| Tehran, Iran|
| Saipa (manager)|
| (1956-09-05) September 5, 1956 (age 59)|
Majid Jalali Wikipedia
Majid Jalali (Persian: مجید جلالی, born September 6, 1956 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian football manager and a former player. He currently manages Paykan in Iran Pro League. He has served as the manager in several clubs in Iran like Pas Tehran, Saba Battery, Foolad, and also national football teams at various youth levels. He is also currently the secretary general of Iran Football Coaches Association (IFCA).
He was born on January 1, 1956 in Tehran. His parents are originally from Yazd Province, Pandar. He started his club career with Alborz Tehran at the age of 17. Later, he played for other Tehran clubs like Vahdat Tehran and Shahin.
In 1982, he was invited to Iran national football team but he has never played for the national team.
Jalali started his coaching career at age of 21 by coaching Vahdat's youth team while he was playing for the senior team. He officially coached Vahdat's senior team as of 1986. Jalali is most notable for his role as coach for Pas Tehran and Saba Battery and in recent years when he won the league and Hazfi Cup with these teams, but he had few unsuccessful terms in Shahid Ghandi and Esteghlal Ahvaz. He has also served as coach of Iran's under-16, and under-20 teams, as well as, Iran's armed forces football team. He was the manager of Foolad in 2008–09 season but left the club because the chairman despite his good results was negotiating with other coaches for the season after. He returned to the club few weeks after the season where the club failed to win any matches and finished 10th in the league. He announced that he will not be renewed his contract at the end of 2011–12 season. After spending one season out, he signed a one-year contract with Tractor Sazi on 27 May 2013. He also had bids from Rah Ahan Sorinet and Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion. He was sacked by the club on 19 January 2014.
On 13 May 2014, he was named as head coach of Saipa with signing a three-year contract.As of 22 September 2017
Tehran Football League (U-16 sides): 1982, 1985 (runner-up)
Iran (Armed Forces)
World Military Cup: 1995 (runner-up)
Iran Pro League: 2003–04
Hazfi Cup: 2004–05
Iranian Super Cup: 2005
Iranian Manager of the Year: 2004