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The Grasshopper team poses before the 1933 Cup Final against FC Basel at Hardturm.

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The Cup Final in April 1933 was played at Zurich's Hardturm Stadium. GC played at home against FC Basel. They sadly lost the game 4-3. 

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A team photo of the Hoppers from 1937, taken at the Hardturm Stadium.

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Grasshopper Club Zürich become Swiss champions once again. A player is presented with the championship trophy and cup at the Hardturm Stadium on 27 May 1939.

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Grasshopper Club Zürich become Swiss champions again in 1939. The title-winning team pose with the official championship trophy and cup at the Hardturm Stadium on 27 May 1939.

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GC legend Alfred "Fredi" Bickel at a match at the Hardturm Stadium in 1948. Bickel (1918-1999) played in the World Cup finals with the Swiss national team in 1938 and 1950 and lead the Hoppers to seven championship titles and eight cup wins.

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View of the Treml stand at the Hardturm Stadium. The stand was built in the 1950s and named after Willi Treml who was the acting coach of GC at the time.

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Aerial photograph of the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich, taken in May 1954.

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Heinz Schneiter of Young Boys Bern gets his head to the ball before GC defenders Rene Brodmann (left) and Heinz Bäni (right). This photo was taken on 24 May 1959 at the Hardturm Stadium during the National League A championship match between Grasshoppers and Young Boys. The dramatic game ended in a 4-4 draw.

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GC player Toni Allemann racing against FCZ player Werner Leimgruber to reach the ball, taken on 9 April 1967 at the Hardturm Stadium during the derby between Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Zürich.

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View of the burned down stands at the Hardturm Stadium, taken on 15 June 1968 in Zurich. The cause of the fire was never identified.

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Aerial photograph of the Hardturm Stadium, taken in April 1970.

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Spectators queue at the turnstiles at the Hardturm Stadium in April 1971 to watch a GC match.

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A huge crowd of matchgoers on 14 March 1971 before the game between GC and FC Basel. A sign indicates that all seats are sold out.

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Spectators with a GC flag (taken on 12 March 1972) at the Hardturm Stadium at the Cup quarter-final between Grasshoppers and FC Basel.

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Spectators at the Hardturm Stadium (taken on 12 March 1972) at the Cup quarter-final between Grasshoppers and FC Basel. The game ended 1-1.

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Picture of Günter Netzer in his GC kit, in front of the stand at the Hardturm Stadium, taken in 1977. The German midfield schemer moved from Real Madrid to Grasshoppers.

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Joy among the Grasshopper players as they win a city derby again for the first time in five years at a National League A championship game. GC won 7-2 at the Hardturm Stadium against FCZ on 15 October 1977.

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FC St. Gallen's Austrian defender Martin Gisinger (front left) and goalkeeper Brühwiler (front right) try to defend the strike of GC striker Claudio Sulser at the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich on 25 October 1977.

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GC player Ruedi Elsener ducks to free up a shot for his teammate Andre "Bigi" Meier. Grasshoppers win the National League A championship match 3-2 against Etoile Carouge at the Hardturm Stadium on 3 December 1977.

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The Grasshopper Club Zürich team, taken on 20 March 1978 at the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich. Back row, from left to right: Ponte, Wehrli, Bosco, Hey, Becker and Sulser. Front row, from left to right: Hermann, Niggl, Montandon, Elsener and Berbig.

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The captains of GC (left) and Real Madrid greet each other with a handshake at the Hardturm Stadium on 1 November 1978 before the European Cup last 16 match. GC won the match 2:0 and progressed to the quarter final.

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GC player Claudio Sulser in the number 9 shirt scores a header in the European Cup last 16 match against Real Madrid. GC won the match 2-0 and progressed to the quarter final.

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Claudio Sulser celebrates his goal against Real Madrid in the European Cup last 16 match at the Hardturm Stadium. GC won the match 2-0 and progressed to the quarter final.

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GC player Claudio Sulser dribbles the ball away from two Real Madrid players at the Hardturm Stadium on 1 November 1978. GC won the match 2-0 and progressed to the quarter final.

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Heinz Hermann celebrates his 1-1 equaliser against SC Bastia. GC won the first leg of the UEFA Cup semi-final, but were eliminated following a 1-0 defeat in the second leg.

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The Bastia goalkeeper is beaten for a third time in the UEFA Cup semi-final. The goal scorer for the Hoppers was Francis Motandon. Hermann and Ponte scored the first two goals for GC.

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An aerial photograph of the Hardturm Stadium, featuring the Limmat river and the "Bernoullihäusern" (Bernoulli houses), taken on 20 October 1980.

