FC Slivnishki Geroy Slivnitsa

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Slivnishki Geroy
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Full nameFootball Club Slivnishki Geroy
Founded1924; 95 years ago (1924)
GroundSlivnishki Geroy Stadium, Slivnitsa
ChairmanVentsislav Balikov
ManagerPetar Malinov
LeagueSouth-West Third League
2018–19South-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 AFGBulgarian B Football GroupBulgarian 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 July 2019 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Bulgaria GK Martin Minev
2 Bulgaria DF Stefan Iliev
3 Bulgaria MF Georgi Kuzovski
4 Bulgaria DF Sibil Karagyozov
5 Bulgaria DF Lyubomir Despotov
6 Bulgaria DF Mario Petrov
7 Bulgaria MF Vesislav Ivanov
8 Bulgaria MF Rosen Kolev
9 Bulgaria FW Yordan Popov
10 Bulgaria MF Nikolay Marinov
11 Bulgaria MF Dimitar Maymunkov
13 Bulgaria FW Kristiyan Milanov
No. Position Player
14 Bulgaria DF Emil Trendafilov
15 Bulgaria FW Marian Hadzhiev
16 Bulgaria MF Antonio Mihov
17 Bulgaria FW Nicho Nichev
18 Bulgaria MF Teodor Nikiforov
20 Bulgaria MF Aleksandar Manolov
21 Bulgaria FW Atanas Kurdov
22 Bulgaria DF Viktor Georgiev (captain)
24 Bulgaria DF Kristiyan Zdravkov
77 Bulgaria GK Svetoslav Kamenov
90 Bulgaria GK Tervel Asenov

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