Angel Chervenkov

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Angel Chervenkov
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Personal information
Date of birth (1964-06-10) 10 June 1964 (age 51)
Place of birth Bolyarovo, Bulgaria PR
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Arsenal-Kyiv (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1981 Tundzhaa 14 (2)
1981–1984 Armeets Sofia 83 (30)
1984–1987 CSKA Sofia 70 (9)
1987–1989 Lokomotiv Gorna 57 (4)
1989–1994 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 121 (21)
1994–1996 Montana 50 (6)
National team
1984–1987 Bulgaria 5 (0)
Teams managed
2001–2002 Cherno More
2002–2003 Minyor Bobov Dol
2003–2007 CSKA Sofia (assistant)
2007 Kaunas
2007 Heart of Midlothian
2009–2010 Litex Lovech
2010–2011 Sevastopol
2012 Prešov
2014 Sevastopol
2015– Arsenal-Kyiv

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Angel Chervenkov (Bulgarian: Ангел Димитров Червенков, born 10 June 1964) is a Bulgarian former footballer and current football manager.


As a player[edit]

As a footballer, Chervenkov played as a defender for Tundzha Yambol (1980–1981), Armeets Sofia (1981–1984), CSKA Sofia (1984–1987), Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa (1987–1989), Etar Veliko Tarnovo (1989–1994) and Montana (1994–1996). In Bulgaria's top division, the A PFG, Chervenkov had 298 matches and 40 goals. He won the championship twice, in 1987 with CSKA and in 1991 with Etar, once finished second (with CSKA in 1985) and once third (with Etar in 1990). With CSKA, Chervenkov has two Bulgarian Cup trophies (1985 and 1987) and two Cup of the Soviet Army trophies (1985 and 1986). In the European tournaments, he has featured in 6 matches, scoring once (in one of his two matches for Etar, the rest being for CSKA). Internationally, Chervenkov has 5 caps for the Bulgaria national team. He participated in European Championship 1991/92.

As a manager[edit]

During his coaching career, Chervenkov has worked in CSKA's youth academy (1991–2001) and has been in charge of:

and managed Litex Lovech and won the A Football Group in July 2010 .[3] In 2011 was head coach of PFC Sevastopol in Ukrainian Premier League.In 2012 was head coach of Prešov in Corgoň Liga. 2014 again in charge of PFC Sevastopol and in 2015 Arsenal-Kyiv