Rapid and Austria received the most money from Corona relief funds

Rapid and Austria received the most of all Bundesliga soccer teams in the second phase of the Corona aid fund for sports leagues.

This emerges from figures that the Internet portal “90minuten.at” researched and published on Tuesday. Rapid received 1.4 million euros, Austria 1.25 million. Apart from the two Viennese clubs, no other club jumped the million mark. As in phase one, Salzburg had not submitted an application.

According to the research, the following sums were also paid out: SKN St. Pölten 650,000 euros, Sturm Graz 380,000, SV Ried 360,000, Hartberg 280,000, LASK and FC Admira each 200,000, WSG Tirol 150,000, WAC 130,000, SCR Altach 100,000.

Rapid suffers from a lack of audience income

SK Rapid has had the highest number of spectators in the Bundesliga for a long time and is currently losing the most money. However, the stated amounts have not been officially confirmed by any relevant club.

The fund, initiated by the Ministry of Sports under Werner Kogler (Greens), covers the loss of income of the clubs in the areas of ticketing, catering, merchandising and sponsoring due to the Corona laws and regulations.

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