Benjamin Stambouli: training is tough but that’s a good thing
A busy schedule is in store for the Royal Blues during the short training camp in Herzlake, with pressing, build-up play and intensive running on the programme as the team look to be in the best shape possible ahead of the new season. “Training is tough but that’s a positive,” said Stambouli. For the Frenchman, the only way to be successful in professional sport is through hard work.
Bastian Oczipka: We are back
After a disappointing last season, the Royal Blues are looking to start the new season strong. The short training camp in Herzlake is meant to help provide the foundation for this undertaking. The players can already feel the effects of the strenuous training sessions—something they see as a positive.
FC Schalke 04 to play friendly vs. Alanyaspor in Mittersill
The Royal Blues will play two friendlies on Friday, 2nd August as a part of their pre-season preparations. Ahead of the previously confirmed friendly against Villarreal at 18:00 CEST, Schalke will face Turkish first-division side Alanyaspor at 14:00 CEST in the Waldstadion in Mittersill.