Rapid ease through in Cup

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Excitement grew around the Rapid camp on Friday as news filtered through from Nyon about the mouth watering tie the UEFA Champions League draw had thrown up. Zoran Barisic's side had been paired with Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam in a battle of the record domestic title holders from their respective countries. However, it was important for the players to remain focussed: Friday also represented the… [Read more]

Rapid vs. Ajax: information on pre-sale tickets

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Friday's draw at UEFA headquarters in Nyon has pitted us against Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League 3rd round qualifiers. Dutch giants Ajax, like Rapid, finished runners up last year in their domestic league. This attractive tie is also an historical first: to date we have only ever faced the Dutch side in three friendly encounters and this tie will represent the first competitive meeting… [Read more]

UCL Qualifier: Rapid vs Ajax

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The UEFA Champions League draw has been made and our opponents revealed: we have been paired with Ajax Amsterdam in the 3rd round qualifier.The first leg take place in Vienna and the dates for the ties are: 29th July and 4th/5th August.Pre-sale ticket options for the home match in the Ernst-Happel-Stadium will be made available to the public in the coming hours.Sporting Director Andreas Müller:… [Read more]

Rapid ease through in Cup

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Excitement grew around the Rapid camp on Friday as news filtered through from Nyon about the mouth watering tie the UEFA Champions League draw had thrown up. Zoran Barisic's side had been paired with Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam in a battle of the record domestic title holders from their respective countries. However, it was important for the players to remain focussed: Friday also represented the… [Read more]

Brian Behrendt leaves Rapid

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Brian Behrendt has returned to his native Germany: the 23-year old, who had a year left to run on his contract with Rapid, has joined second division outfit Arminia Bielefeld with immediate effect.Behrendt joined the Rapid youth academy in 2007 from Hamburger SV a decision that was partially influenced by his family's decision to move to the Austrian capital. He featured 61 times for the reserves,… [Read more]

Club recruits new goalkeeper

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Following the surprise departure of Marko Maric, Sporting Director Andreas Müller had publicly stated that the club would look to bring more competition for the goalkeeping berth. This task has been completed just days later. With the signing of Richard Strebinger, a 22-year old with six caps at U-21 level for Austria, the club has managed to secure the services of one of Austria’s brightest… [Read more]

Maric and Rapid part company

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Marko Maric made the step up to the first team in the early part of the 2014/15 season after having his contract previously extended by then Sporting Director Helmut Schulte up until the end of the 2015/16 season. The Vienna born Croatian youth international made nine first team appearances and had developed into a genuine challenger for Slovak international Jan Novota's starting spot. Sporting… [Read more]

Starkl: On loan to Admira

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SK Rapid Vienna officially announces Dominik Starkl's move to Admira Wacker: The 21-year-old forward has moved on loan for the 2015/2016 season to South City side Admira Wacker (who have an option to buy). Starkl made the jump from the reserves to the Rapid first team in spring 2012 and has since gone on to make 47 competitive appearances, scoring three goals. In addition Starkl, who turns 22 in… [Read more]

Pre-season: everything you need to know

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Currently our players are to be found either enjoying a well-earned holiday or on international duty with their respective national teams. In the middle of June training recommences ahead of some friendly fixtures. For those players not involved in international action the return date is 16th June those representing their countries such as Robert Beric, Jan Novota, Philipp Schobesberger and… [Read more]

Welcome to Rapid, Stephan Auer

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Club completes transfer: the 24-year old Stephan Auer has arrived from FC Admira Wacker on a three year contract! The flexible utility man from Lower Austria returns to the city of his birth, and will remain with the club until at least summer 2018. Stephan is our fourth new recruit ahead of the coming season, joining Stefan Nutz, Philipp Huspek and the Spaniard Tomi in making the switch to… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. FC RB Salzburg 30 +46 68
2. FK Austria Wien 30 +13 53
3. SK Sturm Graz 30 +18 51
4. SCR Altach 30 +2 51
5. FC Flyeralarm Admira 30 -12 40
6. SK Rapid 30 +4 34
7. Wolfsberger AC 30 -16 34
8. SV Mattersburg 30 -15 33
9. SKN St. Pölten 30 -18 31
10. SV Ried 30 -22 27