SKN St. Pölten

association football club in Austria

Sportklub Niederösterreich St. Pölten is a football club from St. Pölten the capital of the Austrian federal state Lower Austria. St. Poelten plays in the Austrian Football First League, the second division in the Austrian football league system.[1]

Full nameSportklub Niederösterreich St. Pölten
FoundedJune 2000
GroundNV Arena
ChairmanAustria Gottfried Tröstl
ManagerAustria Martin Scherb
LeagueErste Liga


SKN St. Poelten was founded in June 2000. The new club took over all belongings of the predecessor, FCN St. Poelten .Most important was the ownership of the Bundesliga junior center. Through this the club did not enter in the lowest class but was allowed in the 2nd League West, the fifth level of Austrian football.

The next two seasons they won the championships and reached the Regionalliga Ost(3rd division).In the 2003/04 season the club reached the 4th place. The following season the club reached sixth place in the league reached in the Austrian Cup the quarter-finals. They won over SV Wörgl (3-0), SW Bregenz (2–1) and a sensational 5-1 victory overAustria Salzburg in the third round. In the quarter-finals, St. Poelten, was beaten by Austria Wien 6-0. In autumn 2009 the club could present the plans for the new stadium which is currently built in the Ratzersdorf district of St.Pölten.

In the 2007/08 season they won the Regionalliga and were promoted to the First League.

Current squadEdit

As of 19 January 2022

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   Austria Christoph Riegler
6 MF   Guinea Karim Conté
7 MF   Austria Christoph Halper
8 MF   Austria Christoph Messerer
9 FW   Austria Bernd Gschweidl
10 FW   Austria Deni Alar
11 MF   Sierra Leone George Davies
12 FW   Austria Marcel Tanzmayr
13 DF   Austria Fabian Steininger
14 FW   South Korea Hong Yun-sang (on loan from VfL Wolfsburg)
15 DF   Austria Christian Ramsebner
17 FW   Austria Mario Vucenovic
19 DF   Austria David Riegler
20 MF   Austria Daniel Schütz
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 DF   Austria Michael Lang
23 MF   Austria Lukas Tursch
25 DF   Austria Thomas Salamon
26 FW   United States Ulysses Llanez (on loan from VfL Wolfsburg)
27 FW   Ivory Coast Yacouba Silue
29 DF   Austria Daniel Drescher
34 DF   Austria Julian Tomka
37 MF   Austria Julian Keiblinger
39 GK   Austria Franz Stolz
45 GK   Germany Lino Kasten (on loan from VfL Wolfsburg)
77 FW   Austria Din Barlov
95 FW   France Kévin Monzialo (on loan from Lugano)
FW   Croatia Krešimir Kovačević

Notable playersEdit

Youth workEdit

The SKN St. Poelten currently has ten youth teams for children from the age of 7 to 15, with a total of 150 children and youths. In addition to the junior teams, the club has a second team (SKN II), which plays their games in the Mid Western League, with the squad mostly consisting of squad players under the age of 18.

Other websitesEdit