Petko Petkov (footballer) is confirmed dead at the age of 73.
Petko was best known as a Bulgarian football player (Beroe).
Petko Petkov
Petko Petkov b1946.jpg
Petko Petkov c. 1974
Personal information
Date of birth(1946-08-03)3 August 1946
Place of birthSinitevo, Bulgaria
Date of death10 January 2020(2020-01-10) (aged 73)
Place of deathStara Zagora, Bulgaria
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionForward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1963–1964Rodopa Smolyan?(?)
1964–1965Minyor Rudozem?(?)
1965–1967Gorubso Madan?(?)
1968–1977Beroe263(192)
1977–1978Akademik Svishtov20(8)
1978–1980Beroe66(32)
1981–1982Austria Wien51(10)
1982–1983Beroe23(9)
National team
1970–1980Bulgaria33(5)
Teams managed
1983–1985Beroe
1986–1987Akademik Svishtov
1987–1989Beroe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Petko Petkov (Bulgarian: Петко Петков; 3 August 1946 – 10 January 2020) was a Bulgarian footballer who played as a forward, most notably for Beroe Stara Zagora. He is the club's record goalscorer in the top league with 144 goals in 260 matches.
Contents
1 Career
1.1 Beroe
2 Honours
2.1 Club
2.2 Individual
3 References
Career
In his career Petkov played for Gorubso Madan, Beroe Stara Zagora and Austria Wien.
Beroe
For Beroe he scored 144 goals in A PFG. This makes him the club's best goalscorer of all time in the top division. During the 1974–75 season he scored the fantastic 53 goals in the second division.
For the Bulgaria national football team, he was capped 33 times, scoring 5 goals.
Honours
Club
Beroe
Balkans Cup (2): 1967–68; 1969
Austria Wien
Austrian Bundesliga: 1980–81
Austrian Cup: 1981–82
Individual
Bulgarian League top scorer (2): 1973–74 (20 goals), 1975–76 (19 goals)
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