St. Pauli to play friendly at Brøndby IF
Another warm-up game has been scheduled as part of the club's preparations for the 2018/19 season. Markus Kauczinski's side will visit Danish outfit Brøndby IF on Sunday, 8 July. Kick-off at the Brøndby Stadium is at 1500 CET.
KALLA: "ATMOSPHERE IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY AS WELL"
Jan-Philipp Kalla is a seasoned St. Pauli veteran with several relegation battles under his belt. So it's kind of logical that our No27 was a go-to player last term when the Boys in Brown suddenly found themselves fighting to avoid the drop. In conversation with us, he speaks about the end-of-season run-in and takes stock of the 2017/18 campaign.
Trulsen appointed second assistant coach
FC St. Pauli have completed their coaching team for the forthcoming season with the appointment of record appearance-maker André Trulsen. The former FCSP coach will work alongside head coach Markus Kauczinski and assistant coach Markus Gellhaus. Trulsen, 53, has signed a contract to 30 June 2020. In his role as second assistant coach, he will also share responsibility for the management and development of the young professionals and Under-23 and Under-19 players.
St. Pauli sign Møller Dæhli
FC St. Pauli have made completed another important part of their squad-building process for next season with the acquisition of Mats Møller Dæhli on a permanent deal from Bundesliga outfit SC Freiburg. The 23-year-old midfielder, who joined the club on loan in January of last year, has put pen to paper on a deal that will run until 30 June 2021. No details of the transfer fee will be disclosed.
DIAMANTAKOS: "LIKE AN EXPLOSION"
For the Boys in Brown, the 2017/18 season reached its pinnacle in round 32. Greuther Fürth's visit to the Millerntor on 28 April was the crunch fixture as far as most people were concerned. Markus Kauczinski's side came out firing on all cylinders on the day, flying into the tackles and looking to get forward at every opportunity. In the end they ran out comfortable 3-0 winners to take a big step towards second division safety. Right in the thick of things was Dimitrios Diamantakos, for whom the game was to take on even more meaning.
KNOLL JOINS ST. PAULI ON FOUR-YEAR DEAL
The first piece of business for the 2018/19 season is done and dusted. FC St. Pauli have signed Marvin Knoll from Jahn Regensburg. The 27-year-old centre-back has signed a deal that will keep him at the club until 30 June 2022.