1960–61 A Group

Statistics of Bulgarian A Football Group in the 1960–1961 season.

A Group
Season1960–61
ChampionsCSKA Sofia
(11th title)
Relegated
European CupCSKA Sofia
Matches played182
Goals scored527 (2.9 per match)
Top goalscorerIvan Sotirov
(20 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 14 teams, and CSKA Sofia won the championship.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 CSKA Sofia (C) 26 18 4 4 56 17 +39 40 Qualification for European Cup preliminary round
2 Levski Sofia 26 10 10 6 45 33 +12 30
3 Botev Plovdiv 26 10 9 7 50 41 +9 29
4 Minyor Pernik 26 9 10 7 36 39 −3 28
5 Marek Dupnitsa 26 9 9 8 33 45 −12 27
6 Lokomotiv Sofia 26 9 8 9 33 29 +4 26
7 Spartak Varna 26 11 4 11 29 37 −8 26 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round[a]
8 Dunav Ruse 26 10 5 11 38 46 −8 25
9 Spartak Plovdiv 26 7 10 9 39 37 +2 24
10 Beroe Stara Zagora 26 7 10 9 30 38 −8 24
11 Slavia Sofia 26 8 7 11 33 37 −4 23
12 Cherno More Varna 26 8 7 11 33 37 −4 23
13 Spartak Sofia (R) 26 8 6 12 39 35 +4 22 Relegation to 1961–62 B Group
14 Septemvri Sofia (R) 26 5 7 14 33 56 −23 17
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Spartak Varna qualified for European Cup Winners' Cup as a finalists in the 1960–61 Bulgarian Cup.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BSZ BPD CHM CSK DUN LEV LSO MAR MIN SEP SLA SPD SSF SPV
Beroe Stara Zagora 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 2–0 3–0 4–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1
Botev Plovdiv 3–0 4–2 2–1 3–1 1–1 3–2 4–1 0–0 4–1 3–1 3–3 0–0 2–2
Cherno More 1–1 0–0 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 0–1 5–1 2–1 4–0 2–1 1–2
CSKA Sofia 3–0 2–0 5–0 4–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 7–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 3–0
Dunav Ruse 3–2 3–1 1–1 1–3 2–2 1–1 4–1 1–3 3–2 0–1 2–0 2–1 2–1
Levski Sofia 5–0 1–1 4–0 1–0 3–3 1–1 7–1 0–3 3–1 3–2 2–1 2–1 1–0
Lokomotiv Sofia 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 6–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–1
Marek Dupnitsa 1–0 4–1 2–2 2–1 3–2 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 3–1
Minyor Pernik 1–1 1–5 1–0 2–2 0–1 0–2 1–0 4–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 3–3 4–1
Septemvri Sofia 2–3 1–1 1–2 0–4 2–0 0–0 3–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0
Slavia Sofia 1–0 4–2 3–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–2
Spartak Plovdiv 4–0 2–2 1–0 0–1 2–3 1–1 0–0 4–1 2–2 4–2 3–1 2–0 4–0
Spartak Sofia 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 5–0 4–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 3–0 5–3 2–2 1–2
Spartak Varna 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 3–3 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–3 1–0 3–1 0–1
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ChampionsEdit

CSKA Sofia
Goalkeepers
  Georgi Naydenov 23 0(0)
  Hristo Andonov 06 0(0)
  Petar Petrov 04 0(0)
Defenders
  Nikola Kovachev 24 0(2)
  Stoyan Koshev 22 0(1)
  Kiril Rakarov 17 0(1)
  Manol Manolov 21 0(0)
  Boris Gaganelov 11 0(0)
Midfielders
  Petar Aleksiev 10 0(0)
  Georgi Zlatkov 07 0(0)
  Panteley Dimitrov 22 0(0)
  Vasil Romanov 12 0(1)
Forwards
  Ivan Kolev 26 (18)
  Ivan Rankov 19 0(4)
  Nikola Tsanev 23 0(9)
  Dimitar Yakimov 23 0(9)
  Panayot Panayotov 26 0(8)
  Anton Krastev 07 0(2)
Manager
  Krum Milev

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1   Ivan Sotirov Botev Plovdiv 20
2   Ivan Kolev CSKA Sofia 18
3   Nikola Yordanov Dunav Ruse 15
4   Dimitar Yordanov Levski Sofia 14
  Pavel Vladimirov Minyor Pernik
6   Tsvetan Milev Septemvri Sofia 11
  Dobromir Tashkov Slavia Sofia

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