2. Liga

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2. Liga
Founded1975
CountryAustria
Level on pyramid2
Most championshipsLASK (5)

Admiral Zweite Liga is the name of the second division in Austrian football.

History[change | change 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 were 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. Beginning with the 2018–19 season the former First League changed its name to the Second League[1] and expanded from ten teams to 16 teams. [2] Also amateurteams of a club from the Bundesliga are allowed.

In the 2020-21 season the Regionalliga was suspended due to the COVID-pandemic. Therefor no team was relegated from Liga 2. SK Rapid Wien II , SK Vorwärts Steyr and SV Horn stayed in the league. [3] The 3rd of the league Austria Klagenfurt played relegationmatches versus SKN St. Pölten and won 5:0 (4:0 and 1:0) and was promoted to the Bundesliga.

Clubs in the Admiral 2. Liga 2022-23[change | change source]

Club Name City Stadium Capacity
Sturm Graz II Graz Trainingszentrum Messendorf 600
Blau-Weiß Linz Linz Donauparkstadion 2,000
Floridsdorfer AC Vienna FAC-Platz 3,000
Young Violets Vienna Generali-Arena 17 500
Kapfenberger SV Kapfenberg Franz-Fekete-Stadion 12,000
Liefering Salzburg EM Stadion Wals-Siezenheim 4,128
Rapid Wien II Wien Allianz Stadion 28,000
St. Pölten Sankt Pölten NV Arena 8,000
Vienna Wien Hohe Warte Stadium 5,000
Grazer AK Graz Merkur-Arena 15,323
FC Dornbirn Dornbirn Stadion Birkenwiese 7,500
FC Admira Wacker Mödling Maria Enzensdorf Bundesstadion Südstadt 12,000
SV Horn Horn Sparkasse Horn Arena 7,870
SKU Amstetten Amstetten Ertl Glas Stadion 2,000
SV Lafnitz Lafnitz Sportplatz Lafnitz 3,000
Vorwärts Steyr Steyr Vorwärts-Stadion 6,000

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Champions[change | change source]

Topscorer[change | change source]

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Season Name/Club Goals
1999/00 Austria Armin Hobel WSG Tirol 15
2000/01 Austria Roland Kollmann FC Kärnten 28
2001/02 Austria Christian Stumpf LASK 17
2002/03 Austria Armin Hobel BSV Juniors 23
2003/04 Netherlands Samuel Koejoe FC Wacker Innsbruck 22
2004/05 Austria Sanel Kuljic SV Ried 34
2005/06 Austria Ivica Vastić LASK 19
2006/07 Austria Ivica Vastić LASK 23
2007/08 Austria Rene Gartler FC Lustenau 21
2008/09 Brazil Diego Viana SV Grödig 20
2009/10 Austria Patrick Bürger TSV Hartberg 18
2010/11 Austria Benjamin Sulimani Admira Wacker 19
2011/12 Austria David Poljanec FC Blau-Weiß Linz 19
2012/13 Austria Hannes Aigner SC Rheindorf Altach 18
2013/14 Austria Hannes Aigner SC Rheindorf Altach 22
2014/15 Austria Markus Pink SV Mattersburg 21
2015/16 Austria Thomas Pichlmann FC Wacker Innsbruck 20
2016/17 Austria Patrik Eler FC Wacker Innsbruck 24
2017/18 Austria Seifedin Chabbi SV Ried
Albania Hamdi Salihi SC Wiener Neustadt
22
2018/19 Brazil Ronivaldo SC Austria Lustenau 26
2019/20 Brazil Ronivaldo SC Austria Lustenau 24
2020/21 Austria Fabian Schubert FC Blau-Weiß Linz 33
2021/22 Switzerland Haris Tabakovic SC Austria Lustenau 27

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