List of FC Schalke 04 players

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FC Schalke 04 is a German football club based in Gelsenkirchen. The club was founded in 1904. They currently compete in the Bundesliga.

The following are lists of Schalke 04 players since the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963 and notable club players of the pre-Bundesliga era.

Players[edit]

Bundesliga era[edit]

All 462 players who made at least one appearance in a competitive match for Schalke 04 since August 1963 are listed below. 433 of them played in the Bundesliga.
295 players scored at least one goal for the club. 265 of them found the net in the Bundesliga, which is a record for the league.[1]

  Member of the Schalke 04 Hall of Fame ("Ehrenkabine") – 20 players (*)
  Played for their senior national team in their Schalke 04 career – 131 players, 36 for Germany (# = international caps as a Schalke player)
  Still active for Schalke 04 – 28 players (^)

Position (Pos): GK = Goalkeeper (40 players), DF = Defender (128 players), MF = Midfielder (166 players), FW = Forward (128 players)

League membership: Bundesliga (1963–1981, 1982–1983, 1984–1988, 1991–current), 2. Bundesliga (1981–1982, 1983–1984, 1988–1991)

Total competitive matches (2397): Bundesliga (1787), DFB-Pokal (198), 2. Bundesliga (190), UEFA Cup / Europa League (100), Champions League (70), Ligapokal (22), Cup Winners' Cup (14), UI Cup (12), Supercup (2), Relegation play-offs (2)

Statistics correct as of 4 March 2021.

