The only founding member of the Bundesliga never to be relegated, Hamburg remains one of Germany's most traditional teams. Relegation is something HSV has flirted with in recent seasons, but a resurgence may be coming.
The clock may no longer be ticking on Hamburg's relegation, but the club remains a long way from repeating their glory days. The four-time Bundesliga champions haven't lifted the title since the 1982/83 season, the same year they won the European Cup. Even the German Cup win in 1987 is too long ago for a club as big as HSV. Follow all the latest on Hamburg via the DW Sports team's content, collated below.