Trayan Dyankov

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Trayan Dyankov
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Personal information
Full name Trayan Kolev Dyankov
Date of birth (1976-06-21)21 June 1976
Place of birth Varna, Bulgaria
Date of death 1 August 2016(2016-08-01) (aged 40)
Place of death Varna, Bulgaria
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–2000 Spartak Varna 90 (4)
2000–2001 Velbazhd Kyustendil 21 (0)
2001–2004 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 52 (3)
2004 Dynamo Makhachkala 2 (0)
2005–2006 Spartak Varna 24 (2)
2006–2013 Chernomorets Burgas 175 (5)
2013 Chernomorets Balchik 1 (0)
2013 FC Obzor 7 (0)
2014 Spartak 1918 13 (0)
2014–2016 Kaliakra Kavarna 47 (4)
Total 432 (18)
Teams managed
2014 Spartak 1918 (playing coach)
2016 Spartak Varna
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Trayan Kolev Dyankov (Bulgarian: Траян Дянков; 21 June 1976 – 1 August 2016) was a Bulgarian football defender and manager of Spartak Varna.[1] He was a right or central defender, and began his career in Spartak Varna's youth teams.

Career[edit]

Born in Varna, Dyankov start to play football in the local club Spartak Varna. He made his first-team debut on 10 April 1994 in a A PFG match against Slavia Sofia as an 86th-minute substitute.[2]

After that played in Velbazhd Kyustendil and Lokomotiv Plovdiv. During the 2003/04 season he won the top Bulgarian league, the A PFG, with Loko Plovdiv.

In June 2006, Dyankov joined Chernomorets Burgas. With the club he played in the matches of Intertoto Cup 2008 against Slovenian ND Gorica and Swiss Grasshopper Club Zürich. On 15 January 2011, it was announced that Chernomorets had renewed the contract of Dyankov, extending it until 30 June 2012.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Dyankov married in 2009.[4] He died at the age of 40 on 1 August 2016 in Varna after suffering a suspected heart attack while exercising.[5][6]

Honours[edit]

PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Trayan Dyankov Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Траян Дянков изигра 300 мача за 2 десетилетия в елита" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Траян Дянков продължи договора си с Черноморец" (in Bulgarian). novsport.com. 15 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Траян Дянков каза "Да" на своята любима" (in Bulgarian). sportal.bg. 10 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "БФС се преклони пред паметта на Траян Дянков". topsport.bg (in Bulgarian). 2 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-02. 
  6. ^ "Прощаваме се с Траян Дянков в сряда". Blitz.bg/sport (in Bulgarian). 2 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-02.