Yanchev playing for CSKA Sofia in 2012
|Full name||Todor Dimitrov Yanchev|
|Date of birth||19 May 1976|
|Place of birth||Kazanlak, Bulgaria|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Playing position||Centre midfielder
|2001||→ Trabzonspor (loan)||21||(0)|
|2012–2013||CSKA Sofia (assistant coach)|
|2014–2015||CSKA Sofia (assistant coach)|
|2016||Tsarsko Selo Sofia|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In the summer break of 2000 CSKA Sofia signed Yanchev. With CSKA he became a champion of Bulgaria for 2003 and 2005. After the end of 2004–05 season, Yanchev transferred to Greek side Kallithea. Year later, as a free agent he signed with Randers, spending one season in Danish Superliga.
In 2007, Todor returned to Bulgaria, to join CSKA Sofia for the second time. In 2008, he became a champion of Bulgaria for third time and won Bulgarian Supercup. In the summer of 2009 he, as well as Kiril Kotev and Yordan Todorov, stayed in the club although the club was facing a big financial crisis, showing very stable level of play proving why he has been the team captain. In 2012 Yanchev was suspended for 3 months after he failed a drug test for methylhexanamine doping.
The defensive midfielder, was one of eight players who was fired by CSKA Sofia on 27 July 2012 and he was appointed for assistant coach, but on 6 August 2012 he was brought back in the first team, because of problem with the registering of the new players. On 20 October 2012 he played for 22nd time in the Eternal derby, wherein CSKA won 1–0.
On 7 January 2013, after leading the team of CSKA to the first official winter training session, Toshko gave his resignation to the Bulgarian Football Union and is no longer a player for CSKA. He decided to leave CSKA Sofia as a show of support for manager Stoycho Mladenov who had been sacked.
On 21 January, it was announced that Yanchev will join Slavia Sofia on a free transfer.
In July of the same year he returned to CSKA Sofia for the third time, after the club changed its ownership.
Yanchev was also assistant manager of CSKA Sofia when he played for the team in 2012–13 season and later in 2014–15 season. After he retired in the summer of 2015, he becаme manager of the newly founded team Tsarsko Selo in the A Regional Group. The team had only wins and one draw in the league, but in the end of December 2015 Tsarsko Selo's owner Stoyne Manolov bought V Group team FC Sofia and from 1 January 2016 Yanchev was appointed as manager in order to save the team from relegation and is looking to manage team in professional football. On 29 October 2016, following two successive defeats, Yanchev resigned.
- As of 22 September 2016
|Tsarsko Selo||1 July 2015||28 December 2015||13||12||1||0||92.31||62||4||+58|
|Sofia 2010||1 January 2016||31 June 2016||16||9||1||6||56.25||38||22||+16|
|Tsarsko Selo Sofia||1 August 2016||7||2||2||3||28.57||6||9||-3|
- CSKA Sofia
- Bulgarian A PFG (3)
- Bulgarian Cup (1)
- Kichukov, Simeon (26 April 2012). "Тодор Янчев и Пламен Илиев - старото куче срещу младото лъвче. Халфът на ЦСКА има почти толкова мачове срещу Левски, колкото вратарят общо за сините" (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
- Yanchev sign one year deal with Kallithea
- Todor Yanchev sign with Randers
- CSKA Sofia players banned 3 months espn.go.com 31 January 2012
- CSKA Sofia sack nine players
- Todor Yanchev gets back on the pitch
- Todor Yanchev gets back of retirement
- Todor Yanchev will make 22 appearances in the Eternal derby
- CSKA won the Eternal derby
- Тошко Янчев си тръгва със Стойчо? Дават пресконференция в понеделник
- Тодор Янчев пое отбор от "В" група
- "Легенда на ЦСКА падна тежко в "Б" група за втори пореден път и подаде оставка" (in Bulgarian). sportal.bg. 29 October 2016.