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Petko Petkov
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Petko Petkov, c. 1974
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-08-03)3 August 1946
Place of birth Sinitevo, Bulgaria
Date of death 10 January 2020(2020-01-10) (aged 73)
Place of death Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1964 Rodopa Smolyan ? (?)
1964–1965 Minyor Rudozem ? (?)
1965–1967 Gorubso Madan ? (?)
1968–1977 Beroe 263 (192)
1977–1978 Akademik Svishtov 20 (8)
1978–1980 Beroe 66 (32)
1981–1982 Austria Wien 51 (10)
1982–1983 Beroe 23 (9)
National team
1970–1980 Bulgaria 33 (5)
Teams managed
1983–1985 Beroe
1986–1987 Akademik Svishtov
1987–1989 Beroe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Petko Petkov (Bulgarian: Петко Петков; 3 August 1946 – 10 January 2020) was a Bulgarian football player and manager. He played as a forward.

Petkov was born in Sinitevo. He played club football for many teams including Beroe Stara Zagora and Austria Wien. He is Beroe Stara Zagora's record goalscorer in the top league with 144 goals in 260 matches. He also played for the Bulgaria national team. He played 33 times for his country, scoring five goals.

On 10 January 2020, Petkov died in Stara Zagora at the age of 73.

Honours

Club

Beroe
  • Balkans Cup: 1967–68, 1969
Austria Wien

Individual

  • Bulgarian league top scorer: 1973–74 (20 goals), 1975–76 (19 goals)
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