Further friendlies scheduled – S04 to face Hüls, Verl, Meppen and FC Twente
FC Schalke 04 can announce four more friendlies to prepare for the new Bundesliga season. The opponents are a local team from the seventh division, two third-tier sides and a Dutch team with a special connection to the Royal Blues.
The first of these games is away at VfB Hüls on 29th June at 18:00 CEST. The friendly will be played at the EVONIK Sportpark in Marl. That is followed by a game at newly-promoted Regionalliga outfit Blau-Weiß Lohne on Saturday, 2nd July (15:30 CEST) at the Heinz-Dettmer-Stadion – this friendly had already been announced a week or so ago.
The third opponent of pre-season is SC Verl. They will travel to Gelsenkirchen for a friendly at the Parkstadion on Wednesday, 6th July (17:30 CEST). Another side from the 3. Liga, SV Meppen, will be the next visitors. They will take on the Knappen at the same venue on Saturday, 9th July (13:00 CEST).
Final friendly in Enschede
The last test before competitive football returns will be away to FC Twente on Friday, 22nd July at 20:00 CEST in Enschede.
Two more friendlies are planned for the training camp in Mittersill (11th-18th July). Those opponents will be announced at a later date.