FC Schalke 04

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 04
FC Schalke 04 Logo.svg
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

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.

PlayersEedit

Current squadEedit

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

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

Oot oan loanEedit

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

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

ReferencesEedit

  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.