Successful friendly for Salif Sané

Senegal are ready and prepared for the Africa Cup. Salif Sané and his teammates celebrated a 1-0 victory against Nigeria in their final test ahead of the tournament on Sunday (16/6) in a game held behind closed doors. Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game in the 20th minute.


Suat Serdar: We’ve worked hard ahead of achieving our main aim

As Germany U21s prepare to face Denmark on Monday in their opening U21 European Championship group match (21:00 CEST), schalke04.de spoke to Royal Blues midfielder Suat Serdar ahead of the tournament in Italy and San Marino. Serdar spoke about his aims for the tournament, provides an insight into the team’s training and reflects on the U20 World Cup in South Korea two years ago.


S04 to travel to SV Drochtersen/Assel in DFB-Pokal first round

David Wagner’s first competitive game in charge of the Royal Blues will take place in Lower Saxony. On Saturday (15/06), the DFB-Pokal first-round draw was made in the German Football Museum, with world champion Nia Künzer drawing the teams.


Royal-Blue duo and S04 newcomer to go to the U21 Euros

Alexander Nübel , Suat Serdar and Jonjoe Kenny, two current S04 players and one newcomer, will be travelling to take part in the U21 Euros in Italy and San Marino. The competition starts on Sunday and both teams, Germany and England are favourites to win the tournament.


Liverpool forced to cancel friendly match

After today’s announcement of the Premier League fixture schedule, Champions League winners Liverpool have had to cancel to planned friendly against Schalke 04, which was due to take place on the 6th August. The two clubs have agreed to attempt to carry out the fixture in 2020.


DFB-Pokal first round draw to take place on Saturday in German football museum

On Saturday, 15th June, the 2019/20 DFB-Pokal first round draw will take place in the German football museum in Dortmund. 2003 Women’s World Cup winner and TV expert Nia Künzer will conduct the draw while DFB vice president Peter Frymuth will oversee proceedings as the 32 ties are determined. The draw will start at 18:00 CEST on Saturday.


Salif Sané to play in the Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup will take place in the summer for the first time this year. The tournament held in Egypt between June 21 and July 19 will see one Royal Blue take part: Salif Sané.


Burgstaller and Konoplyanka both get wins

Two Royal-Blues were in action on Monday night playing for their respective nations – both claimed wins. Guido Burgstaller came on during Austria’s victory over Macedonia whilst Yevhen Konoplyanka started in Ukraine’s victory over Luxembourg.