F.C. Blau-Weiß Linz

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FC Blau-Weiß Linz
Full nameFußballclub Blau-Weiß Linz
Founded2. July 1997
GroundHofmann-Personal Stadion
ChairmanAustria Hermann Schellmann
ManagerAustria Gerald Scheiblehner
LeagueAustrian Football First League
2022-232.Liga Austria, 1st
Celebrating the title 2021

FC Blau-Weiß Linz is an Austrian football club from Linz, Upper Austria. The team is playing in the Austrian Football Second League .

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in 1997 as follow up team for FC Linz and SV Austria Tabak Linz. They played with the licence of SV Tabak in the Upper Austrian Landesliga (4th division). After three years they reached the title and were promoted to the Regionalliga Mitte. In the 2003/04 season the won this league but failed in the relegation matches versus BSV Bad Bleiberg, so they stayed in the league. After this there was a decline they were even relegated to the Landesliga, but came back the following season. In the 2010/11 season they finished second behind the LASK Juniors, which were not allowed to promote. In the relegation matches they won versus WSG Wattens after penalty shooting and were promoted to the First League. 2012/13 they lost the Relegationmatches versus SC-ESV Parndorf 1919 and were relegatet into the Regionalliga Mitte. 2015/16 they were champions in the Regionalliga Mitte and were promoted again to the First League. In the 2020-21 season the became Champion of the 2. Liga. They had not asked for a licence for the Bundesliga so they stayed in 2. Liga. Since spring 2021 they play in the Hofmann-Personal Stadion because the Donauparkstadion, their traditional homeground, will be new built till 2023.

Fans[change | change source]

The club is thought as successor to the former club VOEST Linz.This team merged with LASK to FC Linz but soon was inhaled by LASK. The club colours blue and white are that of former VOEST Linz. Also the fans see themself in this tradition.

Current squad[change | change source]

  • as 9 August 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Austria Austria Nicolas Schmid
2 DF Austria Austria Fabio Strauss
3 DF Austria Austria Christoph Schösswendter
4 DF Serbia Serbia Danilo Mitrović
6 MF Austria Austria Tobias Koch
7 FW Germany Germany Anteo Fetahu
8 DF Austria Austria Simon Pirkl
9 FW Brazil Brazil Ronivaldo Bernardo Sales
11 FW France France Fally Mayulu
13 MF Austria Austria Michael Brandner
14 DF Austria Austria Julian Gölles
15 DF Austria Austria Manuel Maranda
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF Austria Austria Lukas Rath
18 MF Ghana Ghana Paul Mensah
19 FW Austria Austria Fabian Neumayr
21 GK Austria Austria Felix Gschossmann
22 DF Austria Austria Fabian Windhager
23 DF Austria Austria Alexander Briedl
24 DF Austria Austria Moritz Eder (on loan from LASK)
26 DF Austria Austria Lukas Tursch
28 MF Austria Austria Simon Seidl
31 GK Austria Austria Kevin Radulovic
41 GK Austria Austria Armin Sarcevic


Coaching staff[change | change source]


Honours[change | change source]

  • Champion Upper Austria: 2000, 2008
  • Champion Regionalliga Mitte: 2003, 2016
  • Promotion to the First league: 2011
  • Champion 2. Liga: 2021

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Homepage:First Squad".
  2. Official website:Betreuerstab (German)

Other websites[change | change source]