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They took their next Regionalliga Nord title in and, while they performed far better in the play-offs, still failed to advance to the top-flight, losing out to Rot-Weiss Essen on goal difference, having conceded two more goals.
Division championships in and , and runner-up finishes in and , were each followed by promotion-round play-off disappointment. The success of the Bundesliga, and the growth of professional football in West Germany, led to the formation of the 2.
Pauli was part of the new second-tier professional circuit in the 2. Bundesliga Nord and in , they finally advanced to the top flight as winners of their division.
The team survived just one season at the highest level in the Bundesliga. The club's return to the 2. Bundesliga Nord was also short-lived.
On the verge on bankruptcy in , they were denied a license for the following season and were sent down to the Oberliga Nord III. Strong performances that set the team atop that division in and were marred by poor financial health.
By , the club had recovered sufficiently to return to the 2. Bundesliga, overtaking Werder Bremen's amateur side who, despite finishing two points ahead of St.
Pauli, were ineligible for promotion. It was in the mids that St. Pauli's transition from a traditional club into a " Kult " club began.
The club was also able to turn the location of its ground in the dock area part of town, near Hamburg's famous Reeperbahn — centre of the city's night life and its red-light district — to its advantage.
An alternative fan scene emerged, built around left-leaning politics , social activism and the event and party atmosphere of the club's matches.
Supporters adopted the skull and crossbones as their own unofficial emblem. Pauli became the first team in Germany to officially ban right-wing nationalist activities and displays in its stadium in an era when fascist-inspired football hooliganism threatened the game across Europe.
The skull and crossbones symbol had always been associated with St Pauli the city quarter in one way or another.
However, the one who should be credited with finally bringing the symbol to the terraces is probably Doc Mabuse, the singer of a Hamburg punk band.
As the legend tells, he first grabbed the flag from a stall while passing drunk through the Dom on his way to the Millerntor-Stadion.
In the early s, the media in Germany recognized the Kult -image of the club, focusing on the punk part of the fan-base in TV broadcasts of the matches.
By this time, the media also started to establish nicknames like " Freibeuter der Liga " " Buccaneers of the League" as well as " das Freudenhaus der Liga " "Brothel of the League", literally "House of Joy".
Pauli moved in and out of the Bundesliga over the course of the next dozen years: Two increasingly strong years followed, resulting in promotion and three seasons in the Bundesliga, from to Four seasons followed in 2.
Bundesliga, and then another two in the Bundesliga In to , before another return to the 2. Until , the club's most recent appearance in the top-flight had been a single-season cameo in — A win against Bayern Munich , the reigning Intercontinental Cup winners, led to the popular " Weltpokalsiegerbesieger " "World Club Champion beaters" shirts.
Bundesliga, only a skeleton of the successful team remained. The —03 season ended up in chaos, with the team fighting relegation ultimately in vain from the very beginning, various coaches departing and other problems internal to the club.
With the club almost bankrupt again and the less-lucrative Regionaliga Nord III looming, the club began its fund-raising activities, the so-called " Retteraktion ".
They also organized a benefit game, against Bayern Munich, to try to help rescue the club. The club has also been active in terms of charity and in the club, the team and the fans initiated the Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli campaign, which collects money for water-dispensers for schools in Cuba , for clean water in Rwanda et cetera.
Pauli finally went out of the cup to Bayern Munich on 12 April, going down 3—0 with a goal from Owen Hargreaves and two from Claudio Pizarro.
Coincidentally, Bayern were also St. Pauli's opponents and dispatchers in the first round of the following season's cup. After success in the —07 season, the team was promoted to the 2.
After defeating SpVgg Greuther Fürth in the —10 season , the team secured promotion back to the Bundesliga for the —11 season.
On 16 February , during the —11 season and for the first time since , St Pauli defeated their bitter cross-city rivals Hamburger SV away at the Volksparkstadion courtesy of a Gerald Asamoah goal.
The team, however, finished the domestic season in last place, resulting in their relegation to the 2. Bundesliga for the —12 season.
