Petko Petkov (footballer)

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Petko Petkov
Petko Petkov b1946.jpg
Petko Petkov c. 1974
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-08-03) 3 August 1946 (age 71)
Place of birth Sinitevo, Bulgaria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1968 Gorubso Madan ? (?)
1968–1980 Beroe 260 (144)
1980–1982 Austria Wien 51 (10)
National team
1970–1980 Bulgaria 33 (5)
Teams managed
1983–1985 Beroe
1987–1989 Beroe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Petko Petkov (Bulgarian: Петко Петков, born 3 August 1946) is a former Bulgarian football player.[1]


In his career Petkov played for Gorubso Madan, Beroe Stara Zagora and Austria Wien.


For Beroe he scored 144 goals in A PFG. This makes him the club's best goalscorer of all time in the top division. During the 1974–75 season he scored the fantastic 53 goals in the second division.

For the Bulgaria national football team, he was capped 33 times, scoring 5 goals.


  • Bulgarian League Top Scorer – 2 times: 1974 (with 20 goals); 1976 (with 19 goals)


  1. ^ "Petko Petkov". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.