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Norwich City – FC Schalke 04

Taking the positives into the rest of pre-season

After six training sessions in Herzlake and the 2-1 friendly defeat to Norwich City on Friday evening (19/7) in Lotte, the Royal Blues have returned home to Gelsenkirchen. The team will continue working hard before the next training camp in Mittersill (26th July – 3rd August).

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Markus Schubert: I come from a goalkeeping family

In Markus Schubert, Schalke have secured the signature of one of Germany’s top goalkeeping talents. The 21 year old spoke to schalke04.de about his transfer, competition with Alexander Nübel and the effect of goalkeeping coach Simon Henzler.

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Jochen Schneider clarifies current situation with Alexander Nübel

Alexander Nübel has joined back up with the squad after winning a silver medal at the recent U21 European Championship in Italy and San Marino. The keeper will be a part of Schalke’s goalkeeping roster for the coming season along with fellow teammates Michael Langer and Markus Schubert.

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Two debuts, one opinion

Markus Schubert and Jonjoe Kenny made their Schalke debuts in yesterday’s 2-2 friendly draw in Wattenscheid. The two players sang from the same hymn sheet after the full-time whistle: “It was fun and a good feeling.”

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S04 and Umbro present away kit

The 2019/20 Schalke away kit has arrived! Ahead of Sunday’s friendly vs. SG Wattenscheid 09, Umbro and S04 have unveiled The Royal Blues’ new second kit for the upcoming season. The kit is available now in all Schalke fanshops and online on store.schalke04.de.

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Benito Raman: I wanted to be a Schalke player no matter what

Benito Raman was one of the stars of the 2018/19 Bundesliga season as he was involved in 14 of Fortuna Düsseldorf’s goals. Following his transfer to Schalke, the 24-year-old is extremely motivated to start where his performances left off last season. The attacker spoke to schalke04.de regarding his new club, former Belgian players to play for Schalke, his aims for the season and the fans.

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David Wagner: We’re in a position that we can attack from

Schalke’s preparations on the new season began just over a week ago. Head coach David is pleased with the performances of his players. “The guys have got into good condition in pre season,” said the 47 year old. “They have carried out our summer plan really well.”

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Schalke 04 signs license agreement with Fanatics

The partnership will see Fanatics produce and distribute FC Schalke 04 merchandise from the beginning of 2019/2020 season, with the company responsible for global distribution and sales of Royal Blue products through its own online and offline channels.

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Short training camp and friendly against Norwich City

The Royal Blues have added to their pre-season plans: head coach David Wagner’s side will take part in a short training camp in Herzlake from Tuesday 16th July to Friday 19th July.

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First training session: David Wagner happy, Ozan Kabak relished by fans

Around 1000 fans were in attendance on Monday (1/7) for David Wagner’s first training session with Schalke. It was clear to see that the new Royal Blues’ coach was full of joy during the opening session. “It’s great to be back here again,” said the coach, who more than 20 years ago was himself a Schalke player.

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FC Schalke 04’s 2019 AGM round-up

The Royal Blues’ members met for over five hours on Sunday for the club’s annual general meeting. schalke04.com has rounded up the key information and decisions made.

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S04 and Umbro present new home kit

FC Schalke 04 and kit supplier Umbro presented this season’s home kit at the 2019 members’ day in the VELTINS-ARENA. The kit is available now at store.schalke04.de.

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Sascha Riether: I was up for it straight away

Around six weeks after his final game as a professional in the Bundesliga, Sascha Riether has been appointed to a new role at FC Schalke 04. The 36-year-old will act as a coordinator between the first team, the coaching staff, and the board.

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David Wagner: Play football that speaks to the people

David Wagner took on the job at FC Schalke 04 a few weeks ago, but today (27/6), the new head coach of the Royal Blues was presented to the public – 22 years after his last appearance in a Schalke shirt.

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Jochen Schneider: Drawing the right conclusions from last season

Together with both new and old colleagues, Jochen Schneider has thoroughly deconstructed what happened over the last weeks and months. The Schalke sporting director explained that he is pleased that this turbulent season will be brought to an end following the club’s general membership meeting on Sunday, 30th June.

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Jonjoe Kenny: I want to develop myself further as a person and a footballer

Jonjoe Kenny will strengthen FC Schalke 04 for the forthcoming season. The 22-year-old has signed on loan for the Royal Blues from Everton for a year. “I’m delighted. I could hardly believe it when I first heard that Schalke were interested in me,” said the right-back to Schalke TV.

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Training camp in Mittersill, three friendlies in Ruhr Valley

Schalke will start with a clean slate on 1st July. David Wagner will take charge of his first training session as head coach of FC Schalke 04 (time TBA).

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Lucky Kick It competitors win trip of a lifetime

Five lucky Under-18 players from Georgia Storm Soccer Academy in Carrollton, just outside of Atlanta, won the VIP trip of a lifetime after competing in December’s Kick It 3v3 Tournament in Atlanta. Their experience brought them to Germany for the first time to support the Royal Blues in the final match of the 2018/19 Bundesliga season against Stuttgart at the VELTINS-Arena.

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Huub Stevens: Because of my friendship with Rudi and my love for the club

Huub Stevens‘ third spell as FC Schalke 04 head coach has been over now for a couple of days – and it was definitely his last. “It had to end sometime and now it finally has,” said the Dutchman in an interview with Schalke TV. Stevens also spoke about the tiring past few months, his meeting with David Wagner and his personal aims for the future.

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Schalke Youth Development Program in the US

FC Schalke 04 continues to make massive strides in the US. Through Global Image Sports as the new Official Youth Development Partner, Schalke now has 5 official cooperations in the following cities: Leesburg, VA, Cincinnati, OH, Tallahassee, FL, Miami, FL, and Nashville, TN. In addition, Schalke now works with two camps in Tulsa, OK and Westchester, NY.