FC Schalke 04 fixtures
German football team FC Schalke 04 are ready to challenge Bayern Munich for their crown and wrest the Bundesliga from their grasp. Here at StubHub you can find a range of Schalke tickets for their Bundesliga and Champions League, so buy yours today and cheer on The Royal Blues. Under the guidance of young Italian-German head coach Domenico Tedesco, FC Schalke 04 finished the 2017-18 Bundesliga season in second place, comfortably above third place 1899 Hoffenheim, but a long way adrift of eventual winners Bayern Munich. Playing at the Arena AufSchalke, also known as the Veltins-Arena, this modern stadium was built in 2001 and can host more than 62-000 fans on a Bundesliga matchday and nearly 55,000 for a Champions League or international match. With FC Schalke 04 tickets, you can be inside one of the most atmospheric stadiums in world football, so get yours and watch all the best Schalke matches live! This year will see the club from the German city of Gelsenkirchen once again compete against Europe's best football teams as they secured their place in the 2018-19 Champions League. So you could see S04 play against the likes of Liverpool, Juventus and Paris Saint Germain.
FC Schalke 04 history
Founded in 1904 by a group of school students, FC Schalke 04 is one of Germany's wealthiest and most popular football clubs. The side has won the German Championship on seven occasions (1934, 1935, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1942 & 1958) however, it still has not won the Bundesliga since the new league was founded in 1963. Schalke were the first German team to secure a domestic double of winning the German League and German Cup in 1935. They also won their first major European trophy in 1997 and reached the semi-finals of the 2010-11 Champions League. There have been some legends of the game to have played for the team, some of the best FC Schalke 04 footballers include Klaus Fischer (also the all-time leading goalscorer for the club), Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Klaus Fichtel, Fritz Szepan and Spanish legend Raúl González Blanco, who played for Schalke for two years. With the current FC Schalke 04 squad hoping to cement their place in the club's history books, buy your FC Schalke football tickets and see this current team, led by captain Ralf Fährmann, go for glory.
FC Schalke 04 have an intense rivalry with fellow Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund, both of whom are situated in the Ruhr Region of West Germany. To many, the result of this match is often more important than the actual team's final position in the Bundesliga. The November 2017 derby match between these two will forever be remembered as one of Schalke's finest moments. Losing 4-0 at halftime, the team fought back to draw 4-4 in an astonishing second-half display. So, whether you want to watch the Champions League, Bundesliga or Revierderby, buy FC Schalke 04 tickets today and enjoy great football.