2-0 in Linz: Rapid cruise to away day victory

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Bittersweet moments in football are common and despite dominating the match Rapid were left to pay a high price for the victory. A scan confirmed initial fears and it transpires that Branko´s goal on saturday will be the classy left footers last action of the season. The midfield maestro fell badly on his arm following an aerial duel, meaning he will miss our remaining fixtures.An extremely harsh… [Read more]

1:1 vs. Altach

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Rapid opened up their opponents as early as the second minute. "Jimmy" Hoffer gathering Stefan Maierhoffer´s sublime pass before rifling against the woodwork. It was the 18th time this season Rapid have been denied by such a margin. It was a positive start in front of 600 strong sold out away support. Rapid´s talented frontmen combined again to create the second chance. Hoffer layed the ball to… [Read more]

3:2 vs. Austria: There´s only one team in Vienna!

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The Hanappi was turned into a cauldron passionate support for the teams matched by hostile berating of the oppostion, the soldout stadium was the perfect theatre for the drama that was about to unfold.It took a short while for both teams to get over the sense of occasion and begin playing free football but as the match gathered pace, all sense of caution was thrown to the wind. The cross city… [Read more]

Dissapointing result vs. Sturm

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As Sturm Graz arrived at a sun drenched Hannapi Stadion this easter weekend all thoughts were on three points and realing in Red Bull Salzburg ahead of the Vienna derby.  Cheered on by vociferous sold out home support, the Green and Whites took to the field on the back of a fine run of results and fluent goal scoring football.The opening stages of the first half saw both sides sparring with… [Read more]

Maierhofer strike not enough for all 3 points

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Rapid opened up their opponents as early as the second minute. "Jimmy" Hoffer gathering Stefan Maierhoffer´s sublime pass before rifling against the woodwork. It was the 18th time this season Rapid have been denied by such a margin. It was a positive start in front of 600 strong sold out away support. Rapid´s talented frontmen combined again to create the second chance. Hoffer layed the ball to… [Read more]

Dissapointing result leaves Rapid trailing in title race

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The opening stages of the first half saw both sides sparring with little goal mouth action, Rapid enjoying the Lion´s share of possesion but Sturm showing  menace on fleeting counter attacks. Rapid´s best chance of the half came after 20 seconds. Stefan Maierhofer broke into the Graz box and showed quick feet to manufacture a shooting opportuntiy, drawing a smart save from Sturm Keeper… [Read more]

Once again: MaierHoffer scored

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It seems that these weeks couldn't be much better for our squad: On Saturday, Rapid continued its successful run the club has had in the previous weeks with an impressive 3:1 against Kärnten. Our two strikers Erwin "Jimmy" Hoffer and Stefan Maierhofer, who are in a very good form at the moment, scored again and led our team to a well-deserved victory. Click here to see the goals… [Read more]

6 goals in a row...

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Although Kapfenberg isn't such an easy opponent in our national league (for instance, the Styrian club showed its skills  in an impressive way with their victorys against Sturm Graz and Red Bull Salzburg in the past), the "Falken" didn't have a real chance on Saturday: Our squad had offered a magnificent performance to the audience at St. Hanappi and won with 6:0 finally. According to the… [Read more]

3:0 in Mattersburg

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On Sunday, the majority of our fans expected a clear victory in nearby Mattersburg. Well, Rapid fulfilled this wish with great routine and passion: Branko Boskovic (2) and Erwin "Jimmy" Hoffer scored the goals of the 3:0-victory against harmless opponents. With this result, Rapid has kept it's chance for wining this season, although there's still the gap of seven points between our club and leader… [Read more]

Once again...

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It was November 15th, when the squad of LASK Linz visited St. Hanappi, our stadion, the last time. Our team won without any problems by the clear result of 5:0 (three goals by striker Stefan Maierhofer). Only three weeks later, Rapid's last opponent in the year 2008 was -surprise, surprise- LASK again. Unfortunately, it wasn't so easy for Steffen Hofmann and his teammates like three weeks… [Read more]

League Table

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