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Honouring Rudi Assauer

Few people embodied FC Schalke 04 as much as Rudi Assauer did. There is a deep sadness surrounding the club regarding the death of the former manager, companion and friend. In the past few days there have been a huge number of messages from fans asking to rename the stadium after him. Rudi Assauer was the man who got in contact with Veltins in 1997, thus paving the way for their year-long sponsorship deal with the club and the arena.

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Germany miss the chance to beat Netherlands in Gelsenkirchen

Germany were very close to winning their last Nations League game against the Netherlands on Monday (19/11), but had to settle for a 2-2 draw in the VELTINS-Arena. The U21s had more success in Italy, winning 2-1. Alexander Nübel played the whole game in goal. schalke04.de has summarised the two fixtures.

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Germany national team to face Netherlands at Schalke

International fixtures at Schalke: The DFB has arranged the location for the Germany national teams three upcoming home games. The Germany national team will head to the VELTINS Arena on November 19th 2018 to take on the Netherlands.

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Meet the VELTINS-Arena…. in lego!

Young man, big stage: Schalke fan and lego enthusiast Joe Bryant has brought the VELTINS-Arena into the miniature world by designing and building a model version of Schalke’s home stadium. The nine year-old, from Ipswich in England, is meticulous and thorough in his work, and the stands, the video screen and the retractable roof are all included. Joe first revealed his amazing work on Twitter in January.

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VELTINS-Arena included in EURO 2024 application

Great news for FC Schalke 04 and Gelsenkirchen as the VELTINS- Arena has been included as one of the ten stadia in the Germany football association’s (DFB) application to host EURO 2024. The ground has been chosen from a pool of 14 applicants as made aware by the DFB on Friday.