Sports club in Hamburg, Germany

football club
Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V. ( german : [ hamˈbʊʁɡɐ ˌʃpɔʁt fɛʁˈʔaɪn ] ), normally known as Hamburger SV, Hamburg or HSV ( IPA : [ ˌhaːʔɛsˈfaʊ ] ), is a german sport golf club based in Hamburg, its largest branch being its football department. Although the stream HSV was founded in June 1919 from a fusion of three earlier clubs, it officially traces its origin to 29 September 1887 when the first of the predecessors, SC Germania, was founded. Until 2018, when the team were relegated for the beginning fourth dimension in history, HSV ‘s football team had the eminence of being the entirely team that had played endlessly in the circus tent tier of the german football league system since the establish of the club at the end of World War I. It was consequently besides the lone team that had played in every season of the Bundesliga since its foundation in 1963.

Reading: Hamburger SV

HSV has won the german national backing six times, the DFB-Pokal three times and the League Cup doubly. The team ‘s most successful period was from the mid-1970s until the mid-1980s when, in addition to several domestic honours, they won the 1976–77 european Cup Winners ‘ Cup and the 1982–83 european Cup. The outstanding players of this time period were Horst Hrubesch, Manfred Kaltz, and Felix Magath, all of whom were regulars in the west german National Team. To date, HSV ‘s last major trophy was the 1986–87 DFB-Pokal. HSV play their home games at the Volksparkstadion in Bahrenfeld, a western district of Hamburg. The club colours are officially amobarbital sodium, white and black but the home kit of the team is white jerseys and red shorts. The team ‘s most common nickname is “ die Rothosen ” ( the Red Shorts ). As it is one of Germany ‘s oldest club, it is besides known as der Dinosaurier ( the Dinosaur ). HSV have rivalries with Werder Bremen, with whom they contest the Nordderby, and Hamburg-based FC St. Pauli, with whom they contest the Hamburg bowler hat. HSV is luminary in football as a grassroots organization with young person exploitation a strong composition. The baseball club had a team in the Women ‘s Bundesliga from 2003 to 2012 but it was demoted to Regionalliga level because of fiscal problems. other clubhouse departments include badminton, baseball, basketball, bowl, boxing, cricket, darts, ice ice hockey, field field hockey, golf, gymnastics, handball, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation exercises. These departments represent about 10 % of the baseball club membership. HSV is one of the biggest sports clubs in Germany with over 84,000 members in all its departments [ 1 ] and stated by Forbes to have been among the 20 largest football club in the world. [ 2 ]


early years

Hamburger Sport-Verein ( HSV ) traces its origin to the fusion of Der Hohenfelder Sportclub and Wandsbek-Marienthaler Sportclub on 29 September 1887 to form Sport-Club Germania Hamburg, normally referred to as SC Germania. This was the first of three clubs that merged on 2 June 1919 to create HSV in its confront form. HSV in its club codified recognises the establish of SC Germania as its own go steady of beginning. [ 3 ] The other two clubs in the June 1919 amalgamation were Hamburger FC founded in 1888 and FC Falke Eppendorf dating back to 1906. The amalgamation came approximately because the three clubs had been badly weakened by the shock of the First World War on work force and finance and they could not continue as offprint entities. [ 4 ] SC Germania was formed in the first place as an athletics cabaret and did not begin to play football until 1891, when some Englishmen joined the club and introduced it. SC Germania had its first success in 1896, winning the Hamburg-Altona championship for the first of five times. Germania player Hans Nobiling [ de ] emigrated to Brazil at the end of the nineteenth century, where he became an important initiate of the game, implemental in the foundation of SC Internacional, the one-third oldest golf club of the country which became part of São Paulo FC, one of the major sports clubs of Brazil, in 1938 and SC Germânia of São Paulo, which late became EC Pinheiros. Hamburger SC 1888 was founded by students on 1 June 1888. It late had links with a youth team called FC Viktoria 95 and, during World War I, was temporarily known as Viktoria Hamburg 88. SC Germania and Hamburger SC 1888 were among 86 clubs who founded the Deutscher Fußball-Bund ( DFB ; German Football Association ) in Leipzig on 28 January 1900. FC Falke was founded by students in Eppendorf on 5 March 1906 but it was never a successful team and played in lower leagues. The newly formed Hamburger SV cursorily became competitive and contested the 1922 national final examination against 1. FC Nürnberg, who were playing for their one-third consecutive championship. The game was called off on account of dark after three hours and ten minutes of play, draw at 2–2. [ 5 ] The re-match besides went into supernumerary time, and in an era that did not allow for substitutions, that game was called off at 2–2 when Nuremberg were reduced to good seven players ( two were injured, two had been sent off ) and the referee ruled they could not continue. considerable wrangling ensued over the decision. The DFB awarded the winnings to HSV but urged them to refuse the championship in the name of good sportsmanship ( which they grudgingly did ). ultimately, the Viktoria trophy was not officially presented that year. [ 5 ] HSV ‘s first gear unqualified success was achieved in the 1923 german football championship when they won the national claim against Union Oberschöneweide. They failed to defend the style in 1924, losing the final to Nuremberg, but lifted the Viktoria again in 1928 when they defeated Hertha BSC 5–2 at the Altonaer Stadion in the final. During the Third Reich, HSV enjoyed local success in the Gauliga Nordmark, besides known as the Gauliga Hamburg, winning the league backing in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941 and 1945. At national grade the golf club was unsuccessful with semi-final losses in 1938 and 1939 their best performances in this period. Its main equal in the Gauliga in those years was Eimsbütteler television .