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Klaus Fichtel made 556 appearances for Schalke between 1965 and 1988.
Klaus Fischer scored 226 goals in 349 appearances for Schalke between 1970 and 1981.
Olaf Thon made 384 appearances for Schalke between 1983 and 2002.
Gerald Asamoah made 381 appearances for Schalke between 1999 and 2013.
Ingo Anderbrügge made 355 appearances for Schalke between 1988 and 1999.
Benedikt Höwedes made 335 appearances for Schalke between 2007 and 2017.
Jens Lehmann made 312 appearances for Schalke between 1988 and 1998.
Mike Büskens made 302 appearances for Schalke between 1992 and 2002.
Ebbe Sand scored 104 goals in 282 appearances for Schalke between 1999 and 2006.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored 126 goals in 241 appearances for Schalke between 2010 and 2021.
Marcelo Bordon made 231 appearances for Schalke between 2004 and 2010.
Raúl scored 40 goals in 98 appearances for Schalke between 2010 and 2012.
Name Nation # Pos Years League Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hans-Joachim Abel Germany FW 1982–1984 63 23 73 29
Mathias Abel Germany DF 2006 1 0 4 0
Rüdiger Abramczik * Germany 19 FW 1973–1980, 1987 202 44 235 58
Volker Abramczik Germany FW 1981–1984 55 13 61 13
Ibrahim Afellay Netherlands 3 MF 2012 10 2 15 4
Victor Agali Nigeria 7 FW 2001–2004 54 14 74 20
Aílton Brazil FW 2004–2005 29 14 44 20
Jörg Albracht Germany GK 1995 2 0 2 0
Alcides Brazil DF 2003 6 0 10 0
Ünal Alpuğan Germany MF 1999–2000 42 1 44 1
Halil Altıntop Turkey 21 FW 2006–2009 96 16 129 22
Hamit Altıntop Turkey 32 MF 2003–2007 113 8 160 14
Ingo Anderbrügge * Germany MF 1988–1999 316 82 355 88
Markus Anfang Germany MF 1997 3 0 5 0
Anthony Annan Ghana 4 MF 2011, 2014 12 0 14 0
Dennis Aogo Germany DF 2013–2017 65 0 92 3
Gerald Asamoah * Germany 43 FW 1999–2010, 2013 279 44 381 64
Donis Avdijaj Kosovo 2 FW 2016–2017 9 2 12 2
Danilo Avelar Brazil DF 2011 3 0 3 0
Kaan Ayhan Turkey MF 2013–2015 30 1 39 1
Mimoun Azaouagh Germany MF 2006–2007 9 0 16 1
Abdul Rahman Baba Ghana 6 DF 2016, 2018 16 0 26 1
Holger Badstuber Germany DF 2017 10 0 12 0
Zlatan Bajramović Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 MF 2005–2007 64 6 91 8
Manfred Bär Germany FW 1980–1981 2 0 2 0
Tranquillo Barnetta Switzerland 9 MF 2012–2015 44 3 60 3
Michel Bastos Brazil MF 2013 14 4 16 5
Alexander Baumjohann Germany MF 2006, 2010–2012 30 0 47 0
Hans-Jürgen Becher Germany DF 1963–1971 201 2 229 4
Karl-Heinz Bechmann Germany MF 1963–1967 75 7 81 8
Timo Becker Germany DF 2019– ^ 20 0 23 0
Rachid Belarbi Germany MF 1988–1990 45 0 48 0
Younès Belhanda Morocco 1 MF 2016 15 2 17 2
Nabil Bentaleb Algeria 16 MF 2016– ^ 82 12 107 19
Ulrich van den Berg Germany DF 1972–1976 60 4 77 6
Klaus Berge Germany MF 1983–1985, 1987 36 2 43 2
Winfried Berkemeier Germany MF 1979–1980 29 5 34 5
Manfred Berz Germany MF 1963–1965 30 8 34 9
Marinus Bester Germany FW 1993 5 0 6 0
Til Bettenstaedt Germany FW 1995 1 0 1 0
Klaus Beverungen Germany MF 1970–1974 49 6 67 7
Siegmar Bieber Germany MF 1989–1990 8 1 8 1
André Bistram Germany FW 1986–1987 38 9 39 9
Ulrich Bittcher Germany MF 1976–1983 206 29 234 31
Horst Blechinger Germany FW 1966–1968 64 6 68 8
Kevin-Prince Boateng Ghana 6 MF 2013–2015 46 6 60 7
Sebastian Boenisch Germany DF 2005–2006 9 0 14 0
Jörg Böhme Germany 10 MF 2000–2004 101 23 131 31
Mario Boljat Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia MF 1979 9 2 10 2
Hans Bongartz Germany 4 MF 1974–1978 131 24 156 28
Marcelo Bordon * Brazil DF 2004–2010 168 14 231 18
Rainer Borgmeier Germany FW 1992–1993 2 0 2 0
Aleksandr Borodyuk Soviet Union/Russia 6 FW 1989–1993 124 41 130 42
Nassim Boujellab Morocco 3 MF 2019– ^ 30 1 34 1
Can Bozdoğan Germany MF 2020– ^ 12 0 13 0
Nico Braun Luxembourg 9 FW 1971–1973 35 14 52 23
Josef Broden Germany GK 1963–1965 5 0 5 0
