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2007–08 A Group

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Season  2007–08
Intertoto Cup  Chernomorets
Champion  PFC CSKA Sofia
Goals scored  558
Champions League  Levski Sofia
Start date  August 2007
Location  Bulgaria
Matches played  240
2007–08 A Group
Champions  CSKA Sofia (31st title)
UEFA Cup  Lokomotiv Sofia Litex Cherno More
Top goalscorer  Georgi Hristov (19 goals)
Relegated  PFC Beroe Stara Zagora, PFC Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo, FC Marek Dupnitsa
People also search for  2008–09 A Group, 2010–11 A Group

The 2007–08 A Group was the 60th season of the Bulgarian A Football Group since its establishment in 1948 and the 84th of a Bulgarian national top football division. The season began on 11 August 2007 and ended on 17 May 2008. CSKA Sofia won their 31st record league title. Last time they scooped the title was in 2004–05 season. CSKA managed to win the league without a single defeat, 16 points ahead of their archrival Levski Sofia.

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Despite the convincing results during the season, CSKA failed to get a UEFA license to participate in the Champions League due to unpaid debts. The guilt for the disaster in the club was taken by their chairman Aleksandar Tomov.

The league was contested by 16 teams, thirteen returning from the 2006-07 season and three promoted from the Bulgarian B Professional Football Group. The defending champion was Levski Sofia. Chernomorets Burgas and Pirin Blagoevgrad gained automatic promotion as winners of East and West B PFG. Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo gained promotion through the Promotion Play-Off beating Naftex Burgas 1–0 on 2 June 2007.

Stadia and locations

1^. Stadiums of Botev Plovdiv and Pirin Blagoevgrad have the same names, but they are placed in different cities.

League table

Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th goals scored
1 CSKA failed to get a license for the competition due to unpaid debts
2 Litex qualify via 2007–08 Bulgarian Cup
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results

Updated to games played on 17 May 2008.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Champions

CSKA Sofia
  • Iliev, Kabous, Amuneke and Chilikov left the club during a season.
  • References

    2007–08 A Group Wikipedia


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