Post-war era

diachronic chart of Hamburger SV league operation after WWII HSV ‘s first post-war season was in the newly formed Stadtliga Hamburg and they won its backing in 1946. The baseball club besides won the championship of the british occupation zone in 1947 and 1948, the entirely two seasons this competition was staged. [ 6 ] HSV became the first german team to tour the United States after World War II in May 1950 and came away with a 6–0 record. [ 7 ] Playing in the Oberliga Nord after the resumption of league play in post-war West Germany in 1947, HSV became a frighteningly dominant regional club. In 16 seasons from 1947 to 1948 to 1962–63, they laid claim to the Oberliga style 15 times, only posting an uncharacteristic 11th-place finish in 1953–54. During this period, they scored over 100 goals in each of the 1951, 1955, 1961 and 1962 seasons. In 1953, the clubhouse ‘s all-time leading goalscorer Uwe Seeler debuted. In nine seasons, he scored 267 goals in 237 Oberliga matches. [ 8 ] National titles, however, were harder to come by. In 1956, HSV reached the DFB-Pokal final examination but were beaten by Karlsruher SC. [ 7 ] This was followed by losses in the finals of the national backing to Borussia Dortmund in 1957 and Schalke 04 in 1958. [ 7 ] In 1960, HSV became german champions for the first meter since 1928, defeating 1. FC Köln 3–2 in the championship final. Seeler, who scored doubly in the final, was named west german Footballer of the Year. [ 7 ] As national champions, HSV represented West Germany in the 1960–61 european Cup. The club ‘s first ever match in european contest was a 5–0 get the better of of Swiss baseball club Young Boys in Bern, [ 7 ] with HSV winning the tie 8–3 on aggregate. In the quarter-finals, they beat english champions Burnley before being defeated by Barcelona at the semi-final stage in a playoff crippled after the scores were degree over two legs. The crowd of 77,600 at the Volksparkstadion for the first leg against Barcelona remains the record attendance for a HSV home match. [ 7 ]

