Petko Petkov (football manager)
|Full name||Petko Tsvetanov Petkov|
|Date of birth||29 March 1968|
|Place of birth||Sofia, Bulgaria|
|CSKA 1948 (manager)|
|1995–2000||Akademik Sofia (youth coach)|
|2000–2001||Minyor Pernik (assistant)|
|2001–2002||Al Nadjma (assistant)|
|2002–2003||Septemvri Sofia (assistant)|
|2005–2006||Levski Sofia (youth coach)|
|2007–2010||Litex Lovech (youth coach)|
|2010||Litex Lovech (caretaker)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
As a player
Petkov began his career at FC Lulin, training in the youth team between 1976 and 1986. From 1986 to 1988 he served his duty in the army. From 1988 to 1991 Petkov played for Akademik, in the Bulgarian "B" group, and from 1991 to 1993 he played for Septemvri. He retired from football in 1993 after being diagnosed with an abductor injury.
As a manager
Petkov was youth coach at Septemvri from 1995 until 2008. He helped Septemvri to win a total of eighteen awards during his stay in the club. He discovered a number of talented players, including Ivan Ivanov, Ivan Karadjov, Stefan Pavlov, Georgi Sokolov, Trifon Trifonov, Alexander Tonev, Alexander Vasilev, Bojidar Lazov, Hristo Surmov, Veselin Mitrev, Spas Popov, Apostol Delev and Garra Mladenov.
- "Литекс обяви причината за изгонването на Червенков - Петко Петков е новият треньор". sportal.bg. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
- "Петко Петков пое ЦСКА 1948 и даде обещание тимът да доминира". Sporta.bg (in Bulgarian). 24 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.