The jubilant scenes which met Hamburger SV's play-off success against Greuther Fürth ended a turbulent season for the club on a conciliatory note
The jubilant scenes which met Hamburger SV's play-off success against Greuther Fürth ended a turbulent season for the club on a conciliatory note
Bundesliga

Bundesliga dinosaur lives on

Hamburg - They came unprecedentedly close to slipping through the Bundesliga trapdoor for the first time but Hamburger SV will, after all, be mixing it with the rest at German football's top table once again next season.

A narrow play-off success against promotion hopefuls Greuther Fürth may have rounded out the club's worst-ever top-flight campaign on an upbeat note but head coach Mirko Slomka is under no illusions as to the magnitude of the task in hand to get Hamburg shipshape in time for the start of next season. bundesliga.com has a few pointers...