Rouven Schröder


FC Schalke 04 and Rouven Schröder agree to terminate his contract

FC Schalke 04 and Rouven Schröder have gone their separate ways. The club’s board agreed on a contract termination with the 47-year-old. The sporting director, who stepped down from his role at the end of October, will join RB Leipzig. All parties have agreed to not disclose the details of the move.


Rouven Schröder leaves FC Schalke 04

Sporting director Rouven Schröder has departed FC Schalke 04 with immediate effect. The man who put together the team that got promoted last season has informed the board that he would like to leave the club before the end of his contract due to personal reasons. Dr. Bernd Schröder, Christina Rühl-Hamers and Peter Knäbel have accepted his request.


Rouven Schröder: Go through thick and thin for this club

Ahead of Sunday’s away game against Hertha BSC (23/10, 17:30 CEST), sporting director Rouven Schröder spoke about current events at the club, including the search for a new head coach and expectations going into the match in Berlin.


Rouven Schröder: We’re well prepared, and also creative

Rouven Schröder gave an interview ahead of Schalke 04’s DFB-Pokal first round tie against Bremer SV, their first competitive game of the 2022/23 campaign. Our sporting director looked ahead to the game with much excitement, and also discussed Schalke’s pre-season, the current squad and possible transfer activities.


Rouven Schröder: Playing in a full stadium is electrifying for everyone

The VELTINS-Arena holds 62,271 supporters, and 62,271 supporters will be present to watch our top-of-the-table clash against Werder Bremen on Saturday (23/4, 13:30 CEST). Excitement ahead of the game against second-placed SVW is building day by day, and that includes for sporting director Rouven Schröder.


Rouven Schröder: Complete focus on our upcoming matches

Mike Büskens took over the role of head coach at FC Schalke 04 on Monday (7/3) until the end of the current season. Rouven Schröder gave an interview about the decision on the following day, during which the sporting director explained how the team as well as the coaching staff are preparing for the upcoming match away to Ingolstadt, what he thought of Dimitrios Grammozis’ farewell statement and what the club’s plans are for the summer.


Rouven Schröder: Focused, but not overly reflective

As the weekend of training ahead of the weekend’s match against Paderborn begins, Schalke have some things to work on following the recent defeat to Düsseldorf. A poor performance and 2-1 defeat on Sunday (13/2) in the Federal State capital was analysed in detail the day after.