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Illian Kiriakov Squad Index
Information:
1999-00 Squad Number:
11
Position:
Central Midfield
Date of Birth:
04th August 1967
Birthplace:
Pavlikeni, Bulgaria
Nationality:
Bulgarian
Height:
5' 5
Weight:
11st 6lbs
Signed:
14/06/96
Career History:
Etar Veliko Tarnovo 1st July 1986
Deportivo La Coruņa 1st July 1991
Merida 1st July 1993
Etar Veliko Tarnovo 1st July 1994
Anorthosis 1st July 1995
Aberdeen 14th June 1996, Released on 18th May 2000
Raith Rovers 26th July 2000 (On Trial)
Airdrieonians August 2000 (On Trial)
Raith Rovers 27th February 2001 to May 2001 (On Trial)
Akademik Svishtov 2001-2002
Etar 1924 2002-2003
Chumerna Elena 2004
CSKA Lesicheri 2004-2005
Rositsa Polikraishte 2005-2006
Yantra 2002 2006-2007. Retired.
FK Etar 1st July 2014 Scout, 7th Janury 2016 to Present Assistant Manager
 
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.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
20/07/1996
Glentoran 1-4 Aberdeen
Friendly 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