SK Rapid Wien Betting Stats

SK Rapid Wien Stats
SK Rapid Wien

General Information

Austria

Vienna

Allianz Stadion

Championships:

Championships: 1912, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1929, 1930, 1935, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1946, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1996, 2005, 2008

Austrian Cup: 1919, 1920, 1927, 1946, 1961, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1976, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1995

UEFA: N/A

German Cup: 1938

German Championship: 1941

SK Rapid Wien Stats & History

With working-class origins, Rapid Wien was founded in 1897 as Erster Wiener Arbeiter-Fußball-Club. The club took their current name, SK Rapid Wien, in 1899. Rapid Vienna won the first-ever Austrian national championship in the 1911-12 season. They retained their title in 1913, and added three more championships to the SK Rapid Wien stats in the 1910s.

While not necessarily true today, Austria was one of the best soccer countries in the early 20th century. During that time, Rapid Vienna became the country’s dominant club. They won three consecutive league titles from 1919 to 1921, and won the Austrian Cup in 1919 and 1920.

When Germany annexed Austria in 1938, SK Rapid Wien joined the German soccer setup. Straight away, Rapid Wien won the German Cup title by defeating FSV Frankfurt 3-1 in the final. Rapid Wien were also German champions in 1941.

After WWII, Rapid Vienna and the rest of the Austrian teams reformed the Austrian Football Championship. The first European appearance in the Rapid Vienna stats was in the 1954-55 European Cup. They reached the quarterfinals and then reached the semifinals of the 1960-61 European Cup. The 60s were one of the club’s best decades, with a total of seven trophies.

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Rapid Vienna made their first European final in the 1984-85 Cup Winners’ Cup. However, they lost 3-1 to Everton, and 11 years later they lost in the final to PSG. Regardless, Rapid are one of Austria’s premier clubs and have won a record 32 Austrian championships. With the emergence of RB Salzburg, though, Rapid haven’t won a league title since 2008. Meanwhile, their last Austrian Cup win was in 1995.

In both 2020-21 and 2021-22, Rapid Vienna participated in the Europa League group stage. They finished third in their group on both occasions, and last advanced to the knockout rounds in the 2018-19 season.

With a fifth-place finish in the Austrian Bundesliga in 2021-22, Rapid Vienna placed in the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers. Regarding the Europa League odds in the 2022-23 season, betting advice should mention the fact that Rapid Vienna had their worst goal difference last season for 18 years.

SK Rapid Wien FAQs

Who Has Scored the Most International Club Goals for SK Rapid Wien?

German attacking midfielder Steffen Hofmann scored 25 goals for Rapid Wien in European competitions, more than any other Rapid player.

How Did Rapid Vienna Win a German Championship?

When the Nazis annexed Austria in 1938, Austrian soccer teams started playing in the German leagues until 1945. Rapid Vienna won the 1941 German championship, and was the only Austrian club to do so.

When Was the Last Time SK Rapid Wien Won a Trophy?

Rapid Vienna have suffered their longest trophy drought in club history, at 14 years as of 2022. Their last trophy was the Austrian Bundesliga title in 2007-08.

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