FC Schalke 04 – Augsburg

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MATCH INFO

Start date: 24. May 2020, 17:30

Location: Gelsenkirchen Venue: VELTINS-Arena

Event details:

NAME: FC Schalke 04 – Augsburg
DATE: May 24, 2020
TIME: 11:30 UTC
VENUE: VELTINS-Arena, Gelsenkirchen , Germany

ABOUT THE MATCH

Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., generally known as FC Schalke 04 (German: [ɛf tseː ˈʃalkə nʊl fiːɐ̯]), Schalke, Schalke 04 or curtailed as S04 (German: [ˈɛs nʊl fiːɐ̯]), is an expert German football and multi-sports club initially from the Schalke region of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The “04” in the club’s name gets from its arrangement in 1904. Schalke has for quite some time been one of the most well known proficient football crews and multi-sports club in Germany, despite the fact that the club’s prime was during the 1930s and 1940s. Schalke play in the Bundesliga, the top level of the German football association framework. As of June 2018, the club has 155,000 individuals, making it the second-biggest games club in Germany[4] and the fourth-biggest games club on the planet regarding membership.[not confirmed in body] Other exercises offered by the club incorporate games, b-ball, handball, table tennis, winter sports and eSports.

Established in 1904, Schalke has won seven German titles, five DFB-Pokals, one DFL-Supercup and one UEFA Cup. Schalke additionally prevailing as the principal German club to win a cup twofold in 1937.

Since 2001, Schalke’s arena has been the Veltins-Arena. Schalke holds a long-standing competition with Ruhr neighbors Borussia Dortmund, ostensibly one of the most broad and notable contentions in German football, and matches between the two groups are alluded to as the Revierderby.

Schalke was positioned as the 31st-best football crew in Europe by UEFA’s 2020 UEFA club rankings,[5] and positioned seventh best in 2015 UEFA club rankings.[6]

As far as working salary, Schalke has the seventh-most noteworthy working pay of any football club at $64.4 million or £38.2 million (€48 million),[7] and 0 percent obligation as of August 2014.[8] Schalke additionally produces the fourteenth most elevated income of any football club, at “$265.6 million or £157.8 million (€198 million)”.[8]

In May 2014, Schalke 04 were positioned by Forbes magazine as the fourteenth most significant football club,[7] at “£355 million or $599 million (€446 million)”, an expansion of 16% from the earlier year.

The club was established on 4 May 1904 as Westfalia Schalke by a gathering of secondary school understudies and first wore the hues red and yellow. The group couldn’t pick up induction toward the Westdeutscher Spielverband and played in one of the “wild relationship” of early German football. In 1912, following quite a while of bombed endeavors to join the official alliance, they converged with the gymnastic club Schalker Turnverein 1877 so as to encourage their entrance. This plan held up until 1915, when SV Westfalia Schalke was restored as an autonomous club. The partition demonstrated brief and the two met up again in 1919 as Turn-und Sportverein Schalke 1877. The new club won its first distinctions in 1923 as bosses of the Schalke Kreisliga. It was around this time Schalke got the epithet Die Knappen, from an old German word for “diggers” in light of the fact that the group drew such a significant number of its players and supporters from the coal excavators of Gelsenkirchen.[citation needed]

In 1924, the football crew went separate ways with the gymnasts once more, this time taking the club administrator alongside them. They took the name FC Schalke 04 and embraced the now recognizable blue and white pack from which their subsequent epithet would determine, Die Königsblauen (English: The Royal Blues). The next year, the club turned into the predominant neighborhood side, in light of a style of play that pre-owned short, sharp, man-to-man going to move the ball. This framework would later get renowned as the Schalker Kreisel (English: turning top; whirligig). In 1927, it conveyed them into the top-flight Gauliga Ruhr, onto the class title, and afterward into the initial rounds of the national finals.

The mainstream club manufactured another arena, the Glückauf-Kampfbahn, in 1928, and recognized the city’s help by renaming themselves FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04. They won their first West German title in 1929, yet the next year were authorized for surpassing pay levels set by the group and, in a time that believed polished methodology in game to be an abomination, wound up prohibited from play for almost a large portion of a year.

In any case, the boycott had little effect in the group’s prominence: in their first match after the boycott against Fortuna Düsseldorf, in June 1931, the group attracted 70,000 onlookers to its home ground. The club’s fortunes started to ascend from 1931 and they showed up in the 1932 German title, losing 1–2 to Eintracht Frankfurt. The year after, the club went right to the last, where Fortuna Düsseldorf demonstrated the better side, winning 3–0.[9]

With the re-association of German football in 1933 under Nazi Germany, Schalke ended up in the Gauliga Westfalen, 1 of 16 top-flight divisions built up to supplant the multitudinous local and neighborhood groups, all asserting top status. This class saw Schalke’s best decade in their history: from 1933 to 1942, the club would show up in 14 of 18 national finals (ten in the German title and eight in the Tschammerpokal, the antecedent of the present DFB-Pokal) and win their association in all of its eleven seasons.

