St. Pauli will travel to Preußen Münster in the first round of the DFB Pokal following today’s draw. The game will be played on the first weekend in August, with the date and time of the kick-off to be decided in the coming days once games have been selected for TV coverage.
Münster narrowly missed out on promotion last season from the 3.Liga, having finished in 4th on 72 points, and will provide tough competition for the boys in brown.
The fixtures for the 2.Bundesliga season will be announced Friday 21st. We will post details when they are released.
As always, our Weisse Rose fanzine is available to read and download completely free! Our English language St. Pauli fanzine this month features the following:
- Two years since Yorkshire St. Pauli was formed, we get the memories and stories of some of our members.
- A review of a not-so-enjoyable season.
- An update on the progress being made with the 1910 Museum plans, and a downloadable membership form for those who want to become a member and support the museum!
- Our end of season awards.
- An A4 poster for you to print out and stick on your bedroom walls, just like you used to get in the English football magazines of the 80s and 90s.
- A look at a St. Pauli fans visit to Leeds United v Huddersfield and Blackburn v Burnley.
- A look at the “St. Pauli, running against the right” event from one of those brave enough to enter!
- An account of the special end of season train to Kaiserslautern.
The fanzine link is here: Weisse Rose – June 13. (Click the link to read, right click and “save link as” or “save target as” if you prefer to download it to your computer).
A huge thank you to everyone who contributed! Here’s to a better season in 13/14…
Yorkshire St. Pauli
We would just like to say a huge thanks to everyone who took part in our raffle and sent donations to help with the current refugee situation in Hamburg (see previous posts on our website for more information). The winners of the raffle have been informed, and the total raised was €246. This has already been sent over to Hamburg and passed onto the social organisation “Karawane e. V.”, one of the main groups that is looking after the refugees. It’s great to see the community of Yorkshire St. Pauli coming together in such a way, and doing our bit for a great cause.
Donations are still welcomed if you haven’t already donated, and can be sent to us via PayPal using our email address YSP@live.co.uk. We will continue to pass on all donations that are received. The situation is still ongoing and help is still needed.
Also, here is a excellent article from Basti, a member of the Ostblock fanclub, having helped on a night shift in the church where some of the refugees are staying:
St Pauli today completed their sixth signing of the close season with the capture of Michael Gregoritsch, 19, on loan from TSC Hoffenheim until the end of the season.
Gregoritsch comes with a promising reputation. He is a current Austria Under-21s international, as well as the youngest ever goal scorer in the Austria Bundesliga, scoring for SV Kapfenberg aged just 15 and 361 days. Last year for Hoffenheim’s u-23′s team, Gregoritsch notched 11 goals in 28 appearances.
Sports director Rachid Azzouzi: “Michael is a strong header of the ball and despite his size, he’s a good technical striker. He has a strong left foot. Already at a young age, he has proven that he can score goals. “
Michael Gregoritsch: ”I wanted to play in Germany and I am glad that gives me the FC St. Pauli the chance. I want to play as many matches as possible and will do everything I can for the team.”
“The talks were very good. They have shown me a fair deal to play here. Therefore, my decision was quickly made after the talks.”
Following on from our post last night regarding the help needed to support refugees in Hamburg, we are having a raffle in order to raise much needed funds for the support with food and accommodation.
Prizes will include a Yorkshire St. Pauli scarf, a Yorkshire St. Pauli t-shirt of your choice, along with some badges and huge collection of stickers to win. And perhaps some other assorted St. Pauli items we have lying around.
Raffle tickets are £3 each, and you can buy as many as you like! To buy, just send your money for as many tickets as you would like via PayPal to us, using our email address YSP@live.co.uk.
This will stay open until Sunday evening, when winners will be notified.