Schalke 04

Schalke 04

Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 or Schalke or abbreviated as S04 is a professional German association-football club and multi-sports club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The “04” in the club’s name derives from its formation in 1904.

Founded in 1904, Schalke has won seven German championships, five DFB-Pokals, one DFL-Supercup and one UEFA Cup.

Since 2001, Schalke’s stadium is the Veltins-Arena. Schalke holds a long-standing rivalry with Ruhr neighbours Borussia Dortmund, arguably one of the most widespread and well-known rivalries in German football, and matches between the two teams are referred to as the Revierderby.

Schalke was ranked as the seventh-best football team in Europe by UEFA’s 2015 UEFA club rankings.




In terms of operating income, Schalke possesses the seventh-highest operating income of any football club at “$64.4 million or £38.2 million (€48 million)”, and 0% debt as of August 2014. Schalke also generates the 14th-highest revenue of any football club, at “$265.6 million or £157.8 million (€198 million)”.

In May 2014, Schalke 04 were ranked by Forbes magazine as the 14th-most valuable football club, at “£355 million or $599 million (€446 million)”, an increase of 16% from the previous year.

Bundesliga

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
12621326518+4766
22613764030+1046
32612955333+2-45
42612864733+1444
52612683530+542
62611783834+440
72610884338+538
8269893633+335
926105113339-635
1026104122329-634
112671183031032
122688103338-532
132679102731-430
142661282542-1730
152641392836-825
162667132943-1425
172646161841-2318
182645172549-2417
Leagues
Bundesliga
Seasons
2017
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