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Georg Georgiev Iliev (Bulgarian: Георг Илиев; born 23 October 1994) is a Bulgarian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder.

Georg Iliev
Personal information
Full name Georg Georgiev Iliev[1]
Date of birth (1994-10-23) 23 October 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–2011 CSKA Sofia
2011–2014 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Bolton Wanderers 0 (0)
2014Carlisle United (loan) 4 (0)
2016 Slavia Sofia 1 (0)
National team
2010 Bulgaria U17 3 (0)
2012–2013 Bulgaria U19 6 (1)
2013–2016 Bulgaria U21 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 January 2017

Club careerEdit

Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Iliev kicked off his youth career with local club CSKA Sofia before being transferred to Bolton Wanderers youth academy in 2011. In 2014, he signed a professional contract with the club.[2]

On 17 October 2014, Iliev joined League Two side Carlisle United on a monthlong loan deal.[3] He made his debut against Plymouth Argyle playing the whole 90 minutes of the match.[4] He returned to Bolton at the end of the month loan, having made four appearances.[5]

On 15 May 2015, Bolton announced that Iliev had been released along with 12 other players.[6]

On 31 January 2016, it was announced that Slavia Sofia had signed Iliev as a free agent. He was released a year later.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 18 November 2015 [8]
Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Club League Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Europe Other[a] Total
Bolton Wanderers Championship 2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carlisle United (loan) League One 2014–15 4 0 0 0 4 0
Bolton Wanderers Championship 2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria League Bulgarian Cup Europe Other[b] Total
Slavia Sofia A Group 2015–16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career statistics 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
  1. ^ Includes Football League Cup matches.
  2. ^ Includes Bulgarian Supercup matches.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Football League Retained List". The Football League. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Teenage striker Georg Iliev signs first professional contract at Bolton Wanderers". The Bolton News. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Bolton's Georg Iliev joins Hayden White at Carlisle United". BBC. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Plymouth 1 - 0 Carlisle". BBC. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  5. ^ http://www.bwfc.co.uk/news/article/andy-kellett-extends-plymouth-stay-17112014-2087222.aspx
  6. ^ "Matt Mills,Andy Lonergan, Craig Davies out as Bolton Wanderers announce retained list". Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Славия се разделя с четирима футболисти" (in Bulgarian). pfcslavia.com. 9 January 2017.
  8. ^ Iliev Stats

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