DIAMANTAKOS PENALTY SEALS 1-1 DRAW AT HEERENVEEN
The Boys in Brown secured a 1-1 draw at SC Heerenveen on Saturday afternoon in the final warm-up game before the start of the new season. Hicham Faik gave the home side a second-minute lead before Dimitrios Diamantakos restored parity on 63.
Curtain up! New away and third shirts unveiled
With just over two weeks to go before the start of the league campaign, FC St. Pauli and kit suppliers Under Armour have unveiled the new away and cup shirts and issued an invitation to a unique supporter event at the Millerntor.
EARLY DIAMANTAKOS STRIKE SEALS FLENSBURG WIN
FC St. Pauli secured a win in their penultimate warm-up game before the Bundesliga 2 campaign gets underway. The Boys in Brown won by a goal to nil at fourth-tier outfit SC Weiche Flensburg thanks to a seventh-minute strike from Dimitrios Diamantakos.
FIRST PRE-SEASON DEFEAT AGAINST WSG TIROL
The Boys in Brown suffered their first defeat in four pre-season friendlies on Wednesday afternoon, going down 3-2 to newly promoted Austrian Bundesliga outfit WSG Swarovski Tirol. Cenk Sahin equalised moments after Zlatko Dedic had given WSG a 17th minute lead, only for Dedic and David Gugganig to give the Austrian side a 3-1 half-time advantage. Christopher Buchtmann pulled one back on 55 but Jos Luhukay's side were unable to find an equaliser despite several excellent chances in the closing stages.
DFL SCHEDULES WEEKS 3 TO 8: HOME DERBY ON A MONDAY NIGHT
The German Football League (DFL) announced the exact kick-off times for gameweeks 3 to 8 on Wednesday, 10 July. The home derby against HSV will get underway at 2030 CET on Monday, 16 September. Holstein Kiel will also guest at the Millerntor on a Monday night (26 August, while SV Sandhausen will visit on Sunday, 29 September (1330 CET).
THREE SECOND-HALF GOALS SEE OFF INGOLSTADT
The Boys in Brown secured victory in the first of two friendlies during their summer training camp on Sunday afternoon. Jos Luhukay’s side beat FC Ingolstadt 3-0 in Volders. After a goalless first-half Ersin Zehir opened the scoring on 52 minutes. Dimitrios Diamantakos doubled the advantage on 61 before Aurel Loubongo M'Boungou added a third three minutes before time.
SAHIN: "INGOLSTADT SPELL WAS GOOD FOR MY PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT“
A new old face can be seen at the club’s Austrian training camp. Cenk Sahin is back in the brown-and-white colours after his loan spell with FC Ingolstadt. In Mayrhofen, the 24-year-old spoke about his time there, his return to the Boys in Brown and his personal goals.