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S04 receives donation from friends at Hebei

The corona pandemic is currently putting the whole world on hold. In these challenging times, friends and allies are more important than ever. For this reason, those responsible at Hebei China Fortune FC delivered a special gift to the Schalke office in Shanghai on Monday (March 30th).

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Bundesliga Home Challenge: S04 to face VfL Wolfsburg

Over 2 million fans followed the "Bundesliga Home Challenge" last weekend. Now four other teams have joined the showcase initiated by the DFL. This Sunday (April 5th), the Royal Blues will take on VfL Wolfsburg in round two. The match will kick off at 18:50 CEST. Former head coach and now member of the advisory board Huub Stevens agreed to take on the role of FIFA coach for the duration of the "Bundesliga Home Challenge".

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“Tim Latka” wins Kick It E-Sports Tournament, Donates Prize Money Back to Partner Organization

As part of growing initiatives around the world to stay at home and flatten the curve, FC Schalke 04 partner, Kick It 3v3, hosted a digital FIFA tournament this past weekend, drawing a massive 844 competitors from across the globe. The field included none other than Schalke’s own Tim “Tim Latka” Schwartmann, who has been a member of the Royal Blues' FIFA team since 2016.

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Bundesliga Home Challenge: Winning start in front of 4,500 Schalke fans

As football continues to be sidelined by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, 26 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs have come together for the inaugural “Bundesliga Home Challenge” tournament. FC Schalke 04 opened their account on Saturday (28.3) against FC St. Pauli. Schalke’s professional gamer Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann won his opening match 1-0, before Nassim Boujellab dominated his fixture 3-1 in front of 4,500 watching Schalke fans.

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Schalke to start cyber training

David Wagner made the decision on Friday (27/3) that the first team’s work at home will now include cyber training.

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FC Schalke 04 players waive their salaries

The first-team players at FC Schalke 04 had already made it clear that they wanted to help out the club and its staff during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Now, they have agreed with the club’s leadership that they will waive parts of their salaries and bonuses until 30th June 2020.

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S04 to take part in the “Bundesliga Home Challenge"

In the absence of football as a result of the ongoing Corona pandemic, 26 clubs from the top two divisions in Germany are coming together to participate in the “Bundesliga Home Challenge”. This DFL initiative is an online competition using FIFA simulations. Schalke’s first game is this coming Saturday (28th March) at 18:00 CET against St. Pauli.

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Jean-Clair Todibo named as February’s Player of the Month

In a neck-and-neck race, Jean-Clair Todibo narrowly received more votes (36%) than Ahmed Kutucu to win February’s Player of the Month award, presented by Hagedorn.

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Schalke players training individually until next Monday

FC Schalke 04’s squad will all be placed on individual training regimes up until the end of this week (22nd March). Team training will resume on the following day (23rd March) but will take place behind closed doors.

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“It’s about protecting the club’s existence”

All Bundesliga fixtures have been postponed until 2nd April due to fears surrounding the outbreak of Coronavirus, and the restrictions imposed because of it. Christian Seifert, CEO of the DFL, announced the news during a press conference on Monday afternoon (16th March).

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Friendly against FC Zenit postponed

The friendly against FC Zenit, which was due to take place on 29th March at the newly re-opened Parkstadion, has been postponed. The Russian Champions will not travel to Gelsenkirchen due to the coronavirus.

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Matija Nastasic: Turn it around with the support of the fans

Saturday’s 5-0 loss against RB Leipzig was a day to forget for the Royal Blues. “We put in a really poor performance and the result emphasised that,” admitted Matija Nastasic, and looks forward, “We’re taking the situation as it is.”

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Suat Serdar claims back-to-back Player of the Month awards

With 60 percent of the vote, Suat Serdar was named FC Schalke 04’s January Player of the Month. The 22-year-old Germany international has now won back-to-back POTM awards.

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FC Schalke 04 to celebrate the re-opening of the Parkstadion on 29th March

The future born out of tradition. FC Schalke 04 will face FC Zenit in a friendly match on Sunday, 29th March at 14:30 CET, marking the re-opening of the Parkstadion – the Royal Blues’ home ground between 1973 and 2001, where they enjoyed huge success.

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Schalke 04 ranked 6th in 2019 Toutiao Sports Ranking Table

Toutiao Sports recently released a list to rank all their football accounts based on their digital performances in 2019. On this list, Schalke 04 is the only German Club in the top 10, resting in 6th place.

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Zero tolerance for incidents during Hertha match

FC Schalke 04 are taking the statements of Hertha BSC player, Jordan Torunarigha, regarding racist speech and noises directed at him during the DFB-Pokal match on Tuesday evening (4th February) very seriously. Together with the Gelsenkirchen police, security service and internal sources including for example the recently opened #stehtauf drop-in centre, the case is being reviewed in detail.

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Weston McKennie: We really want to react positively now

Just six weeks after his shoulder dislocation against Eintracht Frankfurt, Weston McKennie was back on the pitch in Munich. The American talks about the defeat at Bayern, the upcoming duels with Hertha BSC, his health and the sudden death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant.

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Salif Sané: I miss being out on the pitch

The Royal Blues paid a heavy price for their 3-2 away win against FC Augsburg on Matchday 10. They won the game, but in Salif Sané, they lost a key player to injury. The Senegalese international unfortunately suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during the opening stages of the game.

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#stehtauf: Schalke take a stand

With determination against any form of discrimination and exclusion: In the days before the home game against SC Paderborn (8.2.2020), Schalke 04 are taking action to clarify this stance. All fans are invited to join in using the hashtag #stehtauf. Under this motto, the club is looking to engage with a tolerant and diverse Schalke community this season.

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Bastian Oczipka: I’m fit and full of energy

Birthday celebrations, a contract extension and a winning start to the Rückrunde: there has been reason to celebrate for Bastian Oczipka over the past few weeks. The left back speaks about why he feels so at home at Schalke, competition for places and the upcoming match against FC Bayern.