Todor Kolev (footballer, born 1980)

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Todor Kolev
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Personal information
Full name Todor Aleksandrov Kolev
Date of birth (1980-02-08) 8 February 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Number 10
Youth career
Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Etar Veliko Tarnovo
1999–2005 Levski Sofia 55 (16)
2000–2002 Spartak Pleven (loan) 49 (57)
2005 Marek Dupnitsa (loan) 4 (1)
2005–2007 Slavia Sofia 55 (32)
2007–2008 Alemannia Aachen 20 (5)
2008–2010 Slavia Sofia 44 (15)
2009 Kiryat Shmona (loan) 14 (1)
2011 Ludogorets Razgrad 21 (10)
2012 Etar 1924 10 (6)
2012 Olympiakos Volou 10 (1)
2013 Slavia Sofia 3 (0)
2013–2014 Lamia F.C. 6 (4)
2014– Etar Veliko Tarnovo 17 (7)
National team
Bulgaria U21

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2015.

† Appearances (goals)

Todor Kolev (Bulgarian: Тодор Колев; born 2 August 1980 in Veliko Tarnovo) is a Bulgarian footballer[1] who currently plays as a forward for Etar Veliko Tarnovo.


Kolev started to play football at Etar Veliko Tarnovo.[citation needed] In 1999, when he was 19 years old, he was transferred to Levski Sofia,[2] with whom he was Champion of Bulgaria in 1999–00 and won the 2000 Bulgarian Cup. Kolev made his competitive debut for Levski on 27 October 1999 against FC Iskar in the first round of the Bulgarian Cup, scoring three goals.

In June 2000, he was loaned to Spartak Pleven. In the 2001–02 season, Kolev earned 23 appearances playing in the Bulgarian top division, scoring 18 goals.

In the summer of 2002, he returned to Levski and won the 2003 Bulgarian Cup.

In January 2005, Kolev was loaned to Marek Dupnitsa. Five months later, Slavia Sofia signed Kolev on a five-year deal. In the 2006–07 season, he scored the 25 goals in 28 league matches.

In June 2007, Kolev relocated to Germany, signing a contract with TSV Alemannia Aachen. In the 2007–08 season, he earned 20 appearances playing in the 2nd Bundesliga, scoring five goals.

In August 2008, Kolev returned to Slavia Sofia.

In December 2010, Kolev signed with Ludogorets Razgrad.

In September 2012, Kolev left Etar 1924 to sign with Olympiakos Volou.


Levski Sofia


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