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Ivaylo Petkov

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Full name  Ivaylo Rumenov Petkov
1995–1997  Spartak Pleven
Position  Defender
Years  Team
Height  1.82 m
Role  Footballer
Name  Ivaylo Petkov

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Date of birth  (1976-03-24) 24 March 1976 (age 39)

Playing position  Left back, Centre-back
Place of birth  Dolni Dabnik, Bulgaria

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Ivaylo Petkov (Bulgarian: Ивайло Петков; born 24 March 1976 in Dolni Dabnik, Pleven Province) is a former Bulgarian footballer, who played mainly as a left back and centre-back. He has won three A PFG titles, one Süper Lig title, a Bulgarian Cup and Bulgarian Supercup at Club Level, playing for 6 different teams throughout his career.



Petkov start to play football in Spartak Pleven. In 1995, he made his debut for the first team. He started to make his name in season 1997–98 when played for the present team Litex Lovech. After that he played for İstanbulspor, Fenerbahçe SK and Ankaragücü football clubs in Turkey and Kuban Krasnodar in Russia.

In January 2009, Petkov returned to Bulgaria and signed with Litex Lovech. He has won two A PFG titles, a Bulgarian Cup and a Bulgarian Supercup. At the end of 2010–11 season, Petkov announced his retirement from professional football.

Career statistics

(Correct as of 11 June 2011)

International career

Petkov made his first appearance for Bulgaria in 1996 when he was picked by Hristo Bonev for the friendly against Saudi Arabia on 6 November. He scored his first international goal on 18 August 1999, with a 32-yard shot in a 1–1 friendly draw against Ukraine. For Bulgaria, Petkov was capped 63 times, scoring 3 goals.

He was part of the 1998 FIFA World Cup and the Euro 2004 squads, playing the first two matches in both competitions.

International goals

Scores and goals list Bulgaria's goal tally first.


Litex Lovech
  • A PFG (3): 1997–98, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Bulgarian Cup (1): 2008–09
  • Bulgarian Supercup (1): 2010
  • Fenerbahçe
  • Süper Lig (1): 2003–04
  • References

    Ivaylo Petkov Wikipedia