The powerful Supervisory Board Chairman Clemens Tönnies lay down in a football Bundesliga club Schalke 04 and his Offices. That has been confirmed by the club officially. Finally, the Schalke Ultra had demanded-movement extensively the farewell of the multibillion-dollar meat manufacturers, who had spoken last August in a speech to be racist. On Saturday Schalke Fans marched around the Arena because of the situation at your club, and requested, among other things, the Tönnies-resignation.
According to information from the F. A. Z. has not taken Tönnies in the meeting of the Supervisory Board for a long time the word. As we Heard, but should have a majority of the inspectors in the up before a few days Tönnies a large part of the loyal body on a retreat pushed.
Since 1994, the Supervisory Board
Tönnies was since 1994 a member of the controlling body of the club, and this since 2001. In this period Schalke became three times European Cup winners, five times Vice-champion and played ten times in the Champions League. Finally, the sporting and economic problems were getting bigger and bigger. In the season 2018/2019 Schalke got almost. In just the past season, the Club dreamed to have a superior Hinserie under coach David Wagner of the return in the European Cup, crashed in the return series, but abruptly. After 16 winless Games at the piece ended Schalke the season is only on rank twelve.
before the Corona-crisis, the liabilities grew to nearly 200 million euros. In his Distress, the club should have applied for a guarantee from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in order to secure the continued existence. Add to that the Trouble to Tönnies, the more violent unloaded. At the entrance of the old Schalke stadium Glückauf-arena, a Banner with the inscription emblazoned at last: "No exploiters in S04 - Tönnies Out!" And at a bridge and at the fence of the old Park stadium, there were posters with the same calls for his resignation. And: "No racists on Schalke!"Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 10:19