Thursday, 23. May 2013 - 09:05
20. 04. 12. - 18:00
Rapid Vienna must avoid a widening of the gap to leaders Red Bull Salzburg (RBS) this Sunday.
The Bulls lead the table, with the Green-Whites in second place. Rapid, who are managed by former Austrian national team defender Peter Schöttel, face underperforming title holders Sturm Graz on Sunday.
RBS play SV Ried already tomorrow (Sat). The matches Wacker Innsbruck vs. Wiener Neustadt, Kapfenberg vs. FK Austria Vienna and Mattersburg vs. FC Admira will also take place tomorrow.
The Austrian Bundesliga table after 30 of 36 rounds:
Red Bull Salzburg, 50 points
Rapid Vienna, 49
FK Austria Vienna, 45
SV Ried, 44
Sturm Graz, 42
FC Admira, 42
Wacker Innsbruck, 40
SV Mattersburg, 32
Wiener Neustadt, 31
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Peter Stöger will manage FK Austria Vienna from next season, it has emerged.
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German second-league team 1. FC Kaiserslautern have presented Franco Foda as their new coach.
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Manchester United have signalised interest in David Alaba.
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Red Bull Salzburg (RBS) have won the ÖFB Cup.
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FK Austria Vienna will not compete in the Europa League next season.
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Christian Thonhofer and Ragnvald Soma will leave Rapid Vienna at the end of this season, club officials announced today (Thurs).
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Kapfenberg will be relegated at the end of this season.
» Sports 2012-05-02
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