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FC Lustenau 07
Full name Fußball Club Lustenau 07
Founded 20 September 1907
Ground Reichshofstadion,
Lustenau, Austria
Ground Capacity 8,800
Chairman Austria Dieter Sperger
Manager Austria Damir Canadi
League Erste Liga
20010–11 Erste Liga, 7th

FC Lustenau 07 is an football club from Lustenau, Vorarlberg in Austria. They play in the Austrian Football First League. The club is the oldest football club in Vorarlberg.


The roots of the club laid in the Turnverein Lustenau. Many of the young members of the club played football. After discussions the football section left the club and formed on 20 September 1907 at the Gasthof zur Sonne the FC Lustenau. Many of the clubs in Vorarlberg were founded with the help of players of FC Lustenau(for example FC Dornbirn 1913 and the second club from Lustenau SC Austria Lustenau ).

During the First World War there was no football in Vorarlberg. But after the war many new clubs were found. So the FC Lustenau was interested in forming a football association, which was formed in 1920.

The most important player of FC Lustenau before the Second World War was Ernst Künz.He played in the 1936 Olympic football team of Austria. The team won the silver medal.

During the Second World war there was again no football in Vorarlberg. But 1945 the team started again under the name FC Rapid Lustenau. In 1947 they got their old name FC Lustenau 07 back. In 2000 the club was promoted to the Austrian First League. 2004 they were relegated. In the 2005/06 season they won the Regionalliga West with 27 wins, 3 draws and 0 lost (104:22 goals). They were again promoted and play at the moment again in the first league which is the second division in Austrian football.

Current squad

As of 1 November, 2011.

No. Position Player
1 Austria GK Markus Breuß
3 Austria DF Fabian Reiner
4 Austria DF Phillip Eisele
6 Austria DF Dennis Mimm
7 Austria MF Piero Minoretti
8 Germany MF Stefan Rieß
9 Austria FW Florian Zellhofer
11 Austria MF Daniel Luxbacher
14 Belarus DF Andrey Lebedzew
15 Austria FW David Witteveen
16 Uruguay MF Simón Vanderhoeght
No. Position Player
17 Austria MF Julian Rupp
20 Austria MF Christian Ritzmaier
21 Austria MF Martin Schwärzler
22 Austria GK Andreas Lukse
24 Austria DF Mario Bolter
25 Bosnia and Herzegovina GK Reuf Durakovic
26 Austria MF Marcel Holzmann
27 Austria MF Christoph Freitag
30 Cameroon FW Etienne Eto'o
31 Austria DF Pius Simma
34 Austria DF Christoph Buchner
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