entrance into the Bundesliga

soon after, Germany ‘s first professional football league, the Bundesliga, was formed, with HSV one of 16 clubs invited to join that first season. Hamburger SV was the only original Bundesliga slope to have played continuously in the clear escape – without always having been relegated – from when the league was formed in 1963, until they were relegated in the 2017–18 season, finishing in 17th place. They had shared that limited condition with Eintracht Frankfurt and 1. FC Kaiserslautern until 1996, and with 1. FC Köln until 1998. Altogether, 49 early sides have come and gone since the league ‘s origin. The Bundesliga celebrated its fortieth anniversary on 24 August 2004 with a equal between “ The Dinosaur ”, as the club has been dearly nicknamed due to its erstwhile old age, and Bayern Munich, the league ‘s most successful english. In August 1963, HSV defeated Borussia Dortmund 3–0 at Hanover ‘s Niedersachsenstadion to win the club ‘s first DFB-Pokal. [ 7 ] In the same calendar month, the baseball club played its first ever Bundesliga match, drawing 1–1 with Preußen Münster. [ 7 ] HSV finished the Bundesliga ‘s first temper in sixth space, with Uwe Seeler scoring 30 goals to secure the Torjägerkanone. [ 8 ] He was besides named Footballer of the year for the second clock. [ 7 ] The DFB-Pokal victory enabled HSV to play in the 1963–64 european Cup Winners ‘ Cup, where they reached the quarter-final, falling to Lyon. In 1967, HSV again reached the concluding of the DFB-Pokal where they were defeated 4–0 by Bayern Munich. [ 7 ] HSV, however, were admitted to the following season ‘s european Cup Winners ‘ Cup, where they lost to Milan in the final. [ 7 ] In 1970, Seeler was named Footballer of the year for the one-third time. [ 9 ] He retired at the end of the 1971–72 temper in front of 72,000 fans at the Volksparkstadion. [ 9 ] He ended his career with 137 goals from 239 Bundesliga matches [ 8 ] and 507 goals from 587 appearances in all competitions. [ 10 ] In the same season, HSV played in the UEFA Cup for the first prison term but were knocked out in the beginning turn by scottish side St Johnstone .

Golden era

In 1973, HSV won the first edition of the DFB-Ligapokal, beating Borussia Mönchengladbach 4–0 in the final. [ 9 ] A year late, they reached the DFB-Pokal concluding, where they were beaten by Eintracht Frankfurt. [ 9 ] In 1976, HSV reached another DFB-Pokal final examination, beating 1. FC Kaiserslautern 2–0 to win the trophy for the second time in the club ‘s history. [ 9 ] The follow year, HSV achieved its first external success with a 2–0 gain over Anderlecht in the final of the 1976–77 european Cup Winners ‘ Cup. [ 9 ] The club then signed English ace Kevin Keegan from european champions Liverpool. [ 9 ] After spending much of the former ten in mid-table, HSV had achieved their best Bundesliga position in 1974–75 by finishing fourth. This was then bettered in 1975–76 with a second-place eat up. Keegan ‘s first season at the club saw the team slip to a disappointing tenth place, however, the player himself was named european Footballer of the year. In 1978, Branko Zebec was appointed trainer of HSV. [ 9 ] The Yugoslav led the club to its first ever Bundesliga title in his inaugural temper in appoint. [ 9 ] Keegan top scored for die Rothosen and was awarded the Ballon d’Or for a second base consecutive year .
In the 1979–80 season, HSV returned to the european Cup for the first time since 1960–61. As had happened 19 years ago, HSV faced spanish opposition in the semi-finals. After losing the first branch at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium 2–0, HSV thrashed six-time winners real number madrid 5–1 at the Volksparkstadion to qualify for the final. [ 11 ] HSV returned to Madrid to play Nottingham Forest in the final, where they were beaten 1–0. [ 12 ] In the Bundesliga, HSV missed out on defending their title by two points, finishing in second set behind champions Bayern Munich. In December 1980, HSV dismissed Zebec, who had been struggling with a drink problem. [ 13 ] His assistant Aleksandar Ristić was appointed caretaker for the remainder of the season and secured a creditable second-place finish in the Bundesliga. In 1981, austrian coach Ernst Happel was appointed as Zebec ‘s permanent wave substitution. [ 12 ] In his inaugural season, his HSV side regained the Bundesliga title and reached the UEFA Cup final examination, where they lost 4–0 on aggregate to Sweden ‘s IFK Göteborg. [ 12 ] Between 16 January 1982 and 29 January 1983, HSV went undefeated in the Bundesliga. The run stretched across 36 games and remained a Bundesliga read until November 2013, when it was broken by Bayern Munich. [ 12 ] [ 14 ] A third Meisterschale followed at the end of the 1982–83 season, with HSV defending their deed against local rivals Werder Bremen on finish remainder. [ 12 ] The same year, HSV recorded its greatest ever success, defeating Juventus 1–0 in Athens to win the club ‘s first european Cup. [ 12 ] In December 1983, HSV traveled to Tokyo where they faced South american champions Grêmio in the Intercontinental Cup. The brazilian baseball club took home the trophy with a 93rd infinitesimal winning goal. [ 12 ] Back home, they lost the league championship to VfB Stuttgart on goal deviation .
HSV ( in blue new jersey ) vanadium Argentine team River Plate, “ Trofeo Naranja ” match, August 1984 Both 1984–85 and 1985–86 were disappoint seasons for HSV with the club finishing fifth and seventh respectively. In 1986, midfielder Felix Magath, who had played for the baseball club for ten years and scored the winning goal in the 1983 european Cup Final, retired from professional football. [ 10 ] In 1986–87, HSV finished second in the Bundesliga and won a one-fourth DFB-Pokal, beating Stuttgarter Kickers 3–1 in the final examination at West Berlin ‘s Olympiastadion. [ 12 ] After this achiever, Ernst Happel left the club to return to Austria. He remains HSV ‘s most successful trainer with two Bundesliga titles, one DFB-Pokal and one european Cup. [ 15 ]

