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SC Wiener Neustadt

association football club in Austria

SC Wiener Neustadt(official name SC Wiener Neustadt 08) is a footballclub from Austria. The club is playing in the Austrian Bundesliga.

SC Wiener Neustadt
2008/09 team Champion of the second league(Photo by Steindy)
Full nameSportclub Wiener Neustadt
Founded2008
GroundStadium Wiener Neustadt
Ground Capacity10 000
ChairmanIng. Manfred Rottensteiner
ManagerHeimo Pfeifenberger
LeagueAustrian Bundesliga
2011/12Austrian Bundesliga, 8th
Peter Stöger coach SC Wiener Neustadt

The club was founded in 2008 as the Upper Austrian club SC Schwanenstadt decided to transfer to Oberwaltersdorf because of financial problems. Because SC Schwanenstadt was 7th in the second league the new club could also play in this league.

The first match was against FC Wacker Innsbruck (0-3). The rest of the season was more successful. They became champion of the second league and promoted to the Austrian Bundesliga.

The club´s president was Frank Stronach, the founder of Magna Inetrnational. He was also the main sponsor. But he decided to leave the club, so the future of the club is not clear. For the 2011/12 season Wiener Neustadt has got a new coach, Peter Stöger, who came from GAK, because Peter Schöttl became new coach of SK Rapid Wien. After Peter Stöger went to Austria Wien, because the earlier Austria coach Ivica Vastic was not very successful, the team had to look for a new coach. Just before the season 2011/2012 began, the SC Wiener Neustadt presented Heimo Pfeifenberger as the new coach.

Current squadEdit

As of 2 February 2012

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 Manfred Razenböck
2   DF Fernando Troyansky
3   DF Thomas Kral
4   DF Mahmut Selim Imamoglu
5   MF Stefan Lärnsack
6   MF Michael Stanislaw
7   FW René Felix
9   FW Thomas Helly
10   MF Daniel Offenbacher (on loan from F.C. Red Bull Salzburg)
11   MF Edin Salkić
12   MF Christopher Tvrdy
13   DF Wolfgang Klapf
14   FW Matthias Lindner
15   DF Michael Madl
16   DF Andreas Schicker
No. Position Player
17   FW Günter Friesenbichler
19   FW Danijel Prskalo
20   MF Christoph Saurer (on loan from Rapid Wien)
21   MF Daniel Wolf
22   MF Willi Evseev (on loan from Hannover 96)
23   MF Mario Reiter
24   GK Ihsan Poyraz
25   DF Christian Ramsebner
26   MF Mario Pollhammer
27   GK Jörg Siebenhandl
30   MF Bernd Besenlehner
31   MF Matthias Maak
34   FW Serkan Ciftci

New players in the 2011/12 seasonEdit

  • Serkan Ciftci (from SK Rapid Amateure)
  • Christopher Tvrdy (from SC Wiener Neustadt Amateure)

HonoursEdit

  • 2008/09 Champion Erste Liga(Second league)