Sturm play their home games at the UPC-Arena in Graz, Austria - the ground they share with cross-town rivals Grazer AK. The 15,000-seater was originally named the Arnold Schwarzenegger Stadium, which the club moved to in 1997.
Sportklub Puntigamer Sturm Graz was formed in 1909 in now-Austria, as a working man's team. The beginning of its history was successful for Sturm Graz, as it won 11 Styrian Championships and 9 Styrian Cups until 1949. The club - wearing primarily black and white kits - have also been successful in the modern era of football. The club won its third Austrian Bundesliga title in 2011, following wins in 1998 and 1999, and also has four Austrian Cup titles in 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2010.
Austrian side Sturm Graz have officially launched their new home and away kits for the 2015-16 season. Supplied by Italian brand Lotto, the new home shirt for Die Schwoazn features a totally new water graphic print on the front of the shirt which may be inspired by the club's sponsor beer company [...]
Austrian club Sturm Graz have officially launched their new home and away kits for the 2014-15 season. Previously having their kits supplied by Jako, the new Lotto kits for the club combine new designs with modern technology [...]
Sturm had previously played at the much loved Gruabn stadium - a special home for Graz, which was a standing-only ground that featured a narrow pitch that fans were able to be right next to the action and players.
Sturm Graz's exploits have seen them qualify for European continental competition many times, making the UEFA Champions League group stages three times in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Sturm's best European run came in the 1983-1984 UEFA Cup, where they lost in the quarter-finals to Nottingham Forest.