The Bundesliga 'dinosaur'
The biggest club in Germany's second city, Hamburger SV are an institution in German football and one that oozes tradition. They were founding members of the Bundesliga and remain the only club never to have been relegated from Germany's top flight. Dominant in the northern regional leagues before the Bundesliga's inception, HSV enjoyed their most fruitful years on the national scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Although silverware has been scarce recently, new coach Bert van Marwijk is hoping the glory days will be just around the corner.
Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V.
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German Champions: 1923, 1928, 1960, 1979, 1982, 1983
DFB Cup Winners: 1963, 1976 and 1987
European Cup Winners' Cup Winners: 1977
European Cup Winners: 1983
League Cup Winners: 1973, 2003
Other sporting divisions
Badminton, basketball, baseball, bowling, boxing, cricket, darts, ice hockey, women's football, golf, gymnastics, handball, hockey, inline hockey, karate, athletics, wheelchair sports, rugby, swimming, refereeing, skat, kids sport, dancing, tennis, table tennis, triathlon, volleyball
Carl-Edgar Jarchow, Joachim Hilke, Philipp Hasenbein
Bert van Marwijk
Roel Coumans, Patrick Rahmen, Ronny Teuber (goalkeeping), Markus Günther (athletics), Nikola Vidovic (fitness)
Dr. Philip Catala-Lehnen