Gelsenkirchen’s most successful company is its soccer club Schalke 04. The club has its roots in the mining community. The world’s fourth largest club has 135,000 members.
The left-sided Moroccan midfielder turned down offers to return to France for a move to Schalke. Initally a loan agreement, Belhanda admitted he is relishing the chance to play in the German Bundesliga.
Schalke and other football clubs have set up their own eSports teams. What's surprising about this is that it goes well beyond soccer simulations like FIFA or Pro Evo. Footie clubs in eSports, can it work?
The Schalke number one has explained his shock at the reports on Monday, which have put the club's coach in the firing line. Fährmann believes patience is required for the Royal Blues to move forward.
Having taken 34 from a possible 36 points this season, Pep Guardiola's domineering Bayern Munich look unstoppable. But Saturday's opponents, Schalke, will put faith in their whizkids to do damage against the champions.
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