Kai Bruckmann Germany MF 1994 1 0 1 0
Jeffrey Bruma Netherlands DF 2019 9 0 12 0
Hans-Günter Bruns Germany DF 1975–1976 20 2 22 2
Theo Bücker Germany MF 1981–1983 54 5 61 5
Rainer Budde Germany MF 1972–1975 50 12 59 14
Dieter Burdenski Germany GK 1970–1971 3 0 6 0
Henning Bürger Germany DF 1991 5 0 6 0
Guido Burgstaller Austria 16 FW 2017–2020 95 24 119 32
Mike Büskens * Germany MF 1992–2002 257 13 302 17
Júnior Caiçara Brazil DF 2015–2016 26 0 41 1
Daniel Caligiuri Germany MF 2017–2020 108 17 130 21
Jonas Carls Germany DF 2019 1 0 1 0
Angelos Charisteas Greece FW 2011 4 1 5 1
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Cameroon 15 FW 2014–2017 82 18 106 22
Bent Christensen Denmark 9 FW 1991–1993 49 8 52 9
Christian Clemens Germany MF 2013–2014 19 0 28 0
Hubert Clute-Simon Germany MF 1982–1984 48 12 56 13
Coke Spain DF 2017 9 1 10 1
Heinz Crawatzo Germany DF 1964–1965 27 2 29 2
Simon Cziommer Germany MF 2003, 2005 2 0 9 1
Dietmar Danner Germany MF 1980–1981 19 0 19 0
Ciprian Deac Romania 6 MF 2010–2011 2 0 5 0
Chad Deering United States 2 MF 1993–1994 6 0 6 0
Michael Delura Germany FW 2003–2005 23 4 30 4
Herbert Demange Germany FW 1977–1979 31 4 38 5
Franco Di Santo Argentina FW 2015–2018 71 5 88 12
Bernd Dierßen Germany MF 1983–1987 124 13 139 16
Bernard Dietz Germany DF 1982–1986 135 8 158 11
Serhiy Dikhtiar Ukraine FW 1994–1995 13 2 16 3
Herbert Dittrich Germany FW 1967–1968 4 0 4 0
Thomas Dooley United States 18 DF 1995–1997 28 3 35 3
Kristijan Đorđević Serbia MF 2001–2002 10 0 16 0
Norbert Dörmann Germany DF 1977–1979 27 2 33 2
Julian Draxler Germany 15 FW 2011–2015 119 18 170 30
Manfred Drexler Germany MF 1979–1984 129 28 144 35
Manfred Dubski Germany MF 1972–1978 73 2 97 4
Arnold Dybek Germany MF 1997 1 0 1 0
Vilson Džoni Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF 1979–1981 55 6 58 7
Dieter Eckstein Germany FW 1993–1995 30 4 31 5
Reiner Edelmann Germany FW 1987–1990 95 12 101 12
Edu Brazil FW 2010–2013 43 5 57 7
Peter Ehmke Germany FW 1972–1974 40 6 50 12
Yves Eigenrauch Germany DF 1990–2001 236 4 269 5
René Eijkelkamp Netherlands FW 1997–1999 44 6 56 9
Norbert Eilenfeldt Germany MF 1984–1985 17 1 18 1
Norbert Elgert * Germany FW 1975, 1978–1982 77 17 85 18
Josef Elting Germany GK 1965–1970 64 0 70 0
Breel Embolo Switzerland 18 FW 2016–2019 48 10 61 12
Peter Endrulat Germany GK 1974 1 0 1 0
Orlando Engelaar Netherlands 1 MF 2008–2009 25 0 35 1
Hermann Erlhoff Germany MF 1967–1970 75 8 87 8
Fabian Ernst Germany 4 MF 2005–2009 106 1 146 3
Christian Erwig Germany FW 2007 1 0 1 0
Sergio Escudero Spain DF 2010–2012 12 0 22 0
Ralf Fährmann Germany GK 2008, 2011– ^ 193 0 252 0
Jefferson Farfán Peru 28 FW 2008–2015 170 39 228 53
Klaus Fichtel * Germany 23 DF 1965–1980, 1985–1988 477 14 556 17
Christos Figas Greece MF 1988 3 0 5 0
Klaus Fischer * Germany 30 FW 1970–1981 295 182 349 226
Egon Flad Germany MF 1989–1992 74 6 77 6
Michael Fonfara Germany FW 1988 2 0 2 0
Steffen Freund Germany MF 1991–1993 53 3 56 3
Karl-Heinz Frey Germany FW 1972 9 0 19 2
Marvin Friedrich Germany DF 2014–2016 7 0 9 0
Christian Fuchs Austria 26 DF 2011–2015 99 4 136 8
Andreas Gaber Germany MF 1991 3 0 3 0
Jürgen-Michael Galbierz Germany DF 1968–1971 27 1 30 1
Thomas Gaßmann Germany DF 1988 2 0 2 0
Mario Gavranović Switzerland 2 FW 2010–2011 10 0 14 4
Hans-Jürgen Gede Germany MF 1975–1977 33 2 39 3
Holger Gehrke Germany GK 1992–1993 40 0 41 0
Winfried Geier Germany DF 1979–1984 87 5 95 5
Johannes Geis Germany MF 2015–2017 46 2 61 5
Waldemar Gerhardt Germany FW 1963–1965 52 20 58 25
Fabian Giefer Germany GK 2015–2016 2 0 3 0
Martin Giesel Germany MF 1987–1988 17 1 18 1
Eduard Glieder Austria 2 FW 2003–2004 16 2 17 2
Bjarne Goldbæk Denmark 1 MF 1987–1989 74 8 79 11
Benjamin Goller Germany MF 2018 0 0 1 0
Michaël Goossens Belgium 4 FW 1997–1999 51 5 64 8
Leon Goretzka Germany 16 MF 2013–2018 116 14 147 19
