SC Austria Lustenau

association football club in Austria

SC Austria Lustenau is a football club from Lustenau, Vorarlberg. The club is playing in the Erste Liga, the second division in Austria.

Austria Lustenau
Full nameSport Club Austria Lustenau
FoundedJune 1914
GroundReichshofstadion
Lustenau, Austria
Ground Capacity8,800
ChairmanAustria Hubert Nagel
ManagerIceland Helgi Kolviðsson
LeagueErste Liga
2010–11Erste Liga, 3rd

HistoryEdit

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.

 
Cup final 20011

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.

Current squadEdit

As of 12 August 2011. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Christian Mendes
3   DF Peter Pöllhuber
4   DF Toni Tipuric
5   DF Christoph Stückler
6   MF Pius Grabher
7   DF Jürgen Kampel
8   MF Harald Dürr
9   FW Dursun Karatay
10   MF Sidinei
11   FW Felix Roth
13   FW Gerald Krajić
14   MF Philipp Vorraber
No. Position Player
16   DF Mario Leitgeb
17   MF Danilo
18   DF Aaron Kircher
19   DF Jan Zwischenbrugger
20   FW Murat Cetinkaya
22   FW Manuel Honeck
23   FW Sascha Boller
24   FW Tobias Wirnsperger
25   MF Sabri Vural
26   MF Benedikt Zech
27   FW Marco Miesenböck
28   FW Dominik Rotter
31   GK Alexander Kofler

HonoursEdit

  • Runner-up Austrian Amateur Championship: 1930 (FA Turnerbund)
  • Champion 2nd division: 1997
  • Champion Regionalliga West(3rd division): 1994
  • Champion Tyrol/Vorarlberg: 1977
  • 9 x Vorarlberger Champion: 1930 (FA Turnerbund), 1937, 1946, 1949, 1965, 1977, 1978, 1980 (Austria) , 2005 (Austria-Amateure)
  • 6 x Vorarlberger Cup :1936, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1980 (Austria) 1999 (Austria-Amateure)