Rapid sunk 4:0 in Innsbruck

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Yasin Pehlivan came into the starting 11 in place of Christopher Trimmel, having recovered from a midweek virus. It was Pacult's only change as the Hütteldorfers looked to build on thursday's success in Lithuania.The opening of the game was a scrappy affair, home Keeper Grünwald nearly dropped an early clanger when he fumbled a Kayhan cross out for a corner.The home fans had to wait only 9… [Read more]

Europa League Draw

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The first leg is to be played in Sofia on July 29th. The date for the return leg is not yet confirmed, as European ties must be scheduled in coordination with our city rivals Austria. Should they be successful in their tie we will play the second leg of our game on the 3rd of August, kick off 18.00 in the Hanappi. Should they go out of the competiton, we will line up against Bulgarians on he 5th… [Read more]

Rapid secure comfortable away victory in Lithuania 2 : 0

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A rapturous reception greeted the Hütteldorfers as they took to the field for their first competitive action of the season. Mario Sonnleitner lined up in the back four alongside Tanju Kayhan, while Raimund Hedl won the battle of the keepers to take his place in goal.
The first chances of a lively opening period fell to Rapid, namely in the shape of firstly Christopher Trimmel and then Veli… [Read more]

Rapid sign off pre season against Anderlecht at the Hannapi

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Rapid took to the field for their eighth and final pre season friendly sporting this new seasons new kit. Mario Sonnleitner  made his Hannapi debut in the famous Green and White.Belgian opponents Anderlecht provided a good workout for Rapid one day after returning to Vienna from their Burgenland training camp at Bad Tatzmannsdorf. The first noteworthy chance fell to Nikica Jelavic on 12… [Read more]

Rapid run out winners

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Many stars of tomorrow were on display in this U9 event and the contrasting styles and flavours from across the continent were a joy to watch. The final was contested between Rapid and Sturm Graz after their victorious semi finals against Tottenham and Slavia Prague respectively. Rapid eventually ran out 2:0 winners in an excellent final that topped off a real feast of football. Rapid captain… [Read more]

What's happening: All the main stories leading up to kick off

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The start of the summer saw the club once more a hive of activity, not on the pitch, but behind the scenes the wheels were already in motion. The following is a quick overview of what's been going on down in Hütteldorf:Arriving from Sturm Graz is defender Mario Sonnleitner. The 23-year-old has plenty of top flight experience behind him, despite his young age having played more the 200 times… [Read more]

Finished home campaign with 4:1

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17,400 onlookers crammed into the Hanappi Stadium for the last home game of the season. Sturm Graz provided the oppostion for the Hütteldorfers, who sported their away kit to mark the last game. Patocka came into the heart of the back four in place of Eder, while Salihi resumed his partnership with Jelavic up front. Rapid had their first sight of goal in the 8th minute. Kulovits slid in Drazan,… [Read more]

Rapid seal final day victory

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Peter Pacult fielded a 4-4-2 formation for the must win trip to Burgenland. Salihi again partnered Jelavic up front to offer the necessary cutting thrust to claim the all important victory.Rapid got off to a fluent start and were rewarded in the 17th minute as Salihi put the visitors 1:0 up. Hofmann slid in Jelavic down the right wing and the Rapid striker played in a cross that biscected the… [Read more]

Rapid run out winners at OMV youth tournament

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Many stars of tomorrow were on display in this U9 event and the contrasting styles and flavours from across the continent were a joy to watch. The final was contested between Rapid and Sturm Graz after their victorious semi finals against Tottenham and Slavia Prague respectively. Rapid eventually ran out 2:0 winners in an excellent final that topped off a real feast of football. Rapid captain… [Read more]

0:1: Battled hard, but...

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The hosts began the 293rd Vienna derby the stronger. With a sold out Horr Stadium behind them, they manufactured the first chance on seven minutes. A mere matter of minutes later the home fans celebrated the crucial opening goal: a counter attack down the right flank resulted in Jun tapping in from close range.Now with the lead the home side continued to press forwards, Vienna's second club… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. SK Sturm Graz 12 +11 28
2. FC RB Salzburg 12 +14 25
3. SK Rapid 12 +6 22
4. FK Austria Wien 12 +4 18
5. FC Flyeralarm Admira 12 +2 18
6. LASK 12 0 16
7. SCR Altach 12 -1 16
8. Wolfsberger AC 12 -4 12
9. SV Mattersburg 12 -11 7
10. SKN St. Pölten 12 -21 2