Yordan Petkov

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Yordan Petkov
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Personal information
Full name Yordan Hristov Petkov
Date of birth (1976-03-11) 11 March 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Hebar Pazardzhik (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 38 (1)
1998–1999 Vorskla Poltava 45 (3)
2000–2001 Lokomotiv Sofia 44 (1)
2001–2004 Slavia Sofia 91 (2)
2005–2006 Samsunspor 43 (0)
2006 Slavia Sofia (loan) 11 (1)
2007–2010 Slavia Sofia 81 (5)
2011 Ermis Aradippou 11 (0)
Total 364 (13)
National team
2001–2003 Bulgaria 4 (0)
Teams managed
2011–2016 Slavia Sofia (assistant)
2016– Hebar Pazardzhik
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2011.

Yordan Petkov (Bulgarian: Йордан Петков) (born 11 March 1976 in Veliko Tarnovo) is a former Bulgarian football defender who also used to be assistant coach of Slavia Sofia under Martin Kushev.

As a player, he spent most of his career at Slavia Sofia,[1] with a short spell at Turkish Samsunspor and Cyprus Ermis Aradippou before retirement. In his first years as a footballer, he also played for Etar Veliko Tarnovo, Vorskla Poltava and Lokomotiv Sofia.[2] On 31 July 2011, Petkov played his farewell game for Slavia, appearing for 10 minutes in the 2:2 draw with Cypriot side Apollon Limassol in an exhibition match.[3]

Petkov was capped four times for Bulgaria.


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