Schalke

  • Schalke eye quick return to Europe despite Real thrashing 19-03-2014 01:41 PM

    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...
  • Real Madrid complete rout of Schalke with 3-1 win in Champions League 19-03-2014 03:13 AM

    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...
  • Real Madrid prepare for Champions League formality against Schalke 18-03-2014 08:43 AM

    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...
  • Reality bites for Schalke in Champions League mismatch 27-02-2014 04:25 PM

    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...
  • Real Madrid outclass Schalke 6-1 in Champions League 27-02-2014 03:46 AM

    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...
  • Real Madrid excelling, even without Ronaldo 17-02-2014 11:22 PM

    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...
  • Chelsea, Schalke looking to advance from Group E 25-11-2013 07:38 PM

    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...
  • Samuel Eto'o scores twice as Chelsea close on last 16 07-11-2013 09:27 AM

    LONDON: Samuel Eto'o rolled back the years to score two different types of goal as Chelsea beat Schalke 04 3-0 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...
  • Torres injured as Chelsea face Schalke in Champions League 05-11-2013 10:50 PM

    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....
  • Injured Fernando Torres fails to recover for Schalke match 05-11-2013 07:41 PM

    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 3-0 victory at Schalke two weeks ago and also the winner against Premier League...
  • Jose Mourinho wants big improvement against Schalke 04-11-2013 10:03 PM

    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 3-0 at Schalke two weeks...
  • Torres scores brace as Chelsea thump Schalke 23-10-2013 08:44 AM

    Fit-again Fernando Torres sparkled on his 100th start for Chelsea, scoring twice to help the 2012 winners outclass Schalke 3-0 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...
  • Schalke rely on Boateng and youth against Chelsea 21-10-2013 10:22 AM

    Berlin: Schalke 04 are hoping new signing Kevin-Prince 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...
  • Schalke sign Milan midfielder Boateng on four-year deal 30-08-2013 07:20 PM

    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...
  • Schalke on the verge of signing Kevin-Prince Boateng 30-08-2013 05:18 PM

    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...
  • Schalke to bid for Ronaldinho: reports 30-08-2013 10:16 AM

    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...
  • Schalke's Klaas Jan Huntelaar to miss Champions League playoff 18-08-2013 07:39 PM

    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 4-0 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...
  • CAS denies Metalist a Champions League reprieve 17-08-2013 11:22 AM

    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 match-fixing while an appeal proceeds....
  • Metalist asks CAS for Champions League reprieve 15-08-2013 03:59 PM

    Lausanne, Switzerland: Metalist Kharkiv has asked sports' highest court to issue an emergency ruling that would freeze its expulsion from the Champions League for match-fixing 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...
  • Liverpool resurrect their chase for Schalke defender Papadopolous 27-07-2013 03:50 PM

    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...
  • Manchester City may slide in Champions League rankings: report 30-04-2013 09:59 AM

    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...
  • Schalke battle back to draw 2-2 with Arsenal 07-11-2012 02:50 AM

    Gelsenkirchens: Schalke fought back from a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Tuesday and stay top of Group B in the Champions League. Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud scored inside the first 30 minutes to put Arsenal ahead. But a goal from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in first-half...