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Slivnishki Geroy
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Full name Football Club Slivnishki Geroy
Founded 1924; 94 years ago (1924)
Ground Slivnishki Geroy Stadium, Slivnitsa
Ground Capacity 7,000
Chairman Ventsislav Balikov
Manager Ventsislav Rangelov
League South-West Third League
2016–17 South-West Third League, 4th

Football Club Slivnishki Geroy (Bulgarian: Футболен клуб Сливнишки герой) are a Bulgarian association football club based in Slivnitsa, Sofia Province, currently playing in the South-West Third League. Their home ground since 1966 has been Slivnishki Geroi Stadium. The team has played in blue and white stripes throughout most of its history.



Slivnishki Geroi in 1975

Slivnishki Geroi was founded in 1924. The club has played 13 seasons at B PFG - the second level of Bulgarian football (including continuously from 1970 to 1983). Slivnishki Geroi's best season in the second division was in the 1974–75 season - 4th place. In 1982–83 season Slivnishki Geroi won just eleven games in the B PFG campaign and were relegated to the amateur V AFG, the third tier of the Bulgarian football league pyramid. Year later, the team relegated to fourth division.

In 2001 Slivnishki Geroi secured promotion to the third division. In 2004 Radoslav Zdravkov was appointed manager on a two-year contract.

Slivnishki Geroi finished the 2010–11 South-West V AFG Championship as champions and will return to the B PFG during 2011–12 for the first time in 28 years.

League positions[edit]

Third Amateur Football League (Bulgaria) Bulgarian V AFG Bulgarian B Football Group Bulgarian V AFG


Between 1924 and 1966, Slivnishki Geroi played at two grounds in the town, on the military division in Slivnitsa and on the Machine-tractor stations, but in 1966, the club moved to Slivnishki Geroi Stadium and have played there ever since. The stadium has a current capacity of 7,000.

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 October 2016 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Bulgaria GK Martin Minev
Bulgaria GK Dimitar Simeonov
Bulgaria DF Lyubomir Despotov
Bulgaria DF Viktor Georgiev
Bulgaria DF Georgi Gaydarov
Bulgaria DF Angel Madzhirov
Bulgaria DF Ivan Vlahov
Bulgaria DF Denis Nikolov
No. Position Player
Bulgaria MF Nikolay Marinov
Bulgaria MF Vesislav Ivanov
Bulgaria MF Kostadin Kaftanov
Bulgaria MF Nikolay Petrov
Bulgaria FW Krasimir Georgiev
Bulgaria FW Bozhidar Atanasov
Bulgaria FW Marian Hadzhiev

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