Club facts: Schalke

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FC Schalke 04
Formed:
1904
Nickname:
S04, Die Königsblauen (The Royal Blues), Die Knappen (The Miners)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup: 1997
• UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2003, 2004

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 7 (1958)
German Cup: 5 (2011)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2015/16: round of 32
2014/15:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2013/14:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2012/13:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2011/12:
quarter-finals
2010/11:
UEFA Champions League semi-finals
2009/10:
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2008/09:
group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2007/08: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
2006/07: first round

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
6-1: Schalke v HJK Helsinki
25/08/11, UEFA Europa League play-off second leg
5-0:
Schalke v Vardar
17/07/04, UEFA Intertoto Cup third round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-5: AEK Larnaca v Schalke
20/10/11, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
1-6: Schalke v Real Madrid
26/02/14, UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg
0-5: Schalke v Chelsea
25/11/14, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Manchester City v Schalke
15/04/70, European Cup Winners' Cup semi-final second leg
4-0: Atlético Madrid v Schalke
27/08/08, UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
6-1: Schalke v HJK Helsinki (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-5: AEK Larnaca v Schalke (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
1-4: Schalke v Wisła Kraków
10/12/02, third round second leg
0-3: Schalke v Shakhtar Donetsk
25/02/16, round of 32 second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
4-2: Magdeburg v Schalke
02/11/77, second round first leg
3-1: Nancy v Schalke
28/09/06, first round second leg
2-0: HJK Helsinki v Schalke
18/08/11, play-off first leg