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Coke can taste the feeling of Europe with Schalke

Coke suffered a knee ligament injury in pre-season with Schalke, days after signing from Europa League champions Sevilla. Now, after more than six months on the sidelines, the Spanish right-back is back in the team, leading the Royal Blue march up the table.Schalke remain four points away from Werder Bremen, who occupy the sixth and [...]

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Leon Goretzka: Just the first step

With the 4-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen, the Royal Blues gave themselves a chance of qualifying for Europe going into the last three games of the season.Leon Goretzka, how would you assess the 4-1 win in Leverkusen?You would definitely have to say that the start wasn’t good. But then you could see how quickly things [...]

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Season over for Schöpf

With a goal and two assists, he played a crucial role in the Royal Blues’ 4-1 win in Leverkusen last Friday (28.04), but Alessandro Schöpf also suffered a bitter blow during the match.The Austrian international suffered a nasty injury during a collision with Benjamin Henrichs in the 36th minute. An examination on Tuesday as highlighted [...]

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Tired legs, fighting spirit

Markus Weinzierl’s analysis of the 1-1 draw between FC Schalke 04 and RB Leipzig was both simple and to the point. “Each team managed a shot on target and to score,” said the coach, hitting the nail on the head. Indeed apart from Timo Werner’s 14th minute strike and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s subsequent equaliser after 46 [...]

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Schalke share the points with Leipzig

Schalke 04 and RB Leipzig shared the spoils on Sunday afternoon after a 1-1 draw in the VELTINS arena. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s header just seconds after the break was enough to cancel out Timo Werner’s 14th minute opener for the visitors.Line up and tacticsMarkus Weinzierl had to do without Matija Nastasic and Leon Goretzka on Sunday, [...]

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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar: Caligiuri’s ball was perfect

After the grueling 120 minutes during the week against Ajax Amsterdam, the Royal Blues can live with the 1-1 result against RB Leipzig on Sunday (23rd April). schalke04.de noted the reactions to the draw against the second-placed side.Holger Badstuber: It was frustrating to have been a goal down so early on, but we fought well [...]

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Max Meyer: We’re facing a strong team

Schalke travel to Amsterdam brimming with confidence from last weekend’s 4-1 win over Wolfsburg. “We want to impose ourselves on Ajax,” said Max Meyer ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash in Holland. “If you’re in the quarterfinal, of course you dream of going one round further.”The Germany international is confident that his team can get [...]

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Thilo Kehrer: Everyone works hard for their mate

Next up for Thilo Kehrer and his teammates is the Europa League quarterfinal first-leg against Ajax on Thursday. He’s been speaking to us about the upcoming game in the Amsterdam Arena and previous unpleasant experiences with the Dutch.Thilo Kehrer, the European journey goes on. The next stop is Amsterdam. What do you aim to bring [...]

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Schalke's battle for visibility in football's crowded global fan base

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany -- As he pulls his car into the parking lot, Peter Lecher points to an old restaurant on the other side of the street. "That's closed," he says. "Everything's closed round here. All that's left is this." The food park at the back of the Veltins Arena contains an Italian restaurant, an all-you-can-eat [...]

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