Modern era

In the early 1990s, HSV found itself in fiscal trouble. The sale of Thomas Doll to Lazio for a then read 16 million Deutsche Marks [ 16 ] in June 1991 is credited with ensuring the club ‘s survival. [ 17 ] On the deliver, meanwhile, the team was in worsen. After a fifth-place stopping point in 1990–91, HSV finished in the bottom half of the Bundesliga in four consecutive seasons. In October 1995, Felix Magath returned to HSV to become the club ‘s trainer. The following month, Uwe Seeler besides returned as the club president. [ 16 ] Under the newfangled regimen, HSV finished fifth in the Bundesliga, securing european qualification for the first time in six years. The watch season, HSV reached the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal. In May 1997, however, Magath was fired after a 4–0 frustration to 1. FC Köln with the team one place above the relegation zone. [ 18 ] HSV finally finished in 13th plaza under reserve team passenger car Ralf Schehr. In 1997, HSV appointed Frank Pagelsdorf, who would coach the team for over four years, making him the longest serve trainer since Ernst Happel. A ninth-place polish in 1997–98 was followed by seventh in 1998–99 and third in 1999–2000, [ 16 ] the team ‘s best performance since 1986–87. On 2 September 2000, the new Volksparkstadion was formally opened as the home team played its first 2002 FIFA World Cup qualifier, against Greece. [ 19 ] In 2000–01, HSV competed in the UEFA Champions League for the foremost time since the rival ‘s expansion from the old european Cup. [ 16 ] Their first match was an extraordinary 4–4 draw against Juventus, with Anthony Yeboah scoring the club ‘s first Champions League goal. [ 20 ] Though HSV failed to qualify for the irregular round, they did manage a historic 3–1 win over Juve in the refund fixture at the Stadio delle Alpi. [ 21 ] In July 2003, HSV won its first trophy in 16 years with a 4–2 frustration of Borussia Dortmund in the DFB-Ligapokal final. [ 22 ] In August 2004, HSV was upset in the early rounds of the DFB-Pokal by regional league side SC Paderborn. The match became one of the most ill-famed in late football history when it was discovered that referee, Robert Hoyzer, had accepted money from a croatian gambling consortium to fix the match, which he did, awarding two penalties to Paderborn and sending off HSV player Émile Mpenza. The resulting scandal became the biggest in german football in over 30 years, and was an overplus to the state as it prepared to host the 2006 World Cup. Another third-place finish in 2005–06 saw HSV qualify for the Champions League for the second time. [ 22 ] They finished bed of Group G with a lonely succeed against russian clubhouse CSKA Moscow. In the league, the team was in 17th place going into the winter crack, [ 23 ] having won once in the league all season, leading to the judgment of dismissal of trainer Thomas Doll. [ 22 ] Under newly coach Huub Stevens, HSV pulled away from the delegating zone and qualified for the UEFA Cup via a seventh-place eat up and victory in the Intertoto Cup. [ 24 ] The following temper, Stevens led the team to fourth put in the Bundesliga before leaving to take over at dutch champions PSV Eindhoven. [ 25 ] He was replaced by Martin Jol, who took HSV to the semi-finals of both the 2008–09 UEFA Cup and the 2008–09 DFB-Pokal, both of which die Rothosen lost to rivals Werder Bremen. [ 22 ] In the league they missed out on Champions League qualification on the final sidereal day of the temper. [ 22 ] In the summer of 2009, after only one season, Jol departed to become coach of Ajax. [ 26 ] Under newfangled passenger car Bruno Labbadia, HSV reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup ( now renamed the UEFA Europa League ) for the irregular season in a row. however, a get the better of in the away leg to Fulham days after the fire of Labbadia [ 27 ] denied the club the opportunity to play in the final, which was held at its home stadium. On 13 October 2011, Thorsten Fink was appointed as coach [ 28 ] with the team in the relegation zone after losing six of their opening eight matches. In HSV ‘s first nine games under Fink they were unbeaten, going into the winter demote in 13th invest. [ 29 ] The team finally finished 15th, avoiding a first always relegation by five points. In 2012–13, HSV recorded a much improved seventh-place coating, in large part due to Heung-min Son ‘s ability to score crucial goals. During the season, however, the team equaled the club ‘s record Bundesliga kill, losing 9–2 at the Allianz Arena to Bayern Munich. [ 30 ] Fink was replaced on 25 September 2013 by Bert van Marwijk, [ 31 ] who in the same season was replaced by Mirko Slomka on 17 February 2014. Under Slomka, the baseball club narrowly avoided its first base ever delegating from the Bundesliga in May 2014 by defeating Greuther Fürth on the away goals principle in a play-off. [ 32 ] finally in the next season Hamburg once again changed managers due to a poor people depart of the season firing Slomka on 15 September. His successor Josef Zinnbauer held the job up until 22 March and was replaced by interim coach Peter Knäbel. who was finally replaced by returning Bruno Labbadia who saved the club at the end of the season in the delegating play-off for the second class running against Karlsruher SC. Labbadia achieved entirely two points in the foremost ten games of the 2016–17 season and was replaced by Markus Gisdol who had a rickety start but managed to get 20 points in 9 games from the 19th match day to the twenty-eighth equal day. On the last match day, Hamburg avoided the delegating play-offs and stayed in the Bundesliga .

