Tag Archives: Huub Stevens

Checklist – Who is going down?

by Niklas Wildhagen

It’s crunch time in the Bundesliga. Six match days are left and a number of heavy weights are still not out of the battle against relegation: Werder Bremen were in the Champions League as recently as the 09/10 season, HSV are the only team which has been in Germany’s top flight since it came into […]

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Schalke Beat Inter Milan in the 1997 UEFA Cup Final

by Cristian Nyari

In our first part, we followed Schalke’s on their journey to the UEFA Cup final.  Here we experience the destination, a clash with Italian giants Inter Milan, a clash that would go down in the history books. There they were.  Their first European final.  After decades worth of struggle, beleaguered expectations, relegation, scandals, Schalke was […]

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Schalke’s Incredible Journey to the 1997 UEFA Cup Final

by Cristian Nyari

Few clubs in Germany have the tradition and history Schalke do. They were one of German football’s first great sides and one of the most successful in the first half of the 20th century. Since though, the club has struggled to live up to that history and remained continuously in search of that storied past. […]

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FC Schalke 04: Bluer than Blue after Bayern Blowout

by Gerry Wittmann

It was just totally unfair.  Saturday’s late fixture on MatchDay 21 of the Bundesliga season featured a high-stepping Bayern München squad hosting the bluer-than-blue Schalke club led by Jens Keller.  A seeming mismatch of epic proportions.  And a mismatch it was, as the Bavarians pasted the slumping Royal Blues 4-0 at the Allianz. Everything has been […]

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Hinrunde Review: Schalke’s Fall From Grace

by Jody Strauch

It is a bitter winter break in Gelsenkirchen for a team that gave its fans such high hopes with the best season start in 41 years. And if you look at just the numbers, it’s hard to understand where FC Schalke 04 went so wrong. The Royal Blues were 6-2-1 in their first 9 games […]

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Schalke Dismiss Huub Stevens

by Gerry Wittmann

FC Schalke 04 have dismissed Coach Huub Stevens, coming to the decision Sunday morning following the club’s 3-1 loss at home to SC Freiburg Saturday.  Schalke youth team coach Jens Keller will guide the Royal Blues in their Tuesday Pokal matchup with Mainz 05. Stevens, 59, was a player in his native Netherlands with Fortuna […]

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Schalke 1 – 1 Borussia Mönchengladbach – Ineffective Schalke gift the Foals a point

by Niklas Wildhagen

Borussia Mönchengladbach haven’t won an away match in Gelsenkirchen since Udo Lattek coached Schalke in 1992. Today’s wasteful performance by the Royal Blues almost changed that. Schalke were going into this match only having won one of their last five matches in the Bundesliga. Out of the last ten matches between the two sides 9 of […]

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Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 0 Schalke – Werkself remain Undefeated at Home

by Gerry Wittmann

With Bayern Munich dropping points earlier in the day in the Bavarian derby to Nurnberg in a 1-1 draw, Huub Steven’s Schalke club had a great opportunity to move up on the runaway Bundesliga leaders in Leverkusen Saturday.  Instead, it was the home side who took all three points, remaining unbeaten at home this season […]

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Schalke 2 – 1 Werder Bremen – Julian Draxler inspires yet another Schalke comeback

by Cristian Nyari

Following their comeback in the Champions League against Arsenal, Schalke came back again in the league on Saturday, this time to get the maximum points against an in form Bremen.  National Team newcomer Roman Neustädter canceled out Aaron Hunt’s first half goal before substitute Julian Draxler got the matchwinner.  The win keeps Schalke hot on […]

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Arsenal 0 – 2 Schalke – Strong away win for the Royal Blues

by Niklas Wildhagen

Huub Stevens’ team continues to impress away from home in the Champions League. Arsenal have been one of the strongest home sides in the Champions League over the last few years. The Gunners last defeat to a non Premier League side in the competition dates nine years back in time. Schalke on the other hand […]

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