Valery Bozhinov

Date of birth15 February 1986
Place of birthOriahoviza
NationalityBulgarian
Weight76 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionForward

Bojinov joined Manchester City in August 2007 with a four-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Lecce 01 Jul 2001 31 Jan 2005
Fiorentina 31 Jan 2005 02 Aug 2007
Juventus 01 Aug 2006 31 May 2007 L
Manchester City 03 Aug 2007 05 Jul 2010
Parma 30 Jul 2009 31 May 2010 L
Parma 05 Jul 2010 06 Jul 2011
Sporting Clube Portugal 06 Jul 2011

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Lecce Serie A
2
2003-04 Lecce Serie A 17
11
3
2
2004-05 Fiorentina Serie A 5
4
2
1
1
2004-05 Lecce Serie A 17
3
11
3
2007-08 Manchester City Premier League 1
2
2008-09 Manchester City Premier League 2
6
1
1
2008-09 Manchester City UEFA Cup
1
2011-12 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Europa League 3
2
1
1
2015-16 Partizan Belgrade UEFA Champions League 6
2015-16 Partizan Belgrade UEFA Europa League 1
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Jan 2002 Lecce v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 20
03 Feb 2002 Juventus v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 21
14 Sep 2003 Lecce v Ancona D 0-0 Serie A 2
28 Sep 2003 AC Milan v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 4
25 Oct 2003 Siena v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 7
02 Nov 2003 Lecce v Empoli D 0-0 Serie A 8
09 Nov 2003 Perugia v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 9
23 Nov 2003 Lecce v Sampdoria D 0-0 Serie A 10
30 Nov 2003 AS Roma v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 11
07 Dec 2003 Lecce v Parma D 0-0 Serie A 12
13 Dec 2003 Udinese v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 13
06 Jan 2004 Inter Milano v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 15
11 Jan 2004 Lecce v Bologna D 0-0 Serie A 16
18 Jan 2004 Reggina v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 17
25 Jan 2004 Lecce v Lazio D 0-0 Serie A 18
01 Feb 2004 Ancona v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 19
07 Feb 2004 Chievo Verona v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 20
15 Feb 2004 Lecce v AC Milan D 0-0 Serie A 21
22 Feb 2004 Brescia v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 22
07 Mar 2004 Lecce v Siena D 0-0 Serie A 24
13 Mar 2004 Empoli v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 25
21 Mar 2004 Lecce v Perugia D 0-0 Serie A 26
28 Mar 2004 Sampdoria v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 27
04 Apr 2004 Lecce v AS Roma D 0-0 Serie A 28
10 Apr 2004 Parma v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 29
17 Apr 2004 Lecce v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 30
25 Apr 2004 Juventus v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 31
02 May 2004 Lecce v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 32
09 May 2004 Bologna v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 33
16 May 2004 Lecce v Reggina D 0-0 Serie A 34
12 Sep 2004 Atalanta v Lecce D 2-2 Serie A 1
18 Sep 2004 Lecce v Brescia W 4-1 Serie A 2
22 Sep 2004 AS Roma v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 3
26 Sep 2004 Lecce v Cagliari D 0-0 Serie A 4
03 Oct 2004 Chievo Verona v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 5
17 Oct 2004 Lecce v Palermo D 0-0 Serie A 6
24 Oct 2004 Messina v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 7
27 Oct 2004 Lecce v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 8
31 Oct 2004 Fiorentina v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 9
07 Nov 2004 Lecce v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 10
10 Nov 2004 Siena v Lecce D 1-1 Serie A 11
14 Nov 2004 Lecce v Juventus L 0-1 Serie A 12
28 Nov 2004 Bologna v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 13
05 Dec 2004 Lecce v Livorno W 3-2 Serie A 14
11 Dec 2004 Lazio v Lecce D 3-3 Serie A 15
19 Dec 2004 Lecce v Sampdoria L 1-4 Serie A 16
06 Jan 2005 AC Milan v Lecce L 5-2 Serie A 17
09 Jan 2005 Lecce v Reggina D 1-1 Serie A 18
16 Jan 2005 Parma v Lecce L 2-1 Serie A 19
23 Jan 2005 Lecce v Atalanta W 1-0 Serie A 20


