5:3: Green Whites take the spoils in pulsating encounter

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Rapid lined up in their familiar 4-4-2 formation. Pacult restored Salihi to the line up to partner Jelavic, the Albanian hitman had been sacrificed in last weeks 4-1-4-1 formation away to Salzburg. Branko Boskovic received the Hanappi plaudits before kick off. The midfield man had made his 100th appearance in Green White the previous week against the Red Bulls.The penaltimate Hanappi fixture of… [Read more]

Victory makes it 9 in a row

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Twenty minutes before kick off returning hero Peter Schöttel walked onto the pitch to a rapturous reception from the 16,900 strong Hannapi crowd. Chants of "Peter Schöttel" and "Welcome home Peter" rang out from the Block West. A true Rapidler, Schöttel made a staggering 524 appearances for Rapid, hanging up his boots in 2001. He made the number 5 jersey his own during his astonishing career… [Read more]

Salzburg snatch late equaliser to deny Rapid in 1 - 1 draw

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In the game labelled by Kronen Zeitung as the "Decision Night" Pacult shifted his tactics to a 4-5-1 with Nikica Jelavic leading the line. Rapid showed the necessary desire and got straight onto the front foot, setting up camp in the Salzburg half. It was the potent hosts, however, through a Mark Janko header and a Tchoyi shot who enjoyed the first sights of goal. Rapid threatened the hosts' goal… [Read more]

Rapid : LASK 0:0

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Rapid went into the encounter with the men from Upper Austria in confident mood, unbeaten in the last seven and winning four on the spin. The game against Linz marked the first half of a Hannapi double header, the second game against Wiener Neustadt on Saturday sees the return of Rapid legend Schöttel to the club as part of the visitors staff.Rapid flew out of the blocks in search of the early… [Read more]

3:0-Victory makes it 9 in a row for Rapid

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Twenty minutes before kick off returning hero Peter Schöttel walked onto the pitch to a rapturous reception from the 16,900 strong Hannapi crowd. Chants of "Peter Schöttel" and "Welcome home Peter" rang out from the Block West. A true Rapidler, Schöttel made a staggering 524 appearances for Rapid, hanging up his boots in 2001. He made the number 5 jersey his own during his astonishing career… [Read more]

Green Whites secure away day max

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The match got under way with Rapid showing a much changed line up. Injuries forced Pacults hand as he had to do without Pehlivan, Heikinnen, Salihi, Dober and Kavlak. The patched up Hütteldorfers had to withstand an opening onslaught from the hosts. Raimund Hedl was on top form between the sticks ensuring parity remained. In all honesty Ried could have been two goals to the good before Rapid… [Read more]

Rapid 0 : 0 LASK: Night of frustration at the Hanappi

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Rapid went into the encounter with the men from Upper Austria in confident mood, unbeaten in the last seven and winning four on the spin. The game against Linz marked the first half of a Hannapi double header, the second game against Wiener Neustadt on Saturday sees the return of Rapid legend Schöttel to the club as part of the visitors staff.Rapid flew out of the blocks in search of the early… [Read more]

1:0: Rapid close "Kärnten week"

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The pressure was on the Green Whites coming into this game. The midweek Cup exit coupled with Salzburg's friday victory meant that nothing less than a home maximum would suffice. An expectant crowd of 15,400 Rapid fans were in attendance and in full voice to help push Pacult's team over the finish line.The game started at a relatively calm pace. The visitors from Carinthia looked to keep solid in… [Read more]

Ried 1 - 3 Rapid: Green Whites secure away day maximum

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The match got under way with Rapid showing a much changed line up. Injuries forced Pacults hand as he had to do without Pehlivan, Heikinnen, Salihi, Dober and Kavlak. The patched up Hütteldorfers had to withstand an opening onslaught from the hosts. Raimund Hedl was on top form between the sticks ensuring parity remained. In all honesty Ried could have been two goals to the good before Rapid… [Read more]

Rapid bow out of Cup in Quarter

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The opening stages of the game saw home side seem happy to oblige as Rapid's first goal threat arrived on 19 minutes. Steffen Hofmann's corner found its way invitingly to Christopher Drazan, his goal bound shot was repelled by the home defence. Rapid were making heavy work of things, struggling to get their free flowing football from the previous weekend going again. The Hütteldorfers were… [Read more]

League Table

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