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Austria Travel Notes -- Austria, Österreich in German, is an Alpine country; once you get out of Vienna. Find out more about Austria @ Travel Notes.

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Austria in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Austria's 6th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Austria's best positions in the World Cup Finals were third at Switzerland 1954, and fourth at Italy 1934.

Austria in the 1998 World Cup

Österreichischer Fussball-Bund.
Group B

11th June: vs. Cameroon (1:1) in Toulouse.

17th June: vs. Chile (1:1) in St. Etienne.

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

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.

Knockout Stage

Austria failed to qualify for the Second Round.

UEFA:
Union des Associations Européennes de Football.

Österreichischer Fussball-Bund.

Austria World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers:

1 Michael Konsel (AS Roma)
16 Franz Wohlfahrt (VfB Stuttgart)
21 Wolfgang Knaller (Austria Vienna)

Defenders:

3 Peter Schottel (Rapid Vienna)
4 Anton Pfeffer (Austria Vienna)
5 Wolfgang Feiersinger (Borussia Dortmund)
6 Walter Kogler (AS Cannes)
12 Martin Hiden (Leeds United)

Midfielders:

2 Markus Schopp (Sturm Graz)
8 Heimo Pfeifenberger (Werder Bremen)
10 Andreas Herzog (Werder Bremen)
11 Martin Amerhauser (SV Salzburg)
13 Harald Cerny (1860 Munich)
14 Hannes Reinmayr (Sturm Graz)
15 Arnold Wetli (Rapid Vienna)
17 Roman Mahlich (Sturm Graz)
18 Peter Stoger (LASK Linz)
22 Dietmar Kuhbauer (Real Sociedad)
20 Andreas Heraf (Rapid Vienna)

Forwards:

7 Mario Haas (Sturm Graz)
9 Ivica Vastic (Sturm Graz)
19 Anton Polster (FC Koln)

Trainer:
Herbert Prohaska.

Teams by Group

Group A
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Group B
Travel to Austria Austria, Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Chile Chile, Travel to Italy Italy.

Group C
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group D
Travel to Bulgaria Bulgaria, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Spain Spain.

Group E
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Holland Holland, Travel to Mexico Mexico, Travel to South Korea South Korea.

Group F
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Group G
Travel to Colombia Colombia, Travel to England England, Travel to Romania Romania, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Group H
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Jamaica Jamaica, Travel to Japan Japan.

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