Rapid power into Euro Play-off

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After dispatching Salzburg is their last league outing, Rapid went into Tuesday's Europa League clash brimming with confidence. A conitinuation of the weekends form would surely be good enough to account for the Bulgarian Cup holders.
It was the Green Whites who flew out of the traps and gained the early momentum. The Hanappi didn't have to wait long for a goal as Rapid claimed early reward for… [Read more]

Rapid revival continues on the road with 2 : 0 victory in Graz

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In an extremely composed performance, Rapid controlled proceedings from kick off through to final whistle, with Pacult setting up his side perfectly for the tie in the notoriously difficult UPC Arena. The Steiermark outfit struggled all afternoon to get a sight of goal, while our men from Vienna always looked capable of sniffing something out at the other end. It was a joy to watch for the… [Read more]

Play-Off: Rapid v Villa

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Rapid have been paired with English side Aston Villa in the Europa league play off - again! The Birmingham side are one of England's most successful and famous clubs. The "Villians" have won the League Championship seven times, and have an equally fine cup record, lifting the FA Cup on seven occasions also. Their iconic old ground holds 42,000 and "The Holte End" is one of the most famous stands… [Read more]

Rapid power into Euro Play-off with home success

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After dispatching Salzburg is their last league outing, Rapid went into Tuesday's Europa League clash brimming with confidence. A conitinuation of the weekends form would surely be good enough to account for the Bulgarian Cup holders.
It was the Green Whites who flew out of the traps and gained the early momentum. The Hanappi didn't have to wait long for a goal as Rapid claimed early reward for… [Read more]

Strong position after 1:1

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New pair Thomas Hinum and Christoph Saurer took their place in the starting line up for the first time, Markus Katzer came in for Kayhan, while Gartler and Jelavic resumed their partnership up front, Gartler providing thrust from wide positions. It was the front men who had the best chances of an enterprising first half for the green whites, Jelavic on 4 minutes and Gartler twenty minutes later.… [Read more]

Last Gasp Hofmann strike sees off Salzburg

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Despite being early in the season, sundays Hanappi clash between heavyweights Rapid and Salzburg had an element of do or die about it, owing to both clubs indistinguished starts to the season. Rapid fielded an unfamiliar looking midfield with both Hinum and Saurer starting. Jelavic and Salihi were again paired in attack and would be looking to carry the threat to Salzburg.A determined looking… [Read more]

Rapid go down 1 - 2 in Hanappi

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On another day, Rapid could have easily scored five but desperate defending, some average finishing and a complete absence of lady luck resulted in a second defeat of the season in as many matches. Rapid legend Peter Schöttel´s determined visitors took advantage of a slow start from the Green-Whites to race into a two goal advantage, and despite chance after chance  for the Hütteldorfers,… [Read more]

Rapid in strong postion following 1:1 draw in Sofia

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New pair Thomas Hinum and Christoph Saurer took their place in the starting line up for the first time, Markus Katzer came in for Kayhan, while Gartler and Jelavic resumed their partnership up front, Gartler providing thrust from wide positions. It was the front men who had the best chances of an enterprising first half for the green whites, Jelavic on 4 minutes and Gartler twenty minutes later.… [Read more]

Late show sees of Suduva 4:2

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Competitive football got under way at the Hannapi on thursday evening in the shape of a Europa League qualifier agianst Lithuanian side FK Suduva. The green whites were looking to finish the job after a solid 2 – 0 victory in the first leg.Captain Steffen Hofmann missed out through injury as Pacult opted for a 4-5-1 formation, with Christopher Drazan coming into the starting line up. Hannes Eder… [Read more]

Rapid go down 1 - 2 in the Hanappi

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On another day, Rapid could have easily scored five but desperate defending, some average finishing and a complete absence of lady luck resulted in a second defeat of the season in as many matches. Rapid legend Peter Schöttel´s determined visitors took advantage of a slow start from the Green-Whites to race into a two goal advantage, and despite chance after chance  for the Hütteldorfers,… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. SK Sturm Graz 20 +15 44
2. FC RB Salzburg 20 +26 43
3. SK Rapid 20 +11 34
4. FC Flyeralarm Admira 20 +1 31
5. LASK 20 +2 27
6. FK Austria Wien 20 +1 26
7. SCR Altach 20 -4 25
8. SV Mattersburg 20 -7 21
9. Wolfsberger AC 20 -13 16
10. SKN St. Pölten 20 -32 7