Petar Vitanov

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Petar Vitanov
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Personal information
Full name Petar Ivo Vitanov
Date of birth (1995-03-10) 10 March 1995 (age 25)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Number 34
Youth career
2002–2009 CSKA Sofia
2009–2012 Brooke House College
2012–2014 CSKA Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 CSKA Sofia 27 (1)
2016–2017 CSKA Sofia II 28 (0)
2017 Vereya 16 (0)
2018–2019 Cherno More 44 (0)
2019– Lokomotiv Plovdiv 26 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Bulgaria U19 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:51, 24 July 2020 (UTC)

Petar Vitanov (Bulgarian: Петър Витанов; born 10 March 1995) is a Bulgarian professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Lokomotiv Plovdiv.[2]

Vitanov began his career with CSKA Sofia. After progressing into the first team, he made his senior debut in December 2013. However, he struggled to establish himself in the first team, making 32 appearances during a four-year spell. He was released by CSKA in 2017 and joined Vereya. In January 2018, Vitanov signed with Cherno More Varna, before moving to Lokomotiv Plovdiv in June 2019.

Career[edit]

Vitanov started his career at home-town club CSKA Sofia, joining their youth system as a seven-year-old. In 2009, after a successful trial he won a scholarship and joined the Football Academy of Brooke House College in England.[3]

In 2012 Vitanov returned to CSKA. On 19 July 2013, he signed his first professional contract with the club, keeping his services at CSKA until 2016.[4] He made his debut on 14 December 2013, coming on as a 46th-minute substitute for Emil Gargorov in a 7–0 home win over Lyubimets 2007.

In June 2017, Vitanov signed with Vereya.[5]

On 12 January 2018, Vitanov signed with Cherno More.[6] On 17 February, he made his official debut for the club in a 1–4 home defeat by Beroe.[7]

Statistics[edit]

As of 1 June 2019

Professional Club Performance
Club Season Division League Bulgarian Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
CSKA Sofia
2013–14 A Group 1 0 0 0 1 0
2014–15 2 0 0 0 2 0
2015–16 V Group 23 1 5 0 28 1
CSKA Sofia II 2016–17 Second League 28 0 28 0
CSKA Sofia 2016–17 First League 1 0 0 0 1 0
Vereya 2017–18 16 0 0 0 16 0
Cherno More 14 0 0 0 14 0
2018–19 30 0 2 0 32 0
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2019–20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career statistics 115 1 7 0 0 0 122 1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

CSKA Sofia
Lokomotiv Plovdiv

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Състав на "Черно море" за сезон 2017/2018" (in Bulgarian). Cherno More official website. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Petar Vitanov Facts". footballdatabase.eu.
  3. ^ "Люлка на шампиони: Петър Витанов" (in Bulgarian). cska.bg. 18 December 2013. Archived from the original on 1 January 2014.
  4. ^ "ЦСКА подписа с двама юноши" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 19 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Петър Витанов подсили Верея" (in Bulgarian). novsport.bg. 21 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Петър Витанов е четвъртият нов футболист в Черно море" [Petar Vitanov is Cherno More's fourth new footballer] (in Bulgarian). chernomorepfc.bg. 12 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Черно море – Берое 1:4" [Cherno More – Beroe 1:4] (in Bulgarian). chernomorepfc.bg. 17 February 2018.

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