The first real national football clubs league in Iran started in 1970. In addition champions for 1960 (Shahin FC), 1962 (Daraei FC) and 1967 and 1968 (both Paas) are reported but those competitions were not national. All these clubs were from Tehran.
1970 Taj 1971 Perspolis (Tehran) 1972 not held
1973 Perspolis (Tehran) 1974 Taj (Tehran) 1975 Perspolis (Tehran) 1976 Paas (Tehran) 1977 Paas (Tehran) 1978 not completed due to revolution
No national championships were held, only regional ones and competitions for district selections in 1985 and 1989 (both won by Tehran) as well as the Herdah-Shahrivar League 1988 (winners Perspolis).
1989/90 Esteghlal (Tehran)
1991 Paas (Tehran) 1992 Paas (Tehran) 1993 Saipa (Tehran) 1994 Saipa (Tehran)  1995/96 Perspolis (Tehran) 1996/97 Perspolis (Tehran) 1997/98 Esteghlal (Tehran) 1998/99 Perspolis (Tehran) 1999/00 Perspolis (Tehran) 2000/01 Esteghlal (Tehran)
2001/02 Perspolis (Tehran) 2002/03 Sepahan (Isfahan) 2003/04 Paas (Tehran) 2004/05 Foolad (Ahvaz) 2005/06 Esteghlal (Tehran) 2006/07 Saipa (Tehran) 2007/08 Perspolis (Tehran) 2008/09 Esteghlal (Tehran) 2009/10 Sepahan (Isfahan) 2010/11 Sepahan (Isfahan) 2011/12 Sepahan (Isfahan) 2012/13 Esteghlal (Tehran) 2013/14 Foolad (Ahvaz) 2014/15 Sepahan (Isfahan) 2015/16 Esteghlal Khuzestan (Ahvaz) 2016/17
 Shahin FC were dissolved on July 6, 1967; its players moved to Perspolis (founded 1963).  Perspolis was renamed Piroozi in 1986 but returned to the 'old' name later, which always was used in preference to Piroozi in Iran itself.  Taj changed name to Esteghlal in 1979.  Esteghlal were runners-up.
9 Perspolis (Tehran) (3 before 1989) 8 Esteghlal (Tehran) (2 before 1989) (includes Taj) 5 Paas (Tehran) (2 before 1989) Sepahan (Isfahan) 3 Saipa (Tehran) 2 Foolad (Ahvaz) 1 Esteghlal Khuzestan (Ahvaz) NB: Saipa play home matches in Karadj since 2001, but the club's administration and training facilities remained in Tehran; Paas sold their license to Alvand Hamedan for the 2007/08 season and dissolved
Corrections thanks to Milad Niqui (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Asghar Zarei (email@example.com)
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