AUSTRIA Austria World Cup FRANCE 98 AUSTRIA

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Austria make it to the World Cup finals for a sixth time.

Their previous appearances were in: 1934, 1954, 1978, 1982, and 1990.

Austria's best positions in the World Cup finals were third in 1954, and fourth in 1934.

Austria the country.

Official Squad:

Goalkeepers:

1 Michael KONSEL (AS Roma)
16 Franz WOHLFAHRT (VfB Stuttgart)
21 Wolfgang KNALLER (Austria Vienna)

Defenders:

4 Anton PFEFFER (Austria Vienna)
5 Wolfgang FEIERSINGER (Borussia Dortmund)
6 Walter KOGLER (AS Cannes)
3 Peter SCHOTTEL (Rapid Vienna)
12 Martin HIDEN (Leeds United)

Midfielders:

22 Dietmar KUHBAUER (Real Sociedad)
17 Roman MAHLICH (Sturm Graz)
11 Martin AMERHAUSER (SV Salzburg)
14 Hannes REINMAYR (Sturm Graz)
2 Markus SCHOPP (Sturm Graz)
10 Andreas HERZOG (Werder Bremen)
8 Heimo PFEIFENBERGER (Werder Bremen)
18 Peter STOGER (LASK Linz)
20 Andreas HERAF (Rapid Vienna)
15 Arnold WETLI (Rapid Vienna)
13 Harald CERNY (1860 Munich)

Strikers:

19 Anton POLSTER (FC Koln)
7 Mario HAAS (Sturm Graz)
9 Ivica VASTIC (Sturm Graz)

Coached by Herbert PROHASKA

Fixtures:
First Round

11th June vs. Cameroon
(1-1)
(Toulouse)

17th June vs. Chile
(1-1)
(Sainte-Etienne)

23rd June vs. Italy
(1-2)
(Saint-Denis)

Match Reports.

Group Tables.


Austria must have been the bore of the tournament; a goal in the last minute of all of their matches. Thankfully Italy managed to get two to send them back to the alps.


Austria Links.

(Österreichischer Fussball-Bund)