Did FC Blau-Wei Linz succeed today? So far, Stahlstadtklub has not reached the FB Cup quarter-finals – today (7pm, Hofmann Personal Stadium), the team led by coach Gerald Schepelhner is making the next attempt against FC Hartburg in the Bundesliga. “The cup is very important for us because we also want to see where we stand against the Bundesliga team. It’s a small assessment of our team’s development,” said coach Scheblehner, who today has to dispense with the ailing Alexander Kostik. With Julian Gillies and Simon Burkell, long-term injuries are finally back in the team.
The roles have been clearly assigned, but the blue and white team still sees an opportunity: “Unfortunately, we cannot advance in the league this year, so we are more focused on the cup winter,” Blau-Wei Sports Director Tino Waura.
Ross returns to Linz
With Kurt Ross, an old friend sits on the training bench of the Bundesliga club from Hartburg. Today he returns to Upper Austria, where he continues to reside long after his career is over.
As a player, the former team player started after positions at Kapfenberg, Vienna and Tyrol from 1994 to 1998 at Linz at LASK. In the 1998/99 season, he wore the Donau Lenz shirt and was, among other things, along with current sporting director Blau Wei, Ora, the former 1st Regional League Champion. “I was a very young player and Kurt was in his later years as a player. He was always quite casual, I took a lot from him. In that time, others hit boys on him at his age, he was always open. He happily said goodbye and Ura.
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