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1. In which city do Schalke04 play their home games?
2. Schalke 04 were forme din 1904. When did they win their first German league championship (Hint: it was before the Bundesliga was founded)?
3. When the club was founded, many of its players worked in the same profession, and even decades later, the club was still associated with this profession. Which one is it?
4. Which are the team colours?
5. In Germany, Schalke is famous for being involved in many scandals and affairs. The first one occurred in 1930. At that time all the players in the German league were playing at an amateur status, which means that they were only allowed to receive a certain amount of money from their football club. Schalke paid some of its players more than that. What was the amount of money that the players were allowed to get?
6. One of the most popular sports shows in German TV was, "Aktuelle Sportstudio" ("Current Sports Studio"). The first female host of this show, Carmen Thomas, became popular because of which blooper?
7. Schalke's biggest European triumph was winning the UEFA Cup in 1997. Which Italian team did they beat in the final (two legs, home and away)?
8. In August 2001, Schalke 04 moved to a new stadium, the "Arena Auf Schalke". What was the name of the stadium in which they played before that?
9. On 11 May 2002, Schalke 04 won the German Cup for the fourth time. The next day there was a parade held to celebrate this victory. What happened during these celebrations?
10. The fans of Schalke 04 share a friendly bond with the supporters of which German football team?
Source: Author Chris1013
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