Sebastian Polter


FC Schalke 04 loan out Sebastian Polter to SV Darmstadt 98

Sebastian Polter has completed an immediate loan move to SV Darmstadt 98 for the rest of the 2023/24 season, with a buy option for the striker also included. The terms of the deal are undisclosed.


Sebastian Polter undergoes successful hernia operation – will miss the game against Greuther Fürth

Sebastian Polter underwent a successful operation on Monday (11/12) after a hernia. The striker will therefore be unavailable for the final game of 2023 against SpVgg Greuther Fürth on Friday.


Sebastian Polter: You play football for moments like these

From 2-0 and 3-2 down to a 4-3 victory for Schalke! The clash against Magdeburg on Saturday (16/09) was a real rollercoaster, in which Sebastian Polter notched the winner in the 79th minute. “Scoring in front of a home crowd is a great feeling. You play football for moments like these,” stated the striker.


Sebastian Polter: The belief that we can stay in this division is immense

He came on in the 77th minute and got the all important equaliser in the 85th. While Sebastian Polter certainly played his part in the deserved draw with Frankfurt, the striker wasn’t fully satisfied after his goal.


Sebastian Polter: I’ve worked hard for an evening like this

It was clear to Sebastian Polter from the first day after the cruciate ligament injury that he suffered this January in a friendly against FC Zürich that he still wanted to play his part this season in the team’s fight for survival. “And it happened,” said the striker.


Fitness updates on Alex Král, Justin Heekeren and Sebastian Polter

Whilst Justin Heekeren and Sebastian Polter left the training camp in Belek early, Alex Král underwent a follow up MRI while on site due to persistent back problems.


Polter suffers suspected cruciate ligament injury

Sebastian Polter unfortunately looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines. An MRI scan has shown that the 31-year-old suffered a suspected cruciate ligament injury in his right knee in yesterday’s 2-2 draw with FC Zürich.


Sebastian Polter on attacking play, his back-heel and conceding four goals

The best goal of the seven scored in Split on Friday night (16/12) was by Sebastian Polter. The attacker found the bottom corner with a sublime back-heel in the 37th minute against Hajduk, and was involved in several other good attacks in the first half.


Sebastian Polter: It’s just one of those things that happens in football

Three points, a goal, and a party with the fans after the final whistle: it’s safe to say that Sebastian Polter was happy with Schalke’s 3-1 win over VfL Bochum on Saturday evening. The fact the Royal Blues’ number 40 scored his first goal in his new shirt against the side he moved to Gelsenkirchen from is, he said, “just one of those things that happens more often than usual in football. I’m delighted to have scored, but the much more important thing is the win.”


Sebastian Polter: I’ll leave it all out on the pitch for this club

Around 1,000 fans were there to watch Schalke’s first training session of pre-season on Wednesday (22/6) at the Parkstadion. Sebastian Polter, who joined S04 from VfL Bochum just a few days prior, was part of the training group and is excited for his time with his new club.


FC Schalke 04 sign Sebastian Polter

Striker Sebastian Polter has made the move from Ruhr neighbours VfL Bochum to FC Schalke 04. The 31-year-old has signed a three-year contract with the Royal Blues. Both clubs have agreed to keep the details of the transfer undisclosed.