Rapid 1 - 0 Villa

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Prior to kick off, a dazzling display of support from both ends of the ground set the tone. The east unveiling a Rapid logo and club colours, the west unveiling the message „Lets Go“ admist a sea of Green and White flags. „Lets Go“ was exactly what the Rapid team did, taking the lead in the first minute. Mario Konrad displayed excellent close control before spreading the ball wide to… [Read more]

Rapid 1 – 0 Villa Job half done

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Prior to kick off, a dazzling display of support from both ends of the ground set the tone. The east unveiling a Rapid logo and club colours, the west unveiling the message „Lets Go“ admist a sea of Green and White flags. „Lets Go“ was exactly what the Rapid team did, taking the lead in the first minute. Mario Konrad displayed excellent close control before spreading the ball wide to… [Read more]

"Villa will face a raucous crowd in the legendary Hanappi"

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There has been a note hanging outside the official Rapid fan shop since Monday at 1:15pm: ‚SOLD OUT!‘ . 17 800 fans (of those about 300 have travelled from Birmingham) will be in the Hanappi stadium (live on skrapid.at/ORF 1 will show the game as their main feature, with highlights from the Austria Wien and Sturm Graz matches inbetween). Aston Villa will be the prized guest in Hütteldorf.… [Read more]

Encounters with English teams

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Thus far games against English oppostion haven´t proved greatly fruitful for Rapid, or Austrian clubs in general. In 1968/69´s European camgain, Rapid disposed of record European Cup winners Real Madrid before losing 3 - 0 on aggregate to then English champions Manchester United. 1984/85 saw the Green Whites reach the then UEFA Cup final for the first and only time in their history. Rapid went… [Read more]

Encounters with English teams

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Thus far games against English oppostion haven´t proved greatly fruitful for Rapid, or Austrian clubs in general. In 1968/69´s European camgain, Rapid disposed of record European Cup winners Real Madrid before losing 3 - 0 on aggregate to then English champions Manchester United. 1984/85 saw the Green Whites reach the then UEFA Cup final for the first and only time in their history. Rapid went… [Read more]

5 – 1 Trimmel inspires Demolition of Kärnten

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The proceedings started with “Jimmy” Hoffer bidding farewell to the Hanappi Stadion following his sudden transfer to Italians Napoli last week. A visibly emotional Hoffer completed a well earned lap of honour with numerous banners in the Block West paying a fitting tribute to Austria’s rising star.The game began with Rapid shooting towards the famous Block West. In an unfamiliar line up,… [Read more]

Celebrating the Jubilee in style

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Update: On Thursday night Rapid eased their way into the Europa League third round qualifiers. A comfortable 3 - 0 win in Albania ensured an 8 - 0 aggregate victory over KS Vllaznia. A trip to Cyprus to face domestic cup holders Kinyras Peyias now awaits the Green & Whites.Prior to kick off the relocated Block West treated us to a stylish show of support, turning one end of the packed out Stadium… [Read more]

Rapid go down 1 -2 in bad tempered start to season

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Known as the "Brothersduel" all signs of brotherly love were instantly thrown out the window as both sides went hammer and tong, with neither willing to give an inch in what would turn out to be a tenacious battle. On the back of three straight victories, including the blockbuster against Liverpool, Rapid flew out of the traps. Andi Dober got on the end of a Steffen Hofmann corner, and "Jimmy"… [Read more]

Celebrating the Jubilee in style

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Update: On Thursday night Rapid eased their way into the Europa League third round qualifiers. A comfortable 3 - 0 win in Albania ensured an 8 - 0 aggregate victory over KS Vllaznia. A trip to Cyprus to face domestic cup holders Kinyras Peyias now awaits the Green & Whites.Prior to kick off the relocated Block West treated us to a stylish show of support, turning one end of the packed out Stadium… [Read more]

Anniversary game: 1:2 vs Schalke

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Stats: SK Rapid - Schalke 04 1:2 (1:1)Hanappi-Stadion, 17.600 Supporters, Referee LechnerGoals: 1:0 Hoffer (26.), 1:1 Rakitic (38./Elfmeter), 1:2 Kuranyi (51.)SK Rapid: Payer (79. Hedl) - Dober, Jovanovic (60. Eder), Patocka (88. Schößwendter), Thonhofer (55. Katzer) - Hofmann, Heikkinen, Pehlivan (79. Trimmel), Kavlak (68. Konrad) - Hoffer, Maierhofer (61. Jelavic)FC Schalke 04: Schober -… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. SK Sturm Graz 5 +5 15
2. FC RB Salzburg 5 +11 13
3. LASK 5 +3 8
4. FK Austria Wien 5 0 7
5. Wolfsberger AC 5 -1 6
6. FC Flyeralarm Admira 5 -4 6
7. SK Rapid 5 0 5
8. SV Mattersburg 5 -2 5
9. SCR Altach 5 -2 4
10. SKN St. Pölten 5 -10 1