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Place of birth  Vratsa, Bulgaria
Name  Steven Petkov
2004–2014  Levski Sofia
Playing position  Midfielder
2001–2004  Botev Vratsa
Height  1.85 m
Number  73
Role  Footballer

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Full name  Steven Valentinov Petkov
Date of birth  (1995-05-07) 7 May 1995 (age 20)

Current team  PFC Beroe Stara Zagora

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Steven Petkov (Bulgarian: Стивън Петков; born 7 May 1995) is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a winger for Botev Plovdiv.

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Career

Born in Sofia, Petkov arrived in Levski Sofia's youth academy in 2004, from Botev Vratsa, and progressed through the club's youth academy. He made his first team debut at 16 years and 351 days, when he came off the bench against Kaliakra Kavarna on 23 April 2012.

Ludogorets Razgrad

On 3 July 2014, Petkov joined the Bulgarian champion Ludogorets Razgrad. On 5 August, Petkov was released from the team due to a match-fixing scandal involving Bulgaria U19.

Match-fixing scandal

Just before the UEFA Euro U19 2014 Petkov was released from the Bulgaria U19. After the team came back from the tournament it was announced that there had been a scheme for match-fixing, according to which the Bulgarian team should lose the matches with big results. Dimitar Gyaurov was arrested for this. Later was announced that Petkov had been part of the scheme. He talked with other players from the team to join him and to lose the matches for money, but the player Stefan Velkov revealed this to head coach Aleksandar Dimitrov. On 5 August 2014, the Bulgarian Football Union announced that Petkov is with blocked rights to play football until the investigation is over. Later that day Ludogorets announced that Petkov is released from the team due to this scandal. On 7 May 2015, Petkov gained back his rights to play after he was not indicted.

On 8 April 2016 Petkov was found not guilty in taking part of the scheme.

Beroe Stara Zagora

In June 2015, Petkov signed a contract with Beroe Stara Zagora.

Montana

Petkov played for Montana one season but left the club in July 2017.

Botev Plovdiv

On 14 August 2017, Petkov signed a two year contract with Botev Plovdiv. A few days later, Petkov made a debut and scored a goal during the 1-2 defeat from PFC Cherno More Varna.

Club

As of 21 October 2015

References

Steven Petkov Wikipedia


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