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Financial figures 2020 - 04 Questions for Christina Rühl-Hamers

FC Schalke 04 announced its financial figures for 2020 on Tuesday (06/04). Christina Rühl-Hamers, Board Member for Finance, Personnel and Legal Matters, explains the background behind the figures in an interview.

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Peter Knäbel: We will shape the future of Schalke with Schalker

After having taken over general sporting responsibilities on an interim basis a month ago, Peter Knäbel was unanimously appointed as the club’s new Board Member for Sport and Communication by the supervisory board on Tuesday (30/3). The 54-year-old said that he was proud to have been selected by the board and that he is looking forward to the tasks at hand. He added, “We are continuing to pursue the path we’ve embarked on together.”

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Gerald Asamoah: Passing on my experience as a professional

For the past two and half weeks, Gerald Asamoah has been responsible for coordinating the players department, acting as a link between the first team, the coaching team and Peter Knäbel, who has taken on overall sporting responsibility at S04. “When I was asked to help my club in this role, I immediately agreed,” says the Royal Blue, who previously served as U23s coach.

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Malick Thiaw called up to Germany squad for U21 Euros

U21s national team coach Stefan Kuntz named his 23-man squad for the upcoming European Under-21 Championship group stages on Monday, 15 March. FC Schalke 04 defender Malick Thiaw was included in the squad for the tournament, which takes place from 24-31 March 2021 in Hungary and Slovenia.

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Dimitrios Grammozis wants to channel his ambition into the team

Dimitrios Grammozis has a hectic few days behind him. Not long after signing his contract as FC Schalke 04’s new head coach, the 42-year-old began formal introductions with the management team and some of the players, all the while focussing on the task at hand: An important home game against 1. FSV Mainz 05 this Friday night (20:30 CET kick-off).

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Peter Knäbel: Many staff members are pitching in and promising their support

Peter Knäbel took over overall sporting responsibility until further notice for the Royal Blues on Sunday 28th February. In an interview with Schalke TV, the academy and development director speaks about the current situation at the club, next steps, and the first decisions that will be made concerning personnel.

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Omar Mascarell: We need to stick together more than ever

Omar Mascarell scored his first goal for FC Schalke 04 in yesterday’s 1-1 draw at SV Werder Bremen (30/1). The 27-year-old Spaniard wasn’t able to fully enjoy his maiden goal though, with the Royal Blues failing to hold on to their lead.

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A happy and healthy new year!

FC Schalke 04 would like to wish all fans, members, friends, and partners a happy new year.

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Jochen Schneider: A marathon, not a sprint

Schalke’s sporting director is well aware of the skills the new head coach has. “I’m convinced that Christian Gross’ personality, his expertise, his leadership ability and his experience are what’s needed in order to help us reach our goal of staying up,” Jochen Schneider said about the Swiss coach. Eleven years ago, the duo worked together to get VfB Stuttgart out of a similar situation.

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Christian Gross: Approaching the challenge with courage and confidence

Christian Gross is taking on his new role as Schalke 04 head coach with plenty of vigour and excitement. “We have five months to successfully complete our mission. I have to take the lead,” said the 66-year-old. “I have lots of energy. The team has to give it everything in the coming weeks and months. Then we will be able to achieve our goal of surviving together.”

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Merry Christmas from Schalke 04!

The Royal Blues wish a Merry Christmas to all of our members, fans and partners. The whole team, coaching staff and the club board thank you for the support and passion that you have shown in the last few months.

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Positive Covid-19 case in first team squad

One member of the first team squad tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. The rest of the tests returned negative results.

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Jochen Schneider on personnel decisions and a path out of the crisis

Jochen Schneider, Head of Sport and Communications at FC Schalke 04, spoke to the media on Wednesday (25/11) about the current situation.

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Online Workshop: Schalke Officials train Chinese Youth Coaches in Hebei

Even during a pandemic, Schalke 04 maintains its partnership with the Chinese professional team Hebei China Fortune FC. The miners offered a one-week online workshop for 20 of the club's youth coaches.

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Schalke 04 present itself at event by German Foreign Chamber of Commerce

At the invitation of the German Chamber of Commerce Abroad (AHK) in China, FC Schalke 04 organized a training for Chinese kids and students from the German Embassy School in Beijing on October 31 and November 1.

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First-team player tests positive for Covid-19

A member of FC Schalke 04’s first-team squad tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday (2/11). All other tests came back negative.

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Schalke 04 investigates incidents at U19s derby

The derby between the U19s teams of FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund on Sunday (18.10) was marred by abuse directed at Dortmund player Youssoufa Moukoko. S04 apologised to the player after the match and have immediately started a comprehensive investigation into the incident.

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Kunshan: Knappenschmiede welcomes new talents

Trained talents leave, young footballers get started: The so-called Knappenschmiede International in Kunshan welcomed 100 young talents. They followed the graduates of the Chinese youth program, who were officially bid farewell.

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Naldo: Everyone knows what Schalke means to me!

On Wednesday (30 Sept), a familiar smiling face entered the press conference room at Schalke, greeting the journalists who had tuned in virtually with a friendly "Glück auf". The 38-year-old Brazilian, who has returned to the club as part of Manuel Baum’s coaching staff, was visibly pleased to back with his beloved Schalke.

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Manuel Baum: Put the problems behind us and find solutions

New head coach Manuel Baum is looking forward to his new challenge with the Royal Blues. The 41-year-old discussed his new club, the current sporting situation, Naldo, the academy and his son’s wishes during his first press conference on Wednesday (30/9).