Stiliyan Petrov

Born: July 5, 1979 (age 38)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Montana, Bulgaria
Nationality: Bulgaria Bulgarian

Position: Centre-midfield
Stiliyan Petrov
Career History
Senior2006-2013Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 108 articles about Stiliyan Petrov. Articles 1 to 40:
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov offered coaching role at Nuneaton Town
National League North side Nuneaton Town offer former Aston Villa and Bulgaria captain Stiliyan Petrov a role as player-coach.
Sep 27, 16:31
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov to sign for Nuneaton Town?
Former Aston Villa captain Stilyan Petrov is reportedly close to signing for sixth-tier outfit Nuneaton Town.
Sep 26, 15:22
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov misses out on playing contract with Aston Villa
Manager Roberto Di Matteo says that midfielder Stiliyan Petrov will not be offered a new playing contract by Aston Villa.
Jul 20, 19:43
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Joe Bennett: 'Stiliyan Petrov can still play big part for Aston Villa'
Aston Villa defender Joe Bennett insists that Stiliyan Petrov can play a "big part" for the club this season following his return to action after a battle with cancer.
Jul 11, 20:18
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov makes first Aston Villa appearance in four years
Stiliyan Petrov plays the second half of Aston Villa's 8-0 win over Austrian sixth-tier club GAK 1902 - his first senior appearance of any sort in more than four years.
Jul 9, 20:31
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov "so happy" to return to Aston Villa
Stiliyan Petrov takes to Twitter to reveal his delight at being given the chance to begin pre-season training with former club Aston Villa.
Jun 23, 15:06
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov to resume training with Aston Villa
Stiliyan Petrov will take part in Aston Villa's pre-season trip to Austria as he bids to return to football after being diagnosed with leukaemia in 2012.
Jun 23, 12:26
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov wants Aston Villa return
Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov reveals that he wants to come out of retirement and rejoin the club following a battle with acute leukaemia.
Apr 26, 15:01
Gabriel Agbonlahor of Leicester in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Aston Villa on September 13, 2015
Stiliyan Petrov not surprised by Gabriel Agbonlahor conduct
Stiliyan Petrov insists that Gabriel Agbonlahor "loves" Aston Villa, despite being the subject of two off-field investigations by the club in a number of weeks.
Apr 20, 21:19
Monaco's Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov vies with Montpellier's Brazilian defender Vitorino Hilton during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Montpellier (MHSC) on April 7, 2015
Report: Dimitar Berbatov in Aston Villa talks
Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov is having talks with Aston Villa, according to a report.
Sep 1, 09:32
Monaco's Dimitar Berbatov celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Sochaux during their Ligue 1 match on March 8, 2014
Stiliyan Petrov confirms Aston Villa, Dimitar Berbatov talks
Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov confirms that striker Dimitar Berbatov has held talks with the club over a return to the Premier League.
Aug 3, 09:23
Monaco's Dimitar Berbatov celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Sochaux during their Ligue 1 match on March 8, 2014
Aston Villa 'in talks with free agent Dimitar Berbatov'
Aston Villa reportedly open talks with free agent Dimitar Berbatov.
Jul 29, 00:00
Ashley Young of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Ashley Young marries partner four years after cancelling their wedding
Manchester United winger Ashley Young marries long-term partner Nicky Pike four years after cancelling the couple's original wedding date.
Jun 23, 12:57
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Ex-Aston Villa and Celtic player Stiliyan Petrov wins Sunday league title
Stiliyan Petrov describes the feeling as 'priceless' after his Sunday league team win the title.
Apr 12, 06:21
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on March 3, 2015
Stiliyan Petrov confident Aston Villa will survive relegation
Stiliyan Petrov is confident that Aston Villa will survive relegation from the Premier League, with 10 games left to play.
Mar 11, 10:15
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Tim Sherwood to ask Stiliyan Petrov to lead Aston Villa out at Wembley?
Tim Sherwood says that he may ask Stilian Petrov to lead the Aston Villa team out before their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Mar 8, 23:41
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Dion Dublin hails Aston Villa's appointment of Stiliyan Petrov
Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin hails Tim Sherwood's appointment of fan favourite Stiliyan Petrov.
Mar 7, 16:14
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov to join Aston Villa coaching setup
Former midfielder Stiliyan Petrov is given a place on the first-team coaching staff at Aston Villa.
Mar 5, 16:00
FC Salzburg versus Celtic on BT Sport
Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton calls for spirit of 2003
