1962–63 A Group

Statistics of Bulgarian A Football Group in the 1962–1963 season.

A Group
Season1962–63
ChampionsSpartak Plovdiv
(1st title)
Relegated
European CupSpartak Plovdiv
Inter-Cities Fairs CupLokomotiv Plovdiv
Matches played240
Goals scored630 (2.63 per match)
Top goalscorerTodor Diev
(26 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 16 teams, and Spartak Plovdiv won the championship.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Spartak Plovdiv (C) 30 19 5 6 57 33 +24 43 Qualification for European Cup preliminary round
2 Botev Plovdiv 30 17 6 7 55 26 +29 40
3 CSKA Sofia 30 14 9 7 55 28 +27 37
4 Lokomotiv Sofia 30 12 12 6 42 27 +15 36
5 Spartak Sofia 30 12 10 8 37 34 +3 34
6 Levski Sofia 30 8 16 6 41 31 +10 32
7 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 10 10 10 35 40 −5 30 Qualification for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
8 Cherno More Varna 30 11 7 12 26 33 −7 29
9 Spartak Pleven 30 10 8 12 39 43 −4 28
10 Slavia Sofia 30 9 9 12 36 38 −2 27 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
11 Dunav Ruse 30 8 10 12 36 46 −10 26
12 Beroe Stara Zagora 30 8 9 13 32 44 −12 25
13 Marek Dupnitsa 30 10 5 15 41 56 −15 25
14 Spartak Varna 30 10 5 15 37 53 −16 25
15 Dobrudzha Dobrich (R) 30 7 9 14 25 38 −13 23 Relegation to 1963–64 B Group
16 Himik Dimitrovgrad (R) 30 7 6 17 36 60 −24 20
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

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

ChampionsEdit

Spartak Plovdiv
Goalkeepers
  Yordan Stankov
  Vasil Stoynov
Defenders
  Ivan Ivanov
  Atanas Manolov
  Georgi Botev
  Georgi Statev
  Tobiya Momin
Midfielders
  Dimitar Dimov
  Stefan Todorov
  Tsvetan Stoynov
  Bozhidar Mitkov
Forwards
  Georgi Lazarov
  Mihail Dushev
  Atanas Hari Georgiev
  Hristo Dishkov
  Dimitar Genov
  Todor Diev
Manager
  Dimitar Baykushev

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1   Todor Diev Spartak Plovdiv 26
2   Georgi Asparuhov Botev Plovdiv 20
3   Nikola Tsanev CSKA Sofia 16
  Aleksandar Vasilev Slavia Sofia
  Nikola Yordanov Dunav Ruse

External linksEdit