Ralf Fährmann


Ralf Fährmann: “We will take on the next challenges together”

Ralf Fährmann will have imagined his first game after signing his newly adjusted contract, which was announced at the start of the week, would go a little differently. The Schalke 04 keeper and his team had to settle for a 1-1 draw against FC Erzgebirge Aue on Friday (13th August). “We were playing at home and we expected more from ourselves,” commented the 32-year-old. “So naturally, we are very disappointed.”


Schalke 04 and Ralf Fährmann agree new contract terms

The Royal Blues have come to an agreement with goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann to extend his current contract, which was due to run until 2023. Goalkeeper Fährmann agreed to a restructuring of his wages, and the newly agreed contract will now run until the end of the 2024/2025 season.


Ralf Fährmann back in team training

After spending two weeks in quarantine, Ralf Fährmann has returned to team training. The goalkeeper tested positive for coronavirus on 19 July and was therefore unable to help Schalke in the first two league games of the season against Hamburger SV and Holstein Kiel.


Ralf Fährmann: That just wasn’t good enough

Despite a 2-0 lead at half time, Schalke were beaten in Sinsheim on Saturday afternoon by TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. Both head coaches spoke to the media about the game, while Sead Kolasinac and Ralf Fährmann also discussed the defeat.


Ralf Fährmann: Happy with the win, realistic about the situation

Ralf Fährmann had to miss five Bundesliga matches with a rib injury before celebrating his comeback in the 1-0 win against FC Augsburg. It proved to be a very successful return.


Ralf Fährmann out with rib injury

Goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann suffered a broken rib in the first half of the Revierderby on Saturday (20/02). As a result, the 32-year-old will be unavailable for the foreseeable future.


Ralf Fährmann: I’ve sent a few derby videos to the team’s group chat

Goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann has played in 11 Revierderbies in his Schalke career. The 32-year-old has experienced several memorable matches, including his Bundesliga debut on matchday four in 2008/09. “When I look back at pictures from that game now, I start to wonder where all that time has gone,” said Fährmann.


Ralf Fährmann: We are all in the same boat

After a strong showing in the 4-0 win over Hoffenheim, Ralf Fährmann impressed again in Frankfurt on Sunday (17/01). Despite some good saves, the goalkeeper couldn’t prevent the Royal Blues from falling to a 3-1 defeat. “Frankfurt were the better team, so they deserved to win,” said the 32-year-old.


Ralf Fährmann extends contract and heads on loan to Norwich City

Ralf Fährmann has been loaned out to newly-promoted English side Norwich City for the upcoming season. At the same time, Schalke have extended the club captain’s contract for a further year until 2023.


Ralf Fährmann: “Time to make amends from the first half of the season”

Schalke 04 have already completed more than half of their training sessions in Benidorm. Club captain Ralf Fährmann is more than satisfied with his teammates’ work over the past few days in Spain. “We have worked with high concentration levels,” the goalkeeper said. “They are very tough sessions but we are on the right track.”


Moments of the year: A team trip, a first goal and a new contract

What were the highlights of 2018? schalke04.de has asked various players what their favourite moments of the past year were. In the first part, Ralf Fährmann, Alessandro Schöpf, Mark Uth, Sascha Riether and Omar Mascarell give their responses.


Domenico Tedesco: A deserved win, but we have to be more effective on the break

There were plenty of happy Royal Blues after the 3-1 win in Stuttgart! Domenico Tedesco and Stuttgart coach Markus Weinzierl reflected on the game in the post-match press conference, as well as how their teams had fared in the first half of the season. Ralf Fährmann and Steven Skrzybski also gave their opinions. schalke04.de has summarised the quotes.