Wiener Sport-Club

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Wiener SC
Full nameWiener Sport Club
Founded1883
GroundSportclub-Platz
Capacity8,700
ManagerSlobodan Batricevic

Wiener S.C. (Wiener Sport-Club also WSC) is a football club which plays in Austria.

History[change | change source]

The club was formed in 1883 and is one of the oldest footballclubs in Austria. The coulors are black and white. During its long history the club had departments for fencing, boxing, wrestling, cycling, handball, track and field, field hockey, tennis, football and water polo. The footballteam reached 3 times the Austrian Championship (1922, 1958, 1959). One of the greatest successes of the team was a 7:0 victory over Juventus Turin in the 1958 European Champions Cup (now UEFA Champions League).

After 2.319 league matches and two insolvencies in the 1990´s the club slipped to lower leagues. In 2002 the footballsection splited off and formed the Wiener Sportklub, who is currently playing in the Regionalliga Ost (3rd Division). Their homeground is the Wiener Sportclub-Platz in Viennas part Dornbach. The ground was built in 1904 and is the oldest ground in Austria, where are still matches. The northern stand of the ground is called "Friedhofstribüne" (graveyard stand) because he is just opposite the Dornbach cementery.

One of the clublegends is Erich Hof, who played from 1954 till 1969 for the club. Later he was coach of the Austrian national footballteam and three times manager of the WSC.

Honours[change | change source]

  • Austrian Champion:1922,1958,1959
  • Austrian Champion-runner up:1912, 1938, 1955, 1960, 1969, 1970, 1977
  • Austrian Cup:1923
  • Austrian Cup finals:1919, 1921, 1937, 1938, 1969, 1972, 1977
  • Wiener Stadthallenturnier(indoor tournament):1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1976

Current squad[change | change source]

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 Yannick Soura
5 DF Austria Austria Jan Feldmann
7 FW Austria Austria Rafael Pollack
9 FW Austria Austria Michael Pittnauer
12 DF Austria Austria Daniel Seper
14 MF Austria Austria Thomas Goll
17 MF Austria Austria Philip Dimov
18 FW Austria Austria Marko Dogas
19 MF Austria Austria Kevin Weingrill
21 FW Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Stefan Barac
23 MF Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Mirza Berkovic
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 MF Austria Austria Edin Harcevic
MF Austria Austria Philip Obermüller
MF Austria Austria Moritz Schaller
DF Austria Austria Gerald Peinsipp
MF Austria Austria Thomas Steiner
FW Austria Austria Fuat Karacan
DF Austria Austria Florian König
MF Austria Austria Peter Schützenhöfer
GK Austria Austria Lukas Fila
GK Austria Austria Martin Kraus