At the start of June, the playing squad and coaching staff will return to Hütteldorf for the traditional new season fitness tests. Once these have been completed, the first public training session will take place on Friday June 10 at 10:00 on the training pitches at the Ernst-Happel-Stadium. The first friendly matches and the summer training camp - once again in Bad Zell - will follow. Throughout the pre-season we’ll be updating information for you here, so keep checking back to get the latest news and updates on opponents, venues, and kick-off times.
First Public Training Friday, 10 June 2016 Start: 10:00 Location: Trainings pitches Ernst-Happel-Stadium
Friendly: SV St. Magarethen (4th division) - SK Rapid Wednesday, 15 June 2016 Kick-off: 18:30 Location: St. Magarethen (Burgenland)
WSV/ATSV Ranshofen (6th tier) - SK Rapid Saturday, 18 June 2016 Kick-off: 16:00 Location: Ranshofen (Upper Austria)
Training Camp in Bad Zell (Spa Resort Lebensquell/Upper Austria) Friday, 24 June – Friday, 1 July 2016 The exact schedule of the training camp will be released shortly.
SK Rapid - Haladas Szombathely (Hungary) Sunday, 26 June 2016 Kick-off: 16:00 Location: Grieskirchen
SK Rapid - Rubin Kasan (Russia) Friday, 1 July 2016 Kick-off: 17:00 Location: Hausmening
The first competitive matches will take place on the weekend of Friday 8th - Sunday 10th of July, when we will be on the road for the first round of the ÖFB Samsung Cup. The draw and scheduling is yet to take place.
Allianz Stadium Official Opening Match: SK Rapid - Chelsea FC Saturday. 16 July 2016 Kick-off: 18:00 Location: Allianz Stadium/Hütteldorf Link:info on ticket sales