The blue and white „HERTHA", a steamboat on the Wannsee, gave the Club the name on July 25th 1892. Since then the Club, as well as the City of Berlin, underwent a very capricious history. After the fusion between BFC HERTHA 92 and the Berliner Sportclub, HERTHA BSC emerged in 1923. In the following years the Club reached the Finals of the German Championships six times in a row before the title came to town in 1930 and 1931.
After the foundation of the Bundesliga in 1963, HERTHA went through all highs and lows of football as the inclusion to the Regionalliga (1965-1968), the runners-up title in 1975 or the appearance at the Champions League (1999/2000).
In the last season 2012/13 HERTHA BSC reached the comeback from the second German Football League to the first league and unites fans from the East and the West. HERTHA BSC has over 29.000 club members.
It will be interesting to see, how the team and his new dutch headcoach Jos Luhukay will do in the upcoming first league season .
HERTHA BSC won the German Championships in 1930 and 1931. In 1975 they were runners up. They reached the Cup Final three times (1977, 1979, 1993) and played in the Champions League in 1999/2000.
Hertha BSC played a very good saison deserved to play in the 1st Bundesliga again in 2013/14. With 76 points, which is a new record in the 2nd Bundesliga, Hertha BSC succeed to reach the class promotion to the 1st Bundesliga again. The goal for the next saison must be to do well in the 1st Bundesliga and to finish the saison with an aceptable position.