Since then, the club has remained in the 2. Bundesliga, finishing fourth in —12 but declining in results since then. Pauli enjoys a certain fame for the left-leaning character of its supporters: The organization has adopted an outspoken stance against racism, fascism, sexism, and homophobia and has embodied this position in its constitution.
The centre of fan activity is the Fanladen St. The club prides itself on having the largest number of female fans in all of German football.
The suite belonged to local lap dance club Susies Show Bar. Pauli is also a worldwide symbol for punk and related subcultures. Pauli fan, at one point placing a huge picture of a fist smashing a swastika on his band's main page, with the caption "St.
Pauli Fans gegen Rechts! Pauli fans against the Right " underneath it. Pauli hat and hoodie. Editors guitarist and synthesiser player Chris Urbanowicz frequently wears the skull and crossbones t-shirt.
Dave Doughman, the singer for Dayton, Ohio 's Swearing at Motorists , who has been spotted in concert with the skull and crossbones on his guitar and amplifier, moved to St.
Bad Religion played a charity match against St. Pauli's third team in Several bands has also made music directly related to St.
The Norwegian punk rock band Turbonegro recorded a special version of their song " I Got Erection " with re-worked German lyrics for St.
The team has since used the song as an anthem and Talco has played a number of concerts at Millerntor-Stadion. Pauli celebrated its th anniversary.
For the occasion, the fan club 18auf12 recorded the song "Happy Birthday St. The Canadian punk rock band The Pagans of Northumberland recorded a song in called simply "St Pauli" for their first 7-inch detailing their love of the club and its supporters around the world.
In January , FC St. When the team played in Germany's 2nd Bundesliga, their home fixtures at the Millerntor used to average greater attendances than any other team and often exceeded turnouts for second division teams.
As of the —12 season, St. Pauli had more season ticket holders than many Bundesliga teams. The number of official fan clubs in passed which is an increase of over three years.
The former club president Corny Littmann , long active in German theatre and head of the Schmidt Theater on the Reeperbahn , is openly gay.
Pauli have made pre-season appearances at Wacken Open Air , a heavy metal festival, several times. They participated as the "Republic of St.
In , Nike commemorated the club with two exclusive Dunk shoes, both released in limited quantities. The High Dunk featuring a black colorway , and the skull and crossbones symbol was released to all countries throughout Europe, with only pairs produced.
The Low Dunk featuring a smooth white colorway, and holding the team's logo impregnated in the side panel leather was released only to shops in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, with only pairs produced.
Pauli were the first club in Germany to integrate a set of Fundamental Principles Leitlinien to dictate how the club is run. The Fundamental Principles were passed by an overwhelming majority at the St.
Pauli Congress in and they go beyond solely football. Pauli FC is a part of the society by which it is surrounded and so is affected both directly and indirectly by social changes in the political, cultural and social spheres.
Pauli FC is conscious of the social responsibility this implies, and represents the interests of its members, staff, fans and honorary officers in matters not just restricted to the sphere of sport.
Pauli FC is the club of a particular city district, and it is to this that it owes its identity. This gives it a social and political responsibility in relation to the district and the people who live there.
Pauli FC aims to put across a certain feeling for life and symbolises sporting authenticity. This makes it possible for people to identify with the club independently of any sporting successes it may achieve.
Essential features of the club that encourage this sense of identification are to be honoured, promoted and preserved. Work on the stadium began in , but its completion was delayed until as there was initially no drainage system in place, making the pitch unplayable after rain.
It originally held 32, supporters, but the capacity was later reduced for safety reasons. In , the stadium was renamed the Wilhelm Koch-Stadium in honour of a former club president.
However, this name became highly controversial when it was discovered that Wilhelm Koch had been a member of the Nazi Party during the war. After protests by fans, the name was changed back to Millerntor-Stadion in A total redevelopment began in The final phase of the redevelopment work ended with the completion of the new north stand in July The stadium is since then permitted for a capacity of 29, spectators of which 16, are standing and 12, are seated.
The stadium is located next to the Heiligengeistfeld , and is overlooked by the infamous Flak Tower IV to the north and a building of the Deutsche Telekom to the south.
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