The 64-year-old meat-factory owner was at the 30. June, after a number of scandals from his Offices at FC Schalke resigned. In 2019 he had provided with as a racially-criticized Remarks about Africans for eddy. In June there was a Corona outbreak in his meat factory, criticism of its working conditions.
in Order to be competitive in the long term, advised Tönnies currently responsible at Schalke, the club structure, at least for the professional sector to give up. "Schalke has a structural Problem. Schalke is a club and it looks like this club is always busy with themselves," said Tönnies: "This is my appeal to the responsible. Changed the.“
unlike other top Bundesliga clubs that have affiliated to their professional area, in part, in commercial companies, is Schalke, as before, only a registered Association. The debate on a change to the Structure is just to Schalke a political issue. "The Name of our Association is and will remain football Club Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V. He is a club within the meaning of the German Association law", is in the mission statement of the club in the first place.Updated Date: 31 December 2020, 20:19