SCHALKE

  • Champions League last-16 draw: Real Madrid get Schalke, Manchester City face Barcelona 3 days ago

    A Champions League draw heavy with reunions on Monday paired Real Madrid and Barcelona with the same last 16 opponents as last season, and sent Arsene Wenger back to the club where he made his reputation. Defending champion Madrid will play Schalke a year after a 6-1 rout in Germany sparked...
  • Champions League: Terry, Drogba score as Chelsea crush Schalke 5-0 November 26, 2014

    Chelsea produced a footballing masterclass to romp to a 5-0 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday to power into the last 16 of the Champions League and make it a miserable night for former coach Roberto Di Matteo. Captain John Terry headed in a corner after 78 seconds and Brazil midfielder...
  • Champions League: Chelsea eager to seal knockout spot against Schalke November 25, 2014

    Chelsea are well-placed to secure a Champions League knockout stage when they face Schalke 04 in their penultimate Group G game on Tuesday but coach Jose Mourinho warned that any slip up could still prove costly. Chelsea, top on eight points, will advance with a win or even a draw in...
  • Champions League: Chelsea travel to Maribor, Sporting host Schalke November 5, 2014

    Unbeaten in all competitions this season, Chelsea have been in stellar form and could ensure a spot in the knockout stage of the Champions League with a win on Wednesday. Victory over Maribor in Group G, along with Sporting Lisbon failing to beat Schalke, would be enough for the London club...
  • Champions League: Sporting Lisbon want rematch with Schalke over penalty winner October 24, 2014

    Berlin: Portugal's Sporting Lisbon have lodged a protest with European soccer's governing body UEFA and demanded a rematch with Schalke 04 after a last-gasp penalty gave the Germans a 4-3 win in their Champions League game on Tuesday. "The green-whites (of Sporting) have demanded the match to be played again or...
  • Schalke need Di Matteo's touch against Sporting Lisbon October 20, 2014

    Schalke 04 are hoping their freshly-found discipline under new coach Robert Di Matteo, coupled with his Champions League pedigree will help them beat Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday for their first win in the competition this season. Italian Di Matteo, who replaced Jens Keller, enjoyed a successful debut on the Schalke bench...
  • Champions League: Chelsea held to a 11 draw by Schalke September 18, 2014

    Schalke 04 halted the Chelsea juggernaut when they drew 11 in their Champions League Group G opener at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, handing a wakeup call to the London club who had won their first four games of the season. After Cesc Fabregas put Chelsea ahead with his first goal for...
  • Champions League: Chelsea, Costa set to heap more misery on Schalke September 17, 2014

    The good news for Schalke 04's defenders as they prepare to face Chelsea in their opening Champions League Group G match on Wednesday is that striker Diego Costa is nursing a slight hamstring injury. The bad news is that even without being fully fit he has scored seven goals in his...
  • Schalke sign goalkeeper Christian Wetklo August 14, 2014

    Berlin: Former Mainz goalkeeper Christian Wetklo has joined German football club Schalke for a year. Schalke signed Wetklo as a backup goalkeeper, as new arrival Fabian Giefer will be sidelined until October. Thus Ralf Fahrmann remains the starting goalkeeper while Wetklo will be the number two between the posts, reports Xinhua. "Due...
  • Schalke eye quick return to Europe despite Real thrashing March 19, 2014

    Schalke 04 bid farewell to the Champions League following a comprehensive 9-2 aggregate defeat to Real Madrid but they hope their absence will be short-lived with the Ruhr valley club eyeing a top-three finish in the Bundesliga. Their round of 16 tie was essentially settled when they were thrashed 6-1 at...
  • Real Madrid complete rout of Schalke with 3-1 win in Champions League March 19, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals as Real Madrid completed their Champions League last 16 thrashing of Schalke with a 3-1 victory on Tuesday. Madrid breezed into the quarter-finals after winning 9-2 on aggregate following their 6-1 first-leg victory in Germany. The Spanish leader's progress was never in doubt as coach...
  • Real Madrid prepare for Champions League formality against Schalke March 18, 2014

    Madrid: Holding a 6-1 lead from the first leg, Real Madrid can finish off its one-sided Champions League series with Schalke on Tuesday. Madrid's attacking firepower was on display in the lopsided win in Gelsenkirchen, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema leading the way. Benzema is unlikely to be...
  • Reality bites for Schalke in Champions League mismatch February 27, 2014

    Schalke 04 went into their Champions League clash against Real Madrid with high hopes on the back of a good recent run in the Bundesliga, but the German side were left stunned by the gulf in the class after they suffered a 6-1 mauling at home. Wednesday's humiliation, which came one...
  • Real Madrid outclass Schalke 6-1 in Champions League February 27, 2014

    Gelsenkirchen, (Germany): Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals apiece as Real Madrid crushed Schalke 6-1 on Wednesday to all but seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Madrid dominated from the start of the first leg match in the last 16, scoring twice in...
  • Real Madrid excelling, even without Ronaldo February 17, 2014

