FC Schalke 04

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Schalke 04
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Full nameFußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V.
Nickname(s)Die Königsblauen (The Ryal Blues)
Die Knappen (The Miners)
Foondit4 Mey 1904; 118 years ago (1904-05-04)
GroundVeltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen
Ground Capacity61,973[1]
Executive BoardAxel Hefer
Heid coachThomas Reis
LeagueBundesliga
2021–221st
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., commonly kent as FC Schalke 04 (German: [ɛf tseː ˈʃalkə nʊl fiːɐ̯] ( listen)), Schalke 04 (German: [ˌʃalkə nʊl ˈfiːɐ̯] ( listen)), or abbreviated as S04 (German: [ˈɛs nʊl fiːɐ̯] ( listen)), is a German fitba club oreeginally frae the Schalke destrict o Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalie. The "04" in the club's nam derives frae its formation in 1904. Schalke hae been wan o the muckle popular perfaisional fitba teams in Germany, even tho the club's heyday wis in the 1930s an 1940s. Schalke hae played in the Bundesliga, the tap tire o the German fitba league seestem, sin 2022, follaein promotion frae the 2. Bundesliga in 2021–22. As o 2022, the club haes 160,000 members,[2] making it the seicont-mucklest fitba club in Germany an the fourth-mucklest club in the warld in terms o membership.[3] Ither acteevities offered bi the club include athletics, basketbaw, haundbaw, table tennis, winter sports and eSports.

Schalke hae wan seiven German championships, five DFB-Pokals, wan DFB Ligapokal, wan DFL-Supercup and wan UEFA Cup. In 1937, Schalke becam the first German club tae win the dooble. Sin 2001, Schalke's grund haes been the Veltins-Arena. Schalke haud a lang-stuiden rivalry wi Ruhr neighbours Borussia Dortmund, kent as the Revierderby.

Players[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current squad[eedit | eedit soorce]

Note: Banners indicate naitional team as defined unner FIFA eligibility rules. Players mey haud mair nor ane non-FIFA naitionality.

No. Poseetion Player
1 Germany GK Ralf Fährmann
2 Netherlands DF Thomas Ouwejan
3 Austrick DF Leo Greiml
4 Japan DF Maya Yoshida (3rd captain)
5 Netherlands DF Sepp van den Berg (on loan from Liverpool)
6 Germany MF Tom Krauß (on loan from RB Leipzig)
7 Swaden FW Jordan Larsson
8 Germany MF Danny Latza (captain)[4]
9 Germany FW Simon Terodde (vice-captain)
10 Uruguay MF Rodrigo Zalazar
11 Germany FW Marius Bülter
13 Germany GK Alexander Schwolow (on loan from Hertha BSC)
15 Fraunce DF Timothée Kolodziejczak
18 Finland DF Jere Uronen (on loan from Brest)
19 Turkey FW Kenan Karaman
20 Germany FW Tim Skarke (on loan from Union Berlin)
No. Poseetion Player
21 Germany MF Niklas Tauer (on loan from Mainz 05)
22 Mali DF Ibrahima Cissé
23 Germany MF Mehmet-Can Aydın
24 Germany MF Dominick Drexler
25 Germany DF Moritz Jenz (on loan from Lorient)
26 Switzerland FW Michael Frey (on loan from Royal Antwerp)
27 Switzerland DF Cédric Brunner
28 Germany GK Justin Heekeren
29 Germany MF Tobias Mohr
30 Czech Republic MF Alex Král (on loan from Spartak Moscow)
34 Austrick GK Michael Langer
35 Poland DF Marcin Kamiński
38 Japan FW Sōichirō Kōzuki
40 Germany FW Sebastian Polter
41 Germany DF Henning Matriciani
Morocco MF Nassim Boujellab

Oot oan loan[eedit | eedit soorce]

Note: Banners indicate naitional team as defined unner FIFA eligibility rules. Players mey haud mair nor ane non-FIFA naitionality.

No. Poseetion Player
15 Belgium DF Dries Wouters (at Mechelen until 30 June 2023)
17 Germany MF Florian Flick (at 1. FC Nürnberg until 30 June 2023)
18 Republic o Kosovo MF Blendi Idrizi (at Jahn Regensburg until 30 June 2023)
21 Germany FW Marvin Pieringer (at SC Paderborn 07 until 30 June 2023)
No. Poseetion Player
42 Germany MF Kerim Çalhanoğlu (at SV Sandhausen until 30 June 2023)
Germany MF Can Bozdoğan (at Utrecht until 30 June 2023)
Austrick MF Reinhold Ranftl (at Austria Wien until 30 June 2023)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.uefa.com/MultimediaFiles/Download/StatDoc/competitions/UEFACup/01/67/59/06/1675906_DOWNLOAD.pdf
  2. "FC Schalke 04 – Vereinsinfo". 23 Januar 2022.
  3. "Fußballclubs weltweit - Anzahl der Mitglieder 2021".
  4. "Danny Latza is the new captain of Schalke 04". Schalke 04. 9 Julie 2021.