Peter Pacult

Association footballer

Peter Pacult (born 28 October 1959) is an Austrian former professional footballer and current football manager. He is manager of Austria Klagenfurt in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Peter Pacult
Pacult with Rapid Wien in 2009
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-10-28) 28 October 1959 (age 64)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
SK Austria Klagenfurt (manager)
Youth career
1977–1981 Floridsdorfer AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1984 Wiener SC 103 (47)
1984–1986 Rapid Wien 58 (26)
1986–1992 Swarovski Tirol 182 (105)
1992–1993 Stahl Linz 20 (5)
1993–1995 1860 Munich 53 (21)
1995–1996 FK Austria Wien 32 (2)
Total 448 (206)
National team
1982–1993 Austria 24 (1)
Teams managed
2001–2003 1860 Munich
2004–2005 FC Kärnten
2005–2006 Dynamo Dresden
2006–2011 Rapid Wien
2011–2012 RB Leipzig
2012–2013 Dynamo Dresden
2015 Floridsdorfer AC
2015 NK Zavrč
2017 HNK Cibalia
2017 Radnički Niš
2018 FK Kukësi
2019 OFK Titograd
2020– SK Austria Klagenfurt
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career change

Pacult started his career at Floridsdorfer AC before turning professional with Wiener Sportklub. His next team was the Austrian top club Rapid Wien. With the team he played in the UEFA Cup Winners Cup Final in 1985 against Everton.[1] He moved on to Swarowski Tirol and won two league titles with FC Tirol Innsbruck. With Tirol he was top goal scorer in the 1990–91 European Cup alongside Jean-Pierre Papin. In 1993 he went to TSV 1860 Munich. His last club was the other big Vienna club FK Austria Wien in 1996.

International career change

He made his debut for Austria in October 1982 against Northern Ireland. He was not part of the squad for the 1990 FIFA World Cup. He played 24 matches and scored one goal. In November he played his last match against Sweden.

Coaching career change

Pacult was head coach of 1860 Munich II from April 2001 to June 2001,[2] after one year with FC Kärnten and Dynamo Dresden he became coach of Rapid Wien from 2006 till 2011. In this time fell the last title Rapid reached (2008). In 2011 he went on to RB Leipzig for one year. After short time with Dynamo Dresden and Floridsdorfer AC he spent the next years with clubs from former Yugoslavia. In 2020 he became coach of SK Austria Klagenfurt and was promoted with his team to Austrian Bundesliga.[3]

Honours change

Rapid Wien

Swarovski Tirol

Manager change

Rapid Wien

Individual change

  • Top scorer Austrian Bundesliga: 1989 (26 goals)[4]

References change

  1. "Cup Winners' Cup 1984–85". RSSSF. 9 January 2008. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  2. (German)
  3. Austria Klagenfurt:Official Homepage (German)
  4. " (German)". Archived from the original on 2021-12-25. Retrieved 2021-12-25.