SC Austria Lustenau

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Austria Lustenau
Full nameSport Club Austria Lustenau
FoundedJune 1914
GroundPlanet Pure Stadium
Lustenau, Austria
ChairmanAustria Hubert Nagel
ManagerIceland Markus Mader

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. Since the relegation 2 000 they played in the 2. Liga. In the 2021-22 season they won the league and were promotet to the Bundesliga.[1]

Cup final 2011

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. In 2020 they reached again the Cup final but lost again versus FC Red Bull Salzburg.[2]

Current squad[change | change source]

Updated 17 December 2021. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
4 DF Austria Austria Tobias Berger
5 DF France France Jean Hugonet
6 MF Belgium Belgium Brandon Baiye (on loan from Clermont)
7 DF Austria Austria Fabian Gmeiner
8 MF Turkey Turkey Cem Türkmen (on loan from Clermont)
9 FW France France Bryan Teixeira (on loan from Clermont)
10 MF Austria Austria Muhammed Cham Saračević (on loan from Clermont)
11 FW Cameroon Cameroon Michael Cheukoua
12 DF France France Hakim Guenouche
13 DF Austria Austria Dragan Marceta
17 MF Austria Austria Raul Marte
18 DF Austria Austria Leo Mätzler (on loan from Altach)
No. Pos. Nation Player
20 MF Brazil Brazil Wallace
21 FW Austria Austria Jan Stefanon
23 MF Austria Austria Pius Grabher
24 MF Austria Austria Nicolai Bösch
25 FW Switzerland Switzerland Haris Tabaković
27 GK Austria Austria Domenik Schierl
31 DF Austria Austria Matthias Maak
33 MF Hungary Hungary Daniel Tiefenbach
35 MF Brazil Brazil Adriel
37 DF Austria Austria Carlos Berlinger
44 DF Austria Austria Hannes Küng
98 GK Austria Austria Florian Eres


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
  • Vorarlberger Champion: 1930 (FA Turnerbund), 1937, 1946, 1949, 1965, 1977, 1978, 1980 (Austria) , 2005 (Austria-Amateure)
  • Vorarlberger Cup : 1936, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1980 (Austria) 1999 (Austria-Amateure)

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