    Madrid: No Cristiano Ronaldo? No problem. Real Madrid's title ambitions continue to gain credence, with the Spanish giants showing no dip despite missing the Ballon d'Or winner. Ronaldo is banned for one more league game and cannot return before next week's Champions League game at Schalke. No matter, as Madrid stretched its...
  • Chelsea, Schalke looking to advance from Group E November 25, 2013

    London: Facing nine matches in December, Chelsea can ensure at least one is meaningless by securing Champions League qualification on Tuesday. That's if the team can avoid another setback against FC Basel, which stunned the London club in the Group E opener by winning at Stamford Bridge. Victory in Switzerland on Tuesday...
  • Samuel Eto'o scores twice as Chelsea close on last 16 November 7, 2013

    LONDON: Samuel Eto'o rolled back the years to score two different types of goal as Chelsea beat Schalke 04 30 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday to virtually guarantee their place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League. Eto'o, 32, who has won most of the major honours in the game...
  • Torres injured as Chelsea face Schalke in Champions League November 5, 2013

    London: However frustrating Jose Mourinho finds Chelsea's Premier League form, Schalke's Bundesliga start has been far worse. As they prepare to meet in the Champions League on Wednesday, Chelsea are second domestically five points behind Arsenal and Schalke are already 12 points adrift in Germany in sixth place. With...
  • Injured Fernando Torres fails to recover for Schalke match November 5, 2013

    London: Rejuvenated striker Fernando Torres will miss Chelsea's Champions League game against Schalke on Wednesday after failing to recover from a thigh injury. The Spanish international has been in sparkling form recently, scoring twice in the 30 victory at Schalke two weeks ago and also the winner against Premier League rivals...
  • Jose Mourinho wants big improvement against Schalke November 4, 2013

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who said he made '11 mistakes' in his team selection after Chelsea lost to Newcastle United on Saturday, will not want to get it wrong again when Schalke 04 visit Stamford Bridge in the Champions League on Wednesday. Chelsea won 30 at Schalke two weeks ago...
  • Torres scores brace as Chelsea thump Schalke October 23, 2013

    Fitagain Fernando Torres sparkled on his 100th start for Chelsea, scoring twice to help the 2012 winners outclass Schalke 30 to go top of Champions League Group E on Tuesday. Torres produced a flying header at the far post after Branislav Ivanovic had flicked on a Frank Lampard corner in the...
  • Schalke rely on Boateng and youth against Chelsea October 21, 2013

    Berlin: Schalke 04 are hoping new signing KevinPrince Boateng as well as teenagers Leon Goretzka and Max Meyer can power the Germans past Chelsea on Tuesday as they look for their third win in three games in their Champions League group. With half a dozen players missing through injury, Schalke coach...
  • Schalke sign Milan midfielder Boateng on four-year deal August 30, 2013

    Berlin: Champions League competitors Schalke 04 have signed AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng on a four-year deal after the Ghana international passed his medical at the German club on Friday. "I am delighted to be back home in Germany," Germany-born Boateng told reporters. "It is one of the best leagues in...
  • Schalke on the verge of signing Kevin-Prince Boateng August 30, 2013

    Gelsenkirchen: Schalke are on the verge of signing Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng from AC Milan. The Bundesliga club say on their website that the 26-year-old Boateng is undergoing a medical. Boateng scored twice as Milan qualified for the Champions League with a 3-0 win over PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday. His departure...
  • Schalke to bid for Ronaldinho: reports August 30, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho is reportedly being pursued by German club Schalke 04 ahead of Monday's European transfer deadline. The Bundesliga club have turned their attention to the two-time FIFA World Player of the Year after their first choice target Samuel Eto'o joined Chelsea, reports Xinhua. "Schalke is looking for...
  • Schalke's Klaas Jan Huntelaar to miss Champions League playoff August 18, 2013

    Gelsenkirchen, Germany: Schalke striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar will be out of action for several weeks due to a knee injury sustained in his side's 40 defeat at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The club says on its website that Huntelaar has a partial rupture to a ligament in his right...
  • CAS denies Metalist a Champions League reprieve August 17, 2013

    Lausanne: Sport's highest court has refused to reinstate Metalist Kharkiv in the Champions League, clearing PAOK Thessaloniki to face Schalke in the playoff round. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a judge dismissed the Ukrainian club's request to freeze its expulsion by UEFA for matchfixing while an appeal proceeds. PAOK, which...
  • Metalist asks CAS for Champions League reprieve August 15, 2013

    Lausanne, Switzerland: Metalist Kharkiv has asked sports' highest court to issue an emergency ruling that would freeze its expulsion from the Champions League for matchfixing in 2008. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has asked UEFA and Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki, which was reinstated in Metalist's place, for "written...
  • Liverpool resurrect their chase for Schalke defender Papadopolous July 27, 2013

    Before it gets too late, Liverpool are looking to shake things up have decided to give their hunt for Bundesliga centre back Kyriakos Papadopolous another go. The Daily Mirror reports that the Mersyside club, who had pulled out of the move due to the defender's knee injury are back in contention...
  • Manchester City may slide in Champions League rankings: report April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The 2012 EPL champions may be relegated to the third tier of the Champions League after their dismal campaign in 2013, 'The Telegraph' reported. Manchester City are likely to be relegated to the third tier of Champions League seeds next season following their failure to qualify from the group...