Dieter Götz Germany FW 1987–1988 19 6 20 6
Bernd Grabosch Germany MF 1986 11 0 12 0
Siegfried Grams Germany DF 1966 1 0 1 0
Werner Grau Germany FW 1964–1966 12 3 14 5
Jürgen Gredig Germany DF 1991–1992 5 0 5 0
Michael Gregoritsch Austria FW 2020 14 1 16 1
Frode Grodås Norway 5 GK 1998–2001 3 0 6 0
Volkmar Groß Germany GK 1977–1978 35 0 45 0
Carlos Grossmüller Uruguay 1 MF 2007–2008 13 1 22 1
Michael Gspurning Austria GK 2015 0 0 1 0
Günter Güttler Germany DF 1990–1994 119 4 125 5
Heinz van Haaren Netherlands MF 1968–1972 126 10 154 16
Tamás Hajnal Hungary MF 1999–2000 8 0 8 0
Tomasz Hajto Poland 30 DF 2000–2004 104 6 141 9
Mike Hanke Germany 5 FW 2002–2005 58 7 87 23
Wilfried Hannes Germany DF 1986–1988 48 4 49 4
Ľuboš Hanzel Slovakia DF 2009 1 0 1 0
Junmin Hao China 10 MF 2010–2011 14 0 19 0
Markus Happe Germany DF 1999–2001 26 1 28 1
Amine Harit Morocco 11 MF 2017– ^ 92 11 109 12
Frank Hartmann Germany MF 1984–1986 52 20 57 24
Franz Hasil Austria 2 MF 1968–1969 23 5 25 5
Dieter Heimen Germany GK 1987 2 0 2 0
Christofer Heimeroth Germany GK 2004–2005 8 0 9 0
Oliver Held Germany MF 1995–2001 96 4 110 5
Markus Heppke Germany MF 2006 1 0 2 0
Matthias Herget Germany DF 1989–1990 19 0 20 0
Christian Herrmann Germany DF 1988 1 0 1 0
Günther Herrmann Germany 2 MF 1963–1967 110 22 119 27
Hendrik Herzog Germany DF 1991–1995 73 9 78 10
Norbert Heßling Germany MF 1972 0 0 1 0
Antoine Hey Germany MF 1992–1993 19 0 19 0
Timo Hildebrand Germany GK 2011–2013 39 0 58 0
Herbert Höbusch Germany MF 1967–1969 53 0 58 0
Uwe Höfer Germany MF 1977–1980 10 2 13 4
Jonas Hofmann Germany MF 2020 1 0 1 0
Marco Höger Germany MF 2011–2016 88 7 127 7
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg Denmark 10 MF 2015–2016 23 0 30 0
Dragan Holcer Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF 1981–1982 12 0 12 0
Lewis Holtby Germany 1 MF 2009, 2011–2013 55 10 79 13
Paul Holz Germany MF 1971–1974 59 3 73 5
Marco van Hoogdalem Netherlands DF 1997–2003 151 10 193 14
Tim Hoogland Germany DF 2004–2007, 2012–2014 34 0 42 1
Matthew Hoppe United States FW 2020– ^ 13 5 15 5
Egon Horst Germany DF 1963–1964 39 1 42 1
Benedikt Höwedes Germany 44 DF 2007–2017 240 12 335 23
Hartmut Huhse Germany DF 1971–1975 113 1 142 1
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Netherlands 40 FW 2010–2017, 2021– ^ 176 82 241 126
Vedad Ibišević Bosnia and Herzegovina FW 2020 4 0 5 1
Besart Ibraimi North Macedonia 2 FW 2010 2 0 2 0
Uwe Igler Germany FW 1989 10 0 10 0
Pablo Insua Spain DF 2018 1 0 1 0
Abdul Iyodo Nigeria FW 2002 4 0 6 0
Michael Jakobs Germany DF 1983–1988 134 7 149 10
Norbert Janzon Germany FW 1981–1983 58 15 61 16
Kurt Jara Austria 7 MF 1980–1981 31 2 32 2
Erik Jendrišek Slovakia 5 FW 2010 3 0 5 0
Jermaine Jones Germany/United States 32 MF 2007–2013 129 7 185 10
Walter Junghans Germany GK 1982–1987 148 0 168 0
José Manuel Jurado Spain MF 2010–2012 46 3 72 9
Ozan Kabak Turkey 7 DF 2019–2021 40 3 42 3
Ali Karimi Iran MF 2011 1 0 2 0
Günter Karnhof Germany MF 1963–1965 34 1 37 1
Gerd Kasperski Germany MF 1968 7 3 7 3
Markus Kaya Germany MF 1999 1 0 1 0
Thilo Kehrer Germany DF 2016–2018 45 4 59 4
Levan Kenia Georgia (country) 13 MF 2008–2009 11 0 14 1
Jonjoe Kenny England DF 2019–2020 31 2 34 2
Nico van Kerckhoven Belgium 26 DF 1998–2004 134 5 164 6
Jan Kirchhoff Germany DF 2014–2015 16 0 20 0
Hans-Peter Kirchwehm Germany FW 1967 2 0 3 0
Thomas Kläsener Germany DF 2003–2006 32 1 49 2
Jürgen Klein Germany DF 1972–1974 27 0 36 0
Uwe Kleina Germany DF 1963–1966 19 0 21 0
Gerhard Kleppinger Germany DF 1984–1987 97 12 106 13
Mario Klinger Germany MF 2005 0 0 1 0
Michael Klinkert Germany DF 1987–1989 63 9 69 9
Harald Klose Germany FW 1963–1968 58 7 63 7
Peer Kluge Germany MF 2010–2011 38 1 52 1
Denis Klyuyev Russia MF 1997–1998 24 1 28 1
Sven Kmetsch Germany MF 1998–2003 88 3 108 5
