Austrian Regionalliga West

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Austrian Regionalliga West
Founded1981
Country Austria
Number of teams16
Level on pyramid3
Promotion to Second League
Relegation to Landesliga
Domestic cup(s) Austrian Cup
Current champions USK Anif
(2018–19)
Current: 2020–21

The Austrian Regional League West (German : Regionalliga West) was a third-tier division of Austrian football introduced in the 1980–81 season as successor of the Alpenliga. It covered the Austrian states of Salzburg, Tyrol (excepting East Tyrol) and Vorarlberg and was one of three leagues at this level.

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2019–20 reformation

Due to high travel costs, the Vorarlberg and Tyrol clubs decide to form their own Elite ligas, forcing Salzburg to do so as well. The Eliteliga will be divided in a Regionalliga Salzburg, Regionalliga Tirol and Eliteliga Vorarlberg in the fall with 10 clubs each. The two best teams of these three regional leagues play in an Eliteliga play-off for promotion to the 2nd league. [1]

Recent league champions

The most recent league champions: [2]

SeasonClub
2012–13 FC Liefering
2013–14 Austria Salzburg
2014–15Austria Salzburg
2015–16 WSG Wattens
2016–17 USK Anif
2017–18 USK Anif
2018–19 FC Dornbirn

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References

  1. Im Westen viel Neues: Regionalliga West Reform ist - wie geplant – beschlossen! - Liga Portal (in German)
  2. "Österreich » Regionalliga West » Siegerliste" [Austria: Regional League West » List of champions] (in German). Weltfussball.de. Retrieved 26 May 2016.