Austrian Football First League

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Heute für Morgen" Erste Liga
Country Austria
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1975
Level 2
Number of teams 10
Relegation to Regionalliga
Current champions Admira Wacker Mödling (2010/11)
Most successful club GAK and LASK (3)

"Heute für Morgen" Erste Liga is the name of the second division in Austrian football.

History[change | edit source]

The league was formed in 1975. The name "Erste Liga" was not new, because before the Second World War the name was in use for the second division in football. From 1949 to 1975 the 3 Regionalligen were the second level. With some modifications the league still exists.

There are ten clubs in the league. The champion promotes to the Bundesliga, the last team of the Bundesliga is relegated to the Erste Liga. The last three teams of this league are relegated to the Regionalliga, the champions of the 3 Regionalligen are promoted to the Erste Liga as fare they are licenced. There is no amateurteam of a club from the Bundesliga allowed.

Clubs in the "Heute für Morgen" Erste Liga 2011/2012[change | edit source]

List of stadiums[change | edit source]

  • Stadion der Stadt Linz (Gugl)- Blau-Weiß Linz, LASK Linz
  • Reichshofstadion - SC Austria Lustenau, FC Lustenau 07
  • Cashpoint-Arena - SC Rheindorf Altach
  • Voithplatz - SKN St. Pölten
  • Lavanttal-Arena - Wolfsberger AC/SK St. Andrä
  • Hohe Warte - First Vienna FC 1894
  • Stadion Hartberg - TSV Hartberg
  • Untersberg-Arena - SV Grödig

Champions[change | edit source]

  • 1975 Grazer AK
  • 1976 First Vienna FC 1894
  • 1977 Wiener Sport-Club
  • 1978 SV Austria Salzburg
  • 1979 Linzer ASK
  • 1980 SC Eisenstadt
  • 1981 SSW Innsbruck
  • 1982 SK Austria Klagenfurt
  • 1983 SV St. Veit/Glan
  • 1984 SV Spittal/Drau
  • 1985 Salzburger AK 1914
  • 1986 First Vienna FC 1894
  • 1987 VfB Mödling
  • 1988 VSE St. Pölten
  • 1989 SV Austria Salzburg
  • 1990 Donawitzer SV Alpine
  • 1991 FC VOEST Linz
  • 1992 VfB Mödling
  • 1993 Grazer AK
  • 1994 Linzer ASK
  • 1995 Grazer AK
  • 1996 FC Linz
  • 1997 SC Austria Lustenau
  • 1998 SK Vorwärts Steyr
  • 1999 SC Schwarz-Weiß Bregenz
  • 2000 VfB Admira Wacker Mödling
  • 2001 FC Kärnten
  • 2002 ASKÖ Pasching
  • 2003 SV Mattersburg
  • 2004 FC Wacker Tirol
  • 2005 SV Ried
  • 2006 SC Rheindorf Altach
  • 2007 LASK Linz
  • 2008 Kapfenberger SV
  • 2009 SC Magna Wiener Neustadt
  • 2010 FC Wacker Innsbruck
  • 2011 VfB Admira Wacker Mödling