Levan Kobiashvili Georgia (country) 44 MF 2003–2009 168 9 233 17
Johan de Kock Netherlands 1 DF 1996–1999 83 6 104 8
Stefan Kohn Germany FW 1995 12 5 13 5
Sead Kolašinac Bosnia and Herzegovina 18 DF 2012–2017, 2021– ^ 102 5 132 5
Fabijan Komljenović Croatia MF 1994 2 0 2 0
Yevhen Konoplyanka Ukraine 26 MF 2016–2019 57 6 78 13
Thomas Kortmann Germany MF 1989 3 0 3 0
Roland Kosien Germany FW 1972 2 0 4 0
Willi Koslowski * Germany 3 FW 1963–1965 39 12 46 16
Jarosław Kotas Poland DF 1988–1990 37 1 41 1
Willi Kraus Germany FW 1966–1968 36 16 39 17
Franz Krauthausen Germany MF 1973–1975 6 0 6 0
Erwin Kremers Germany 15 FW 1971–1978 212 50 260 54
Helmut Kremers Germany 8 MF 1971–1980 226 45 274 59
Manfred Kreuz * Germany FW 1963–1968 83 17 91 19
Michael Kroninger Germany MF 1990–1992 33 2 36 2
Mladen Krstajić Serbia 28 DF 2004–2009 131 7 183 9
Thomas Kruse Germany DF 1978–1988 262 6 285 8
Waldemar Ksienzyk Germany MF 1994–1995 25 1 31 1
Günter Kuczinski Germany DF 1972 0 0 1 0
Harald Kügler Germany MF 1980–1982 45 11 48 11
Timo Kunert Germany MF 2007 1 0 1 0
Kevin Kurányi Germany 23 FW 2005–2010 162 71 209 87
Marco Kurz Germany DF 1995–1998 58 0 67 0
Ahmed Kutucu Turkey 2 FW 2018–2021 45 5 52 6
Karl-Heinz Kuzmierz Germany MF 1970 2 0 3 0
Hans-Georg Lambert Germany FW 1963 1 0 1 0
Fabian Lamotte Germany DF 2004–2005 10 1 11 1
Thomas Lander Germany FW 1976–1979 21 3 27 3
Michael Langer Austria GK 2020– ^ 3 0 3 0
Alexander Langlitz Germany FW 2011 0 0 1 0
Søren Larsen Denmark 8 FW 2005–2008 51 10 73 15
Lennart Larsson Sweden 10 MF 1977–1979 26 3 27 3
Radoslav Látal Czech Republic 44 MF 1994–2001 187 14 225 14
Danny Latza Germany MF 2009 3 0 3 0
Joseph Laumann Germany FW 2005 1 0 2 0
Thorsten Legat Germany MF 2000 4 0 4 0
Jens Lehmann Germany 2 GK 1988–1998 274 2 312 2
Uwe Leifeld Germany FW 1991–1993 30 2 30 2
Reinhard Libuda * Germany 24 FW 1963–65, 1968–72, 1974 190 20 225 26
Lincoln Brazil MF 2004–2007 83 20 117 31
Thomas Linke Germany 2 DF 1992–1998 175 13 205 16
Heinz-Dieter Lömm Germany MF 1965–1966 5 0 6 0
Werner Lorant Germany MF 1982–1983 18 0 21 0
Peter Løvenkrands Denmark 7 FW 2006–2008 44 6 61 9
Kilian Ludewig Germany DF 2020– ^ 6 0 8 0
Jürgen Luginger Germany MF 1988–1994 191 9 204 13
Herbert Lütkebohmert * Germany MF 1968–1979 286 28 351 33
Volodymyr Lyutyi Soviet Union 3 FW 1989–1991 45 9 48 10
Pavel Mačák Czechoslovakia GK 1984–1987 17 0 18 0
Richard Mademann Germany DF 1990–1993 52 0 54 1
Hami Mandıralı Turkey 3 MF 1998–1999 22 3 25 5
Hans-Dieter Mangold Germany FW 1980 2 0 3 0
Helmut Manns Germany FW 1971–1973 19 1 32 2
Carsten Marell Germany MF 1988–1989 17 1 21 1
Enver Marić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia GK 1976–1978 47 0 60 0
Ciprian Marica Romania 12 FW 2011–2013 34 5 52 9
Carsten Marquardt Germany FW 1985–1990 82 10 88 12
Omar Mascarell Spain MF 2018– ^ 55 1 65 1
Aníbal Matellán Argentina MF 2001–2003 43 1 66 1
Joël Matip Cameroon 27 DF 2009–2016 194 17 258 23
Klaus Matischak Germany FW 1963–1964 22 18 25 21
Rabbi Matondo Wales 6 FW 2019–2020 30 2 32 2
Martin Max Germany FW 1995–1999 109 33 133 39
Philipp Max Germany DF 2014 2 0 2 0
Weston McKennie United States 19 MF 2017–2020 75 4 91 5
Caspar Memering Germany MF 1984–1985 17 1 20 1
Hamza Mendyl Morocco 4 DF 2018– ^ 12 0 21 0
Levent Mercan Germany MF 2019– ^ 5 0 6 1
Christoph Metzelder Germany DF 2010–2013 52 2 74 2
Max Meyer Germany 4 MF 2013–2018 146 17 192 22
Bernd Michel Germany FW 1968–1969 4 0 5 0
Jörg Mielers Germany DF 1988–1989 33 0 37 0
Radmilo Mihajlović Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FW 1991–1993 58 12 60 12
Christian Mikolajczak Germany MF 2000–2001 13 0 13 0
Mineiro Brazil MF 2009–2010 7 0 7 0
Juan Miranda Spain DF 2019–2020 11 0 12 0
Manuel Mirbach Germany MF 1987–1988 6 0 6 0
Mike Möllensiep Germany FW 1997 2 0 2 0
Andreas Möller Germany MF 2000–2003 86 6 112 11
