A time for celebrations?

December 27, 2004
By Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
Only a handful of days remain of Schalke's one-hundredth year. Was it a good centennial? Let's see.

Schalke began their jubilee year in perfect fashion, winning at rivals Dortmund thanks to a last-minute goal by the Dane Ebbe Sand ­ a fans' favourite who'd been going through a barren spell.

That win was particularly nice because it meant Schalke also overtook Dortmund in the standings, rising to sixth place after 18 rounds. But three of the next four matches finished scoreless, ...

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