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FC Blau-Weiß Linz
Full name Fußballclub Blau-Weiß Linz
Founded 2. July 1997
Ground Stadion der Stadt Linz (Gugl)
Ground Capacity 25 000 (Gugl)
2 000 Donauparkstadium
Chairman Austria Hermann Schellmann
Manager Austria Thomas Weißenböck
League Austrian Football First League
2010–2011 2nd Regionalliga Mitte
First team 2011/12

FC Blau-Weiß Linz is a Austrian football club from Linz, Upper Austria. The team is playing in the Austrian Football First League .


The club was founded in 1997 as follow up team for FC Linz and SV Austria Tabak Linz. They played with the licence of SV Tabak in the Upper Austrian Landesliga (4th division). After three years they reached the title and were promoted to the Regionalliga Mitte. In the 2003/04 season the won this league but failed in the relegation matches versus BSV Bad Bleiberg, so they stayed in the league. After this there was a decline they were even relegated to the Landesliga, but came back the following season. In the 2010/11 season they finished second behind the LASK Juniors, which were not allowed to promote. In the relegation matches they won versus WSG Wattens after penalty shooting and were promoted to the First League.


The club is thought as successor to the former club VOEST Linz.This team merged with LASK to FC Linz but soon was inhaled by LASK. The club colours blue and white are that of former VOEST Linz. Also the fans see themself in this tradition.

Current squad

  • as 30 August 2011
No. Position Player
1 Austria GK David Wimleitner
2 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Danilo Duvnjak
3 Austria DF Berthold Teufl
4 Austria DF Torsten Knabel
5 Austria DF Gerald Hintringer
6 Austria MF Simon Piesinger
7 Austria FW Michael Miksits
9 Slovenia FW David Poljanec
10 Bulgaria MF Svetozar Nikolov
11 Austria FW Harun Sulimani
12 Austria MF Wolfgang Bubenik
14 Austria MF Marcus Babler
No. Position Player
16 Austria DF Ernst-Marco Koll
17 Austria DF Boris Arapovic
18 Austria MF Philipp Huspek
19 Austria FW Manuel Hartl
20 Austria DF Stefan Rabl
21 Austria MF Konstantin Wawra
22 Austria MF Kristijan Baric
30 Austria FW Dominic Hassler
31 Austria GK Daniel Bartosch
41 Austria GK Christoph Binder


  • Champion Upper Austria: 2000, 2008
  • Champion Regionalliga Mitte: 2003
  • Promotion to the First league: 2011
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