Talking to Sports Mole, former Celtic striker Chris Sutton looks ahead to the club's Europa League campaign, which begins with a trip to Red Bull Salzburg.
Sep 17, 08:37
Generic image of a locker room
Video: John Terry takes ice bucket challenge and nominates Rafael Benitez
Chelsea captain undertakes the ice bucket challenge and nominates Rafael Benitez, John Obi Mikel and Frank Lampard
Aug 19, 04:38
Aleksandar Tonev of Aston Villa looks on during a Pre Season Friendly between Aston Villa and Malaga at Villa Park on August 10, 2013
Aleksandar Tonev completes Celtic loan move
Aston Villa midfielder Aleksandar Tonev joins Celtic on a season-long loan.
Aug 11, 21:59
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne play FIFA 14
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to make Doncaster Rovers reserves debut
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson will make his long-awaited debut for Doncaster Rovers reserves in the coming weeks.
Jan 23, 23:08
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher fights for life: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole picks out some of the Twitter messages of support for Michael Schumacher, who is fighting for his life following a skiing accident.
Dec 30, 12:56
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne play FIFA 14
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson added to 'Football Manager 2014'
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is added to the list of players for Doncaster Rovers on computer game Football Manager 2014.
Nov 7, 12:37
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne play FIFA 14
Aston Villa's Paul Lambert praises One Direction star for meeting daughters
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert reveals that One Direction star Louis Tomlinson took time out to speak to his three daughters.
Sep 13, 12:39
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne play FIFA 14
Video: Celebrities playing football with limited success
Sports Mole looks back on celebrities that have not fared overly well on the football pitch.
Sep 10, 12:57
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne play FIFA 14
Gabriel Agbonlahor receives death threats from One Direction fans
Gabriel Agbonlahor receives death threats from angry One Direction fans after the Aston Villa forward injured Louis Tomlinson during a charity match.
Sep 9, 13:54
Gabriel Agbonlahor of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park on August 24, 2013
Gabriel Agbonlahor to apologise to One Direction singer
Gabriel Agbonlahor says that he will apologise to Louis Tomlinson after injuring the One Direction singer in a charity match.
Sep 8, 22:53
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov charity match draws 60,000
More than 60,000 supporters turn out for a charity match for leukaemia survivor Stiliyan Petrov.
Sep 8, 19:47
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne play FIFA 14
Gabriel Agbonlahor injures One Direction star Louis Tomlinson
One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson suffers an injury following a challenge with Gabriel Agbonlahor during a charity match.
Sep 8, 15:40
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov: "Support has been incredible"
Stiliyan Petrov reveals that the support he has received from football fans has helped him during the 18 months of leukaemia treatment.
Sep 1, 15:46
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
On this day: Stiliyan Petrov signs for Aston Villa
On this day in 2006, Stiliyan Petrov became Martin O'Neill's first signing at Aston Villa.
Aug 30, 09:48
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert shouts orders to his team during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2013
Aston Villa secure airline deal to show own channel on flights
Aston Villa secure deals with three airlines to show official channel AVTV during flights.
Aug 19, 14:57
Stiliyan Petrov
Stiliyan Petrov asks to end applause tribute
Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov asks fans to stop their 19th-minute tribute to him following his successful battle against leukaemia.
Aug 13, 17:16
Roy Keane
Roy Keane to play in charity match to celebrate Stiliyan Petrov's career
Roy Keane puts his name down to play in a charity match to celebrate the career of Stiliyan Petrov at Celtic Park.
Jul 2, 13:56
Scott Parker
Five players Aston Villa should sign
Sports Mole identifies five players who would enhance the Aston Villa squad.
Jun 17, 12:49
Stiliyan Petrov
Stiliyan Petrov accepts Aston Villa coaching role
Stiliyan Petrov accepts an invitation from Aston Villa to become a member of the club's coaching staff.
May 22, 16:31
Stiliyan Petrov
Stiliyan Petrov 'never worried' by relegation threat
Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov insists that he was never worried by the threat of relegation from the Premier League.
May 15, 20:36
Stiliyan Petrov
Stiliyan Petrov pays tribute to Aston Villa fans
Retiring Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov thanks the fans in his final programme notes.
May 11, 11:51
Stiliyan Petrov
Paul Lambert open to Stiliyan Petrov coaching role
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert reveals that he is considering a coaching role at the club for Stiliyan Petrov.
May 10, 01:13



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163