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Klaus Lindenberger (born 28 May 1957 in Linz, Austria) is a retired Austrian football goalkeeper and former manager of Austrian Bundesliga side LASK Linz.[1]

Klaus Lindenberger
Klaus Lindenberger - LASK Linz.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1957-05-28) 28 May 1957 (age 62)
Place of birth Linz, Austria
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1967–1976 SV Bad-Hall
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1988 LASK Linz 283 (0)
1988–1991 FC Swarovski Tirol 89 (0)
1991–1993 FC Stahl Linz 58 (0)
Total 430 (0)
National team
1982–1990 Austria 43 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2009 LASK Linz
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Club careerEdit

Lindenberger made his professional debut with LASK Linz in the 1976/1977 season and stayed with his hometown club for over ten years before moving to and winning silverware with FC Swarovski Tirol. After three years he returned to Linz to play for Stahl Linz. He finished his career with minor league side Eintracht Wels.

International careerEdit

He made his debut for Austria in an April 1982 friendly match against Czechoslovakia and was a participant at the 1982 and 1990 FIFA World Cups.[2] He earned 43 caps, no goals scored.[3] His last international was an August 1990 friendly match against Switzerland.

LASK subs on 24 March 2009 Lindenberger after nine months and named officialized Hans Krankl as new coach, Krankl, former Barcelona player, Lindenberger, however, remains at the club in the position of executive manager. .[4]


External linksEdit


  1. ^ "LASK Linz Management page". Archived from the original on 23 December 2008. Retrieved 5 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Record at FIFA Tournaments". FIFA. Retrieved 6 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Appearances for Austrian National Team". RSSSF. 7 November 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2008.
  4. ^ Krankl-Start beim LASK Archived 2009-03-27 at the Wayback Machine