Jan Morávek Czech Republic 2 MF 2009–2011 13 2 20 2
Christoph Moritz Germany MF 2009–2013 54 1 69 1
Émile Mpenza Belgium 18 FW 2000–2003 79 28 96 33
Horst Mühlmann Germany GK 1963–1966 42 0 45 0
Youri Mulder Netherlands 9 FW 1993–2002 177 33 202 44
Andreas Müller Germany MF 1988–2000 286 30 323 32
Shkodran Mustafi Germany DF 2021– ^ 3 0 3 0
Dragan Mutibarić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia GK 1975 2 0 3 0
Naldo Brazil DF 2016–2018 60 8 80 9
Matija Nastasić Serbia 12 DF 2015– ^ 122 1 157 2
Jiří Němec * Czech Republic 64 MF 1993–2002 256 6 307 8
Manuel Neuer Germany 20 GK 2005–2011 156 0 203 0
Gerhard Neuser Germany MF 1965–1970 143 19 162 25
Roman Neustädter Germany/Russia 5 MF 2012–2016 122 7 161 8
Alex Nielsen Denmark MF 1988–1989 15 0 15 0
Norbert Nigbur * Germany 6 GK 1966–1976, 1979–1982 393 0 455 0
Žarko Nikolić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF 1966–1967 11 0 11 0
Hans Nowak Germany 15 DF 1963–1965 47 3 53 5
Alexander Nübel Germany GK 2016–2020 46 0 53 0
Chinedu Obasi Nigeria FW 2012–2014 35 4 51 5
Branko Oblak Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 10 MF 1975–1977 49 5 61 6
Bastian Oczipka Germany DF 2017– ^ 103 1 118 1
Michael Opitz Germany MF 1980–1988 224 12 246 14
Niels Oude Kamphuis Netherlands 1 MF 1999–2005 134 8 173 9
Mesut Özil Germany MF 2006–2007 30 0 39 1
Helmut Pabst Germany GK 1972–1973 11 0 14 0
Gonçalo Paciência Portugal FW 2020– ^ 8 1 9 1
Christian Pander Germany 2 DF 2002–2011 78 5 108 9
Kyriakos Papadopoulos Greece 16 DF 2010–2014 61 3 97 7
Wolfgang Patzke Germany MF 1986–1988 21 4 22 4
Miguel Pereira Angola 11 FW 1993–1995, 1997–1999 16 1 18 1
Sladan Peric Denmark DF 2000 0 0 1 0
Reinhard Pfeiffer Germany FW 1971 1 0 1 0
Sérgio Pinto Germany MF 1999, 2003–2004 23 0 30 1
Hans Pirkner Austria 4 FW 1969–1971 47 8 59 11
Marko Pjaca Croatia 6 FW 2018 7 2 9 2
Felix Platte Germany FW 2015 3 0 4 0
Nicolas Plestan France DF 2010 3 0 4 0
Vasileios Pliatsikas Greece 3 MF 2009–2011 9 0 12 0
Heinz Pliska Germany MF 1965–1968 75 2 80 2
Manfred Pohlschmidt Germany FW 1967–1971 106 26 125 31
Christian Poulsen Denmark 32 MF 2002–2006 111 3 162 6
Michael Prus Germany DF 1986–1996 220 0 239 2
Teemu Pukki Finland 20 FW 2011–2013 37 8 47 8
Alfred Pyka Germany MF 1965–1967 58 5 61 5
Marco Quotschalla Germany FW 2010 0 0 1 0
Raffael Brazil MF 2013 16 2 16 2
Rafinha Brazil 1 DF 2005–2010 153 7 198 10
Ivan Rakitić Croatia 32 MF 2007–2011 97 12 135 16
Benito Raman Belgium 1 FW 2019– ^ 45 6 50 12
Raúl * Spain FW 2010–2012 66 28 98 40
Friedel Rausch Germany DF 1963–1971 170 6 194 6
Oliver Reck Germany GK 1998–2002 112 1 132 1
Fabian Reese Germany FW 2015–2017, 2019 13 0 16 0
Ralf Regenbogen Germany FW 1985–1986, 1997 30 3 33 4
Tore Reginiussen Norway DF 2010 1 0 1 0
Sascha Riether Germany DF 2015–2019 23 0 30 0
Manfred Ritschel Germany MF 1977–1978 22 0 26 0
Darío Rodríguez Uruguay 27 DF 2002–2007 102 6 142 9
Frederik Rønnow Denmark 1 GK 2020– ^ 7 0 7 0
Frank Rost Germany 3 GK 2002–2006 130 0 196 0
Dietmar Roth Germany DF 1985–1987 50 0 55 0
Sebastian Rudy Germany 1 MF 2018–2020 23 0 30 0
Rolf Rüssmann * Germany 20 DF 1969–1980 304 30 375 46
Werner Ruthmann Germany DF 1989–1991 7 0 9 0
Alban Sabah Togo DF 2011 0 0 1 0
Sidney Sam Germany MF 2014–2016 13 0 22 0
Vicente Sánchez Uruguay 5 FW 2008–2010 50 3 60 4
Ebbe Sand * Denmark 51 FW 1999–2006 214 73 282 104
Peter Sandhofe Germany GK 1979–1980 30 0 31 0
Andreas Sandt Germany GK 1981 1 0 1 0
Leroy Sané Germany 4 FW 2014–2016 47 11 57 13
Salif Sané Senegal 13 DF 2018– ^ 54 4 66 6
Felipe Santana Brazil DF 2013–2014 24 1 32 1
Hans Sarpei Ghana 2 DF 2010–2011 9 0 18 0
Dietmar Schacht Germany DF 1989–1991 67 7 70 7
Dieter Schatzschneider Germany FW 1984–1986 47 10 53 11
Klaus Scheer Germany MF 1969–1975 165 38 203 48
Uwe Scherr Germany MF 1992–1996 82 2 91 4
Max Schierenberg Germany MF 1992–1995, 1997–1999 17 0 20 0
