WSG Wattens

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WSG Wattens
Full nameWSG Swarovski Wattens Fußball
(Year of foundation)
Ground Capacity5500
ChairmanGernot Langes-Swarovski
ManagerRoland Kirchler
LeagueAustrian Regional League West

WSG Wattens is an Austrian football club from Wattens, a town in the state of Tyrol. The team plays in the Austrian Regional League West, the third division of Austrian football.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in 1930 and played under different names.

  • SC Wattens (1930-53)
  • SV Wattens (1953-71)
  • WSG Wattens (1984-present)

Between 1971 and 1984 the club was united with FC Wacker Innsbruck to form SSW Innsbruck. This team was very successful. They reached the championship five times. From 1984 onwards they played in the Austrian Regional League West and the second tier First League. 2002 they merged with FC Wacker Tirol, so this new founded club was able to play in the Regionalliga. After the promotion the merger was dissolved. In the 2010/11 season they reached the second place and played two relegation matches versus Blau-Weiß Linz, the champion of the Regionalliga Mitte. They lost in the penalty shooting and Linz was promoted to the First League.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 16 June 2011.[3] 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 Marko Lella
2 Austria DF Brunner Martin Weiss
3 Austria MF Stone Michael Lechner
4 Austria DF Harald Scheiber
5 Austria DF Thomas Eller
6 Austria DF Siller Sebastian
7 Austria MF Roland Kirchler
8 Austria MF Perktold Mathias
9 Austria FW Armin Planing
10 Austria MF Patrick Steinkelner
11 Austria MF Sandro Samwald
12 Austria MF Alexander Hörtnagl
No. Position Player
14 Austria FW Luke Widner
15 Austria DF Philip Höllwarth
16 Austria DF Neumair Lucas
17 Austria FW Simon Zangeri
18 Austria FW Mathias Gstrein
19 Austria FW Fabian Krismer
20 Croatia DF Mathej Stanic
21 Austria DF Christopher Holtzknecht
22 Austria MF Markus Ebner
23 Austria DF Pensold Daniel
24 Serbia FW Bojan Stojadinovic
25 Austria GK Markus Egger

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Club website official data (German)". Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  2. "Austrian Regional League West 2010-11 season final standings". 1 June 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  3. "WSG Wattens first team (official site, German)". Retrieved 16 June 2011.