Sturm Graz - Rapid 1:0: Away day blues in Steiermark

In an excellent first half showing, Rapid passed up a succession of presentable chances. Nikica Jelavic twice had good opportunites, the first thwarted by a good save, the latter by last gasp defending. A low goal bound Drazan drive from the edge of the box again stung Gratzei´s hands in the home goal before Boskovic spurned the chance of the half. The midfielder found himself baring down on goal… [Read more]

Premiumpartner Ottakringer

What are your experiences of your partnership with  SK Rapid Vienna, and what are your future ambitions?A co-operation became a partnership. Partnership became friendship. Rapid isn´t just a winning football team, it is a very professionally ran club, both in organisational and financial terms. The club´s manager´s and employees are honest and open, engaging in sound interpersonal… [Read more]

Premiumpartner card complete

What are your experiences of your partnership with  SK Rapid Vienna, and what are your future ambitions?card complete, formerly VISA Austria, have sponsored ¸Rapid for the past 11 years. Our long standing partnership serves as an example of professional team work and therefore remains one of our companies most valued relationships. Our partnership proved exceptionally important during our… [Read more]

Premiumpartner Orange

What are your experiences of your partnership with  SK Rapid Vienna, and what are your future ambitions?Rapid Vienna have been a very pro-active partner, and very professional in all aspects of the relationship. Effective partnering allows successful sponsorship to flourish, and all ideas and initiatives have been worked through very much in tandem. How has your partnership with SK Rapid… [Read more]

The fight for green & white

Before most spectators had found their seats, Rapid were up to their usual tricks. Something about opposition from the British Isles seems to make the Huetteldorfers fly out of the traps. Inside three minutes Nikica Jelavic seized onto a cute Steffen Hofmann pass and bore down on Artur Boruc in the Celtic goal. The Croation marksman fired a diagonal drive past the stranded keeper to send 2500… [Read more]

Our EL-Group Opponents

At exactly 13:49 the ball labled Rapid Vienna was drawn from pot 4 at today’s group draw in Monaco. The team from Hütteldorf was drawn into group C with Hamburger SV, Celtic Glasgow and Hapoel Tel Aviv.A quick update on the teams:Celtic Glasgow, Scottish champions 2006-2008 and second in the SPL last season four points behind their local rivals Rangers. They lost out to Arsenal in the Champions… [Read more]

Villa 2 – 1 Rapid: Night of European glory in England

A packed away stand greeted the Rapid side. The Green White fans had already been in the ground singing and rocking for 45 minutes prior to kick off. If the contest between the two sets of support was a boxing match it would have been stopped in the first round.Rapid settled into the game quickly and from the outset looked the equals of their illustrious opponents. It was the home side that… [Read more]

Wednesday evening in Villa Park: The calm before the storm

The visiting supporters will be looking to recreate the intense atmosphere from the first clash at the St. Hannapi last week. It was an atmosphere that certainly created an impression on the Villa’ players. Former West Brom Captain, Villa centre back Curtis Davies has been waxing lyrical over the incredible home support enjoyed by Rapid. The young defender has spoken to local newspaper “The… [Read more]

Rapid against LASK 4:1

A warm Sunday evening in Hütteldorf saw Rapid stroll to a comfortable win over Linz. The visitors were backed by strong away support following their decent start to the season, but any hopes they harboured of causing an upset were blown apart in an expolsive opening thirty minutes.New signing from Viking Stavanger Ragnvald Soma made his debut for Rapid in the middle of the back four, while… [Read more]

Rapid 1 - 0 Villa

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]

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