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Austria


Federation founded: 1904
FIFA member since: 1905
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Red and white
Nickname: Das Team
World Cups qualified for: 7 (of 20)
Best results: 3rd place 1954

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 29 W 12 D 4 L 13 GF 43 GA 47 Pts 40
Austria are 19th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Semifinal 4 Squad Qualifiers
1938 Withdrew * Qualifiers
1950 Did not enter
1954 Semifinal 3 Squad Qualifiers
1958 First round 15 Squad Qualifiers
1962 Did not enter
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Second phase 7 Squad Qualifiers
1982 Second phase 8 Squad Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 First round 18 Squad Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 First round 23 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers
* Withdrew after Austria was swallowed by Germany in the 'Anschluss'.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) 1934, 1954
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 1978, 1982
Biggest win 5-0 vs Czechoslovakia 1954
Biggest loss 1-6 vs West Germany 1954
Most wins in a row 3
Most losses in a row 3
Longest unbeaten run 3
Longest run without win 5
Longest run qualifying 2 (1954-58) & (1978-82)
Longest run not qualifying 4 (1962-74) & (2002- )
Penalty shoot-outs -
AUT vs Europe W8 - D2 - L11
AUT vs South America W2 - D1 - L2
AUT vs Africa W1 - D1 - L0
AUT vs N/C America W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Friedrich Koncilia 11 1978-82
Erich Obermayer 11 1978-82
Bruno Pezzey 11 1978-82
Herbert Prohaska 11 1978-82
Hans Krankl 10 1978-82
Gerhard Hanappi 8 1954-58
Karl Koller 8 1954-58
Walter Schachner 8 1978-82

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Erich Probst 6 1954
Hans Krankl 5 1978-82
Alfred Körner 3 1954-58
Walter Schachner 3 1978-82
Ernst Stojaspal 3 1954
Theodor Wagner 3 1954
Johann Horvath 2 1934
Ernst Ocwirk 2 1954


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1934 1R France [aet] W 3-2 QF Hungary W 2-1 SF Italy L 0-1 3/4 Germany L 2-3 1954 1R Scotland W 1-0 1R Czechoslovakia W 5-0 QF Switzerland W 7-5 SF West Germany L 1-6 3/4 Uruguay W 3-1 1958 1R Brazil L 0-3 1R Soviet Union L 0-2 1R England D 2-2 1978 1R Spain W 2-1 1R Sweden W 1-0 1R Brazil L 0-1 2Ph Netherlands L 1-5 2Ph Italy L 0-1 2Ph West Germany W 3-2 1982 1R Chile W 1-0 1R Algeria W 2-0 1R West Germany L 0-1 2Ph France L 0-1 2Ph Northern Ireland D 2-2 1990 1R Italy L 0-1 1R Czechoslovakia L 0-1 1R United States W 2-1 1998 1R Cameroon D 1-1 1R Chile D 1-1 1R Italy L 1-2



 

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