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Illian Kiriakov Squad Index
Information:
1998-99 Squad Number:
11
Position:
Midfielder
Date of Birth:
04th August 1967
Birthplace:
Pavlikeni, Bulgaria
Nationality:
Bulgarian
Height:
5' 5
Weight:
11st 6
Signed:
14/06/96
Career History:
Etar Veliko Tarnovo, Deportivo La Coruņa, Merida, CSKA Sofia, Etar Veliko Tarnovo, Anorthosis, Aberdeen, Airdrieonians, Raith Rovers, Akademik Svishtov, Etar 1924
 
Profile:
Bulgarian internationalist Kiriakov was signed for the Dons by Roy Aitken and featured through most of season 1996-1997, but thereafter gradually faded out of the picture as he failed to live up to expectations. Left the club in 2000.
Illian Kiriakov

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
20/07/1996
Glentoran 1-4 Aberdeen
Friendly The Oval, Belfast 1,000 28 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1999-00
6
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
3
0
3
1
2
1998-99
18
5
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
21
5
0
6
0
0
1997-98
15
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
1996-97
26
1
1
3
0
0
2
0
0
6
0
0
37
1
1
2
0
0
Totals:
65
8
1
5
1
0
4
0
0
6
0
0
80
9
1
11
1
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 89 1