Entertainment reactions: Schalker ex-honorary councilor pays tribute to Tönnies

20:51  30 june  2020
20:51  30 june  2020 Source:   sport1.de

Tönnies-Aus: How the fans react

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Clemens Tönnies is no longer Chairman of the Board of FC Schalke 04. The district club announced this on Tuesday afternoon.

After a lot of fuss over his person in the past few months, the 64-year-old, who had been head of the board since 2001, resigned all his positions from the royal blue.

The former honorary councilor Kornelia Toporzysek, who had recently sharply criticized Tönnies in "11Freunde" ("He is only a burden for Schalke 04. He massively damages reputation") welcomed the move.

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Fischer appeals to those responsible for Schalke

"RESPECT for this step, which Mr Tönnies will have had a hard time doing!" Toporzysek wrote on Twitter.

Schalke legend Klaus Fischer also commented on t-online.de about the end of Tönnies, who himself explained his decision in a statement.

SPORT1 summarizes the most important reactions:

Kornelia Toporzysek (Schalke Honorary Councilor): "RESPECT for this step, which Mr. Tönnies will have had a hard time! RESPECT also to the members of the Supervisory Board, who have made a new start possible. Now it is time to stand together "Address the problems together and fill trenches."

Klaus Fischer (Schalke legend): "" Without Clemens Tönnies we will face very difficult times. One should not forget: Tönnies would also have had the contacts that would have put together a million-dollar package if it had been spun off. (...) Now those are asked who absolutely wanted to get rid of Clemens Tönnies. You have to take that on now. I only expect nine times clever people who know everything better. "

Clemens Tönnies: " Anyone who knows me knows that this decision 'as a Schalke player' was so difficult after so many years. It has always been an honor for me to serve this great club for over a quarter of a century. And it fills me with gratitude and some pride that the members have confirmed me again and again as a member of the supervisory board. Of course, I will stay connected to FC Schalke 04 for a lifetime. Glückauf! "

report: NRW government wants to support Schalke 04 with 40 million euros .
© picture alliance / dpa A look into the Veltins Arena According to information from "Handelsblatt" , FC Schalke 04 should receive public aid. As the newspaper reports on Monday, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia is planning a guarantee for the financially troubled Bundesliga soccer team in the amount of 40 million euros. According to this, the million aid should be officially announced on Wednesday. The state finance ministry did not want to comment on the guarantee secret.

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