L.A.S.K. Linz facts for kids
|Full name||Linzer Athletik Sport Klub|
|Chairman||Peter Michael Reichel|
|2010/11||Austrian Bundesliga, 10th, relegated|
The club was founded on 7 August 1899 as Athletiksportclub Siegfried, the football section was founded in February 1919. The first match was on 4 May 1919 against Fußballverein Wels . LASK lost 1:4. Being the most successful section of the Athletiksportclub it was decided that the name of the club should be Linzer Athletik-Sport-Klub (Linzer ASK). Till the occupation by Germany in 1938 they reached many titels in the Upper Austrian league. In the 1938/39 season they were promoted to the Gauliga XVII, which was then the highest class in Austrian football. But they were relegated the same season.
After the Second World War LASK reached the title in Austrian highest class in the 1964/65 season. The LASK was the first team which came not from Vienna to do so. The same season they also won the Autrian Cup. The next decades were partly successful but also by relegetions to the second division. In 1997, due to public pressure, LASK Linz merged with city rivals FC Linz (formerly known as SK VOEST Linz) which, however, resulted in the cancellation of the latter. Club name, colors, chairmen and members remained the same.
In the 2010/11 season they were relegated. Today they are playing in Austrias First League, the second division in Austrian football.
- 1908-1996 Linzer ASK
- 1996-present LASK Linz
European cup history
As of December 2008.
|1963/64||UEFA Cup Winners' Cup||1||Dinamo Zagreb||1–0||0–1, 1–1 AET in 3rd game||1–1 (Zagreb progressed after a coin toss)|
|1965/66||UEFA Champions League||1||Gornik Zabrze||1–3||1–2||2–5|
|1969/70||Inter-Cities Fairs Cup||1||Sporting Lisbon||2–2||0–4||2–6|
|1977/78||UEFA Cup||1||Újpest FC||3–2||0–7||3–9|
|1980/81||UEFA Cup||1||Radnicki Nis||1–2||1–4||2–6|
|1984/85||UEFA Cup||1||Östers IF||1–0||1–0||2–0|
|1985/86||UEFA Cup||1||Banik Ostrava||2–0||1–0||3–0|
|1986/87||UEFA Cup||1||Widzew Lodz||1–1||0–1||1–2|
|1987/88||UEFA Cup||1||FC Utrecht||0–0||0–2||0–2|
|1995||UEFA Intertoto Cup||Group 6, 1st game||Partick Thistle||2–2|
|Group 6, 2nd game||NK Zagreb||0–0|
|Group 6, 3rd game||Keflavík||2–1|
|Group 6, 4th game||FC Metz||0–1|
|1996||UEFA Intertoto Cup||Group 2, 1st game||Djurgårdens IF||2–0|
|Group 2, 2nd game||B68 Toftir||4–0|
|Group 2, 3rd game||Apollon Limassol||2–0|
|Group 2, 4th game||Werder Bremen||3–1|
|1999/00||UEFA Cup||1||Steaua Bucuresti||1–3||0–2||1–5|
|2000||UEFA Intertoto Cup||1R||Hapoel Petah-Tikva||3–0||1–1||4–1|
|2R||FC Marila Pribram||1–1||2–3||3–4|
- Austrian League: 1964–65
- Austrian Cup: 1965, runner-up 1963, 1967, 1970, 1999
- Austrian Amateur Championship: 1931
- Upper-Austrian Championship: 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1936, 1939, 1947, 1948, 1950
- Upper-Austrian Cup: 1929, 1931, 1932, 1935, 1937, 1946
- Upper-Austrian Championship (reserves): 2001, 2003
- Second Division: 1958, 1979, 1994, 2007
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