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]

First match against Liverpool

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In 1933 SK Rapid and Liverpool locked horns for the first and only time. Four days prior to the match Rapid had played out a 3 -3 draw with then Scottish champions, giants Rangers FC in front of 67,000 fans in Ibrox. The British press waxed lyrical, The Sunday Graphic citing the match as "The most beautiful game seen in Scotland for years". The Sunday Mail told that "The Viennese had performed… [Read more]

Green & White legends, supporters, safeguarding of tradition

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Supporters of foreign clubs may occasionally be less than enamoured when they first arrive at the St Hannapi Stadium However any initial doubts over the grandour of the concete is soon dispelled after they have sampled the vociferous atmosphere on offer. Foreign supporters have often remarked that the volume in the St Hannapi Stadium „was the loudest they have ever experienced“, despite their… [Read more]

President's preamble

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Dear Rapid-Fans,dear Guests from Liverpool,on behalf of SK Rapid it gives me great pleasure to welcome you on Sunday to our second anniversary game of the season. After last weekends hard fought match with old foes and worthy advisarys, German Giants FC Schalke 04, its a privilige to welcome no less than Liverpool Football Club to our city. We extend our warmest welcome to all those supporters who… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. SK Sturm Graz 14 +13 32
2. FC RB Salzburg 14 +18 31
3. SK Rapid 14 +7 26
4. LASK 14 +2 20
5. FK Austria Wien 14 +2 19
6. FC Flyeralarm Admira 14 +1 19
7. SCR Altach 14 -5 16
8. Wolfsberger AC 14 -6 13
9. SV Mattersburg 14 -9 11
10. SKN St. Pölten 14 -23 3