delegating and missed promotions

In the 2017–18 Bundesliga, after a 3–1 kill in the first rung of DFB-Pokal against the third-division team VfL Osnabrück, HSV managed at least in the Bundesliga a plus start of the season with two wins against FC Augsburg and 1. FC Köln. however, eight games followed without a individual winnings. At the end of the first half of the season, HSV was in moment last identify in the table. After two defeats in the first two games of the irregular half, passenger car Markus Gisdol was dismissed. HSV hired Bernd Hollerbach, a erstwhile player of the club, as a new coach. After seven games without a succeed and a 6–0 kill against FC Bayern Munich, he was besides dismissed. A few days before the game against Bayern, the club announced the dismissal of CEO Heribert Bruchhagen. Frank Wettstein, CFO of the baseball club, has been appointed as the newly CEO. On the day of his appointment, he dismissed the sports conductor Jens Todt. The club hired early successful HSV player Thomas von Heesen as a sports adviser until the end of season. He should take over a partially of the duties for the discharged Jens Todt. For the survive eight games in the 2017–18 Bundesliga, the clubhouse promoted the coach of Hamburger SV II : christian Titz. Until then, he was very successful in the Regionalliga Nord ( fourth league ) and was with his team at the top of the table. With four wins and an offensively take care style of act, the coach convinced the club and received a biennial contract. After the black season in the 2017–18 Bundesliga under three different coaches, a final day win over Borussia Mönchengladbach was not enough to escape relegation after Wolfsburg won against Köln 4–1. [ 33 ] They were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga for the first fourth dimension in the Bundesliga ‘s 55-year history, [ 33 ] [ 34 ] causing riots by Hamburg supporters. [ 35 ] After the relegation Christian Titz was sacked in October 2018, and replaced by Hannes Wolf. Hamburg failed to gain a seat back to the Bundesliga and failed to reach the playoffs with a one-point dispute between them and Union Berlin. The team managed to reach the semi-finals of the 2018–19 DFB-Pokal, before being defeated by RB Leipzig 1–3 at home.

