Roman Mählich

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Roman Mählich
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Personal information
Full name Roman Mählich
Date of birth (1971-09-17) 17 September 1971 (age 51)
Place of birth Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Wiener Sport-Club 135 (4)
1994–1995 FC Tirol Innsbruck 30 (0)
1995–2003 Sturm Graz 196 (15)
2003–2004 SC Untersiebenbrunn 31 (1)
2005–2006 Austria Wien II 45 (2)
2007 ASK Schwadorf 17 (0)
2008 SV Wienerberger 13 (1)
2008 SCU Kilb 7 (2)
2009 SC Lassee 13 (0)
National team
1992–2002 Austria 20 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2009 FK Austria Wien (U19 director of sports)
2009 SC-ESV Parndorf 1919
2010–2012 SC Lassee
2012–2013 FC Marchfeld Mannsdorf
2014–2015 SV St. Margarethen
2015 FK Austria Wien II
2015–2017 FK Austria Wien (U18)
2016–2017 FK Austria Wien II (assistant)
2017–2018 SC Wiener Neustadt
2018–2019 Sturm Graz
2019–2020 SC Austria Lustenau
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roman Mählich (born 17 September 1971) is an Austrian football manager and a former player. He played for different Austrian football clubs as midfielder.

Club career[change | change source]

Mählich started his career in the youth ranks of FC Hellas Kagran and Wiener Sport-Club. At Wiener Sport-Club he also started his professional career. Then he moved to FC Tirol Innsbruck in 1994. After one season he went to SK Sturm Graz. With this team he had his most successful time. He won 2 league titles and 3 Cups. He played also in the UEFA Champions League.

After 8 seasons in Graz, he played for some lower league sides as well as for the Austria Wien Amateure.

International career[change | change source]

He made his debut for Austria in a September 1992 friendly match against Portugal . He played in the 1998 FIFA World Cup.[1] He earned 20 caps. His last international was a May 2002 friendly match against Germany.

Coaching career[change | change source]

From August 2009, Mählich trained the first team of SC-ESV Parndorf 1919 in the Austrian Regionalliga Ost.[2] From December 2009 to June 2012 he worked as a trainer at SC Lassee. After having coached SC Mannsdorf and SV St. Margarethen, he was coach of the amateurs at Wiener Austria from March 2015 until the end of the season. From 2016 he acted as an assistant coach.

In June 2017 Mählich became coach of the second division club SC Wiener Neustadt.[3] In November 2018 he became coach of Bundesliga club SK Sturm Graz for which he had already played. In June 2019 they separated from Mählich.[4] In September 2019 he became coach of the second division club SC Austria Lustenau. In June 2020 he left Lustenau.[5] After that he became expert for Austrian television.

Honours[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA
  2. (German)[permanent dead link]
  3. (German)
  4. "SK Sturm Graz Homepage". Archived from the original on 2020-11-08. Retrieved 2023-01-28.
  5. Austria Lustenau Homepage