1968–69 A Group

25th season of top-tier football league in Bulgaria

Football league season
A Group
Season1968–69
ChampionsCSKA Sofia
(14th title)
RelegatedDobrudzha
European CupCSKA
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv
  • Slavia
Matches played225
Goals scored713 (3.17 per match)
Top goalscorerPetar Zhekov
(36 goals)
← 1967–68
1969–70 →

Statistics of Bulgarian A Football Group in the 1968–1969 season.

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 22 3 5 74 38 +36 47 Qualification for European Cup first round
2 Levski Sofia 30 17 6 7 59 33 +26 40 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
3 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 16 7 7 53 40 +13 39 Qualification for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
4 Cherno More Varna 30 13 12 5 44 27 +17 38
5 Slavia Sofia 30 15 7 8 54 33 +21 37 Qualification for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
6 Botev Plovdiv 30 11 6 13 51 48 +3 28
7 Chernomorets Burgas 30 10 8 12 51 56 −5 28
8 Botev Vratsa 30 10 7 13 48 51 −3 27
9 Spartak Pleven 30 12 3 15 44 52 −8 27
10 Minyor Pernik 30 10 7 13 42 53 −11 27
11 Akademik Sofia 30 8 10 12 32 35 −3 26
12 Beroe Stara Zagora 30 10 6 14 36 45 −9 26
13 Dunav Ruse 30 10 5 15 36 48 −12 25
14 Marek Dupnitsa 30 9 7 14 34 46 −12 25
15 Dobrudzha Dobrich (R) 30 8 8 14 32 44 −12 24 Relegation to 1969–70 B Group
16 Lokomotiv Sofia (R) 30 7 2 21 23 64 −41 16 Merged with Slavia Sofia[a]
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Slavia Sofia and Lokomotiv Sofia were merged into ZhSK-Slavia Sofia that took over Slavia's points total. No team replaced Lokomotiv, so they were awarded 0–3 losses during the second half of the season.

Results

Home \ Away AKD BSZ BPD BVR CHM CHB CSK DOB DUN LEV LPL LSO MAR MIN SLA SPL
Akademik Sofia 2–0 2–1 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–1 1–2 0–0 3–0[a] 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0
Beroe Stara Zagora 2–0 3–1 0–0 0–1 1–2 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–2 3–0[a] 5–1 2–0 3–0 3–0
Botev Plovdiv 1–0 3–0 3–2 0–0 2–3 1–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 3–0[a] 2–2 5–0 1–1 1–0
Botev Vratsa 1–2 2–0 5–1 1–0 2–2 1–2 4–0 2–1 1–1 3–3 3–0[a] 5–0 3–0 0–0 2–1
Cherno More 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–3 2–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 6–1
Chernomorets Burgas 2–0 5–1 5–3 1–1 0–0 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–2 3–1 0–2 2–1 4–0 2–2 5–2
CSKA Sofia 3–3 7–1 4–2 4–0 3–1 7–0 2–0 3–2 2–7 2–1 3–0[a] 1–0 4–1 3–1 3–1
Dobrudzha Dobrich 1–0 0–0 0–4 3–0 0–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–3 2–0 0–0 3–1 4–0
Dunav Ruse 3–2 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–2 5–1 0–2 1–0 1–2 0–2 3–0[a] 0–0 2–1 0–1 1–0
Levski Sofia 0–2 1–1 3–0 2–0 4–1 5–2 1–3 2–1 3–0 1–2 3–2 1–0 4–0 2–2 4–1
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 3–4 3–1 3–2 1–0 3–0[a] 3–1 2–0 3–0 3–0
Lokomotiv Sofia 2–1 0–0 2–1 5–1 0–3[a] 0–3[a] 2–2 0–3[a] 1–0 0–3[a] 0–2 0–1 0–3[a] 0–3[a] 0–3[a]
Marek Dupnitsa 1–1 3–0 4–2 1–0 1–5 3–1 0–1 3–0 1–2 0–1 2–3 3–0[a] 2–1 1–2 2–1
Minyor Pernik 2–3 3–1 2–2 3–1 3–1 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 4–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 4–1
Slavia Sofia 1–0 3–1 0–2 6–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–2 5–0 1–0 4–0 3–2 4–0 3–0 2–0
Spartak Pleven 2–0 2–0 2–1 6–3 2–2 3–1 1–0 5–0 4–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–1
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Match awarded

Champions

CSKA Sofia
Goalkeepers
Bulgaria Stoyan Yordanov 20 0(0)
Bulgaria Yordan Filipov 14 0(0)
Bulgaria Stancho Bonchev 02 0(0)
Defenders
Bulgaria Kiril Stankov 28 0(0)
Bulgaria Dimitar Penev 28 0(3)
Bulgaria Ivan Zafirov 19 0(0)
Bulgaria Hristo Marinchev 16 0(0)
Bulgaria Boris Gaganelov 24 0(0)
Bulgaria Vasil Nedelchev 05 0(0)
Bulgaria Rusi Penchev 14 0(0)
Midfielders
Bulgaria Boris Stankov 13 0(0)
Bulgaria Asparuh Nikodimov 28 0(4)
Bulgaria Petar Patsev 02 0(1)
Bulgaria Peyu Nikolov 10 0(1)
Bulgaria Tsvetan Atanasov 25 0(4)
Forwards
Bulgaria Petar Zhekov 29 (36)
Bulgaria Dimitar Marashliev 28 0(4)
Bulgaria Nikola Tsanev 24 0(5)
Bulgaria Emil Simov 01 0(1)
Bulgaria Dimitar Yakimov 24 (12)
Manager
Bulgaria Stoyan Ormandzhiev

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Bulgaria Petar Zhekov CSKA Sofia 36
2 Bulgaria Georgi Asparuhov Levski Sofia 22
3 Bulgaria Dinko Dermendzhiev Botev Plovdiv 21
Bulgaria Totko Dremsizov Chernomorets Burgas
5 Bulgaria Bozhidar Grigorov Slavia Sofia 17
Bulgaria Georgi Kamenov Botev Vratsa
7 Bulgaria Hristo Bonev Lokomotiv Plovdiv 16
Bulgaria Stefan Bogomilov Cherno More Varna
9 Bulgaria Mihail Mishev Spartak Pleven 14
10 Bulgaria Stoyan Marinov Dunav Ruse 13

References

  1. ^ "Обувка става национална кауза, а Левски слага пагони" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 28 December 2012.

External links

  • Bulgaria - List of final tables (RSSSF)
  • 1968–69 Statistics of A Group at a-pfg.com
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