FC Schalke 04 Logo

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FC Schalke 04 (full name – Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V.) is a football and multi-sports club playing in the Bundesliga (Germany).

Meaning and history

FC Schalke 04 Logo history

1971

FC Schalke 04 Logo 1971
This version of the FC Schalke 04 logo already has many of the features present in the current one. We can see the “SC” abbreviation paired with “04” (the year when the club was founded, 1904). The palette combining white with a distinctive shade of blue is also familiar.
The older logo is, however, more cluttered. There are several thin rings in white and blue, as well as the lettering “F.C. Schalke04” in small glyphs.

1978

FC Schalke 04 Logo 1978
The design team simplified the emblem by just removing everything outside the third blue ring. As a result, the logo now draws your attention to its central part, which becomes more prominent.

1995

FC Schalke 04 logo
The club has used the same approach to make the design even simpler. Now, they have cut everything beyond the first blue ring. As a result, the ring encircles the central part of the emblem.
While there have been no more changes in the structure of the FC Schalke 04 logo, the designers slightly modified the shape of the glyphs inside.