The club never lost a home match in the Gauliga Westfalen in all these 11 seasons and just lost six away matches, while staying unbeaten in the 1935–36, 1936–37, 1937–38, 1938–39, 1940–41 and 1942–43 seasons, an indication of the club’s predominance

Schalke’s first national title came in 1934 with a 2–1 triumph over top picks 1. FC Nürnberg. The following year, they effectively shielded their title against VfB Stuttgart with a 6–4 win. The club missed the 1936 last, however would show up in the title coordinate in every one of the following six years, leaving endlessly triumphant in 1937, 1939, 1940 and 1942. Three of those national finals were against Austrian groups – Admira Wien, Rapid Wien and First Vienna – which played in Germany’s Gauliga Ostmark after Austria’s consolidation into the Reich through the 1938 Anschluss.

Bite the dust Königsblauen likewise showed up in the last of the Tschammerpokal, however appreciated substantially less accomplishment there. They lost the debut Tschammerpokal 0–2 to 1. FC Nürnberg in 1935. They additionally showed up in the 1936, 1941, and 1942 finals with their solitary triumph coming in 1937 against Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Over twelve seasons, from 1933 to 1945, Schalke won 162 of 189 Gauliga matches, drawing 21 and losing just 6. Inside this period, they scored 924 objectives and surrendered only 145. From 1935 to 1939, they didn’t lose a solitary group coordinate. The club’s predominance all through this period drove them to be held up for promulgation purposes by the Nazi system for instance of “new Germany”.

About Augsburg

Augsburg (UK:/ˈaʊɡzbɜːrɡ/OWGZ-burg,[2] US:/ˈɔːɡz-/AWGZ-,[3] German: [ˈʔaʊksbʊʁk] (About this soundlisten); Swabian German: Augschburg) is a city in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is a college town and provincial seat of the Regierungsbezirk Schwaben. Augsburg is a urban locale and home to the organizations of the Landkreis Augsburg. It is the third-biggest city in Bavaria (after Munich and Nuremberg) with a populace of 300,000 occupants, with 885,000 in its metropolitan area.[4]

After Neuss and Trier, Augsburg is Germany’s third most seasoned city, established in 15 BC by the Romans as Augusta Vindelicorum, named after the Roman sovereign Augustus. It was a Free Imperial City from 1276 to 1803 and the home of the patrician Fugger and Welser families that commanded European banking in the sixteenth century. The city assumed a main job in the Reformation as the site of the 1530 Augsburg Confession and 1555 Peace of Augsburg. The Fuggerei, the most seasoned social lodging complex on the planet, was established in 1513 by Jakob Fugger.

Augsburg lies at the intermingling of the Alpine waterways Lech and Wertach and on the Singold. The most seasoned piece of the city and the southern quarters are on the northern lower regions of a high patio, which rose between the lofty edge of the slopes of Friedberg in the east and the high slopes of the west. In the south broadens the Lechfeld, an outwash plain of the post ice age between the waterways Lech and Wertach, where uncommon antiquated scenes were saved. The Augsburg city backwoods and the Lech valley heaths today rank among the most species-rich center European habitats.[6]

Augsburg verges on the nature park Augsburg Western Woods – a huge forestland. The city itself is additionally vigorously verdant. Subsequently, in 1997 Augsburg was the primary German city to win the Europe-wide challenge Entente Florale for Europe’s greenest and most decent city.

The city was established in 15 BC by Drusus and Tiberius as Augusta Vindelicorum (Latin articulation: [au̯ˈɡʊsta wɪndɛlɪˈkoːrũː], English way to express Latin:/aʊˈɡuːstə vɪnˌdɛlɪˈkɔːrəm/ow-GOO-stə vin-DEL-I-KOR-əm[7]), on the sets of their stepfather Emperor Augustus. The name signifies “Augusta of the Vindelici”. This battalion camp before long turned into the capital of the Roman area of Raetia.

Early advancement was because of a 400-year connection with the Roman Empire, particularly due to its brilliant military, monetary and geographic situation at the union of the Alpine streams Lech and Wertach, and with direct access to most significant Alpine passes. Along these lines, Augsburg was the convergence of numerous significant European east-west and north-south associations, which later developed as significant exchange courses of the Middle Ages.[8]

Around 120 AD Augsburg turned into the capital of the Roman area Raetia. Augsburg was sacked by the Huns in the fifth century AD, by Charlemagne in the eighth century, and by Welf of Bavaria in the eleventh century, yet emerged each opportunity to more prominent success.