FC Kufstein

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FC Kufstein
club crest
Full name Fußballclub Kufstein
Founded 1919
(Year of foundation)
Ground Kufstein Arena
Ground Capacity 4,500
Chairman Herbert Gartner
Manager Markus Duftner
League Austrian Regional League West
2016/17 7th
Current season

FC Kufstein is an Austrian football club located in Kufstein, a town in the state of Tyrol in the west of the country. They currently play in the Austrian Regional League, the third tier of Austrian football.

History[edit]

Historical chart of Kufstein league performance

The club was formed in 1919, around twenty years after football was popularised in Austria.[1] The club was known as SV Kufstein up until World War II, and from 1946 to 1987 as SC Kufstein. The current name was adopted in 1987 following a merger with local amateur club ESV Kufstein.[2] Since 1987, the club has played in the Austrian Regional League West and the Austrian Football First League.[3]

Stadium[edit]

FC Kufstein play their home matches in Kufstein Arena, which is close to the centre of the town. The stadium was opened in 1925 and substantially redeveloped in 1999. The current capacity is 4500.[4] The team’s average home attendance for the 2010–11 season was 265.[5] The stadium has hosted international matches, including 2010 friendlies between Belarus and South Korea[6] and Poland and Serbia.[7]

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Austria GK Lukas Tauber
Austria GK Christoph Wimberger
Austria GK Julian Weiskopf
Croatia DF Dominik Fekete
Austria DF Johannes Erb
Austria DF Sabahuddin Kolakovic
Lithuania DF Martynas Dūda
Italy DF Matthias Theiner
Ghana DF Mark Borboryo
Austria DF Stefan Schlichenmaier
Italy DF Fabian Menghin
Austria MF Daniel Pensold
Austria MF Lukas Marasek
No. Position Player
Austria MF Daniel Wurnig
Italy MF Justin Pfeifer
Austria MF Osman Akyüz
Austria MF Mathäus Hundögger
Austria MF Mathias Treichl
Ghana MF Abdulai Muniru
Austria MF Sebastian Handle
Austria MF Sinan Bicer
Germany MF Cemal Kaymaz
Austria FW Ramo Buljubasic
Republic of the Congo FW Yoni Mpayi Ngamiteni
Austria FW Stefan Hussl
Austria FW Marco Hesina

Achievements[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1] – Official website
  • [2] – Facebook page
  • [3] – YouTube channel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A history of FC Kufstein (German)". Official club website. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "FC Kufstein profile". weltfussbalarchiv.com. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "FC Kufstein tournament history". Official club website. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "WSG Wattens club profile". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Austrian Regional League West 2010–11 season attendance statistics". Regionalliga.at. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Belarus beats South Korea 1–0 in World Cup warmup". Springfield News-Sun. 30 May 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Serbia draw another blank". UEFA.com. 2 June 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "FC Kufstein tournament history". Official club website. Retrieved 22 June 2011.