SC Wiener Neustadt

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SC Wiener Neustadt
2008/09 team Champion of the second league(Photo by Steindy)
Full name Sportclub Wiener Neustadt
Founded 2008
Ground Stadium Wiener Neustadt
(capacity: 10 000)
Chairman Ing. Manfred Rottensteiner
Manager Heimo Pfeifenberger
League Austrian Bundesliga
2011/12 Austrian Bundesliga, 8th

SC Wiener Neustadt(official name SC Wiener Neustadt 08) is a footballclub from Austria. The club is playing in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Peter Stöger coach SC Wiener Neustadt

The club was founded in 2008 as the Upper Austrian club SC Schwanenstadt decided to transfer to Oberwaltersdorf because of financial problems. Because SC Schwanenstadt was 7th in the second league the new club could also play in this league.

The first match was against FC Wacker Innsbruck (0-3). The rest of the season was more successful. They became champion of the second league and promoted to the Austrian Bundesliga.

The club´s president was Frank Stronach, the founder of Magna Inetrnational. He was also the main sponsor. But he decided to leave the club, so the future of the club is not clear. For the 2011/12 season Wiener Neustadt has got a new coach, Peter Stöger, who came from GAK, because Peter Schöttl became new coach of SK Rapid Wien. After Peter Stöger went to Austria Wien, because the earlier Austria coach Ivica Vastic was not very successful, the team had to look for a new coach. Just before the season 2011/2012 began, the SC Wiener Neustadt presented Heimo Pfeifenberger as the new coach.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 2 February 2012
No. Position Player
1 Austria GK Manfred Razenböck
2 Argentina DF Fernando Troyansky
3 Austria DF Thomas Kral
4 Austria DF Mahmut Selim Imamoglu
5 Austria MF Stefan Lärnsack
6 Austria MF Michael Stanislaw
7 Austria FW René Felix
9 Austria FW Thomas Helly
10 Austria MF Daniel Offenbacher (on loan from F.C. Red Bull Salzburg)
11 Austria MF Edin Salkić
12 Austria MF Christopher Tvrdy
13 Austria DF Wolfgang Klapf
14 Austria FW Matthias Lindner
15 Austria DF Michael Madl
16 Austria DF Andreas Schicker
No. Position Player
17 Austria FW Günter Friesenbichler
19 Croatia FW Danijel Prskalo
20 Austria MF Christoph Saurer (on loan from Rapid Wien)
21 Austria MF Daniel Wolf
22 Germany MF Willi Evseev (on loan from Hannover 96)
23 Austria MF Mario Reiter
24 Austria GK Ihsan Poyraz
25 Austria DF Christian Ramsebner
26 Austria MF Mario Pollhammer
27 Austria GK Jörg Siebenhandl
30 Austria MF Bernd Besenlehner
31 Austria MF Matthias Maak
34 Austria FW Serkan Ciftci

New players in the 2011/12 season[change | change source]

  • Serkan Ciftci (from SK Rapid Amateure)
  • Christopher Tvrdy (from SC Wiener Neustadt Amateure)

Honours[change | change source]

  • 2008/09 Champion Erste Liga(Second league)