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Bulgaria UEFA Under-19 1
1
2002-03 Bulgaria UEFA Under-19 2
1
1
2003-04 Bulgaria UEFA European Championship
1
1
2004-05 Bulgaria FIFA World Cup 3
1
2004-05 Bulgaria International Friendly 2
1
2004-05 Bulgaria UEFA Under-19 3
1
2005-06 Bulgaria FIFA World Cup 1
2005-06 Bulgaria International Friendly 3
1
2006-07 Bulgaria Cyprus International Tournament 1
1
2006-07 Bulgaria International Friendly 1
2006-07 Bulgaria UEFA European Championship 2
3
1
1
2008-09 Bulgaria FIFA World Cup 1
2009-10 Bulgaria FIFA World Cup 1
2
2009-10 Bulgaria International Friendly 3
2
2
2010-11 Bulgaria International Friendly 2
2010-11 Bulgaria UEFA European Championship 1
1
2011-12 Bulgaria UEFA European Championship
1
2012-13 Bulgaria FIFA World Cup
2
2012-13 Bulgaria International Friendly 2
2014-15 Bulgaria UEFA European Championship
1
2017-18 Bulgaria International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 May 2002 Czech Republic v Bulgaria D 1-1 UEFA U19 Intermediate round
14 May 2002 Bulgaria v Czech Republic L 1-3 UEFA U19 Qualifying round
09 Oct 2002 Switzerland v Bulgaria L 3-1 UEFA U19 Group 6
11 Oct 2002 Bulgaria v Denmark L 0-2 UEFA U19 Group 6
13 Oct 2002 Bulgaria v Estonia W 3-1 UEFA U19 Group 6 qualifying
22 Jun 2004 Italy v Bulgaria L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
18 Aug 2004 Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 2004 Iceland v Bulgaria W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
02 Oct 2004 Austria v Bulgaria L 2-0 UEFA U19 Group 12
04 Oct 2004 Norway v Bulgaria L 3-1 UEFA U19 Group 12
06 Oct 2004 Bulgaria v Iceland L 2-3 UEFA U19 Group 12
09 Oct 2004 Croatia v Bulgaria D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
13 Oct 2004 Bulgaria v Malta W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
09 Feb 2005 Bulgaria v Serbia and Montenegro D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Bulgaria v Croatia L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Oct 2005 Malta v Bulgaria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Nov 2005 Bulgaria v Georgia W 6-2 International Friendly
16 Nov 2005 Mexico v Bulgaria W 0-3 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 FYR Macedonia v Bulgaria W 0-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Romania v Bulgaria D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group G
06 Sep 2006 Bulgaria v Slovenia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Oct 2006 Bulgaria v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Oct 2006 Luxembourg v Bulgaria W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
15 Nov 2006 Slovakia v Bulgaria L 3-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Bulgaria v Latvia W 2-0 CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT
07 Feb 2007 Cyprus v Bulgaria W 0-3 CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT Final
28 Mar 2007 Bulgaria v Albania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
06 Jun 2009 Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Aug 2009 Bulgaria v Latvia W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Italy v Bulgaria L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
10 Oct 2009 Cyprus v Bulgaria L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
14 Oct 2009 Bulgaria v Georgia W 6-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
18 Nov 2009 Malta v Bulgaria W 1-4 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Poland v Bulgaria L 2-0 International Friendly
19 May 2010 Belgium v Bulgaria L 2-1 International Friendly
24 May 2010 South Africa v Bulgaria D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Russia v Bulgaria L 1-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 England v Bulgaria L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Sep 2010 Bulgaria v Montenegro L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
17 Nov 2010 Bulgaria v Serbia L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Oct 2011 Ukraine v Bulgaria L 3-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2011 Bulgaria v Wales L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
12 Oct 2012 Bulgaria v Denmark D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Qualifying group B
14 Nov 2012 Bulgaria v Ukraine L 0-1 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Bulgaria v Malta W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Qualifying group B
04 Jun 2013 Kazakhstan v Bulgaria W 1-2 International Friendly
28 Mar 2015 Bulgaria v Italy D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
13 Nov 2017 Bulgaria v Saudi Arabia W 1-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.