OFC Spartak Pleven

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Spartak Pleven
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Full name OFC Spartak Pleven
Founded 1919; 97 years ago (1919)
Ground Pleven Stadium, Pleven
Ground Capacity 22,000
Chairman Bulgaria Evgeni Genov
Manager Bulgaria Diyan Donchev
League Second League
2014–15 North-West V Group, 1st
/promoted/

OFC Spartak Pleven (Bulgarian: OФК Спартак Плевен) is a Bulgarian football club from the city of Pleven founded in 10 september 1919. The team's greatest achievements are the Bulgarian Cup final in 1957 and the third place in the Bulgarian Championship during the following season. The team went bankrupt in January 2009 and officially ceased existence in June 2009.

Spartak Pleven's colours are blue and white. Former Bulgarian international Plamen Getov is the club's most prominent figure, being Spartak Pleven's top goalscorer with a total of 108 goals.

Honours[edit]

Bulgarian A Group:

Bulgarian Cup:

Cup of the Soviet Army

  • Runners-up: 1987

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 August 2016 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 Dimitar Pantev
2 Bulgaria DF Teodor Kolarov
3 Bulgaria DF Stenislav Georgiev
4 Bulgaria DF Dimitar Michkov
5 Bulgaria DF Tsvetelin Radev
6 Bulgaria MF Anton Slavchev
7 Bulgaria FW Vladimir Kaptiev
8 Bulgaria MF Ivo Ivanov (captain)
9 Bulgaria FW Stefan Hristov
10 Bulgaria FW Spas Spasov
11 Bulgaria MF Kiril Valov
12 Bulgaria FW Kristiyan Dimitrov
13 Bulgaria MF Zhulien Benkov
No. Position Player
14 Bulgaria DF Tsvetan Karakolev
15 Bulgaria MF Tihomir Todorov
16 Bulgaria MF Preslav Antonov
17 Bulgaria MF Nikolay Velkov
18 Bulgaria MF Lilyan Marinov
19 Bulgaria MF Kristiyan Ivanov
20 Bulgaria DF Martin Mitov
21 Bulgaria MF Vlado Ivanov
22 Bulgaria MF Viktor Ivanov
24 Bulgaria MF Lyubomir Todorov
30 Bulgaria MF Martin Bakalov
45 Bulgaria FW Grigor Dolapchiev
94 Bulgaria GK Zlati Zlatev

For recent transfers, see Transfers summer 2016.

Past seasons[edit]

Season Level League Place W D L GF GA Pts Bulgarian Cup
2009–10 IV A Regional Group 2 18 5 3 75 26 59 not qualified
2010–11 III V Group 5 15 6 9 49 27 51 not qualified
2011–12 III V Group 1 27 2 1 111 10 83 Third Round
2012–13 II B Group 6* 11 9 6 33 25 42 Second Round
2013–14 III V Group 4 20 5 5 66 27 65 not qualified
2014–15 III V Group 1 23 2 1 92 8 71 not qualified
2015–16 II B Group Second Round
Green marks a season followed by promotion, red a season followed by relegation.

Notable players[edit]

Famous players[edit]

Notable stats[edit]

Most A Group appearances:

# Name Matches
1 Bulgaria Pusho Dimitrov 301
2 Bulgaria Krasimir Lazarov 257
3 Bulgaria Sasho Varbanov 253
4 Bulgaria Petar Boyanov 251
5 Bulgaria Petko Todorov 244
6 Bulgaria Stoyan Zdravkov 220
7 Bulgaria Pavel Chelestinov 213
8 Bulgaria Boris Novachev 204
9 Bulgaria Dimcho Dimov 204
10 Bulgaria Vencho Sabotinov 203

Most A Group goals:

# Name Gols
1 Bulgaria Plamen Getov 108
2 Bulgaria Sasho Varbanov 75
3 Bulgaria Stoyan Zdravkov 64
4 Bulgaria Pavel Chelestinov 56
5 Bulgaria Krasimir Lazarov 40
6 Bulgaria Petar Boyanov 25
7 Bulgaria Vasil Minkov 25
8 Bulgaria Blagoi Krastanov 24
9 Bulgaria Milen Goranov 24
10 Bulgaria Petar Kostov 20

References[edit]

  • Обретенов, Светослав (1989). Северняшки танц с футболна топка (in Bulgarian). Пловдив: Издателство "Христо Г. Данов". 
  • Симеонов, Климент (1984). Футболът в България (in Bulgarian). София: Държавно издателство "Медицина и физкултура". 

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