Ricardo Moniz might leave Red Bull Salzburg (RBS). The Dutchman – whose team won the Austrian Bundesliga and the ÖFB Cup last season – is rumoured to replace Roberto Martinez as manager of English Premiership side Wigan Athletic. Martinez is considering an offer by Liverpool, according to sport papers.
Red Bull Salzburg (RBS) have reached the ÖFB Cup final. The Bundesliga leaders beat second-league side Hartberg 1-0 yesterday (Tues). SV Ried, who won the ÖFB Cup last season, face FK Austria Vienna tonight (kickoff: 8.30pm). The final is scheduled for 20 May. Austrian Football Federation (ÖFB) officials have not yet decided where the match […]
The nomination of Marcel Koller as new manager of the football national team has sparked mixed reactions. The Federal Football Association (ÖFB) and the former Swiss international agreed on a two-year contract. Koller was officially presented to the press and public in Oberwart, Burgenland, yesterday afternoon (Tues). The team currently prepare for the remaining two […]
After it seemed certain that Franco Foda, 45, coach of Styrian football club Sturm Graz would become the new coach of the Austrian national football team, the Austrian Soccer Federation (ÖFB) held talks with two more candidates. After former national team coach Dietmar Constantini resigned earlier this September and Foda seemed to be his chosen […]
The Austrian national team managed to make amends after having suffered a string of humiliating defeats in the Euro2012 qualification.The squad of Dietmar Constantini celebrated a 3-1 win against Latvia in Graz yesterday evening (Tues). The players clad in red-white-red had to put in some extra effort to please their fans after Pavels Mihadjuks took […]
Austrian football bosses have won Franz Beckenbauer to front a new initiative aiming to boost talented players.Federal Football Federation (ÖFB) chief Leo Windtner proudly presented the German football icon as ambassador of the new “Projekt12” campaign yesterday (Thurs). ÖFB officials hope that the project will give young talent a kick start in Austrian football before […]
Red Bull Salzburg saved coach Huub Stevens scalp as the team avoided defeat against Austria Vienna away from home in last night’s (Weds) goalless draw.The Dutchman was put under serious pressure after his team was beaten 3-1 by third league club Blau-Weiß Linz in the second round of the ÖFB Cup last week. The Bundesliga […]
Leo Windtner is to remain head of the Austrian Football Federation (ÖFB).A committee formed by the bodys nine provincial department chiefs and Bundesliga boss Hans Rinner decided to name Windtner as the only candidate for the post at the 30 May election.Windtner, who also acts as CEO of Linz-based electricity company Energie AG, became ÖFB […]