Mathias Schipper Germany DF 1976–1979, 1982–1988 221 7 258 10
Günter Schlipper Germany MF 1989–1992 111 15 118 16
Lukas Schmitz Germany DF 2009–2011 52 2 70 2
Mathias Schober Germany GK 1997–1999, 2008–2012 30 0 39 0
Frank Schön Germany DF 1995–1996 12 0 13 0
Rudolf Schonhoff Germany FW 1975–1976 2 0 2 0
Alessandro Schöpf Austria 24 MF 2016– ^ 109 10 140 16
Ulrich Schröder Germany FW 1980–1981 2 0 2 0
Günther Schubert Germany GK 1976 3 0 4 0
Markus Schubert Germany GK 2019–2020 9 0 10 0
Luca Schuler Germany FW 2020 1 0 1 0
Willi Schulz Germany 22 DF 1963–1965 52 2 57 2
Toni Schumacher Germany GK 1987–1988 33 0 34 0
Friedhelm Schütte Germany DF 1976 4 0 6 1
Markus Schwiderowski Germany DF 1992 4 0 4 0
Jochen Seitz Germany MF 2003–2004 18 2 25 2
Peter Sendscheid Germany FW 1989–1994 149 46 155 46
Klaus Senger Germany DF 1966–1971 102 3 113 3
Suat Serdar Germany 4 MF 2018– ^ 63 9 75 10
Thomas Siewert Germany DF 1980–1982 30 1 30 1
Michael Skibbe Germany FW 1984–1986 15 1 16 1
Steven Skrzybski Germany FW 2018– ^ 21 3 28 4
Waldemar Słomiany Poland DF 1967–1970 52 5 62 6
Jürgen Sobieray Germany DF 1969–1979 210 14 239 17
Martin Spanring Germany DF 1992 8 0 8 0
Benjamin Stambouli France DF 2016– ^ 99 0 127 0
Peter Stichler Germany DF 1981–1985 69 6 79 7
Albert Streit Germany MF 2008 14 0 15 0
Wim Suurbier Netherlands 7 DF 1977–1978 12 0 15 0
Ádám Szalai Hungary 3 FW 2013–2014 28 7 40 9
Krisztián Szollár Hungary DF 2000 1 0 1 0
Detlev Szymanek Germany FW 1980–1982 19 2 20 2
Filip Tapalović Croatia MF 1998–1999 18 0 20 0
Jürgen Täuber Germany DF 1981 17 1 17 1
Klaus Täuber Germany FW 1983–1987 125 58 138 64
Stephan Täuber Germany MF 1986–1987 8 0 8 0
Bernard Tekpetey Ghana 2 FW 2016–2017 2 0 3 0
Cedric Teuchert Germany FW 2018–2019 9 0 15 0
Malick Thiaw Finland DF 2020– ^ 16 1 19 1
Bernd Thiele Germany DF 1973–1982 189 6 215 6
Olaf Thon * Germany 40 DF 1983–1988, 1994–2002 333 66 384 75
George Timotheou Australia DF 2019 1 0 1 0
Jean-Clair Todibo France DF 2020 8 0 10 0
Michael Tönnies Germany FW 1978–1980 7 0 9 0
Gyula Toth Hungary GK 1964–1965 21 0 25 0
Filip Trojan Czech Republic FW 2002–2004 11 0 21 3
Uwe Tschiskale Germany FW 1988 16 4 16 4
İlyas Tüfekçi Turkey 1 FW 1981–1983 62 15 68 16
Atsuto Uchida Japan 43 DF 2010–2016 104 1 153 2
Volkan Ünlü Turkey GK 2004 4 0 4 0
Lars Unnerstall Germany GK 2011–2012 34 0 47 0
Mark Uth Germany 1 FW 2018– ^ 44 4 55 6
Gustavo Varela Uruguay 13 MF 2002–2008 82 8 118 12
Sven Vermant Belgium 11 MF 2001–2005 98 6 138 7
Werner Vollack Germany GK 1988–1990 36 0 39 0
David Wagner United States 6 FW 1995–1997 29 2 36 3
Friedrich Wagner Germany DF 1978–1979 28 1 30 1
Hans-Joachim Wagner Germany DF 1972 0 0 2 0
Tomasz Wałdoch * Poland 23 DF 1999–2006 141 12 184 13
Uwe Wassmer Germany FW 1988–1989 35 10 40 14
Jürgen Wegmann Germany FW 1986–1987 28 10 28 10
Uwe Weidemann Germany MF 1995–1996 19 1 26 3
Werner Weikamp Germany FW 1965–1966 5 0 5 0
Timon Wellenreuther Germany GK 2015 8 0 10 0
Jürgen Welp Germany GK 1990–1991 6 0 8 0
Siegfried Werner Germany FW 1965–1966 9 1 9 1
Heiko Westermann Germany 19 DF 2007–2010 92 12 123 18
Andreas Wiegel Germany FW 2011 0 0 1 1
Andreas Wildoer Germany MF 1989 1 0 1 0
William Brazil DF 2021– ^ 5 0 6 0
Marc Wilmots * Belgium 38 MF 1996–2003 138 27 178 38
Ludger Winkel Germany MF 1981 3 0 4 0
Hans-Jürgen Wittkamp Germany MF 1967–1971 101 30 122 37
Sascha Wolf Germany FW 1998–1999 14 3 14 3
Claus-Dieter Wollitz Germany MF 1987–1988 29 3 30 3
Michael Wollitz Germany DF 1987–1989 33 3 38 3
Thorsten Wörsdörfer Germany MF 1990–1991 12 1 12 1
Haji Wright United States FW 2018–2019 7 1 7 1
Alban Wüst Germany FW 1969–1971 32 4 40 5
Wolfram Wuttke Germany MF 1979–1980, 1982–1983 48 10 57 10
Carlos Zambrano Peru 11 DF 2009–2010 16 0 20 1
Zé Roberto Brazil MF 2008 3 1 3 1
Thomas Zechel Germany MF 1990–1991 20 1 22 1

