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.
1970/71 Taj 1971/72 Perspolis (Tehran) 1972/73 not held
1973/74 Perspolis (Tehran) 1974/75 Taj (Tehran) 1975/76 Perspolis (Tehran) 1976/77 Paas (Tehran) 1977/78 Paas (Tehran) 1978/79 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)
1991/92 Paas (Tehran) 1992/93 Paas (Tehran) 1993 Saipa (Tehran) 1994/95 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 Perspolis (Tehran) 2017/18 Perspolis (Tehran) 2018/19
 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.
11 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
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