For the 2019–20 2. Bundesliga, their second class in the 2. Bundesliga, Wolf was discharged and was replaced by Dieter Hecking. Again they failed to return to 1. Bundesliga by a one-point deviation, and they were eliminated in the second round of the 2019–20 DFB Pokal by Vfb Stuttgart 1–2 in extra time. By again missing the forwarding, Hecking ‘s sign was not extended. For the 2020–21 season, Daniel Thioune was brought in as the newfangled head coach from league rivals VfL Osnabrück. In the summer transfer window, respective players left the baseball club at the end of their loan or contract, but most of them were not partially of the regular staff. Most notably, the club signed Simon Terodde, Moritz Heyer, Toni Leistner and Sven Ulreich to bolster the team with know players. In addition, Tim Leibold became the new team captain as the successor to Aaron Hunt. The season began with a 1–4 first-round hard loss in the DFB-Pokal to 3. Liga baseball club Dynamo Dresden. Despite this disappointing passing, HSV then started the season well and won the first 5 games. After a subsequent winless streak of 5 games, 3 of which were lost in a row, the team stabilised again from matchday 11 and went undefeated until the winter transgress. The first one-half of the season, which ended in January due to the late begin of the season, ended with 36 points as HSV were first in the league board. [ 36 ] In the second half of the temper, HSV collapsed as in the two previous years. From matchday 20 and onwards, HSV were again winless for 5 games. After 2 wins, another winless series of 5 games followed from matchday 27 and onwards, during which, among other things, the club gave up a 3–0 moderate against Hannover 96 which ended in a 3–3 trace. [ 37 ] The club besides lost to firm relegation candidates SV Sandhausen. [ 38 ] due to this development, Thioune was released at the begin of May 2021 and replaced by the point of academy Horst Hrubesch for the final examination three games of the season. [ 39 ] At that point, HSV were in third place with 52 points, five points from a spot guaranteeing direct promotion. [ 40 ]


Hamburger SV plays its home games in the Volksparkstadion, which was previously known as the Imtech Arena between 2010 and 2015. [ 41 ] Built on the locate of the original Volksparkstadion, opened in 1953, the stream stadium was opened in 2000, and has a capacity of 57,000 – approximately 47,000 seats with another 10,000 spectators standing. The first Volksparkstadion had been a venue for the 1974 World Cup and UEFA Euro 1988. The Volksparkstadion is a UEFA class one stadium, which certifies it to host UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League finals. The stadium was the site of four group matches and a quarter-final in the past 2006 World Cup, hosted by Germany, and was known as FIFA World Cup Stadium Hamburg during the consequence. It was besides the venue for the 2010 UEFA Europa League Final. HSV fans can be buried at a consecrated cemetery near the home stadium, covered in turf from the master Hamburg gear. [ 42 ]

