1965–66 A Group

22nd season of top-tier football league in Bulgaria
Football league season
A Group
Season1965–66
ChampionsCSKA Sofia
(13th title)
Relegated
  • Spartak Varna
  • Spartak Pleven
European CupCSKA Sofia
Inter-Cities Fairs CupSpartak Plovdiv
Matches played240
Goals scored611 (2.55 per match)
Top goalscorerTraycho Spasov
(21 goals)
← 1964–65
1966–67 →

The 1965–66 A Group was the 18th season of the A Football Group, the top Bulgarian professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1948.

Overview

It was contested by 16 teams, and CSKA Sofia won the championship.[1]

League standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 CSKA Sofia (C) 30 17 8 5 53 30 +23 42 Qualification for European Cup preliminary round
2 Levski Sofia 30 15 11 4 59 31 +28 41
3 Slavia Sofia 30 16 7 7 38 25 +13 39 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
4 Spartak Sofia 30 14 8 8 45 30 +15 36
5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 12 7 11 36 33 +3 31
6 Beroe Stara Zagora 30 10 10 10 41 41 0 30
7 Dunav Ruse 30 12 6 12 29 40 −11 30
8 Lokomotiv Sofia 30 10 9 11 46 35 +11 29
9 Spartak Plovdiv 30 9 10 11 28 42 −14 28 Invitation for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup second round
10 Botev Plovdiv 30 9 9 12 41 39 +2 27
11 Cherno More Varna 30 8 11 11 30 35 −5 27
12 Marek Dupnitsa 30 9 9 12 39 51 −12 27
13 Botev Vratsa 30 9 7 14 30 41 −11 25
14 Chernomorets Burgas 30 8 9 13 34 48 −14 25
15 Spartak Varna (R) 30 6 10 14 32 48 −16 22 Relegation to 1966–67 B Group
16 Spartak Pleven (R) 30 6 9 15 30 42 −12 21
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

Results

Home \ Away BSZ BPD BVR CHM CHB CSK DUN LEV LPL LSO MAR SLA SPL SPD SSF SPV
Beroe Stara Zagora 1–0 4–1 1–0 5–0 2–2 3–3 2–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–1
Botev Plovdiv 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–3 0–3 9–0 1–0 4–0 4–1 2–1 0–1
Botev Vratsa 1–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 4–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–0
Cherno More 1–0 2–2 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 3–2 3–1 0–0 2–2
Chernomorets Burgas 1–0 3–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 3–0 2–5 1–0 2–3 1–2 2–2 1–0 2–2 1–2 2–1
CSKA Sofia 1–1 3–1 2–1 4–2 4–2 2–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 0–2 3–2 6–0 1–2 2–1
Dunav Ruse 1–0 3–1 6–0 2–1 1–0 0–3 1–1 1–4 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–0
Levski Sofia 3–3 4–2 3–0 1–1 4–2 0–3 3–0 4–0 3–0 4–3 3–0 5–1 0–0 1–1 3–2
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 3–1 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 4–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–1
Lokomotiv Sofia 6–1 2–2 3–0 2–1 4–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 3–2 2–2 1–2 1–0 4–0 0–1 6–0
Marek Dupnitsa 1–3 2–1 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–3 1–0 2–2 2–2 1–1 0–1 4–1 1–0 4–2 0–0
Slavia Sofia 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 5–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 3–1
Spartak Pleven 3–0 0–0 3–1 3–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–2 3–1 0–0 0–0
Spartak Plovdiv 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 3–0
Spartak Sofia 2–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 4–1 5–1 3–0 0–1 2–3 3–0 2–1 0–2 2–2 4–2 1–0
Spartak Varna 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–1 4–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–2
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Champions

CSKA Sofia
Goalkeepers
Bulgaria Stoyan Yordanov 10 0(0)
Bulgaria Yordan Filipov 24 0(0)
Defenders
Bulgaria Nikola Kovachev 07 0(0)
Bulgaria Dimitar Penev 24 0(3)
Bulgaria Ivan Vasilev 30 0(2)
Bulgaria Ivan Zafirov 16 0(1)
Bulgaria Hristo Marinchev 16 0(1)
Bulgaria Boris Gaganelov 24 0(0)
Bulgaria Stefan Iliev 04 0(0)
Midfielders
Bulgaria Boris Stankov 27 0(2)
Bulgaria Asparuh Nikodimov 27 0(5)
Bulgaria Stoichko Peshev 03 0(0)
Bulgaria Vasil Romanov 24 0(2)
Bulgaria Tsvetan Atanasov 12 0(0)
Bulgaria Kiril Raykov 08 0(1)
Bulgaria Yanko Kirilov 12 0(6)
Forwards
Bulgaria Ivan Kolev 24 0(3)
Bulgaria Evden Kamenov 21 0(4)
Bulgaria Nikola Tsanev 28 (16)
Bulgaria Dimitar Yakimov 17 0(5)
Bulgaria Stoyan Stoyanov 02 0(0)
Manager
Bulgaria Stoyan Ormandzhiev

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Bulgaria Traycho Spasov Marek Dupnitsa 21
2 Bulgaria Petar Zhekov Beroe Stara Zagora 20
3 Bulgaria Nikola Kotkov Lokomotiv Sofia 17
4 Bulgaria Nikola Tsanev CSKA Sofia 16
Bulgaria Vasil Mitkov Spartak Sofia
6 Bulgaria Nikola Yordanov Dunav Ruse 14
Bulgaria Dobrin Nenov Botev Plovdiv
8 Bulgaria Georgi Asparuhov Levski Sofia 13
Bulgaria Hristo Dishkov Spartak Plovdiv

References

  1. ^ "Левски води 28 кръга, но ЦСКА възкръсва с Пашата" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 8 December 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.

External links

  • Bulgaria - List of final tables (RSSSF)
  • 1965–66 Statistics of A Group at a-pfg.com
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