With Austria Vienna roaring to a 2-1 win over bottom side Wiener Neustadt in the Austrian Bundesliga on Saturday, it appeared the club's mascot, Super Leo, went a little too far in his celebrations.
What with the man inside the lion costume celebrating his 42nd birthday on the same day, it became apparent that Super Leo looked a little worse for wear during the game, though he manfully went about his duties regardless.
However, possibly overcome by a combination of heat exhaustion and excess alcohol,...
VIENNA -- Public prosecutors in Austria have opened an investigation into an alleged attempt to fix the result of a top-flight football match involving SV Ried in the 2007-08 season.
Prosecutor Alois Ebner tells the Austria Press Agency on Wednesday they are looking into claims made last week by Ried coach Oliver Glasner, who was the team's captain seven years ago.
In an interview with daily Kronen Zeitung, Glasner said he and his teammates turned down an offer of 50,000 euros ($56,800) each to...
FC Salzburg striker Alan is leaving the Austrian champions to join Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande.
The Brazilian forward is the top scorer with eight goals in this season's Europa League after helping Salzburg win Group D and set up a tie with Spanish side Villarreal in the first knock-out round next month.
Alan had a contract until 2018 with Salzburg, which disclosed no financial details of the transfer. Salzburg has also lost defender Andre Ramalho (Leverkusen) and midfielder Kevin...
Bundesliga strugglers Borussia Dortmund have agreed to sign Slovenia international Kevin Kampl in January.
Jurgen Klopp's men have suffered a dramatic fall from grace this season and head to the international break in the relegation places and only off the foot of the table on goals scored.
Attacking midfielder Kampl has been lined up to provide some much-needed impetus, with the 24-year-old moving from Red Bull Salzburg.
He has signed a contract through to the summer of 2019, with the 14-cap international...