Rivals and affinities

HSV contests the Nordderby with boyfriend Northern Germany side Werder Bremen. In bounce 2009, HSV faced Werder four times in only three weeks, and Werder defeated HSV in the UEFA-Cup semi-final, adenine well as in the DFB-Pokal semi-final. many HSV fans see this as the lineage of the cabaret ‘s refuse from 2009 to the delegating year 2018. furthermore, HSV shares a crosstown competition with FC St. Pauli. When, after seven years in different leagues, the game HSV against FC St. Pauli came back again, there were already several weeks before the game disputes of both fan groups. It started when about 100 HSV fans interrupt a St. Pauli concert because it took place on the “ HSV-side ” of the Reeperbahn. In a league game a short clock time later, the HSV fans showed a banner in the stadium with the inscription “ Stellt euch endlich unsrer Gier – 100 Ihr : 100 Wir ” ( “ finally satisfy our lecherousness – 100 of you vs. 100 of us ” ). After fans of FC St. Pauli attacked HSV fans working on a choreography for the game and demolish parts of it, some HSV fans threatened them by hanging figures in the color of the rival at several bridges throughout the city. In addition, one day later there was a borderland of about 80 HSV-Ultras across the Reeperbahn, where insulting chants against St. Pauli were screamed. In the hours leading up to first 2. Bundesliga Hamburg Derby on 10 March 2019 at the Millerntor-Stadion, the supporters groups of both teams were escorted by the Hamburg police to avoid battle. [ 43 ] The day proved historic with a triumphant 4–0 win over FC St. Pauli at the Millerntor-Stadion, the first clock HSV had won at the stadium in the St. Pauli quarter since 1962. In response to Benedikt Pliquett ‘s celebratory kick back of HSV ‘s corner flag at the Volksparkstadion in 2011, Tom Mickel mimicked Pliquett with a “ Kung-Fu Kick ” of his own, according to MOPO. [ 44 ] Besides, after two major conflicts between the two winnow groups the relationship with Holstein Kiel has been considered as unmanageable for a short time nowadays. HSV have an affinity with scots golf club Rangers. HSV fans unfurl their club logo at Rangers ‘ away european matches. The associate between Rangers and Hamburg dates back to 1977 when the Hamburg Rangers Supporters ‘ Club was set up by HSV fans who had visited Rangers matches before and were thrilled by the standard atmosphere at Ibrox. The links were far strengthened when Rangers signed Jörg Albertz from Hamburg. In the bowler hat against St. Pauli in the season 2018–19 about 200–300 fans of the scots cabaret traveled to Hamburg to support HSV. The friendship between Celtic and Hamburg ‘s rivals FC St. Pauli has no determine on this friendship, however. Nevertheless, the HSV fans sent a incitement towards Celtic, when they clashed in the Europa League in 2009. They showed a Union Jack, bearing the words “ No Surrender ”, as a big choreography in the stadium. HSV have a friendship bond with Hannover 96 due to both being known by the abbreviation “ HSV ”. Their meetings involve the visitors ‘ club song to be played, and fans chanting HSV from each end of the stadium. furthermore, Hamburger SV has a friendship adhesiveness with Arminia Bielefeld – both teams partake the lapp colors, resulting in the democratic sports fan tone “ Schwarz, weiß, blau – Arminia und five hundred HSV ” ( “Black, white, blue – Arminia and the HSV” ). particularly in the 1990s, multiple players transferred between the two clubs. As Hannover and Bielefeld fans have affinities a well, all three clubs are sometimes called the Nordallianz ( Northern Alliance ) despite the fact that the city of Bielefeld is not technically located in Northern Germany. In summation, some fan groups maintain effective contacts with the one-fourth division team VfB Lübeck, whose fans besides have an antipathy to St. Pauli and Holstein Kiel. In 2013, HSV helped the club, which was threatened by insolvency, with a free friendly peer, in which the team competed with several national players to attract as many spectators as possible and left the entire earnings for VfB Lübeck .

Club kit and colours

The baseball club colours are formally blue, white and black according to its legislative act but the fans use the combination “ schwarz-weiss-blau ” ( black-white-blue ) in their songs and chants ; they besides chant “ HSV ” [ haː ʔɛs ˈfaʊ̯ ]. The club crest is a black and white diamond on a blue background. These were the colours of SC Germania. The practice of the blue background suggests a link with Hamburg ‘s maritime custom as the Blue Peter flag sign ( meaning “ All Aboard ” or “ Outward Bound ” ) is a white rectangle on a similar blue background. [ 45 ] In contrast, the team ‘s family kit is white jerseys and red shorts, which are the colours of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. As a resultant role, the team ‘s most coarse nickname is “ die Rothosen ” ( the Red Shorts ). Because of its age and having been ever-present in the top flight of german football, HSV is besides known as der Dinosaurier ( the Dinosaur ) and presently uses a dinosaur mascot called “ Hermann ” ( named after long-time club physical therapist Hermann Rieger ) for selling purposes. HSV ‘s kit was made by Adidas from 1978 to 1995 [ 46 ] [ 47 ] and the club re-engaged Adidas in 2007 having worked with a number of its competitors in the interim. The beginning shirt sponsorship was introduced in 1974. The shirt now carries the Orthomol logo. The follow is a list of shirt sponsors by go steady :













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In international competitions

