Established: 12 March 1912
Bulgarian champion: 1929, 1967
National Cup winner: 1962, 1981
Vice-champ: 1963, 1986
Bronz: 1930, 1956, 1961, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995
Cup finals: 1947, 1956, 1963, 1964, 1984, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995
in Europe: best performance - 1963, 1/4final Cup Winners Cup
Balkan Cup winner: 1972
nickname: the Canaries
colors: yellow, black, red
stadium: "College Stadium" - 22 000
president: Dimitar Hristolov
coach: Kostadin Kostadinov
12.March 1912. Botev Plovdiv was found
2.June 1927. Unveiling ceremony of the patron's monument
14.May 1961. College Stadium was opened after reconstructon
3.October 1929. BPFC-CHAMPION! Final vs Levski Sofia 1:0
12.August 1962. National Cup winner! Final vs Dunav 3:0
27.September 1972. Balkan Cup winner! 5:0 vs Vardar Skopie
5.May 1981. National Cup is ours again! Victory vs Pirin 1:0
15.May 1929. Victory 5:4 vs "wunder-team" Austria Wien
8.July 1962. Glorious victory in Sofia 6:1 vs Levski Sofia
19.September 1962. 5:1 vs Steaua Bucharest, Cup Winners Cup
30.September 1981. 1:0 vs Barcelona, Cup Winners Cup
7.November 1984. 2:0 vs Bayern Munich, Cup Winners Cup
27.August 1988. - 5:0 vs local rival Locomotiv Pld
30.August 1995. It's August again! And 5:0 again!
Botev Plovdiv F.C. is the king of lost finals:
3.October 1929. Sofia
Junak Stadium, BPFC-champion!
the Tzar's Cup is ours
Plovdiv Central Railstation
2.June 1927 Botiov's monument
the "Unique" goal
The Jogata's team
National Cup winners`62
Gueorgui Guenov-Jogata had the lead of Botev Plovdiv for 13 years and formed the emblem-style of the Canaries. In that time pleiad of national soccer stars played at the College Stadium - Nikola Kovachev-Tulata, Ivan Sotirov-Albaneca, Hristo Iliev-Patrata, Sasho Kostov, Chiko, Ampeto, Gundi, Tumbi, Miki, Stoynov, Ivan Vutzov... Steaua Buchurest was crashed 5:1 (in European Cup match), Levski Sofia - ruined 6:1, and Bulgaria riched World Cup finals-Chile`62 for the first time in history...
Champion's 1967 signed the end of a victorious period in BPFC history - started by Jogata and "the magic trio" Tumbi-Chiko-Gundi, the team passed by bronz`61, cupwin`62, silver`63 and quarterfinal in Europe. Then led by Vassil Spasov-Valjaka, Botev Pld gained to the title - with 13 wins, 12 draws and 5 losts. Champ's stars are Karushkov, Apostolov, Stoynov, Gluhcev, Delev, Atanasov, Kjuchukov, Miki, Dobri Nenov, Tumbi and Chiko...
19.June 1967. - National stadium, Sofia
We are the Champions
5.May 1981 - the Cup is ours again!
They had never won the championship, but went down in history as - "the Goldens" -
Slavkov, Marinov, Piki Jurukov, Blangiev, Zehtinski, Manolov, Arguirov, Peichev, Gueorguiev, Pashev, Pehlivanov, Simov, Kostadinov, Bakalov, Vitchev, Mladenov, Rakov, Horozov, Tanev, Pachev...
The most magnificent team of College Stadium
The period of the "goldens" is :
National Cup winners - `81
Vice-champions - `86
Bronz medals - `81`83`85`87`88
and 3 lost finals - `84 `90 `91
All time score-record, heap of wins, and a play style as a poetry in yellow-black...
Slavkov - the Golden shoe'81