FC Etar (Veliko Tarnovo)

Football Club Etar was a Bulgarian professional association football club from Veliko Tarnovo. Founded on 24 April 1924, the club spent most of its history in the Bulgarian A PFG.

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Full nameFootball Club Etar
Nickname(s)Бoлярите (The Bolyars)
FoundedApril 24, 1924; 96 years ago (1924-04-24)
Dissolved2003; 18 years ago (2003)
GroundStadion Ivaylo
ChairmanBulgaria Ivan Angelov
ManagerRosen Kirilov

Their most successful period came under the management of Georgi Vasilev, between 1987 and 1992. Etar has won the championship in 1990–91.





Football Club Etar was created on 24 April 1924, as a result of a merger between six clubs from Veliko Tarnovo. In 1930 they reached the Bulgarian State Football Championship semi-finals, losing 4–2 to Slavia Sofia.

European historyEdit

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
1974–75 UEFA Cup 1   Internazionale Milano 0–0 0–3 0–3
1991–92 European Cup 1   Kaiserslautern 1–1 0–2 1–3

Etar's champions squadEdit

The squad for the 1990–91 season Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   BUL Kaloyan Chakarov
GK   BUL Nikolay Donev
DF   BUL Tsanko Tsvetanov
DF   BUL Ilian Kiriakov
DF   BUL Angel Chervenkov
DF   BUL Plamen Prodanov
DF   BUL Sasho Hristov
DF   BUL Tsvetomir Parvanov
MF   BUL Georgi Georgiev
MF   BUL Georgi Popivanov
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   BUL Mariyan Metlarov
MF   BUL Petyo Rashev
MF   BUL Krasimir Balakov
MF   BUL Sasho Dimov
MF   BUL Andriyan Gaydarski
FW   BUL Miroslav Baychev
FW   BUL Boncho Genchev
FW   URS Igor Kislov
FW   BUL Gencho Genchov
FW   BUL Aleksandar Aleksandrov ?

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