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Velislav Ivanov Vutsov (Bulgarian: Велислав Иванов Вуцов) (born 19 July 1967) is a Bulgarian football manager, lastly in charge of Tsarsko Selo, and former footballer. He is also the son of former footballer Ivan Vutsov.[1]

Velislav Vutsov
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Personal information
Full name Velislav Ivanov Vutsov
Date of birth (1967-07-19) 19 July 1967 (age 52)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Youth career
1977–1986 Levski Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1987 Levski Sofia 1 (0)
1988–1989 Spartak Varna
1989–1990 Slavia Sofia
1990–1991 Yantra Gabrovo
1991–1992 Minyor Pernik
1991–1992 Real Avilés 7 (0)
1992–1993 Yantra Gabrovo
1993–1994 Spartak Varna
1994–1995 Akademik Sofia
1995–1996 Cherno More
1996–1997 Avtotreid Aksakovo
1997–1998 Cherno More
1998–1999 Spartak Varna
Teams managed
1999–2000 Spartak Varna
2000–2002 Spartak Pleven
2002 Yantra Gabrovo
2002–2004 Cherno More
2004–2005 Marek Dupnitsa
2006–2008 Kaliakra Kavarna
2008 Levski Sofia
2009–2010 Slavia Sofia
2012–2013 Slavia Sofia
2014 Botev Plovdiv
2018 Tsarsko Selo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Vutsov has a degree in sports journalism.[2]

CareerEdit

Throughout his career, he has been the manager of the following football teams: Spartak Pleven,[1] Spartak Varna, Yantra Gabrovo, Cherno More Varna,[3] Marek Dupnitsa,[4] Kaliakra Kavarna and Levski Sofia. On 8 May 2008 he was assigned as the new manager of PFC Levski Sofia, seeing his "dream posting" occur,[5] only to be fired after 2 official matches on 13 August 2008, after Levski Sofia's 0–1 home loss in Champions League qualifying to BATE Borisov.[5][6]

On 8 March 2009, he began work as a sports commentator on the "Sports Mania" show alongside Krum Savov.[2]

In late November 2012, he was appointed as the head coach of Slavia Sofia, replacing Martin Kushev. Vutsov was dismissed in June 2013.

ManagerEdit

Team From To Record
G W D L Win % F A Goal +/-
Levski Sofia May 2008 August 2008 2 0 0 2 0.00 0 2 −2
As of 17 May 2009, includes all official matches – Bulgarian League, Bulgarian Cup (+ overtime) and international tournament games.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vutsov stays on at Pleven". UEFA. 28 February 2002. Retrieved 23 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Велислав Вуцов бе онлайн гост на Топспорт.бг". topsport.bg. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Cherno More add goalkeeper". UEFA. 31 July 2002. Retrieved 23 June 2010.
  4. ^ "Sofia sides soar to the summit". UEFA. 16 September 2004. Retrieved 23 June 2010.
  5. ^ a b Hughes, Rob (14 August 2008). "Soccer: At a vulnerable time, European clubs in key qualifiers". International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 23 June 2010.
  6. ^ "Levski Sofia coach resigns after BATE defeat". ESPNsoccernet. Reuters. 13 August 2008. Retrieved 23 June 2010.

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