Benjamin Stambouli


Benjamin Stambouli: Pass my experience on to the younger players

There is no mistaking Benjamin Stambouli in Benidorm. The defender is constantly praising his teammates, getting excited about good play and getting annoyed at mistakes. The Frenchman is now considered an experience team leader – exactly what he likes.


Moments of the year: Augsburg, Nürnberg, the derby and a milestone birthday

What were the highlights of 2018? has asked various players what their favourite moments of the past year were. In the second part, Steven Skrzybski, Naldo, Daniel Caligiuri and Benjamin Stambouli give their responses.


Ralf Fährmann: Everyone associated with Schalke deserved better tonight

Despite dominating the match for large periods, Schalke lost 2-1 at home to Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday (19/12). The Royal Blues were frustrated with the unfortunate defeat – especially as it was a night where they were desperate to win for the miners in attendance. has summarised the post-match reactions.

firo : 03.11.2018
Fußball, Fussball:
1. Bundesliga
S04 FC Schalke 04 – Hannover 96

Mark Uth: “I’m thankful to the fans for their patience”

There is a real feeling of relief at the club after Schalke’s 3-1 success over Hannover 96. Domenico Tedesco felt the goal to make it 2-1 was decisive, captain Benjamin Stambouli praised the team’s mentality and Mark Uth thanked the fans. has summarised the post-match reactions.


Domenico Tedesco: Few, but decent chances

Domenico Tedesco talked about his team executing his game plan well at the post-match press conference, while his opposite number Ralf Rangnick spoke of a fair draw. We also gathered the thoughts of Benjamin Stambouli and Weston McKennie in the mixed zone at the Red Bull Arena following Sunday’s 0-0 draw.

firo :  09.10.2018,
1.Bundesliga, Saison 2018/2019,
FC Schalke 04 – Training

“I am ready to help the team again,” says Benjamin Stambouli

Benjamin Stambouli has had to sit out for two months with ligament damage but the Frenchman has returned to first team training in recent weeks. The 28-year-old is very excited to play his first competitive game of the season and thanked the fans for their incredible support.


Oczipka, Stambouli and Skrzybski all back in training

Ten players are currently away on international duty, while several players worked individually on Tuesday (9/10). The fans were able to see three faces on the pitch they hadn’t for a long time as Bastian Oczipka, Benjamin Stambouli and Steven Skrzybski all returned from their injuries.


Benjamin Stambouli: It wasn’t easy without the ball at my feet

After convincing performances last season and cutting an approachable figure off the pitch, Benjamin Stambouli won over the fans. In an interview with, the Frenchman discussed the summer break, the team’s tour to Barcelona, his supporters by the training pitch, his Instafame as well as his home country’s World Cup campaign.


Benjamin Stambouli: We're ready for the run-in

Benjamin Stambouli has already made 24 appearances for the Royal Blues this season. After his last win in a Schalke shirt however, the Frenchman is glad of the rest this international break brings, “The break is a good thing. Even just in terms of mentality it is important to be able to unwind.”


Benjamin Stambouli: More confident than last year

No matter if he plays as a central defender or holding midfielder, Benjamin Stambouli is comfortable in both roles thanks to his flexibility. He’d even be ready to venture forward and play striker, he explained to with a wink.


Benjamin Stambouli: We want to push on

The Frenchman was part of the back three and talks about where his preferred position is, the competition within the Schalke squad and what Schalke face ahead of them on Friday evening.