LASK Linz is an Austrian Football Club from the Upper-Austrian state capital Linz. Club colors are black and white. LASK is the oldest football club of the federal State Upper-Austria and at present (2007/08) plays in the 1st division of the Austrian league ("T-mobile Bundesliga"). The women's football section plays as LASK Ladies in the season 2006/07 in the OEFB Frauenliga, the highest division of Austrian Women's football.
Since 1995 the official name has been LASK Linz, because officials wanted to bring out the city's name additionally to the designation Lask, which had constituted itself as a brand name. LASK Linz is one of the few clubs of the higher divisions of Austria that since it came in existence has never exhibited a sponsor in the official clubname.
The biggest success was the winning of the Austrian Championship 1965, which no club outside of Vienna had won before; additionally, in 1965 Lask won the Cup.
In 1997, due to public pressure, LASK Linz officially merged with the city rival FC Linz (formerly known as SK VOEST Linz), which, however, resulted in the cancellation of the FC Linz, named as merger by politicians. Clubname, colors, chairmen and members remained the same.
Austrian Championship: 1965
Austrian Cup: 1965
Austrian Championship of amateurs: 1931
Upper-Austrian Championships (13): 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1936, 1939, 1947, 1948, 1950
Upper-Austrian Cup (6): 1929, 1931, 1932, 1935, 1937, 1946
Upper-Austrian Championships (2) with the Reserve team: 2001, 2003
Austrian cup-finalist: 1963, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1999
Champion of 2nd Division: 1958, 1979, 1994, 2007
Biggest International Success: 1:0 against Inter Milan at UEFA Cup on 23. October 1985.
|1963/64||UEFA Cup Winners' Cup||1||Dinamo Zagreb||1-0||0-1, 1-1 AET in 3rd game||1-1 (Zagreb progressed after a coin toss)|
|1965/66||UEFA Champions League||1||Gornik Zabrze||1-3||1-2||2-5|
|1969/70||Inter-Cities Fairs Cup||1||Sporting Lisbon||2-2||0-4||2-6|
|1977/78||UEFA Cup||1||Ujpest FC||3-2||0-7||3-9|
|1980/81||UEFA Cup||1||Radnicki Nis||1-2||1-4||2-6|
|1984/85||UEFA Cup||1||Osters IF||1-0||1-0||2-0|
|1985/86||UEFA Cup||1||Banik Ostrava||2-0||1-0||3-0|
|1986/87||UEFA Cup||1||Widzew Lodz||1-1||0-1||1-2|
|1987/88||UEFA Cup||1||FC Utrecht||0-0||0-2||0-2|
|1995||UEFA Intertoto Cup||Group 6, 1st game||Partick Thistle||2-2|
|Group 6, 2nd game||NK Zagreb||0-0|
|Group 6, 3rd game||Keflavík ÍF||2-1|
|Group 6, 4th game||FC Metz||0-1|
|1996||UEFA Intertoto Cup||Group 2, 1st game||Djurgardens IF||2-0|
|Group 2, 2nd game||B68 Toftir||4-0|
|Group 2, 3rd game||Apollon Limassol||2-0|
|Group 2, 4th game||Werder Bremen||3-1|
|1999/00||UEFA Cup||1||Steaua Bucuresti||1-3||0-2||1-5|
|2000||UEFA Intertoto Cup||1R||Hapoel Petah-Tikva||3-0||1-1||4-1|
|2R||FC Marila Pribram||1-1||2-3||3-4|