PFC Ludogorets Razgrad

PFC Ludogorets

  • Location: Razgrad, Bulgaria
  • Stadium: Stadium Ludogorets Arena
  • Coach: Ante Šimundža
  • UEFA Europa League Titles: 0

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Bulgarian Champion: 2021-2022, 2020-2021, 2019-2020, 2018-2019, 2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014, 2012-2013, 2011-2012

Bulgarian Super Cup Winner: 2021-2022 , 2019-2020 , 2018-2019 , 2014-2015 , 2012-2013

Bulgarian Cup Winner: 2013-2014 , 2011-2012

For over 70 years, Ludogorets has been around, giving us some of the best footballing moments in Bulgaria. The team has an impressive history and has been dominating the Bulgarian First League. Undoubtedly, the team has been excellent, and their best is yet to come as they continue to play in Europe. 

Ludogorets is one of the teams set to play in the UEFA Europa League this season. They would be looking to make it as far as possible, and if that doesn’t work, they would want to remain in Europe by playing in the UEFA Europa Conference League. Undoubtedly, the team has been fun to watch.

Ludogorets General Info

Ludogorets stats show that this is one of the teams playing in the Bulgarian professional football league. The club is located in Razgrad and plays its games at the Huvepharma Arena, which has a capacity of about 10,422. The club’s current chairman is Aleksandar Aleksandrov, with Ante Simundza taking charge of the team.

The team plays in the Bulgarian First League with 13 other teams. The club’s full name is Professional Football Club Ludogorets 1945. They are also known as Ludogorets Razgrad or Ludogorets. The club’s nickname translates to The Eagles; their primary color is dark green.

Ludogorets History

Ludogorets Razgrad became a professional football club after several rural clubs from the region were merged in 1945. The club started its journey in the third division in Bulgaria, and by 1961, it made it to the second division. A couple of decades later, they merged with another club in Razgrad, FC Antibiotic Razgrad, making the team FC Antibiotic-Ludogrets.

However, in 2005, the club became defunct, and four years later, Ludogorets started to rise after Aleksandar Aleksandrov took the helm of the club. From there, they managed to make it to the second division in the 2010-11 season, and by the 2011-12 season, they made it to the first division.

Ludogorets Records

Ludogorets stats started to shape up after Kiril Domuschiev bought the club, and the intention was to bring the team to the first division. Within a year, they achieved this feat. And by May 2012, the team won their first top-division title, and aside from that, they completed the domestic double, winning the Bulgarian Cup and First League title.

The following season, they added another title to their collection, and the records kept improving, and Ludogorets betting started getting more traction. The domination continued to increase, and they kept getting more traction with the growing popularity as they went on to add up to a record-breaking 10th title.

Championships Won

The team’s winning period didn’t happen until the takeover happened at the start of the 2010-11 season. However, since the takeover, they’ve dominated the Bulgarian scene and have continued to win multiple championships. They seemed like a team that had been around in the top division for many years.

From their first season in the league, they’ve become a top side with many exciting records as they claim more titles. They’ve won many doubles and even recorded trebles, showing that the team is formidable and ready to compete in top-flight football as they play in the Bulgarian First League.

Historical Events

The team had a historical turnaround when the Domuschiev era started in 2010. The turnaround has brought about many good tidings, with the team winning many titles and dominating the first division for many years. They’ve been competing for the most successful club in the country, and it is a matter of time before they get there at this pace.

Aside from the domestic records, they’ve had historical moments in the UEFA Champions League and other tiers of European competitions. In the 2013-14 season, they made it to the UEFA Europa League group stages for the first time, and in the following season, they got to the UEFA Champions League group stages.

Championship Won by Ludogorets

Since 2010, Ludogorets has won many titles in the Bulgarian League. The team has become a top team in the league and one of the most successful teams. They’ve become a top contender, and the traditional structure in the country has changed. So, below are the various championships won by Ludogorets Razgrad over the years. 

  • Bulgarian First League
  • Bulgarian Cup
  • Bulgarian Supercup
  • Bulgarian Second League


The team has a pretty standard roster, and they’ve maintained a high level of players on their roster to ensure that they are competitive throughout the season. Ludogorets Razgrad’s team has a mix of 30+, 20+, and teenagers to ensure that there is balance in the team. Therefore, they remain a competitive team. 

Ludogorets starting lineup has remained the same for the most part of the 2022-23 season. The coach employs the 4-3-3 attacking formation. Sergio Padt secures the goalpost with four defenders who are covered by three central midfielders, feeding three forwards. The formation is also dynamic depending on the match.

The team has enjoyed some successes over the years, and one of the top reasons is that they consistently strengthen the squad. As a result, the team made some transfers during the 2022-23 transfer window. So, here are some of the top arrivals and departures. 

  • Top Arrivals: Nanto, Jakub Piotrowski, Aslak Witry, Pedro Naressi, Pedro Henrique.
  • Top Departures: Alex Santana, Pieros Sotiriou, Shaquille Pinas, Josue Sa, Higinio Marin

Since the takeover and the teams promotion to the first division, they’ve become a strong side, and some of their coaches have contributed to these successes. In that case, we’ve compiled a list of some of Ludogoret’s best coaches below. 

  • Ivaylo Petev
  • Georgi Dermendzhiev
  • Pavel Vrba
  • Valads Dambrauskas
  • Stoycho Stoev

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