|Full name||Professional Football Club CSKA Sofia II|
|Nickname(s)|| The Reds|
|Short name||CSKA II|
|Dissolved||5 June 2017|
|Ground||Balgarska Armia, Sofia|
|Capacity||22 995 (18 495 seats)|
|2016–17||Second League, 13th (relegated)|
CSKA II (Bulgarian : ЦСКА II) was a Bulgarian football team based in Sofia. Founded in 2016, it was the reserve team of CSKA Sofia, and played one season in the Second League, the second level of Bulgarian football.
Bulgarian, is an Indo-European language and a member of the Southern branch of the Slavic language family.
Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The city is at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the western part of the country. Being in the centre of the Balkan peninsula, it is midway between the Black Sea and the Adriatic Sea, and closest to the Aegean Sea.
In sports, a reserve team is a team composed of players under contract to a specific team but who do not normally appear on the team's roster during matches. Reserve teams are usually composed of young players who need playing time in order to improve their skills, as well as members of the first team recovering from injury.
They ought to play at least one level below their main side, however, so CSKA II was ineligible for promotion to First League and could not play in the Bulgarian Cup.
The First Professional Football League is a Bulgarian professional league for men's association football clubs. Standing at the top of the Bulgarian football league system, it serves as the country's primary football competition. The league determines the champion of Bulgaria and is contested by fourteen teams. It operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the second tier of the Bulgarian football league pyramid, the Second League. Known by its previous name A Group, the Bulgarian top-tier was fully restructured during the summer of 2016, when new licensing criteria were introduced.
The Bulgarian Cup is a Bulgarian annual football competition. It is the country's main cup competition and all officially registered Bulgarian football teams take part in it.
In June 2016 CSKA II took the place of Litex Lovech II in the Bulgarian Second League. The team was selected by CSKA and Litex youth players. After Stamen Belchev took charge of the first team CSKA II's results worsened, and the team was relegated to South-West Third League on the final day of the season following a 1–2 away defeat by Vitosha Bistritsa.On 5 June 2017, the owners officially informed the Bulgarian Football Union that the team will not participate in the 2017–18 South-West Third League as the level was deemed too low for youth players' development. On 6 June 2017, the contract of the head coach Svetoslav Todorov was terminated.
PFC Litex Lovech II or Litex Lovech 2 was a Bulgarian football team based in Lovech. Founded in 2015, it was the reserve team of PFC Litex Lovech, and completed one season in B Group, the second level of Bulgarian football.
The Bulgarian Second Professional Football League or simply Second League is the second level of the Bulgarian football league system, below First League and above the Third League. Sixteen teams take part in the league, each playing twice against all the other, once home and once away. Most matches are played on Saturdays and Sundays. The league is administered by the Bulgarian Professional Football League.
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|2016–17||Second League (II)||13||9||6||15||44||49||33|
|Green marks a season followed by promotion, red a season followed by relegation.|
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