"Approach with the same mentality"
Matchday 3 of the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League await Peter Stöger’s 1. FC Köln on Thursday. The FC head coach and left-back Konstantin Rausch spoke to the press on Wednesday.
Hans Schäfer turns 90
The “best left-wing in the world” is what the international press called him during his playing days. Hans Schäfer, World Cup champion of 1954, twice became German champion as captain of 1. FC Köln. He is the biggest sporting icon and the most important personality in the 70-year history of 1. FC Köln. On 19 October 2017, Hans Schäfer celebrates his 90th birthday.
What Lies Ahead
The 1. FC Köln players were back on the training pitch on Monday following Friday night’s Bundesliga match against VfB Stuttgart. A match against Belarusian side BATE Borisov awaits on Thursday.
FC lose dramatically
The Bundesliga returned for 1. FC Köln on Friday night, but the result was a 1-2 loss on the road against VfB Stuttgart. Donis took the lead for the hosts in the first half. In the turbulent closing minutes, Dominique Heintz evened the score before Akolo scored luckily in added time.
Strong at Home
The Bundesliga returns as 1. FC Köln play on the road against VfB Stuttgart. Last season’s second division champions are notoriously strong at home.
"Believe in our chances"
The international break is over as 1. FC Köln get back to Bundesliga action. FC head coach Peter Stöger spoke on Thursday’s press conference about the upcoming match against VfB Stuttgart.
"Back with confidence"
Konstantin Rausch returned to Cologne on Wednesday following a successful stint with the Russian national team. On Friday “Kocka” will be going up against one of his former sides.
Eyes on the Prize
Leonardo Bittencourt is looks ahead to Stuttgart, while 1. FC Köln welcomed the return of two players on Tuesday.
Horn in Training
Training kicked off on Monday as 1. FC Köln prepare for VfB Stuttgart on Friday. Timo Horn was able to return to individual training.