SC Austria Lustenau

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Austria Lustenau
Full nameSport Club Austria Lustenau
FoundedJune 1914
Lustenau, Austria
Ground Capacity8,800
ChairmanAustria Hubert Nagel
ManagerIceland Helgi Kolviðsson
LeagueErste Liga
2010–11Erste Liga, 3rd

SC Austria Lustenau is a football club from Lustenau, Vorarlberg. The club is playing in the Erste Liga, the second division in Austria.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in June 1914 as football department of Turnerbund Lustenau and was named FA Turnerbund Lustenau. This name had the club till 1936. For not having a football assosiation in Vorarlberg the club only played friendly matches. During the time of First World War there were no matches. In 1920 the club started in a regular championship. The first success was the Vorarlberg championship in the 1929/30 season. They were qualified for the Austrian Amateur Championship and reached the final versus Kremser SC.

In 1936 the club left the Turnerbund Lustenau and became a club of its own. The were renamed to SC Austria Lustenau. In the following years they reached several titels. In 1994 they won the Regionalliga West and were promoted to the First League, the second division in Austrian football. From 1997 to 2000 they played in the Bundesliga, the top division of Austrias football.

Cup final 20011

The biggest success so far was the Cup final in 2010/11. Austria Lustenau was the first club from Vorarlberg which ever reached a Cup final. The match was lost against SV Ried.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 12 August 2011. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Austria GK Christian Mendes
3 Austria DF Peter Pöllhuber
4 Austria DF Toni Tipuric
5 Austria DF Christoph Stückler
6 Austria MF Pius Grabher
7 Austria DF Jürgen Kampel
8 Austria MF Harald Dürr
9 Austria FW Dursun Karatay
10 Brazil MF Sidinei
11 Austria FW Felix Roth
13 Austria FW Gerald Krajić
14 Switzerland MF Philipp Vorraber
No. Position Player
16 Austria DF Mario Leitgeb
17 Brazil MF Danilo
18 Austria DF Aaron Kircher
19 Austria DF Jan Zwischenbrugger
20 Austria FW Murat Cetinkaya
22 Austria FW Manuel Honeck
23 Germany FW Sascha Boller
24 Germany FW Tobias Wirnsperger
25 Austria MF Sabri Vural
26 Austria MF Benedikt Zech
27 Austria FW Marco Miesenböck
28 Austria FW Dominik Rotter
31 Austria GK Alexander Kofler

Honours[change | change source]

  • Runner-up Austrian Amateur Championship: 1930 (FA Turnerbund)
  • Champion 2nd division: 1997
  • Champion Regionalliga West(3rd division): 1994
  • Champion Tyrol/Vorarlberg: 1977
  • 9 x Vorarlberger Champion: 1930 (FA Turnerbund), 1937, 1946, 1949, 1965, 1977, 1978, 1980 (Austria) , 2005 (Austria-Amateure)
  • 6 x Vorarlberger Cup :1936, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1980 (Austria) 1999 (Austria-Amateure)