since 1878

International appearances by Town players (All caps)

Player Match by Match

Player  Level  

Bontcho Guentchev

  Date Opponent Venue Result Competition Notes
 19/1/1994[Full] BULGARIA v MexicoUSA1-1Friendly 
 15/4/1994[Full] BULGARIA v OmanOman1-1Friendly 
 3/6/1994[Full] BULGARIA v UkraineBulgaria1-1Friendly46' Substitute for Iordan Lechkov
 5/7/1994[Full] BULGARIA v MexicoEast Rutherford, New Jersey, USA1-1World Cup Finals104' Substitute for Nasko Sirakov. Scored in 3-1 penalty shoot-out win.
 10/7/1994[Full] BULGARIA v GermanyBoston, Massachusetts, USA2-1World Cup Finals90' Substitute
 13/7/1994[Full] BULGARIA v ItalyEast Rutherford, New Jersey, USA1-2World Cup Finals79' Substitute for Hristo Stoichkov
 15/2/1995[Full] BULGARIA v ArgentinaArgentina1-4FriendlySubstituted 81' (replaced by Enigbar Engibarov)

Notes

Appearances shown above are whilst Bontcho Guentchev was a Town player.

In the 1994 World Cup tournament in the USA he played in the second round penalty shoot-out win over Mexico (scoring the 2nd Bulgarian penalty), came on as substitute in the famous 2-1 quarter-final victory over Germany and again as sub in the 2-1 semi-final defeat by Italy.

As a Luton Town player he also represented Bulgaria against Romania in a Euro '96 group match at St. James's Park, Newcastle. His appearance as a last minute substitute in that game brought his total to 12 caps in all.

Complete Record:

1. 26-09-1990 Sweden - Bulgaria 2-0 (replaced by Valeri Valkov 69')

2. 19-01-1994 Mexico - Bulgaria 1-1

3. 15-04-1994 Oman - Bulgaria 1-1

4. 03-06-1994 Bulgaria - Ukraina 1-1 (substitute for Iordan Lechkov 46')

5. 05-07-1994 Bulgaria - Mexico 1-1 (3-1 pens.) (World Cup - substitute for Nasko Sirakov 104')

6. 10-07-1994 Bulgaria - Germany 2-1 (WorldCup)

7. 13-07-1994 Italia - Bulgaria 2-1 (World Cup - substitute for Hristo Stoichkov 79')

8. 15-02-1995 Argentina - Bulgaria 4-1 (replaced by Enigbar Engibarov 81')

9. 27-03-1996 England - Bulgaria 1-0 (substitute for Gosho Ginchev 46')

10. 24-04-1996 Slovakia - Bulgaria 0-0 (substitute for Ilian Kiriakov 58')

11. 28-05-1996 Bulgaria - Macedonia 3-0 (substitute for Krasimir Balakov 46')

12. 13-06-1996 Romania - Bulgaria 0-1 (Euro 96 - substitute for Iordan Lechkov 89')

1 cap while with Etar Veliko Trnovo

7 caps while with Ipswich Town

4 caps while with Luton Town

Source: EUROPEAN NATIONAL TEAMS - Vol I by Gabriel Mantz - Romeo Ionescu

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