1987–88 A Group

40th completed season of top-tier football league in Bulgaria
Football league season
Bulgarian A Group
Season1987–88
ChampionsLevski Sofia
(17th title)
Relegated
European CupLevski Sofia
UEFA Cup
Matches played240
Goals scored695 (2.9 per match)
Top goalscorerNasko Sirakov
(28 goals)

The 1987–88 season was the 40th completed season of the Bulgarian A Group.[1] The championship was won by Levski Sofia, two points ahead of CSKA Sofia.[2] Chernomorets Burgas and Spartak Pleven were relegated.

League standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Levski Sofia (C) 30 20 8 2 67 29 +38 48 Qualification for European Cup first round
2 CSKA Sofia 30 20 6 4 76 32 +44 46 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
3 Trakia Plovdiv 30 15 9 6 52 31 +21 39 Qualification for UEFA Cup first round
4 Slavia Sofia 30 14 10 6 48 30 +18 38
5 Lokomotiv Sofia 30 12 8 10 47 47 0 32
6 Beroe Stara Zagora 30 11 7 12 41 44 −3 29
7 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 12 4 14 44 59 −15 28
8 Sliven 30 11 5 14 35 43 −8 27
9 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 30 10 6 14 44 41 +3 26
10 Spartak Varna 30 10 6 14 36 52 −16 26
11 Minyor Pernik 30 10 5 15 34 36 −2 25
12 Pirin Blagoevgrad 30 7 11 12 32 37 −5 25
13 Lokomotiv G. Oryahovitsa 30 11 3 16 41 57 −16 25
14 Vratsa 30 8 8 14 34 46 −12 24
15 Chernomorets Burgas (R) 30 9 3 18 27 50 −23 21 Relegation to 1988–89 B Group
16 Spartak Pleven (R) 30 6 9 15 37 61 −24 21
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

Results

Home \ Away BSZ CHB CSK ETA LEV LGO LPL LSO MIN PIR SLA SLI SPL SPV TRA VRA
Beroe Stara Zagora 1–0 2–3 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 3–3 4–1 1–1 1–4
Chernomorets Burgas 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 0–1 0–2 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 0–3 0–1
CSKA Sofia 4–2 8–0 1–0 2–3 4–0 7–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 4–3 5–1 2–1 1–0 2–0
Etar Veliko Tarnovo 2–1 3–0 3–3 3–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 5–1 3–0 3–0 3–2
Levski Sofia 2–2 2–0 2–2 1–0 3–0 5–1 5–3 2–0 3–1 0–0 3–0 2–0 6–1 1–0 4–2
Lokomotiv G. Oryahovitsa 4–1 3–2 2–5 1–0 1–2 2–0 3–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 2–1 2–0
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1–2 2–1 3–0 3–2 1–1 4–3 3–0 2–0 2–1 2–4 1–0 3–2 5–2 2–5 4–0
Lokomotiv Sofia 1–1 4–2 2–2 1–0 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–2 1–2 2–0
Minyor Pernik 1–0 3–0 0–2 1–0 0–1 3–1 2–0 0–2 4–1 1–1 2–0 3–0 3–0 1–1 4–0
Pirin Blagoevgrad 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–0 2–2 2–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 3–0 0–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 1–1
Slavia Sofia 2–0 4–0 1–3 2–0 2–2 5–2 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 4–1
Sliven 1–1 3–0 2–1 3–2 0–4 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 4–3 4–1 1–1 0–0
Spartak Pleven 2–4 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–2 3–3 0–0
Spartak Varna 2–0 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–3 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 4–1 0–0 3–1
Trakia Plovdiv 3–0 2–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–1 0–0 5–2 1–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–0
Vratsa 1–0 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–2
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Champions

Levski Sofia
Goalkeepers
Bulgaria Borislav Mihaylov 24 0(0)
Bulgaria Vlado Delchev 06 0(0)
Defenders
Bulgaria Kiril Vangelov 17 0(0)
Bulgaria Nikolay Iliev 30 0(1)
Bulgaria Krasimir Koev 30 0(1)
Bulgaria Plamen Nikolov 11 0(0)
Bulgaria Dinko Gospodinov 15 0(0)
Bulgaria Stoil Georgiev 27 0(0)
Bulgaria Stefan Kolev 06 0(0)
Bulgaria Petar Petrov 23 0(2)
Midfielders
Bulgaria Emil Velev 29 0(1)
Bulgaria Dimitar Markov 09 0(0)
Bulgaria Georgi Yordanov 30 (10)
Bulgaria Sasho Nachev 11 0(1)
Bulgaria Bozhidar Iskrenov 27 0(6)
Bulgaria Georgi Slavchev 05 0(1)
Forwards
Bulgaria Emil Spasov 18 0(2)
Bulgaria Nasko Sirakov 30 (28)
Bulgaria Rosen Krumov 16 0(0)
Bulgaria Georgi Donkov 01 0(0)
Bulgaria Petar Kurdov 22 (13)
Manager
Bulgaria Vasil Metodiev

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Bulgaria Nasko Sirakov Levski Sofia 28
2 Bulgaria Lyuboslav Penev CSKA Sofia 21
3 Bulgaria Ivelin Mladenov Etar Veliko Tarnovo 18
4 Bulgaria Atanas Pashev Trakia Plovdiv 17
5 Bulgaria Petar Aleksandrov Slavia Sofia 16
6 Bulgaria Hristo Stoichkov CSKA Sofia 14
7 Bulgaria Petar Kurdov Levski Sofia 13
Bulgaria Vasil Dragolov Beroe
Bulgaria Emil Kostadinov CSKA Sofia
10 Bulgaria Yordan Lechkov Sliven 12
Bulgaria Stefan Draganov Lokomotiv Plovdiv

References

  1. ^ "Свои хулят „предателя" Сираков, Стоичков гони рефери" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 18 May 2013.
  2. ^ "А група - Сезон 1987/88" (in Bulgarian). a-pfg.com.

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  • Bulgaria - List of final tables (RSSSF)
  • 1987–88 Statistics of A Group at a-pfg.com
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