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]

Rapid finish home campaign with 4:1 victory over Sturm

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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 vs. Kapfenberg 5:3

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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]

Battled hard, chances created but Rapid go down in Derby

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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]

RB Salzburg - SK Rapid 1:1

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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]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. FC RB Salzburg 15 +23 34
2. SK Sturm Graz 15 +8 32
3. SK Rapid 15 +8 29
4. FC Flyeralarm Admira 15 +2 22
5. LASK 15 +1 20
6. FK Austria Wien 15 +1 19
7. SCR Altach 15 -6 16
8. Wolfsberger AC 15 -6 14
9. SV Mattersburg 15 -8 14
10. SKN St. Pölten 15 -23 4