Miroslav Ivanov (footballer)

Miroslav Ivanov (Bulgarian: Мирослав Иванов; born 9 November 1981 in Gabrovo) is a former Bulgarian footballer who played as a midfielder.

Miroslav Ivanov
Personal information
Full name Miroslav Lyubomirov Ivanov
Date of birth (1981-11-09) 9 November 1981 (age 39)
Place of birth Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4+12 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder / Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Yantra Gabrovo - (-)
2003–2004 Shumen 29 (8)
2005–2009 Levski Sofia 88 (11)
2009–2010 Montana 36 (3)
2011–2013 Ludogorets Razgrad 67 (10)
2013–2014 Levski Sofia 19 (3)
2015 Lokomotiv GO 11 (1)
2015 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 3 (1)
2016 Sevlievo 22 (9)
Teams managed
2017– Etar Veliko Tarnovo (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only



He began his career in his hometown as player of Yantra Gabrovo. Then he was transferred to FC Shumen.

Levski SofiaEdit

He signed for Levski Sofia in early 2005. During the second part of 2004/2005 season he was used mainly as a substitute and he made 8 appearances, scoring 2 goals (for the 2-1 victory over Bulgarian side PFC Cherno More Varna in a match played on Georgi Asparuhov Stadium). In 2005/2006 season he took part in 19 games, scoring 1 goal. He scored a goal against the Dutch side SC Heerenveen in UEFA Cup match during 2005/2006 season (Levski lost 1-2). In the beginning of the 2006/2007 season he again is a rare starter. He became a Champion of Bulgaria in 2009.

PFC MontanaEdit

On 30 June 2009, just a day before his contract expired, Ivanov was sold to PFC Montana.

Ludogorets RazgradEdit

In February 2011, Ivanov signed a contract with Ludogorets Razgrad.[1] He established himself as first choice under manager Ivaylo Petev during Ludogorets' maiden season in the A PFG. On 23 May 2012, in the last league match of the season Ivanov scored the only goal in the 1:0 win over CSKA Sofia from a free kick, which enabled the team from Razgrad to claim the first A PFG title in its history.[2]


Levski Sofia

Ludogorets Razgrad


  1. ^ Venkov, Venko (2011-02-02). "Лудогорец прибра И Шуменския Деко, Ел Галактико (Разград) с 14 нови попълнения за сезона". 7sport.net. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-06-22.
  2. ^ "Мирослав Иванов: най-добрите в "А" група бяха Бадема и Мораеш". sportal.bg. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 8 May 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2016.

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