TSV Hartberg

TSV Hartberg is an Austrian association football club based in Hartberg, founded in 1946, which is currently playing in the Austrian Bundesliga.

TSV Hartberg
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Full nameTurn- und Sportverein Hartberg
Founded29 April 1946; 74 years ago (1946-04-29)
GroundProfertil Arena Hartberg
ChairmanBrigitte Annerl
ManagerMarkus Schopp
LeagueAustrian Bundesliga
2019–20Austrian Bundesliga, 5th
WebsiteClub website


Historical chart of Hartberg league performance

The club was founded on 29 April 1946. They finished in 7th position in the 2007–2008 season while playing in the Third level Regionalliga. On the last day of the 2008–09 season, TSV Hartberg finished in first position of the Austrian Regionalliga East (third division). They won the eastern title and gained promotion to the 2009–10 Second Division. In the 2010–11 season they finished at 10th and bottom position but survived by winning the relegation play-off, and in the 2014–15 season they were relegated to the third division for finishing at the same bottom position.

TSV Hartberg were promoted to Second Division after winning the 2016–17 Regionalliga Mitte without having to compete in promotion play-offs as no team from the Regionalliga West or Ost applied for promotion.[1] In the 2017–18 Second Division season, TSV Hartberg finished second to be promoted to the Austrian Bundesliga for the first time in their history, following an appeal to be granted a "license to play" in First Division.[2] In the 2019–20 Austrian Bundesliga season, TSV Hartberg finished fifth to qualify to the 2020–21 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase. In the second qualifying round of the tournament the team lost to Polish Piast Gliwice and was eliminated from the competition.[3]

European RecordEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2020–21 UEFA Europa League 2QR   Piast Gliwice N/A 2–3 N/A


Stadion Hartberg is based in the Styria Hartberg district capital. It is a multipurpose sports facility, both for football matches and it is also suitable for athletics events. In addition, the stadium for other events such as music concerts. In 2006, the stadium of TSV Hartberg was expanded to that it could seat both home and away visitors with a capacity of 6,000 increasing from 4,500.[4][5]

Current squadEdit

As of 16 October 2020.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   AUT René Swete
4 DF   AUT Michael Huber
5 DF   AUT Manfred Gollner
6 DF   AUT Andreas Lienhart
7 MF   AUT Julius Ertlthaler
8 MF   NGA Samson Tijani (on loan from Red Bull Salzburg)
9 FW   SVN Rajko Rep
10 MF   AUT Stefan Rakowitz
11 MF   CRO Matija Horvat
14 DF   AUT Christian Klem
17 MF   BFA Abdoul Yoda
18 FW   AUT Philipp Sturm
20 FW   AUT Marc Andre Schmerböck
21 GK   AUT Florian Faist
22 MF   AUT Florian Flecker
No. Pos. Nation Player
23 DF   AUT Tobias Kainz
24 FW   AUT Dario Tadić
27 MF   AUT Lukas Ried
28 MF   AUT Jürgen Heil
29 MF   AUT Sascha Horvath
31 DF   AUT Thomas Rotter
32 DF   AUT Felix Luckeneder
34 FW   NGA Emmanuel Igbonekwu
35 GK   AUT Raphael Sallinger
37 MF   AUT Michael John Lema (on loan from Sturm Graz)
39 DF   AUT Stefan Gölles
42 MF   MLI Bakary Nimaga
44 GK   AUT Maximilian Pusswald
45 FW   AUT Seifedin Chabbi

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   AUT Marcel Schantl (at FC Blau-Weiß Linz)

Staff and board membersEdit


Manager historyEdit


  1. ^ "Lizensierungsverfahren 2017/18 – 22 Lizenzanträge eingegangen" (in German). Sky Sports Austria. 16 March 2017.
  2. ^ "WIR SIND BUNDESLIGA !!!". tsv-hartberg-fussball.at (in German). 29 May 2018. Archived from the original on 2 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Piast-Hartberg". uefa.com. 20 March 2021.
  4. ^ "World Stadiums - Stadiums in Austria".
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 9 August 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit