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Two Europa League games in the VELTINS-Arena

The VELTINS-Arena will host two Europa League games once the tournament resumes in August.


No pre-season training camp in Mittersill

Unlike previous years, FC Schalke 04 will not be taking part in pre-season training camp in Mittersill, Austria, ahead of the 2020/21 season. The team had announced its training camp would take place from 21st to 29th August, which conflicts with other private bookings at the Hotel Schloss Mittersill. The hotel lacks the capacity to accommodate all these requests, which the club has taken into account.


Matthias Rüter joins Supervisory Board

After the resignation of Clemens Tönnies from his position on Tuesday (30.06.20), Matthias Rüter joins the board.


FC Schalke 04 to form a women's football team

A milestone in the field of amateur football for the Knappen: from next season, FC Schalke 04 will officially have a women's football side. Over the next few months, the club will work on building the framework for the new team, with Bodo Menze acting as the director.


Alexander Jobst: Increasing transparency and winning back trust

Alexander Jobst, Head of Marketing and Communication at FC Schalke 04, held a press conference on Wednesday (1.7.20), giving detailed information on various club-related topics. Below are the summarised statements of the 46-year-old.


David Wagner: Playing the kind of football that has long defined us

During a press conference on Wednesday (1/7), head coach David Wagner took stock of the 2019/20 season. The 48-year-old stated that there are clear reasons to be found for the team’s successful Hinrunde as well as for the recently ended second half of the season. Wagner is taking an optimistic approach to the future.


Jochen Schneider: We have to balance the books

At Wednesday's press conference, Jochen Schneider provided an update on the goings-on at Schalke. We collected all the important quotes.

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VELTINS-Arena to host UEFA Europa League 2019/20 games

Stadiums in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Duisburg and Gelsenkirchen will host the knock-out tournament. UEFA announced the news regarding the remaining Europa League campaign on Wednesday (17/6).


Jonjoe Kenny nominated for Rookie of the Season

The German Football League (DFL) has been running the “Rookie of the Season” award after Matchday 34 of every season since 2016/17. Amine Harit was able to win the award two years ago, and Ozan Kabak won it last year – when he was still a VfB Stuttgart player. This time, there is another Schalke player in the running, as Jonjoe Kenny is one of the five candidates for the award.


S04 company value grew to €814 million ahead of coronavirus crisis

International accounting organisation KPMG once again named FC Schalke 04 as one of Europe’s 15 most valuable clubs in their newly published report “The European Elite 2020”.


The first Livestream across multiple platforms in China sets a record

On May 16th 2020, the Bundesliga became the first League to resume among the five major European Leagues after being paused for more than two months. The first match was the renowned “Revierderby”. It was a memorable day for every football fan around the world. Finally, football is back. To Schalke fans, that meant even more since it was the “Revierderby”.


MOGUAI to play a set for Schalke fans at the VELTINS-Arena

Before Sunday’s home game against FC Agusburg, the VELTINS-Arena will play host to another event: On Friday night at 21:00 CEST, MOGUAI will be spinning a behind-closed doors set. The DJ caught the eye of many Royal Blue supporters a year or so ago with his remix of the club’s traditional 'Steigerlied' song.

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Digital Round Table: One On One With Omar Mascarell

On May 7th, the German Football League Association, the DFL, held another digital media round table – this time at Schalke 04. Several journalists based in China participated in a digital interview session with Schalke’s midfielder Omar Mascarell.


Alexander Jobst: We won’t create an artificial atmosphere, that wouldn’t be Schalke!

04 questions for Alexander Jobst. The Head of Marketing and Communications spoke about today’s decision made by the politicians and claimed that the Bundesliga can continue behind closed doors.


Ozan Kabak on life in lockdown

Ozan Kabak suffered a Transverse Process Fracture of the second, third and fourth lumbar vertebrae during the Bundesliga match against 1. FC Köln at the end of February, and has since been working hard on his recovery. Kabak spoke to about his rehabilitation and the effects of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic on his everyday life.


S04 win KONAMI’s #StayHomeWithPES tournament

Video game developers KONAMI invited a number of top European clubs to take part in an online PES tournament on Sunday – including Schalke, with midfielder Nassim Boujellab representing the Royal Blues. The 20-year-old defeated several international superstars on his way to winning the tournament.


#StayHomeWithPES: Boujellab, Griezmann and Co. compete in KONAMI's eFootball tournament

Following to the motto #StayHomeWithPES, game developer KONAMI is organizing a competition in eFootball PES 2020. The trusting partner of S04 gathered numerous European top clubs for its online tournament. In addition to FC Schalke 04, amongst others FC Barcelona, Manchester United and FC Bayern Munich have also confirmed their participation. The royal blues will play their first match against Celtic Glasgow. Schalke’s fans can watch the tournament on Sunday (April 26th) from 6 p.m. (CEST) on Twitch.

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Stay at home and stay fit with Schalke!

The corona pandemic is currently putting the whole world on hold. We are hopeful that soccer will return soon so that all of us can have something to cheer about while we wait for this crisis to come to a peaceful and safe conclusion.


Bundesliga Home Challenge: S04 enjoy dominant 8-0 win in the Revierderby

There was a clear winner in the Revierderby in the Bundesliga Home Challenge on Saturday (18/04). The Royal Blues, again represented by the team of eSports player Tim ‘Tim Latka’ Schwartmann and midfielder Nassim Boujellab, ran away with the victory in an 8-0 win over arch-rivals BVB.


Sascha Riether: It drives the whole team on

After spending several weeks working individually at home, the FC Schalke 04 players are back training in small groups at Ernst-Kuzorra-Weg. All of the prescribed measures set by the authorities have been taken by the club. Sascha Riether gave an insight into the current situation, praised the coaching staff and provided some positive updates regarding injuries.