Pre-Season 2024 | Hamburger SV vs. Cardiff City

Fixture News
The Bluebirds will take on Hamburger SV in a pre-season friendly on Sunday, July 21st in Bramberg, Austria.

The fixture will take place at the Smaragd-Arena in Bramberg, which is the home of Austrian fourth division side, TSU Bramberg, with kick-off at 4pm local time (3pm UK time).

Ticket details and streaming information for this fixture, along with details of additional friendlies taking place in Austria, will be confirmed in due course.

Hamburg compete in the 2. Bundesliga and finished the 2023/24 campaign in fourth position, narrowly missing out on a chance at promotion to the top tier of German football.

Managed by Steffen Baumgart, Hamburg's top scorer last term was former City striker Robert Glatzel, who scored 11 goals in 58 appearances for the Bluebirds between 2019 and 2021.

This will be our first meeting with Die Rothosen since the 1967/68 European Cup Winners' Cup Semi-Final. A memorable piece of Cardiff City history, the Bluebirds battled with Hamburg over two legs for a spot in the Final, with the German side narrowly winning 4-3 on aggregate. You can read more about these famous European ties here.

2024 pre-season fixtures
  • Cardiff City vs. Kidderminster Harriers. Cardiff International Sports Campus, Wednesday 10th July, 7:30pm.
  • Cardiff City vs. K.V. Kortrijk. Cardiff International Sports Campus, Saturday 13th July, 12pm.
  • Cardiff City vs. Penybont FC. Cardiff International Sports Campus, Tuesday 16th July, 7:30pm.
  • Hamburger SV vs. Cardiff City. Smaragd-Arena, Bramberg, Tuesday 21st July, 4pm (local time)
  • Cardiff City vs. Reading FC. Cardiff City Stadium, Wednesday 31st July, 7:30pm.
  • Bristol Rovers vs. Cardiff City. Memorial Stadium, Saturday 3rd August, 3pm.