It was only when Armin Veh took over the team in that fortunes for the team seemed to improve,  not harmed by the fact Munich made its "escape" from the league and returned to professional football that year.
In , the club won its one and only national championship to date, when 1. FC Kaiserslautern was defeated in the German Under championship final.
In , the club had another try at promotion in the last year of promotion play-offs to the 2. However, this time the Bavarian champion was not grouped with the other Southern German clubs as in previous years, and thus had to face stronger clubs in the northern group that included Eintracht Braunschweig and Fortuna Düsseldorf.
Despite being overmatched and unable to advance, they still received strong support in the region with crowds of over 20, turning up at the games.
While the performance was not enough to gain entry to the 2. Bundesliga, FCA did qualify for the new Regionalliga Süd , which was slotted between the second division and the Bayernliga as the new third tier.
Augsburg spent the first four years in the new league as a mid-table side, never getting anywhere near the promotion ranks.
The fifth season then saw a decline, with the team only finishing 14th and only two points clear of a relegation spot. The following year was once more a qualifying season, with the number of Regionalligas being reduced in numbers from four to two.
FCA fulfilled the on-the-field requirement, finishing eighth, its best Regionalliga result to that date. Financially, however, the club was in dire straits, with a real possibility of the club folding.
While the latter threat could be averted, FCA was refused a Regionalliga licence when a potential investor backed out and the German Football Association DFB relegated it to the Bayernliga, now the fourth tier.
Financial rescue came in the form of Walther Seinsch , a local entrepreneur, who took over as chairman and introduced sound financial management to the club.
The club was able to field a competitive team in the Bayernliga once more and achieved promotion back to the Regionalliga in its second season, in The club returned as a force in the third division, earning top-four finishes in all of the next four seasons there.
FCA came achingly close to advancing to 2. Bundesliga in , but missed their opportunity after giving up two goals to Jahn Regensburg in the last four minutes of their final game of the season.
The club dominated the Regionalliga Süd the next year, winning the league and clinching a berth in the 2.
Bundesliga for the —07 season. This marked their first appearance in the 2. Bundesliga in 23 years. They finished the campaign in seventh place on 52 points, only eight points away from promotion to the top-flight.
Once again, the game at Munich was the highlight, with a 3—0 victory for Augsburg in front of 69, in the Allianz Arena. Ralf Loose replaced Rainer Hörgl as head coach in October when the club found itself in the relegation zone.
Loose's contract was terminated on 16 April after a string of bad results. The club avoided relegation on goal average, being on equal points with relegated side Kickers Offenbach at the end of the season.
Under Dutch manager Jos Luhukay , Augsburg enjoyed a successful season in —10, when the club reached the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal as well as finishing third in the 2.
Bundesliga, which allowed it to play 1. FC Nürnberg for Bundesliga promotion. In two games there, the Franconians kept the upper hand and FCA was condemned to wait another year.
However, at the end of the —11 season, FC Augsburg finished second in the league and was promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in its history.
On 28 April , FCA retained their status as a Bundesliga club for a second year with a game to spare. Only a week later, Luhukay resigned from the FCA job, citing doubts with regards to the club's prospects as the reason.
On 17 May , the club appointed Markus Weinzierl as its new manager. In its second Bundesliga season, FCA struggled even more than in its first year, accumulating only nine points in the first half of the season.
However, FCA secured its top-flight survival in the last match of the season against Greuther Fürth with a 3—1 victory.
FCA qualified for the —16 Europa League after finishing fifth in the —15 Bundesliga , their best ever finish. After a 3—1 away win in the last group match at Partizan , FCA advanced to the knockout stage of the competition,  being drawn against Liverpool in the round of On 2 June , Markus Weinzierl left FC Augsburg to become manager at Schalke 04 , followed by the immediate signing of Dirk Schuster then-outgoing manager at Darmstadt 98 as his successor.
He was subsequently followed by Manuel Baum on 14 December Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules.
Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Recent managers of the club: The recent season-by-season performance of the club: The historically indifferent performance of the senior side was offset by the success of the club's youth team, which captured a national championship in the under's in , being the last non-Bundesliga club to do so.
They also took four Cup titles in the early s, all under the guidance of coach Heiner Schuhmann. With the formation of the Under 19 Bundesliga and Under 17 Bundesliga , the club's youth teams slipped to second division status but recovered and, in —14, the youth teams played in the Under 19 Bundesliga and Under 17 Bundesliga , the first tier of youth football in Germany at their respective age levels.
The club's reserve side had its greatest success before the merger, playing, as BC Augsburg Amateure, for a season in the southern division of the Amateurliga Bayern in — The team disappeared into the lower amateur leagues after that but returned to the Landesliga Bayern-Süd in , finishing runners-up in the league in its first season, now as FC Augsburg Amateure.
By however, the side was relegated again, not to return to this level for a quarter of a decade. After away victories over second division side Arminia Hannover and fellow amateur side 1.
After becoming a founding member of the Bezirksoberliga Schwaben in , the team was withdrawn at the end of the season, disbanded altogether and not reformed for more than a decade.
Since , the side once more played in the Landesliga Bayern-Süd, generally achieving good results and eventually being promoted to Regionalliga Bayern at the end of the —12 season.
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