Manol Manolov

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Manol Manolov
Manol Manolov (1972).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth 5 August 1925
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Date of death 16 December 2008(2008-12-16) (aged 83)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1942–1944 Ustrem Sofia
1944–1948 Septemvri Sofia
1948–1962 CSKA Sofia 239 (8)
Total 239 (8 )
National team
1950–1961 Bulgaria 57 (1)
Teams managed
1962–1963 Cherno More Varna
1965–1966 Beroe
1969–1974 CSKA Sofia
1974 Hebar Pazardzhik
1974–1975 CSKA Sofia
1979–1980 Apollon Athens
1980 Slavia
1981 Ethnikos Piraeus
1982–1983 Panserraikos
1984–1985 CSKA Sofia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne Team Competition

Manol Manolov (Bulgarian: Манол Манолов) (born 5 August 1925, in Sofia, Bulgaria; died December 16, 2008) was a Bulgarian football defender and manager. For the Bulgaria national football team Manolov featured in 57 games and won a bronze medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Between 1948 and 1962 he played in 239 matches and scored 8 goals for CSKA Sofia. He was honoured as Bulgarian Footballer of the Year in 1958. Manolov won the top Bulgarian league, the A PFG, a record twelve times (all with CSKA), as well as the Bulgarian Cup, four times (all with CSKA).

He coached Beroe, CSKA Sofia, Hebar Pazardzhik,[1] Ethnikos Piraeus,[2] Apollon Athens,[3] Slavia and Panserraikos.[4]

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Preceded by
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Bulgarian Footballer of the Year
1958
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