Weston McKennie


Weston McKennie: We played with real heart

The Royal Blues were all disappointed after the 3-2 defeat to Manchester City. The S04 players were frustrated with the unnecessary goals conceded but were happy with the side’s performance. schalke04de. has summarised the reactions.

November 15 2018 London England London England Thursday November 15 2018 The men s nation

No serious damage to Weston McKennie

Weston McKennie picked up an injury on international duty and returned back to Gelsenkirchen on Sunday (18/11). An MRI scan on Monday showed that he hasn’t suffered any serious muscular damage.

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A win, a draw and a defeat for Schalke’s internationals

Sebastian Rudy played around half an hour in Germany’s comfortable win over Russia on Thursday (15/11). Alessandro Schöpf and Weston McKennie, however, were unable to taste success with their national teams. Schalke04.de has summarised the three’s matches.


Domenico Tedesco: Few, but decent chances

Domenico Tedesco talked about his team executing his game plan well at the post-match press conference, while his opposite number Ralf Rangnick spoke of a fair draw. We also gathered the thoughts of Benjamin Stambouli and Weston McKennie in the mixed zone at the Red Bull Arena following Sunday’s 0-0 draw.


“We have a great bunch here”

Domenico Tedesco was clearly at ease after his team’s 2-0 win. The head coach praised the improved second half performance and stressed how important the first goal was for the win. Friedhelm Funkel was disappointed with Fortuna’s big chance wasted in the first half. Guido Burgstaller and Weston McKennie discussed their goals and the closeness of the squad.


Nothing but praise for the match winner

Weston McKennie could hardly have picked a better time to score his first competitive goal for Schalke. On Wednesday night in Moscow, in the 88th minute of the game, the US international rose up from a corner to head in the winner. After full time, the young midfielder enjoyed praise from all angles.


“It was only a matter of time”

Domenico Tedesco was buzzing after the late winner in the RZD Arena. At the post-match press conference the head coach reflected on his first ever win in the Champions League. Juri Sjomin, Lokomotiv Moscow head coach, also analysed the first 90 minutes. Three other Royal Blues gave their opinions, including goalscorer Weston McKennie. schalke04.de has summarised the thoughts.

UEFA Under 21 Championship Qualifier Tallaght Stadium Dublin 11 9 2018 Republic of Ireland vs Germ

High five! Schalke duo shine during U21 win

Cedric Teuchert, Suat Serdar and Alexander Nübel celebrated a convincing win in Ireland, with the trio contributing a large part towards the successful game. For four other Royal Blues, the international break was less enjoyable. Schalke.04.de has summarised the players’ performances.

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McKennie stars in USA defeat

On Friday evening five Schalke 04 players represented their nations. Overall, performances were good and schalke04.de summed up Weston McKennie, Alexander Nübel, Suat Serdar, Cedric Teuchert and Benjamin Goller’s games.


13 Schalke players called-up for international duty

In the first international break of the season, 13 Schalke players will be off playing for their respective countries. The UEFA Nations League begins in the international break, with a number of players making their bow in the competition. Qualifying for the African Cup of Nations is also on the agenda for some players.


We need to be self critical and put this defeat behind us

Since mid-May the lack of football has meant Schalke fans could spend their Saturday afternoons in pleasant relaxation. However, the summer football drought made Saturday’s Bundesliga opener all the more nerve-wracking. The game against VfL Wolfsburg didn’t bring any points for Schalke, but it did bring up a lot of talking points.


Weston McKennie: I’m not losing sleep over it

In his first professional season, Weston McKennie made 25 first team appearances. In an interview with schalke04.de, the US international discussed his aims for the coming season, his battle for a place in the starting XI and the dream of scoring his first Schalke goal.