Gazprom Cash Good For German Football

Posted: April 26, 2015 in Sanctions on Russia Meaningless, Society and Culture

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Schalke Boss toennies wants with Gazprom to extend

Despite the political crisis in Eastern Europe would like to football-Bundesliga club Schalke 04, his cooperation with the Russian gas giant Gazprom, through 2017 to continue.

Schalke Boss toennies wants with Gazprom to extend

Gelsenkirchen. This was confirmed by club Boss Clemens toennies the “Tagesspiegel” (Montagsausgabe).

The 58-Year-old spoke of a “partnerships” and said: “Gazprom is with the commitment of very satisfied, the Association is there, too.” will “in due time to the future to speak.” Schalke is with Gazprom since 2007, in 2011, the contract was prematurely up to the year 2017.



FC Schalke 04
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Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., commonly known as FC Schalke 04 (German: [ʔɛf t͡seː ˈʃalkə nʊl fiːɐ̯]) or simply abbreviated as S04 (German: [ˈs nʊl fiːɐ̯]), is a professional German association-football club and multi-sports club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. Schalke has long been one of the most popular professional football teams and multi-sports club in Germany, even though major successes have been rare since the club’s heyday in the 1930s and early 1940s. Schalke play in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system. The elite professionalism in association football team as of August 2014 is the biggest part of a large multi-sports club with 129,672 members (as of March 2014) making it the second-largest sports club in Germany and the third-largest sports club in the world in terms of membership, after the world’s second and first, rivals FC Bayern Munich and SL Benfica. Other activities offered by the club include athletics (track and field), basketball, handball, table tennis, and winter sports.


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