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|Full name||Stoycho Dimitrov Mladenov|
|Date of birth||12 April 1957|
|Place of birth||Ploski, Bulgaria|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Forward (retired)|
|CSKA Sofia (manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mladenov started from small teams like Dimitrovgrad and gradually moved to bigger teams like CSKA Sofia. From there he went all around the world, however best moments of winning were in Portugal and also with his National Team. His best years were spent as a striker for CSKA Sofia. He also served the club as a manager and head coach. Mladenov's nickname is "Liverpool's Executor" in honor of his winning goals against the European champion Liverpool FC in UEFA European Champions Cup 1/4 finals in season 81/82. Mladenov's finest game as a player was on 17 March 1982, when he scored both of CSKA's goals as they beat Liverpool 2-0 in Sofia to knock the English giants out of the European Cup quarter-finals. He was honoured as Bulgarian Footballer of the Year in 1983. He played also in Portugal in several clubs like V.Setúbal, GD Estoril-Praia, Olhanense, but was in C.F. Os Belenenses where he achieved one third place in Portuguese football league and won a Portuguese Cup beating Benfica in the final, after winning in the prior stages teams like FC Porto and Sporting CP. He was also responsible for the victory that Belenenses had over Barcelona in the UEFA Cup of 1988, when he stole the ball from Barcelona's defender Schuster and made a perfect assistance for Mapuata's goal. Nowadays he trains the most successful Bulgarian team CSKA Sofia. Financial problems at his favourite club CSKA Sofia pushed him away after a series of compromises he had done during his time there. He was recently fired as manager of Al-Ettifaq FC after the team failed to win in 4 consecutive games. His son Alexandar Mladenov is a professional footballer. In March 2012, he replaced Dimitar Penev as head coach of CSKA Sofia and led the team to a second place finish during the 2011/2012 A PFG season.
on 4 January 2013 Stoycho Mladenov is sacked by CSKA Sofia he was at CSKA Sofia for the third time as manager of the club.  on 16 July 2013 Stoycho Mladenov is appointed by CSKA Sofia this is his fourth time at CSKA Sofia 
- Bulgarian League Top Scorer: 1978 (with 21 goals)
- CSKA Sofia
- Bulgarian League: 2 times - 2003, 2008
- Al-Ahli SC (Jeddah)
- Gulf Club Champions Cup: 1 times - 2008
- Mamrud, Roberto (16 July 2009). "Bulgaria - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 3 September 2009.
- Stoytcho Mladenov – FIFA competition record
|Bulgarian Footballer of the Year
|Bulgaria national football team manager
2000 – 2002