2005–06 A Group

58th completed season of top-tier football league in Bulgaria
Football league season
A Group
Season2005–06
ChampionsLevski Sofia
(24th title)
RelegatedPirin 1922
Naftex
Pirin
Champions LeagueLevski
UEFA CupCSKA
Litex
Lokomotiv Sofia
Intertoto CupLokomotiv Plovdiv
Matches played210
Goals scored556 (2.65 per match)
Top goalscorerSlovenia Milivoje Novakovič
Cape Verde José Furtado
(16 goals each)
Biggest home winCSKA 7–0 Rodopa
Biggest away winBelasitsa 1–5 CSKA
Vihren 1–5 Litex
Beroe 0–4 Cherno More
Highest scoringBeroe 4–4 Levski Sofia (8 goals)

The 2005–06 A Group was the 58th season of the top Bulgarian national football league (commonly referred to as A Group) and the 82nd edition of a Bulgarian national championship tournament.

Overview

It was contested by 16 teams, and Levski Sofia won the championship. Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo, PFC Nesebar, and Spartak Varna were relegated to the B PFG at the end of the last season. The relegated teams were replaced by Vihren Sandanski, Pirin 1922 Blagoevgrad, and Botev Plovdiv. [1] Vihren made their debut in the top tier of Bulgarian football, Pirin 1922 returns after a two-year absence, while Botev returns after four-year absence.

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Levski Sofia (C) 28 21 5 2 71 23 +48 68 Qualification for Champions League second qualifying round
2 CSKA Sofia 28 20 5 3 73 22 +51 65 Qualification for UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 Litex Lovech 28 18 6 4 51 22 +29 60
4 Lokomotiv Sofia 28 18 0 10 49 29 +20 54
5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 28 11 7 10 43 42 +1 40 Qualification for Intertoto Cup second round
6 Belasitsa Petrich 28 11 6 11 33 33 0 39
7 Slavia Sofia 28 12 3 13 33 34 −1 39
8 Cherno More 28 10 7 11 29 27 +2 37
9 Vihren 28 10 2 16 35 55 −20 32
10 Beroe 28 8 8 12 36 53 −17 32
11 Marek 28 8 7 13 23 37 −14 31
12 Rodopa Smolyan 28 7 4 17 23 52 −29 25
13 Botev Plovdiv 28 4 12 12 20 38 −18 24
14 Pirin 1922 Blagoevgrad (R) 28 5 8 15 23 46 −23 23 Relegation to 2006–07 B Group
15 Naftex Burgas (R) 28 4 6 18 14 43 −29 18
x FC Pirin Blagoevgrad[a] (D) 2 0 0 2 0 3 −3 0 Excluded from the league
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th goals scored; 8th "sportsmanship" (R & Y cards); 9th draw
(C) Champion; (D) Disqualified; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ FC Pirin Blagoevgrad were excluded after two matches and demoted to their regional third level league (Southwestern V AFG) for failing to arrange their debts, their results were annulled.

Results

Home \ Away BEL BSZ BOT CHM CSK LEV LIT LPL LSO MAR NAF PIR RDP SLA VIH
Belasitsa Petrich 4–0 4–1 0–0 1–5 2–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–0
Beroe 2–1 2–0 0–4 1–4 4–4 3–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–2 2–1
Botev Plovdiv 0–0 2–2 0–0 1–4 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–3 0–0 1–0 0–0 3–1
Cherno More 4–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–0 1–0 3–1 0–1 1–0 3–1
CSKA Sofia 2–2 7–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 4–3 3–2 1–1 3–0 2–0 7–0 2–1 6–0
Levski Sofia 2–0 2–0 4–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 3–1 2–0 6–0 3–0 6–1 5–0 2–0
Litex Lovech 2–1 1–0 2–0 5–2 1–1 1–0 3–1 3–1 4–0 1–0 0–2 3–0 2–1 4–1
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1–2 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–4 1–2 1–2 2–0 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–0 2–1
Lokomotiv Sofia 0–1 4–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–2 1–0 4–2 4–0 3–0 5–0 3–1 2–1 2–0
Marek 1–3 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–4 2–3 0–0 3–1 0–2 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–1
Naftex Burgas 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 1–0
Pirin 1922 Blagoevgrad 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–3 1–1 1–3 3–2 0–2 1–2 2–0 2–2 0–1 3–1
Rodopa Smolyan 2–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–1 1–3 1–2
Slavia Sofia 1–0 4–2 2–1 1–0 1–2 2–2 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 3–0 1–2
Vihren 2–0 3–1 3–2 2–1 1–3 1–2 1–5 1–1 2–0 3–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 0–2
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Champions

