Tabriz Football League
Champion 1985 Tabriz Football League, 1985 Tabriz Hazfi Cup
Champion 1986 Tabriz Football League, 1986 Tabriz Hazfi Cup
Champion 1987 Tabriz Football League, 1987 Tabriz Hazfi Cup
Champion 1988 Tabriz Football League, 1988 Tabriz Hazfi Cup
Third Place 1994 Azadegan League
Best Shahrestani (i.e. non-Tehrani) Team Award 1995
Ali Akbar Ostad-Asadi
Huseyn MagomedovCeyhun Sultanov