Pre-Bundesliga era[edit]

Notable players for Schalke 04 before 1963 are listed below.

   Member of the Schalke 04 Hall of Fame ("Ehrenkabine") – 11 players (*)
   Played for their senior national team in their Schalke 04 career – 16 players (# = international caps as a Schalke player)

Position (Pos): GK = Goalkeeper, DF = Defender, MF = Midfielder, FW = Forward

German championship participations: (titles in bold):
1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1951, 1952, 1956, 1958, 1962

Total competitive matches (since 1922): Oberliga West (468), Gauliga Westfalen (206), Gauliga Ruhr (141), German championship (116), DFB-Pokal (53), Western German championship (43), Westphalian / Western German Cup (41), Emscher-Kreisliga (39), Landesliga Westfalen (34), European Cup (7), Bundesliga, i.a.

Ernst Kuzorra won six German championships with Schalke 04 between 1923 and 1949.
Name Nation # Pos Schalke career German championship Total
Apps Goals Won Apps Goals
Walter Berg Germany 1 MF 1936–1942 27 5 2 86 26
Hans Bornemann Germany DF 1932–1948 68 1 6 220 1
Herbert Burdenski Germany 3 MF 1940–1942, 1947–1949 15 7 2 119 93
Willi Dargaschewski Germany MF 1939–1952 10 2 1 199 13
Hermann Eppenhoff * Germany 3 FW 1939–1944, 1949–1955 39 26 3 277 146
Rudolf Gellesch Germany 20 MF 1933–1944 52 11 6 190 38
Wilhelm Gies * Germany MF 1904–1914 0 0 0 0 0
Heinz Hinz Germany FW 1938–1947 28 4 3 172 78
Ernst Kalwitzki * Germany FW 1933–1944 66 54 6 253 195
Günter Karnhof Germany MF 1955–1965 8 0 1 202 2
Bernhard Klodt * Germany 19 FW 1943–1948, 1950–1962 24 10 1 425 168
Hans Klodt Germany 17 GK 1937–1947 44 0 4 199 5
Heinz Kördell Germany 1 MF 1956–1962 4 3 1 126 29
Willi Koslowski * Germany 3 FW 1955–1965 8 5 1 265 88
Manfred Kreuz * Germany FW 1956–1968 7 4 1 256 77
Ernst Kuzorra * Germany 12 FW 1923–1949 79 48 6 466 445
Paul Matzkowski Germany FW 1948–1957 19 2 1 241 66
Hermann Mellage Germany GK 1930–1937 31 0 3 146 0
Hermann Nattkämper Germany MF 1930–1936 30 10 2 128 90
Hans Nowak Germany 15 DF 1958–1965 4 0 0 174 39
Manfred Orzessek Germany GK 1953–1961 11 0 1 198 0
Ernst Poertgen Germany 3 FW 1934–1938 24 28 2 101 104
Valentin Przybylski Germany MF 1927–1937 33 0 3 160 5
Emil Rothardt Germany MF 1924–1935 23 14 2 166 102
Willi Schulz Germany 22 DF 1960–1965 4 0 0 152 9
Otto Schweisfurth Germany DF 1934–1948 48 0 4 241 9
Günter Siebert Germany FW 1951–1953, 1955–1959 11 4 1 140 70
Thomas Student * Germany DF 1916–1928, 1930–1931 1 0 0 27 0
Fritz Szepan * Germany 34 FW 1925–1949 87 56 6 437 311
Hans Tibulski Germany 1 FW 1929–1933 5 3 0 40 24
Otto Tibulski * Germany 2 DF 1932–1948 77 7 6 349 61
Adolf Urban * Germany 21 FW 1932–1943 46 30 6 153 124
Walter Zwickhofer Germany MF 1942–1943, 1949–1956 13 0 1 218 16

Captains[edit]

All club captains since 1916.

  Honorary captain
Sead Kolašinac is the current captain of Schalke 04.
Name Nat Years
Thomas Student Germany 1916–1928
Ernst Kuzorra Germany 1928–1948
Otto Tibulski Germany 1948
Hermann Eppenhoff Germany 1949–1955
Bernhard Klodt Germany 1955–1963
Manfred Kreuz Germany 1963–1968
Heinz Pliska Germany 1968–1969
Reinhard Libuda Germany 1969–1972
Helmut Kremers Germany 1972–1976
Klaus Fischer Germany 1976–1980
Bernd Thiele Germany 1980–1981
Klaus Fischer Germany 1981

Name Nat Years
Norbert Janzon Germany 1981–1983
Manfred Drexler Germany 1983–1985
Bernard Dietz Germany 1985–1986
Walter Junghans Germany 1986–1987
Wilfried Hannes Germany 1987–1988
Andreas Müller Germany 1988–1992
Günter Güttler Germany 1992–1993
Holger Gehrke Germany 1993–1994
Andreas Müller Germany 1994–1995
Olaf Thon Germany 1995–1996
Jens Lehmann Germany 1996–1997
Olaf Thon Germany 1997–2000

Name Nat Years
Tomasz Wałdoch Poland 2000–2004
Frank Rost Germany 2004–2005
Ebbe Sand Denmark 2005–2006
Marcelo Bordon Brazil 2006–2009
Mladen Krstajić Serbia 2009
Heiko Westermann Germany 2009–2010
Manuel Neuer Germany 2010–2011
Benedikt Höwedes Germany 2011–2017
Ralf Fährmann Germany 2017–2019
Alexander Nübel Germany 2019
Omar Mascarell Spain 2020–2021
Sead Kolašinac Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021–

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • FC Schalke 04 (2015). Königsblau: Die Geschichte des FC Schalke 04. Die Werkstatt. ISBN 978-3-7307-0204-8.
  • "FC Schalke 04 » Players from A-Z". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 5 October 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FC Schalke 04: Ozan Kabak sorgt für beeindruckenden Bundesliga-Rekord" [Ozan Kabak ensures insanity Bundesliga record] (in German). Der Westen. 5 November 2019.