Andrey Zhelyazkov

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Andrey Zhelyazkov
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Personal information
Full name Andrey Zhelyazkov
Date of birth (1952-07-09) 9 July 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Radnevo, Bulgaria
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Youth career
1960–1969 Minyor Radnevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1971 Minyor Radnevo 58 (21)
1971–1981 Slavia Sofia 293 (124)
1981–1984 Feyenoord 76 (30)
1984–1985 Slavia Sofia 23 (6)
1985–1986 RC Strasbourg 33 (1)
1986–1987 Beerschot 32 (1)
1988–1989 Slavia Sofia 22 (4)
Total 537 (187)
National team
1974–1986 Bulgaria 54 (14)
Teams managed
1992–1997 Levski Sofia
1997–2004 Player's Agent
2004– Feyenoord (scout)
2012 Ludogorets Razgrad (scout)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andrey Zhelyazkov (Bulgarian: Андрей Желязков; born 9 July 1952, in Radnevo) is a former Bulgarian football player in midfielder role.

He played in his home country for Minyor Radnevo and Slavia Sofia, in the Netherlands for Feyenoord, in France with RC Strasbourg, in Belgium for Beerschot, and for the Bulgaria national football team.[1] He participated in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. With Feyenoord he won the double in 1984 playing alongside the likes of Johan Cruijff and Ruud Gullit. With Slavia he won the Bulgarian Cup in 1975 and 1980 and reached the final twice more in 1972 and 1981. He hold Slavia's record for both most caps with 338 and most goals 136.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (16 July 2009). "Bulgaria - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 18 August 2009. 

External links[edit]

Andrey Zhelyazkov in 1981
Awards
Preceded by
Atanas Mihaylov
Bulgarian Footballer of the Year
1980
Succeeded by
Georgi Velinov