1995–96 A Group

Statistics of Bulgarian A Football Group in the 1995–1996 season.

A Group
Season1995–96
ChampionsSlavia Sofia
(7th title)
Relegated
UEFA Cup
Matches played240
Goals scored592 (2.47 per match)
Top goalscorerIvo Georgiev
(21 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 16 teams, and Slavia Sofia won the championship.[1] Lovech, renamed from Lex Lovech in the previous season, were relegated along with Spartak Plovdiv and Shumen.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Slavia Sofia (C) 30 20 7 3 51 14 +37 67 Qualification for UEFA Cup preliminary round
2 Levski Sofia 30 19 5 6 49 22 +27 62 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
3 Lokomotiv Sofia 30 17 7 6 55 24 +31 58 Qualification for UEFA Cup preliminary round
4 Neftochimic Burgas 30 17 6 7 58 31 +27 57
5 CSKA Sofia 30 16 8 6 49 26 +23 56
6 Spartak Varna 30 13 2 15 47 52 −5 41
7 Dobrudzha Dobrich 30 12 3 15 30 43 −13 39
8 Levski Kyustendil 30 10 7 13 27 37 −10 37
9 Montana 30 9 9 12 33 35 −2 36
10 Botev Plovdiv 30 10 6 14 33 38 −5 36
11 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 10 5 15 25 50 −25 35
12 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 30 9 6 15 21 37 −16 33
13 Rakovski Ruse 30 9 5 16 33 41 −8 32
14 Shumen (R) 30 9 5 16 28 44 −16 32 Relegation to 1996–97 B Group
15 Lovech (R) 30 7 9 14 29 40 −11 30
16 Spartak Plovdiv (R) 30 6 4 20 24 58 −34 22
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

ChampionsEdit

Slavia Sofia
Goalkeepers
  Zdravko Zdravkov 29 0(0)
  Tsvetan Zdravkov 00 0(0)
  Stoycho Dragov 02 0(0)
Defenders
  Petar Tsvetanov 24 0(2)
  Mihail Zahariev 10 0(0)
  Vladimir Ivanov 28 0(3)
  Stoyan Atsarov 30 0(1)
  Kiril Kachamanov 28 0(1)
  Mario Dafkov 08 0(1)
  Stefan Kolev 28 0(0)
  Dobromir Minchev 11 0(0)
  Ivan Paskov* 01 0(0)
Midfielders
  Marius Urukov 28 0(4)
  Tsvetozar Dermendzhiev 07 0(0)
  Kiril Metkov 04 0(0)
  Diyan Angelov 13 0(1)
  Zoran Ristić 13 0(0)
  Danail Zhelyazkov 03 0(0)
  Geno Dobrevski* 13 0(1)
  Ivan Dobrevski 10 0(1)
  Vladko Shalamanov* 13 0(9)
  Anton Dimitrov 24 0(1)
Forwards
  Nikolay Pramatarov 06 0(0)
  Atanas Kirov 28 0(7)
  Dimitar Totev 15 0(1)
  Ivan Dimitrov 03 0(0)
  Aleksandar Bonchev* 03 0(0)
  Nasko Sirakov 20 (16)
  Vanyo Shishkov* 06 0(0)
Manager
  Stoyan Kotsev
  • Paskov, G. Dobrevski, Shalamanov, Bonchev and Shishkov left the club during a season.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1   Ivo Georgiev Spartak Varna 21
2   Vesko Petkov Neftochimic Burgas 18
3   Nasko Sirakov Slavia Sofia 16
4   Simeon Chilibonov Lokomotiv Sofia 12
5   Anatoli Tonov Montana 11
  Dimcho Belyakov Lovech
7   Hristo Yovov Levski Sofia 10
  Marian Hristov Levski Sofia
9   Vladko Shalamanov Slavia Sofia 9
  Petar Mihtarski CSKA Sofia
  Doncho Donev Levski Sofia
  Petar Zhabov CSKA Sofia
  Dimitar Totev Slavia Sofia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Златният дубъл през 1996 година" (in Bulgarian). pfcslavia.com.

External linksEdit