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Marcel Koller beats Weidle of FC Bellinzona, taken on 25 August 1982.

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The Grasshopper players celebrate with the championship trophy at the Hardturm Stadium, taken on 11 June 1983. Grasshopper Club Zürich secure the title following their victory against FC Winterthur in the last game of the Championship.

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Grasshopper fans and players celebrate with the championship trophy, taken on 11 June 1983 at the Hardturm Stadium.

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Aerial photograph of the Hardturm Stadium in autumn 1985. The stadium is surrounded by a motorway, houses, a car park and training pitches.

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A gardener tends to the grass at the Hardturm Stadium, taken on 5 August 1986. The new stand at the Hardturm Stadium was completed just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Grasshopper Club. The stadium now has a total capacity of 37,000.

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Ciriaco Sforza scores the first goal for the Zurich team in the final round of the Swiss football championship in a game between GC and FC Aarau, taken on 1 June 1988 in the sold-out Hardturm Stadium. The Aarau goalkeeper Wyss is beaten.

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GC coach Ottmar Hitzfeld and GC Chairman Fritz Peter celebrate winning their 21st championship title of the club's history after their victory against FC Lugano on 31 May 1990.

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Gambino from FC St.Gallen could only stop Adrian de Vincente in his tracks with a foul. GC won the game 2-0 on 11 August 1990.

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GC player Alain Sutter rounds Sion goalie Urs Lehmann and breaks free to take his shot. Grasshoppers win 3-2 at the Hardturm Stadium on 8 June 1991 in a dramatic championship final against Sion, allowing them to take the trophy a round before the end of the championship. Grasshoppers become Swiss champions for a 22nd time.

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Strudal's 2-1 winner against Sion. Grasshoppers win 3-2 at the Hardturm Stadium on 8 June 1991 in a dramatic championship final against Sion, allowing them to take the trophy one round before the end of the championship. Grasshoppers become Swiss champions for a 22nd time.

 

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De Vincente scores to make it 3-2 to GC!!! Grasshoppers win 3-2 at the Hardturm Stadium on 8 June 1991 in a dramatic championship final against Sion, allowing them to take the trophy one round before the end of the championship. Grasshoppers become Swiss champions for a 22nd time.

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GC players Giovane Elber and Heinz Hermann fail to breach the Servette defence (Marco Schaellibaum and Andy Egli). Grasshoppers lose the championship match against Servette 0-2 at the Hardturm Stadium on 9 August 1992.

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On 8 June 1991, Grasshoppers become Swiss champions for a 22nd time. The Zurich team won 3-2 on Saturday playing at home in the Hardturm Stadium in a dramatic championship final against Sion, allowing them to take the trophy one round before the end of the championship.

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In 1991, GC wins the championship for the 22nd time.

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The GC logo above seating for the media in the main stand of the Hardturm Stadium, taken on 4 February 1992 in Zurich.

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View of the Hardturm Stadium, taken in November 1993.

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Grasshopper Club Zürich players celebrate winning the championship title at the Hardturm Stadium on 27 May 1995.

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Marcel Koller celebrates with the championship trophy at the Hardturm Stadium on 27 May 1995. To the left is Johann Vogel and to the far right is the Chairman of the Swiss Football Association (Ralph Zloczower).

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The GC team celebrate winning the Swiss football championship at the Hardturm Stadium on 27 May 1995.

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The Grasshopper Club Zürich players celebrate their win at the Hardturm Stadium on 27 May 1995 with a crawling celebration. GC are the 1995 Swiss champions.

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GC players Pascal Zuberbühler, far left, Pascal Thüler, centre, and Mats Gren, far right, celebrate their 3-0 victory against Glasgow Rangers in their group game of the UEFA Champions League at the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich on 11 September 1996.

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Murat Yakin beats Dutchman Frank de Boer of Ajax Amsterdam to a header in the group game of the UEFA Champions League at the Hardturm Stadium on 4 December 1996. GC lost the match 1-0.

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Grasshoppers players thank fans after their 1-0 defeat against Ajax Amsterdam in the group game of the UEFA Champions League on 4 December 1996.

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Marcel Koller after winning the championship in 1996.

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GC captain Koller celebrates at the Hardturm Stadium on 14 May 1996. He holds the trophy high after playing against Xamax and winning the Swiss championship.

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Marcel Koller, captain of Grasshoppers, is lifted into the air by his teammates on 14 May 1996.

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The GC team celebrate their championship title at the Hardturm Stadium on 4 May 1996.

