Tom Krauß


Matriciani and Krauß knocked out with Germany U21s after 2-0 defeat to England

Germany U21s lost their third group game at the European Championship on Wednesday (28/6). England ran out 2-0 winners in Batumi in Georgia. This means that Germany, who had Henning Matriciani and Tom Krauß in their side, finished bottom of Group C and are out of the tournament.


Matriciani and Krauß lose to Czech Republic with Germany U21

Germany were defeated 2-1 by Czech Republic in the second group-stage game of the U21 European Championship, with Henning Matriciani setting up Germany’s only goal.


Henning Matriciani and Tom Krauß named in final Germany U21s squad for European Championship

Henning Matriciani and Tom Krauß have been named in the final Germany U21s squad for the upcoming tournament in Romania and Georgia, to be held between 21st June and 8th July. Sepp van den Berg will also be involved in the tournament with the Netherlands. Elsewhere, Ibrahima Cissé will be in action with Mali in the U23 Africa Cup of Nations. Kenan Karaman, Jere Uronen, Alex Král and Rodrigo Zalazar are all also on international duty.


FC Schalke 04 bids farewell to eight first-team players

The last few months have been intensive for FC Schalke 04, whose courageous efforts to catch up to and surpass the points tallies of those teams around them in the relegation battle were sadly not rewarded with the retention of S04’s Bundesliga status. As a result, several players are set to leave the club.


Henning Matriciani and Tom Krauß in the preliminary squad for U21 European Championship

Antonio Di Salvo announced his preliminary squad for the upcoming U21 European Championship on Friday (2/6), with the Germany coach included Henning Matriciani and Tom Krauß. The tournament will be held in Romania and Georgia from 21st June to 8th July.


Tom Krauß and Henning Matriciani nominated for Rookie of the Season

The Bundesliga awards the ‘Rookie of the Month’ to the best young player every month. Tom Krauß has won the award twice this season, with Henning Matriciani picking it up once. The ‘Knappen’ duo are now up for the ‘Rookie of the Season’ award.


Tom Krauß: Let our rivals know we’re still here

FC Schalke 04 midfielder Tom Krauß was suspended for last weekend’s defeat away to SC Freiburg, but will be available again this Saturday to face Werder Bremen at home (29/4, 18:30 CEST). The 21-year-old is well aware of how important the matchday 30 clash will be.


Alex Král sets up goal as Czech Republic beat Poland

Two Royal Blues represented their countries on Friday (24/03), in the form of Alex Král and Tom Krauß. Henning Matriciani, named alongside Krauß in the Germany U21 squad for the first time, will have to wait for his debut. An overview of the evening’s action is here on


Five Schalke players on international duty

Five Schalke players have been called up to represent their national teams during this week’s international break. Mehmet Can Aydin and Alex Král are in EURO qualification action, Ibrahima Cissé and Mali U23s are aiming to reach the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, while Henning Matriciani and Tom Krauß have been named in the Germany U21s squad for their two friendlies.


Henning Matriciani called up to Germany U21s for the first time

After his strong performances for FC Schalke 04 in recent weeks, Henning Matriciani has been called up to represent Germany U21s for the first time in his career. Tom Krauß, who has won 10 caps to date, is in also in Antonio Di Salvo’s squad, announced on Friday (17/3).


Tom Krauß named the Bundesliga’s Rookie of the Month in February

The midfielder has started 23 Bundesliga games so far and won the award ahead of fellow nominees Matthijs de Ligt (FC Bayern München) and Arne Engels (FC Augsburg). The trio had been nominated for the award by the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH) following their strong performances in February.


Focus turns towards Frankfurt: Cut out mistakes, take chances

The Royal Blues’ biggest shortcoming in the friendly match against Werder Bremen (14/1) was the missed the chances, especially in the first half. Several mistakes led to the only goal of the day by Niclas Füllkrug. The Schalke players could, however, take some positives over the course of the game against Werder.