SK Austria Klagenfurt

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Austria Klagenfurt
Full nameSportklub Austria Klagenfurt
Founded1920; 102 years ago (1920)
2007; 15 years ago (2007)
GroundWörthersee Stadion
PresidentHerbert Matschek
ManagerHarald Gärtner
Head coachPeter Pacult
LeagueAustrian Bundesliga
2020–212. Liga, 3rd (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

SK Austria Klagenfurt is an Austrian football club from thr Carinthian capital Klagenfurt. They play in the Austrian Bundesliga.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded on January 9th, 2007 and began to play 2010. A lot of fans see the club as follower of the old Austria Klagenfurt (since 1999 FC Kärnten) who was folded in 2009.

In the 2020-21 season Klagenfurt was 3rd in Second League. The Champion Blau Weiß Linz did´nt want to play in the Bundesliga and the 2. FC Liefering (Farmteam of FC Red Bull Salzburg) is not allowed to promote. So Klagenfurt played two relegation matches versus SKN St. Pölten the 12th of the Bundesliga. They won 4:0 and 1:0 and were promoted to the Austrian Bundesliga.

In the 2021-22 season the reached the upper play off.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 20 December 2021[1]

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 Germany Germany Lennart Moser (on loan from Union Berlin)
3 MF United States United States Thomas Roberts (on loan from FC Dallas)
4 MF Austria Austria Patrick Greil
5 DF Austria Austria Michael Blauensteiner
6 DF Uruguay Uruguay Maximiliano Moreira
7 MF Austria Austria Florian Jaritz
8 DF Greece Greece Kosmas Gezos
9 FW Croatia Croatia Darijo Pecirep
10 MF Germany Germany Julian von Haacke
12 FW Sweden Sweden Alex Timossi Andersson (on loan from Bayern Munich II)
13 GK Germany Germany Phillip Menzel
14 MF Austria Austria Christopher Cvetko
19 FW Germany Germany Luca Grillemeier
20 MF Germany Germany Tim Maciejewski (on loan from Union Berlin)
21 GK Austria Austria Marcel Köstenbauer
23 MF Austria Austria Florian Rieder
No. Pos. Nation Player
27 MF Austria Austria Florian Freissegger
28 DF Germany Germany Herbert Paul
30 GK Austria Austria David Puntigam
31 DF Austria Austria Thorsten Mahrer
32 FW Austria Austria Markus Pink
33 DF Germany Germany Till Schumacher
37 DF Austria Austria Nicolas Wimmer
44 MF Austria Austria Philipp Hütter
47 DF Austria Austria Hubert Griesebner
63 DF Croatia Croatia Ivan Saravanja
70 MF Austria Austria Fabian Miesenböck
71 FW Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Benjamin Hadžić
77 FW Canada Canada Gloire Amanda
81 MF Turkey Turkey Turgay Gemicibaşi
92 MF Austria Austria Fabio Markelic
MF Germany Germany Alexander Fuchs

Staff[change | change source]

As of 20 December 2021[2][3]
Head coach Austria Peter Pacult
Assistant coach Austria Martin Lassnig
Assistant coach Germany Wolfgang Schellenberg
Goalkeeper coach Austria Thomas Lenuweit
Athletics coach Austria Manuel Trattnig

Leagues (in brackets level)[change | change source]

  • 2020- 2015: Regionalliga Mitte (3)
  • 2015/16: Erste Liga (2)
  • 2016-2018:Regionalliga Mitte (2)
  • 2018-2021:Zweite Liga (2)
  • 2021- Bundesliga (1)

Honours[change | change source]

  • Austrian Regionalliga Central: 2015

References[change | change source]

  1. "SK Austria Klagenfurt - Team" (in German). SK Austria Klagenfurt. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  2. "SK Austria Klagenfurt - Betreuer" (in German). SK Austria Klagenfurt. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  3. "SK Austria Klagenfurt - Funktionäre" (in German). SK Austria Klagenfurt. Retrieved 20 December 2021.