2018–19 Austrian Football Second League

The 2018–19 Austrian Football Second League is the 45th season of the Austrian second-level football league and the first one as the Second League. The league has been expanded to 16 teams for this season with one team being promoted to the Austrian Bundesliga and 3 teams being relegated to the Austrian Regionalliga at the end of the season.

Austrian Football Second League
Season2018–19

TeamsEdit

Sixteen teams will participate in the 2018–19 season. SV Horn, SKU Amstetten, FK Austria Wien II, SV Lafnitz, SK Vorwärts Steyr, FC Juniors OÖ, SK Austria Klagenfurt and FC Wacker Innsbruck II were promoted either through promotion or application to the new league structure. No team was relegated the previous season due to a decision made in the expansion of the league.

Location of teams in the 2018–19 Austrian Football First League
Club Name City Stadium Capacity
Austria Lustenau Lustenau Reichshofstadion 8,800
FC Blau-Weiß Linz Linz Donauparkstadion 2,000
Floridsdorfer AC Vienna FAC-Platz 3,000
FK Austria Wien II Vienna Austria-Akademie 830
Kapfenberger SV Kapfenberg Franz-Fekete-Stadion 12,000
Liefering Salzburg Untersberg-Arena 4,128
SV Ried Ried im Innkreis Keine Sorgen Arena 7,680
Wacker Innsbruck II Innsbruck Tivoli W1 700
Wiener Neustadt Wiener Neustadt Stadion Wiener Neustadt 10,000
WSG Wattens Wattens Alpenstadion 5,500
FC Juniors OÖ Pasching Waldstadion 7,870
SV Horn Horn Waldviertler Volksbank Arena 7,870
SKU Amstetten Amstetten Ertl Glas Stadion 2,000
SV Lafnitz Lafnitz Sportplatz Lafnitz 3,000
SK Vorwärts Steyr Steyr Vorwärts-Stadion 6,000
SK Austria Klagenfurt Klagenfurt Wörthersee Stadion 32,000

Personnel and kitsEdit

Club Manager Captain Kit Manufacturer Sponsors
Austria Lustenau   Gernot Plassnegger Uhlsport
FC Blau-Weiß Linz   Thomas Sageder Uhlsport
Floridsdorfer   Mario Handl Puma
FK Austria Wien II   Andreas Ogris Nike
Kapfenberger   Kurt Russ Erima
Liefering   Janusz Góra &   Gerhard Struber Nike
SV Ried   Thomas Weissenböck Hummel
Wacker Innsbruck II   Thomas Grumser Macron
WSG Wattens   Thomas Silberberger Erima
Wiener Neustadt   Roman Mählich Capelli
FC Juniors OÖ   Ronald Brunmayr
SV Horn   Carsten Jancker
SKU Amstetten   Robert Weinstabl Puma
SV Lafnitz   Ferdinand Feldhofer adidas
SK Vorwärts Steyr   Gerald Scheiblehner Erima
SK Austria Klagenfurt   Franz Polanz Erreà

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or qualification
1 WSG Wattens (C, P) 30 19 8 3 59 26 +33 65 Promotion to 2019–20 Austrian Bundesliga
2 SV Ried 30 18 9 3 61 21 +40 63
3 Austria Lustenau 30 14 8 8 55 34 +21 50
4 Kapfenberger SV 30 13 7 10 44 40 +4 46
5 Blau-Weiß Linz 30 14 2 14 46 48 −2 44
6 FC Juniors OÖ 30 13 3 14 52 55 −3 42
7 Austria Klagenfurt 30 9 14 7 43 35 +8 41
8 Floridsdorfer AC 30 11 8 11 35 41 −6 41
9 SKU Amstetten 30 10 6 14 45 43 +2 36
10 FC Liefering 30 10 5 15 50 54 −4 35
11 Austria Wien II 30 9 7 14 46 62 −16 34
12 SV Lafnitz 30 8 9 13 36 42 −6 33
13 SV Horn 30 6 7 17 33 62 −29 25
14 Vorwärts Steyr 30 5 6 19 32 68 −36 21
15 Wiener Neustadt (R) 30 12 8 10 39 41 −2 44 Relegation to 2019–20 Austrian Regionalliga
16 Wacker Innsbruck II (R) 30 10 11 9 40 44 −4 41
Updated to match(es) played on 3 june 2019. Source: 2. Liga
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Less matches awarded against; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals scored; 5) Matches won; 6) Away matches won; 7) Head-to-head points; 8) Head-to-head goal difference; 9) Head-to-head goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Top assistsEdit

DisciplineEdit

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