HSV ‘s first participation in european competition came after they won the german championship in 1960 and were invited to take part in the 1960–61 european Cup. They had a bye in the preliminary round and their first polish opponents were Young Boys. HSV won the two-legged draw 8–3 on aggregate, beating the swiss side 0–5 in the away leg on 2 November 1960 and then drawing 3–3 at home on 27 November. [ 48 ] HSV reached the semi-final of the european Cup in 1961. subsequently, they have twice played in the concluding, losing 1–0 to Nottingham Forest in 1980 and defeating Juventus 1–0 in 1983. With Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, HSV is one of three german teams who have won the european Cup. HSV won the UEFA Cup Winners ‘ Cup in 1976–77 and have been runners-ups in both that competition and the UEFA Cup. Their most late european campaign was the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League in which they reached the semi-final. [ 49 ] Hamburg became, in 1982, the first club in european football to have been runner-up in all three major UEFA clubhouse competitions, [ 50 ] having lost the 1967–68 european Cup Winners ‘ Cup, the 1979–80 european Cup and the 1981–82 UEFA Cup finals. additionally, having lost the European Super Cup for the first time in the 1977 version, the 1983 Intercontinental Cup and in the 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup, they became the first and lone club in Europe to have obtained the argent decoration in all six confederation competitions. [ 50 ] HSV ‘s biggest win in a european equal occurred on 23 October 1974 when they defeated Romanian team Brașov 8–0 in a UEFA Cup second orotund tie. Their biggest defeat was in the second base leg of the 1977 Super Cup when they lost 6–0 to Liverpool at Anfield on 6 December. Manfred Kaltz with 81 has made the most appearances for HSV in Europe and Horst Hrubesch with 20 is their run goalscorer. [ 49 ] Based on data published by UEFA, a drumhead of HSV ‘s european record to the end of the 2012–13 season is as follows : [ 49 ]
According to UEFA, HSV is presently unranked among european clubs. The last year that the cabaret had a coefficient was in 2014 when it ranked 64th ( 34.328 ). [ 49 ]


One trophy from all of the competitions Hamburg has won in the HSV-Museum HSV have the record in german football of having won the most regional titles, having won 31 regional titles. The regional titles do however not count as a trophy or even as a title itself. Winning a regional style merely guaranteed a club to battle, with early regional victorious clubs, for the german Championship. Hamburg ‘s three Bundesliga championships entitle the club to display one aureate star of the “Verdiente Meistervereine”. Under the current prize system, their pre-Bundesliga championships are not recognized and so they are not entitled to the second leading of a five-time champion. After the replay of the championship final in 1922 had to be abandoned ascribable to the opponents no longer having enough players on the grate, the German Football Association ( DFB ) requested HSV to renounce the deed, which the club did. During his beginning season with Hamburger SV ( 2000–01 ), Sergej Barbarez became the crown scorekeeper for his club with 22 goals and joint top scorer of the Bundesliga with Ebbe Sand. Until the 2017–18 season, HSV took pride in its condition as the entirely club to have played endlessly in the Bundesliga since its foundation. A big clock in the northwest corner of the Volksparkstadion marked the clock time, down to the second, since the league was founded on 24 August 1963. [ 51 ]



  • Winners: 2005, 2007 (Outright Winners)
  • Group Winners: 1970, 1994
  • Runners-up: 1999





stream police squad

As of 31 August 2021[52]

notice : Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality .

Out on loan

note : Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality .


survive updated : 3 May 2021
Source : Hamburger SV official web site

point coaches since 1963

* Served as caretaker coach.

noteworthy players

other departments

Hamburger SV II

The reserve team serves chiefly as the concluding step stone for promising young players before being promoted to the chief team .

The women ‘s section was created in 1970. The team played in the Bundesliga between 2003 and 2012 .

other sports

The club ‘s rugby department was established in 1925 but ceased operation in the 1990s. It was re-established in March 2006. [ 53 ] The club ‘s men ‘s baseball section, HSV Hamburg, known as the Stealers, was established in 1985 and plays in the first base division of the Baseball Bundesliga. [ 54 ] other important departments are volleyball and cricket. Okka Rau was qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics of volleyball. [ 55 ] HSV Cricket plays in the league of the north german Cricket Federation ( Norddeutscher Cricket Verband ) and won respective first gear places. [ 56 ]