Ralf Fährmann


“We’re a positive-thinking team”

Schalke didn’t imagine that their season would start like this. The Royal Blues followed up last weekend’s loss against Wolfsburg with another defeat; this time at home to Hertha Berlin. The team are remaining optimistic however, and are convinced that things will start to look up soon. There’s no reason to panic.


"A very poor second half"

Head coach Domenico Tedesco and players Ralf Fährmann and Sebastian Rudy were disappointed after the 2-0 defeat to Hertha. Pal Dardai on the other hand was delighted. schalke04.de has summarised their thoughts.


Domenico Tedesco: Prestigious clubs and exciting trips for our fans

Schalke 04’s opponents in this season’s Champions League group phase will be Lokomotiv Moscow, Porto and Galatasaray. We gathered the thoughts from the management and the players after Thursday’s draw.


Ralf Fährmann: We deserved a point

There are plenty of talking points after the 2-1 defeat in Wolfsburg. Both coaches gave their opinions on the battle in the Volkswagen Arena, as well as captain Ralf Fährmann and Mark Uth. schalke04.de have summarised the four post-match interviews.


Ralf Fährmann remains Schalke captain, Naldo vice-captain

Schalke’s team captain will remain Ralf Fährmann. It was confirmed during the training camp in Mittersill that he would retain the armband, with Naldo his vice-captain. The Brazilian replaces the departed Leon Goretzka.


Royal Blues party with over 1,000 fans

“Everyone at Schalke will remember this evening fondly for a long time,” believes Daniel Koslowski.


Ralf Fährmann: "Build on the fundamentals of last season"

Following ten days in China and two friendlies, Ralf Fährmann only has positive conclusions to draw. “That was an important building block. The trip allowed us to integrate the new players and we have become closer as a group. Now we need to start working hard again,” said the Royal Blue captain.


Schalke touchdown in China – Royal Blue reception in Shanghai

"Fährmann, Fährmann, Naldo, Naldo!" When the Schalke squad landed in Shanghai at 14:38 local time, they were quickly greeted by the applause of their excited Chinese supporters, crying the names of their heroes and waving the Royal Blue flags – a warm welcome for the boys from Gelsenkirchen.


Matija Nastasic and Ralf Fährmann extend contracts to 2022

Two key Schalke players are remaining Royal Blues. Matija Nastasic and Ralf Fährmann have signed new deals at FC Schalke 04. The Serbia international has extended his contract by three years and Schalke’s captain has added an extra two years onto his current deal.


A team on and off the pitch

It has been a successful season for Schalke and now it is now time for the team to celebrate, but this time in the Spanish sun. Ralf Fährmann and Co. are set to head to the Catalonian metropolis of Barcelona to celebrate, and reflect on their achievements this season.


Leon Goretzka: A very emotional day

We spoke to a happy Ralf Fährmann, Daniel Caligiuri and Leon Goretzka after the final Bundesliga game of the 2017/2018 season. Leon in particular found the game an emotional one. schalke04.de noted the players' post-match reaction.


Leon Goretzka: "We weren't clinical enough"

A disappointed Domenico Tedesco, Leon Goretzka, Ralf Fährmann and Franco Di Santo share their thoughts following the 2-2 draw in Cologne. schalke04.de brings you all the reactions.