PFC Spartak Pleven

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Spartak Pleven
Full name PFC Spartak Pleven
Founded 1919; 96 years ago (1919)
2010; 5 years ago (2010)(refounded)
Ground Pleven Stadium, Pleven
Ground Capacity 22,000
Chairman Bulgaria Evgeni Genov
Manager Republic of Macedonia Robert Petrov
League B Group
2014–15 North-West V Group, 1st

PFC Spartak Pleven (Bulgarian: ПФК Спартак Плевен) is a Bulgarian football club from Pleven founded in 1919. The team's greatest achievements are the Bulgarian Cup final in 1957 and the third place in the Bulgarian Championship the following season. The team went bankrupt in January 2009 and officially ceased existence in June 2009. However at the beginning of 2010 the club was re-founded and currently plays in the B Group, the second level of Bulgarian football.

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


Current squad[edit]

As of 23 July 2015 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 MF Nikolay Botev
3 Bulgaria DF Zhivko Gospodinov
4 Bulgaria DF Georgi Peychev
5 Bulgaria DF Kristiyan Grigorov
6 Bulgaria MF Antoni Ivanov
7 Bulgaria MF Plamen Iliev
8 Bulgaria MF Bogomil Hristov
9 Bulgaria FW Stefan Hristov
10 Bulgaria MF Vasil Shopov (captain)
11 Bulgaria MF Hristo Kirev
12 Bulgaria DF Plamen Tenev (on loan from Beroe)
13 Bulgaria DF Daniel Gergov
No. Position Player
14 Bulgaria FW Preslav Antonov
15 Bulgaria MF Tihomir Todorov
16 Bulgaria MF Ivan Dyankov
17 Bulgaria DF Stenislav Georgiev
18 Bulgaria MF Zhyulien Benkov
94 Bulgaria GK Marin Orlinov (on loan from Litex Lovech)
Bulgaria MF Viktor Ivanov
Bulgaria MF Lilyan Marinov
Bulgaria MF Kristiyan Ivanov
Bulgaria MF Trayan Dimitrov
Bulgaria FW Tsvetomir Todorov
Bulgaria FW Viktor Mitov

For recent transfers, see Transfers summer 2015.

Famous players[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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