Hamburger SV

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Hamburger SV
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Full name Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V.
Nickname(s) Die Rothosen (The Red Shorts)
Der Dinosaurier (The Dinosaur)
Founded 29 September 1887; 126 years ago (1887-09-29)
Ground Imtech Arena
(capacity: 56,889)
Chairman Carl-Edgar Jarchow
Head coach Bert van Marwijk
League Bundesliga
2012–13 7th
Website Club home page
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

Current season

The Hamburger Sport-Verein (short HSV) is German Sportsclub from Hamburg and became known particularly by its football crews. The man crew of the HSV created it thereby as an only soccer association, 43 years long continuously in the Bundesliga to play and was always first-class since the establishment union in the year 1919 as only German association. The woman football crew Hamburg sports association plays likewise in the 1. Federal league. The football team is playing their homegames in the HSH Nordbank Arena.

The first ice hockey woman crew plays in the first federal league.

The first table tennis gentleman crew plays for many years in the second federal league.

Further kinds of sport of the association are Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cricket, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice hockey, Roller hockey, Carats, Athletics, Rugby, swimming, tennis, Tournament dance and Volleyball.

The HSV is with 40.000 members the third biggest association of Germany.

League position[change | edit source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Bundesliga 13th
2001/02 Bundesliga 11th
2002/03 Bundesliga 4th
2003/04 Bundesliga 8th
2004/05 Bundesliga 8th
2005/06 Bundesliga 3rd
2006/07 Bundesliga 7th
2007/08 Bundesliga 4th
2008/09 Bundesliga 5th

Former position[change | edit source]