The Collapse Of Schalke 04, A Breakdown…



Schalke 04 have been relegated to Germany’s second division following months of decline, sending the club and its fans into disarray. The side, also known as ‘Königsblauen’ (Royal Blues), were forced to seek police protection from their own supporters, following a confrontation with fans after their loss to Arminia Bielefeld.

In the latest episode of “The Bundesliga Connection”, DW Sports Correspondent Kres Harrington breaks down the latest news surrounding the team and analyses how the club have collapsed so rapidly in recent years.

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