Sport Schalke 04: Clemens Tönnies will probably step down
Tönnies-Aus: How the fans react
Clemens Tönnies clears the way for FC Schalke 04. The majority of the fans are relieved, some fans do not cry to Tönnies. © Imago Clemens Tönnies has resigned from FC Schalke 04 Clemens Tönnies has resigned from FC Schalke 04 . The reactions of the fans to the royal blue quake are different, but the majority of the supporters support Tönnies' step. "Today is a good day," writes the user "Haldenbiker" on Twitter, who also expresses "respect for Tönnies" because he has spared the club an ordeal.
What the Schalke supporters recently publicly claimed has now happened. Clemens Tönnies is said to have resigned as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
supervisory board chairman Clemens Tönnies of FC Schalke 04 apparently resigned from all his office in the club with immediate effect. That reports theon Tuesday afternoon.
Accordingly, the pressure after the Corona outbreak in his meat factory in Rheda-Wiedenbrück had become too great. Previously, many S04 fans and the Schalke Ultras Tönnies had called for resignation.
Tönnies became a member of the Supervisory Board in December 1994. He was Chairman of the Supervisory Board since November 2001.
Tönnies had already been heavily criticized in August 2019 due to racist statements.
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.