Dimitar Rangelov

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Dimitar Rangelov
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Personal information
Full name Dimitar Rangelov
Date of birth (1983-02-09) 9 February 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward / Winger
Club information
Current team
Konyaspor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 Slavia Sofia 126 (32)
2006–2008 Strasbourg 15 (2)
2007 Erzgebirge Aue (loan) 15 (5)
2007–2008 Energie Cottbus (loan) 24 (6)
2008–2009 Energie Cottbus 27 (9)
2009–2012 Borussia Dortmund 11 (1)
2010–2011 Maccabi Tel Aviv (loan) 22 (2)
2011–2012 Energie Cottbus (loan) 30 (12)
2012–2014 FC Luzern 54 (12)
2014– Konyaspor 0 (0)
National team
2004– Bulgaria 30 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:08, 20 May 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:43, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Dimitar Rangelov (Bulgarian: Димитър Рангелов, born 9 February 1983) is a Bulgarian football forward who plays for Turkish side Konyaspor[1] and the Bulgarian national team.

In 2007 he made his debut for Bulgaria.

Career[edit]

Slavia Sofia[edit]

Born in Sofia,[2] Rangelov started playing football in local team Slavia. On 3 June 2000, then 17 years old, he made his official debut in professional football in a match against Beroe Stara Zagora as a 65th-minute substitute. Rangelov played for PFC Slavia Sofia between 2000 and 2006.

Strasbourg[edit]

Rangelov was sold to RC Strasbourg for 1,000,000. In 2007, he was loaned for six months to German side FC Erzgebirge Aue. After that, he was loaned again to Energie Cottbus and quickly developed into an important first team player at his new team.

Energie Cottbus[edit]

After a half season on loan, Rangelov was bought by the team of Cottbus. For Energie, he earned 49 appearances playing in the Bundesliga, scoring 15 goals.

Borussia Dortmund[edit]

On 16 June 2009, Rangelov officially signed his contract with Borussia Dortmund. The transfer fee was 1 million .[3][4] His contract is for four years. On 20 March 2010, he scored his first goal in the Bundesliga for the Dortmund side in the 3–0 home win against Bayer Leverkusen.[5]

Maccabi Tel Aviv (loan)[edit]

On 4 September 2010 Borussia Dortmund loaned him to Maccabi Tel Aviv[6][7] until the end of the season with purchase option in the end. On 6 November 2010, Rangelov scored his first goal for Maccabi in the match against Hapoel Ashkelon. In April 2011 with the end of regular season (before the playoffs). Rangelov reached a mutual agreement on his release from Maccabi and his return to his original club Dortmund.

Return to Energie (loan)[edit]

On 28 June 2011, Rangelov re-joined Energie Cottbus where he played between 2007 and 2009, signing a one-year loan deal.[8] Rangelov ended the season in 2. Fußball-Bundesliga with 12 goals to his name making him Energie's top scorer.

Luzern[edit]

On 11 July 2012, Rangelov joined Swiss Super League side FC Luzern on a two year contract for an undisclosed fee, though media reports estimated it to be between €300,000 and £350,000.[9][10] Four days later, he made his debut in a 1–1 home draw against FC Zürich, playing the full 90 minutes. On 11 August Rangelov netted his first goal, scoring a penalty against St. Gallen. He scored his first-ever European goal on 23 August, opening the scoring in a 2–1 home win over Genk in their Europa League play-offs first leg tie.[11] A week later, in the second leg tie against Genk, Rangelov was sent off in the 37th minute.[12]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 20 May 2014

Club performance League Cup Europe Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bulgaria
2000–01 Slavia Sofia A PFG 5 0 ? ? 5 0
2001–02 24 3 ? ? 24 3
2002–03 24 4 ? ? 24 4
2003–04 21 10 ? ? 21 10
2004–05 27 8 ? ? 27 8
2006–05 26 7 1 0 27 7
France
2006–07 RC Strasbourg Ligue 2 15 2 4 2 19 4
Germany
2006–07 Erzgebirge Aue 2. Bundesliga 16 5 0 0 16 5
2007–08 Energie Cottbus Bundesliga 22 6 1 1 23 7
2008–09 27 9 3 3 30 12
2009–10 Borussia Dortmund 10 1 2 0 0 0 12 1
2010–11 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Israel
2010–11 Maccabi Tel Aviv Israeli Premier League 22 2 6 2 0 0 28 4
Germany
2011–12 Energie Cottbus 2. Bundesliga 30 12 1 0 31 12
Switzerland
2012–13 Luzern Swiss Super League 28 1 1 0 2 1 31 2
2013–14 26 11 4 6 30 17
Career total 323 81 23 14 3 1 349 97

National team[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Bulgaria's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 August 2009 Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria  Latvia 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2 12 October 2010 Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey  Saudi Arabia 1–0 2–0 Friendly
3 12 October 2012 Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria  Denmark 1–0 1–1 2014 World Cup qualifier

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dimitar Rangelov wechselt zum FC Luzern" (in German). Borussia Dortmund. 3 July 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "БФС честити рождения ден на Димитър Рангелов". BFS. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Borussia Dortmund After Cottbus Striker Rangelov". Goal.com. Retrieved 14 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "Rangelov signs with Borussia Dortmund for three years". Bulgaria Gazette. Retrieved 15 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "Leverkusen kann Gunst der Stunde nicht nutzen". Welt Online. Retrieved 19 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "מכבי סיכמה על השאלת ראנגלוב" (in Hebrew). maccabi-tlv.co.il. 4 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "דימיטאר רנגלוב: עונה הבאה נוכל להצליחבאלופות" (in Hebrew). one.co.il. 4 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "Rangelov zurück nach Cottbus". 2. Bundesliga (in German). Retrieved 29 September 2010. 
  9. ^ Gruhn, Andreas (15 August 2012). "Der BVB muss erwachsen werden" (in German). rp-online.de. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  10. ^ Zocher, Thomas (11 July 2012). "Rangelov makes Luzern switch". Skysports.com. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Luzern 2–1 Genk". UEFA.com. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Genk 2–0 Luzern". UEFA.com. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 

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