Peter Knäbel

17.04.2022, Fussball, Saison 2021/2022, 2. Bundesliga, 30. Spieltag, SV Darmstadt 98 – FC Schalke 04, Peter Knäbel (FC S

S04 and Peter Knäbel agree to mutually end contract as board member for sport

FC Schalke 04 and Peter Knäbel, in his position as board member for sport, have mutually agreed to end his contract at the club with immediate effect, after it was set to run until 30th June 2024. Following a decision by the supervisory board, Knäbel will also be relieved of his responsibilities as a board member as of 1st January 2024. The 57-year-old will retain a role as a consultant for the Royal Blues until 30th June.


Peter Knäbel set to leave FC Schalke 04 on his own terms at the end of the 2023/24 season

In a personal meeting, Peter Knäbel, board member for sport, informed FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04’s supervisory board that he will not seek another term on the board and that he will be leaving the club at the end of the current season.


Peter Knäbel: Our ideal candidate

Board member for sport Peter Knäbel shared his enthusiasm towards the club’s new head coach in this afternoon’s press conference. “Karel Geraerts was our ideal candidate, so we're really pleased to have secured his services. We knew from the moment we first met him that he would fulfil the criteria that we had drawn up for Schalke’s new head coach."


Peter Knäbel: A step taken for the good of the club

Hopes that the Royal Blues’ recent form would start to improve were not fulfilled and the club’s sporting management therefore decided to part ways with Thomas Reis and his assistant Markus Gellhaus. Peter Knäbel and sporting director André Hechelmann informed the pair of their decision on Wednesday (27/9). “We spoke to them personally, which was important for us,” revealed Knäbel. Matthias Kreutzer has taken over as interim coach until further notice.


Peter Knäbel: A special kind of energy

FC Schalke 04 face a huge 90 minutes away to RB Leipzig on Saturday (27/5). Peter Knäbel made it clear that everybody at the club still believes relegation can be avoided.


Peter Knäbel: Everybody knows what’s at stake

FC Schalke 04’s next home game on Saturday (25/2) against VfB Stuttgart is an extremely important one given the position of both teams in the table. The Swabians are currently six points and four places above the Royal Blues, so a Schalke win would help cut the gap and give the Knappen a greater chance of avoiding relegation.


Peter Knäbel on a new signing, an injury and positive data from training

Peter Knäbel spoke to the press from training camp in Belek on Thursday (5/1). have summed up the most important quotes from our board member for sport.