Todor Palankov

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Todor Palankov
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Personal information
Full name Todor Borisov Palankov
Date of birth (1984-01-13) 13 January 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Eleshnitsa, Bulgaria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pirin Blagoevgrad
Number 6
Youth career
Litex Lovech
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Litex Lovech 37 (1)
2003 Belite orli (loan) 15 (0)
2005 Vidima-Rakovski (loan) 16 (1)
2007 Cherno More (loan) 13 (0)
2007–2010 Pirin Blagoevgrad 81 (3)
2010–2013 Chernomorets Burgas 72 (4)
2013–2017 Cherno More 107 (3)
2017– Pirin Blagoevgrad 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 May 2017.

Todor Palankov (Bulgarian: Тодор Паланков; born 13 January 1984) is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Pirin Blagoevgrad.


Palankov began his career at Litex Lovech where he made 37 A PFG appearances. He made his debut on 13 March 2004 in a 1–0 home win over Pirin Blagoevgrad and scored his only goal for Litex against Rilski Sportist on 13 August 2006. Whilst at Litex he spent time out on loan at Belite orli, Vidima-Rakovski and Cherno More before joining Pirin Blagoevgrad on a permanent basis in the summer of 2007.

In December 2009, Palankov confirmed he will sign a pre-contractual agreement for Chernomorets Burgas. On 12 January 2010, he signed a three-year contract, joining the team at the start of the 2010–11 season.[1] He made his debut on 21 August 2010, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 home win over Vidima-Rakovski. Palankov left Chernomorets at the end of the 2012–13 season, when his contract expired.

On 5 June 2013, Palankov joined Cherno More Varna as a free agent.[2] He made his second Cherno More debut on 19 July, as a substitute against his previously club Chernomorets Burgas, on the opening day of 2013–14 season. On 7 December, Palankov scored a last-minute winning goal for the 2–1 victory over Neftochimic Burgas. On 29 May 2017, his contract was terminated by mutual consent.[3]

In June 2017, Palankov joined Pirin Blagoevgrad.[4]

He has received call-ups to the Bulgaria U21 team.[5]


Palankov playing for Pirin in 2009


Litex Lovech
Cherno More


  1. ^ "Халф на Пирин подписа с Черноморец" (in Bulgarian). 13 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Гонзо взе четирима, освободи Идалго" (in Bulgarian). 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "ПФК "Черно море" се раздели с 8 футболисти" (in Bulgarian). 29 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Тодор Паланков се връща в Пирин" (in Bulgarian). 27 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Викат четирима от "Литекс" при младежите" (in Bulgarian). 10 August 2005. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

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