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A worker uses a pneumatic drill in the west stand of the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich on Monday, 23 June 1997. The renovation work at the stadium is to be completed by spring 1999, turning the Hardturm Stadium into a modern all-round stadium with covered seating to accommodate 25,000 spectators.

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St. Gallen's goalkeeper Thomas Alder defends the ball from GC striker Nestor Subiat while Marc Zellweger and Marco Zwyssig watch on. Taken on 21 March 1998 at the Hardturm Stadium. The game ended 2-2.

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Mats Gren of Grasshoppers celebrates after his goal makes it 4-2 in the game against FC Sion at the Hardturm Stadium on Sunday, 5 April 1998.

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Captain Mats Gren immerses himself in the enthusiastic crowd and celebrates the championship title together with 10,200 GC fans at the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich on Saturday, 23 May 1998. Grasshoppers ended the football championship with a record lead of 16 points ahead of the team in second place.

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23 May 1998: Captain Mats Gren with the championship trophy at Zurich's Hardturm Stadium after the last game with the Hoppers beating Servette Geneva 4:2.

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GC players celebrate with their fans at the Estrade Ost at the Hardturm Stadium in Zurich on 8 May 1998 after Grasshoppers secure an early win of the Swiss championship title with a victory against FC Zürich.

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GC coach Roger Hegi, front centre, poses at the Hardturm Stadium on 5 July 1999 with the new players: Stefan Huber, Marc Hodel, Mladen Petric and Patrick Isabella.

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Grasshopper juniors take a look at the newly built west stand of the Hardturm Stadium, taken on 10 July 1998.

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Sad moment: GC player Johann Vogel leaves the pitch and the Hardturm Stadium after the match against Xamax knowing that Servette have become the 1999 Swiss champions.

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GC's Hakan Yakin is happy about his opening goal in the NLA game against FC Sion at the Hardturm Stadium on Sunday, 1 October 2000.

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The GC team celebrate their 1:0 goal scored by Nunez against FC Basel in March 2002. 

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Nunez and Tarone battle for the ball during the Zurich derby.

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Joy for goal scorer Richard Nunez and the team at the end of the match on Wednesday, 13 August 2003, on the occasion of the UEFA Champions League qualification match between the Grasshopper Club Zürich and AEK Athen.

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Mladen Petric and Christoph Spycher celebrate GC's 1-0 win in the Zurich city derby. The photo was taken during a final round match of the National League A on 16 March 2003.

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On 5 October 2003, the Hoppers won 2-1 against FC Thun at the Hardturm Stadium. In this photo, the then GC players Eduardo, Lichtsteiner, Jaggi, Castillo and Nunez celebrate the late winner.

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In 2004, Nunez scored to make it 6:5 in the legendary Cup semi-final against FCZ. The Hoppers were 5:2 down for a very long time...

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Nunez defeats Taini in what is probably the most legendary match in Swiss football history. The 6-5 win in the Cup semi-final against rivals FCZ at the Hardturm Stadium allowed them to progress to the Cup final.

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First victory for GC under coach Hanspeter Latour and a first home win in eight home matches at the Hardturm Stadium. The team celebrated after the match and thanked fans for their support. The photo was taken following the Axpo Super League match between Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Thun on Wednesday, 16 March 2005.

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Ricardo Cabanas makes it 2:0 to GC against FC Basel on 21 May 2005.

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The snow-covered Hardturm Stadium on Sunday, 5 March 2006. The night before, up to 50 cm of snow fell in the lowlands. The derby between the Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Zürich had to be called off.

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Fan banners at the last match at the Hardturm Stadium between GC and Xamax on Saturday, 1 September 2007.

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The last rays of sunshine at the final match at the Hardturm Stadium on 1 September 2007 against Xamax.

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Fan banners at the last match at the Hardturm Stadium on Saturday, 1 September 2007.

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A ticket counter at the Hardturm Stadium on Thursday, 7 February 2008.

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The remains of the demolished Hardturm Stadium, taken on 10 September 2009.

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Aerial view of the abandoned former Hardturm Stadium, taken on Thursday, 14 April 2011.

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The GC fans request a new football stadium in Zurich with their banners. The photo was taken during the UEFA Europa League qualification match in St. Gallen against FC Brügge (21 August 2014).

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The GC fans during the legend's match between the Hoppers and Xamax (Saturday, 5 September 2015). The game was organised by GC fans to call attention to the fact that a new football stadium should be built on the Hardturm ground.

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"Zrugg in Hardturm" (Back to Hardturm) - August 2017.

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