Austria Wien, Austria Memphis Magna#
Austria-Wien, Austria Memphis Magna, football club which developed from the football section of the Cricketer, sports club, has been an independent club since 1911 (called "Wiener Amateur-Sportverein" until 1926, merged with WAC in 1973), many times Austrian league champion, won the Mitropa Cup in 1933 and 1936, European Cup finalist in 1978. In 1980s and 1990s one of the most successful Austrian football teams, with players such as H. Prohaska and A. Polster. Austrian league champion 1978-81, 1984-86, and 1991-93. From 1997 the club was called Austria Memphis, today it is known as Austria Memphis Magna.
Further reading#D. Chmelar, Ballett in Violett, 21986; F. R. Billisich, 80 violette Jahre, 1991.