1972–73 A Group

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A Group
Season1972–73
ChampionsCSKA Sofia
(17th title)
RelegatedTundzha
Volov
European CupCSKA
UEFA CupLokomotiv Plovdiv
Slavia
Matches played304
Goals scored848 (2.79 per match)
Top goalscorerPetar Zhekov
(29 goals)

Statistics of Bulgarian A Football Group in the 1972–1973 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 18 teams, and CSKA Sofia won the championship.[1]

League standings[edit]

CSKA Sofia in 1973
Pos Club P W D L F A Pts Qualification or relegation
1 CSKA Sofia 34 22 7 5 80 40 51 1973–74 European Cup first round
2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 34 18 7 9 62 38 43 1973–74 UEFA Cup first round
3 Slavia Sofia 33 16 11 6 55 33 43 1973–74 UEFA Cup first round
4 Levski Sofia 34 15 10 9 62 37 40
5 Akademik Sofia 34 15 8 11 61 43 38
6 Dunav Ruse* 34 14 9 11 42 41 37 Relegation to B Group
7 Lokomotiv Sofia 34 14 9 11 44 44 37
8 Botev Vratsa 34 13 7 14 48 55 33
9 Botev Plovdiv 34 12 8 14 44 44 32
10 Cherno More Varna 34 12 8 14 51 54 32
11 Spartak Pleven 33 13 5 15 46 51 31
12 Chernomorets Burgas* 34 12 7 15 35 44 31 Relegation to B Group
13 Beroe Stara Zagora 34 12 6 16 50 47 30 1973–74 Cup Winners' Cup first round
14 Minyor Pernik 34 8 14 12 35 54 30
15 Spartak Varna 33 10 9 14 34 49 29
16 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 34 7 14 13 37 49 28
17 Tundzha Yambol 33 9 7 17 37 55 25 Relegation to B Group
18 Volov Shumen 34 6 6 22 25 70 18 Relegation to B Group
  • *Following the end of the season, after allegations of match fixing and allocation of funds for briberies, Dunav and Chernomorets were relegated from the group, while the matches Slavia - Spartak Varna and Spartak Pleven - Tundzha were annulled.

Champions[edit]

CSKA Sofia
Goalkeepers
Bulgaria Stoyan Yordanov 22 0(0)
Bulgaria Yordan Filipov 12 0(0)
Bulgaria Drazho Stoyanov 04 0(0)
Defenders
Bulgaria Kiril Stankov 28 0(1)
Bulgaria Dimitar Penev 24 0(3)
Bulgaria Ivan Zafirov 31 0(1)
Bulgaria Todor Simov 14 0(1)
Bulgaria Boris Gaganelov 34 0(0)
Bulgaria Bozhil Kolev 34 0(6)
Midfielders
Bulgaria Borislav Sredkov 17 0(1)
Bulgaria Asparuh Nikodimov 32 0(2)
Bulgaria Plamen Yankov 27 0(4)
Bulgaria Georgi Denev 33 (12)
Bulgaria Tsvetan Atanasov 21 0(3)
Bulgaria Stoil Trankov 13 0(1)
Forwards
Bulgaria Petar Zhekov 31 (29)
Bulgaria Stefan Mihaylov 25 0(9)
Bulgaria Dimitar Marashliev 22 0(7)
Bulgaria Dimitar Yakimov 01 0(0)
Manager
Bulgaria Manol Manolov

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Bulgaria Petar Zhekov CSKA Sofia 29
2 Bulgaria Hristo Bonev Lokomotiv Plovdiv 28
3 Bulgaria Nikola Hristov Dunav Ruse 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Размахват голямата тояга в А група заради черни каси" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 26 January 2013.

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