Levski Sofia
Goalkeepers
01 Bulgaria Georgi Petkov 23 0(0)
88 Bulgaria Nikolay Mihaylov 06 0(0)
Defenders
02 Bulgaria Ivan Todorov 01 0(0)
03 Bulgaria Zhivko Milanov 19 0(1)
04 Bulgaria Igor Tomašić 23 0(1)
05 Bulgaria Anton Vergilov* 01 0(0)
08 Bulgaria Bogomil Dyakov 10 0(0)
11 Bulgaria Elin Topuzakov 23 0(1)
15 Bulgaria Borislav Stoychev 01 0(0)
20 Bulgaria Stanislav Angelov 22 0(2)
22 Bulgaria Todor Stoev 01 0(0)
25 Bulgaria Lúcio Wagner 23 0(0)
Midfielders
06 Nigeria Richard Eromoigbe 26 0(0)
07 Bulgaria Daniel Borimirov 22 0(9)
13 Bulgaria Asen Bukarev 13 0(0)
14 Bulgaria Chetin Sadula 01 0(0)
16 Bulgaria Mariyan Ognyanov 03 0(0)
18 Bulgaria Miroslav Ivanov 19 0(1)
21 Bulgaria Dimitar Telkiyski 26 (11)
24 Bulgaria Nikolay Dimitrov 06 0(2)
26 Bulgaria Galin Ivanov 01 0(0)
27 France Cédric Bardon 20 0(7)
30 Bulgaria Lachezar Baltanov 01 0(0)
77 Bulgaria Milan Koprivarov 21 0(4)
Forwards
09 Bulgaria Georgi Ivanov 11 0(5)
10 Bulgaria Hristo Yovov 19 0(4)
17 Bulgaria Valeri Domovchiyski 24 (11)
19 Bulgaria Georgi Chilikov* 01 0(0)
23 Nigeria Ekundayo Jayeoba 03 0(5)
28 Bulgaria Emil Angelov 21 0(6)
29 Bulgaria Antonio Pavlov 01 0(1)
Manager
Bulgaria Stanimir Stoilov
  • Vergilov and Chilikov left the club during a season.

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Slovenia Milivoje Novaković Litex Lovech 16
Cape Verde José Furtado CSKA (6) / Vihren (10)
3 Bulgaria Martin Kamburov Lokomotiv Plovdiv 13
Serbia and Montenegro Saša Antunović Lokomotiv Sofia
5 Bulgaria Valeri Domovchiyski Levski Sofia 11
Bulgaria Tsvetan Genkov Lokomotiv Sofia
Bulgaria Dimitar Telkiyski Levski Sofia
Bulgaria Emil Gargorov CSKA Sofia
9 Bulgaria Stoyko Sakaliev CSKA Sofia 10
Ivory Coast Guillaume Dah Zadi CSKA Sofia

References

  1. ^ "Сезон 2005-06 - Йешич продуцира драмата „7 точки разлика"" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 28 September 2013.

External links

  • Bulgaria - List of final tables (RSSSF)
  • 2005–06 Statistics of A Group at a-pfg.com
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