Schalke win delights Di Matteo after Chelsea debacle
Schalke win delights Di Matteo after Chelsea debacle

Roberto di Matteo was delighted as his Schalke 04 bounced back from their midweek Champions League debacle against his former club Chelsea with a 4-1 thumping of Mainz on Saturday.

Dutch rout Latvia to ease pressure on Guus Hiddink
Dutch rout Latvia to ease pressure on Guus Hiddink

Under-pressure coach Guus Hiddink breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday as the Netherlands outclassed Latvia 6-0 in Amsterdam to give their Euro 2016 qualifying bid a shot in the arm.

Roberto Di Matteo enjoys winning start at Schalke
Roberto Di Matteo enjoys winning start at Schalke

Roberto di Matteo enjoyed a winning start as Schalke 04 coach on Saturday as his Royal Blues earned a 2-0 victory at home to Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Dutch beat 10-man Kazakhstan with late goals
Euro 2016 qualifier: Dutch beat 10-man Kazakhstan with late goals

The Netherlands grabbed two late goals to snatch a 3-1 home victory over 10-man Kazakhstan having trailed until just past the hour mark in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday.

Champions League: Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes
Champions League: Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes

German teams scored a point -- or more accurately, seven -- in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils.

Diego Costa can't play every match because of injury: Jose Mourinho
Diego Costa can't play every match because of injury: Jose Mourinho

Striker Diego Costa, who has scored seven goals for Chelsea in his first four Premier League games, cannot play more than once a week because of a hamstring problem, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said.

CL 2014: Chelsea forced to settle for a draw against Schalke
CL 2014: Chelsea forced to settle for a draw against Schalke

 Chelsea wasted chance after chance and had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Schalke 04 in their opening Champions League Group G match at Stamford Bridge that made a mockery of both teams` early season form.

Robben defies the years, if not gravity

Three goals, a whiff of scandal from his seemingly tenuous relationship with gravity, outstanding allround performances and the record for the fastest player on the planet, Arjen Robben`s World Cup has been nothing if not memorable.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Huntelaar penalty gives Dutch last-gasp 2-1 win

A stoppage time penalty from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar gave the Netherlands a dramatic 2-1 victory over Mexico in the second round of the World Cup on Sunday minutes after the Mexicans had seemed certain to reach the quarter-finals. With two minutes to play Mexico were leading 1-0 but Wesley Sneijder pulled the Dutch level with a fierce drive, seemingly forcing the match into extra time.

Champions League spots add drama to Bundesliga finale

Four teams are fighting for the chance to play in the Champions League next season as the Bundesliga finale on Saturday promises a nail-biting climax and a battle for Hamburg SV to avoid their first ever relegation.

Rejuvenated Schalke move up to second spot

Schalke 04`s Chinedu Obasi scored and set up a goal for Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in a 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin that took them up a place to second in the Bundesliga after the eighth win in their last nine home games.

Huntelaar fires Schalke up to third

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored a brace on Friday to give Schalke 04 a 2-1 win at Augsburg and move the Royal Blues up to third in the Bundesliga.

Benzema, Bale, Ronaldo double up as Real shred Schalke

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema scored twice each as rampant Real Madrid ripped Schalke 04 apart with an empathic, one-sided 6-1 away win in the first leg of their round of 16 Champions League tie on Wednesday.

Liverpool target Holtby confirms intention to leave Schalke

The 22-year-old refused to sign an extension with his current side, paving the way for a Bosman move in the summer, and the club`s general manager insists they respect his decision.

Arsenal 0-2 Schalke: Huntelaar & Afellay gun down sloppy hosts

Schalke became the first foreign side to win at Arsenal in nine years as they took advantage of a pitiful display by Arsene Wenger’s side to take top spot in Champions League Group B.

Schalke clinch Champions League place

Bundesliga top scorer Klaas-Jan Huntelaar struck twice for Schalke to secure automatic qualification for next season`s Champions League with a 4-0 win over Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Injury scare for Huntelaar after clash at Wembley

Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar did not suffer a severe injury, a MRI scan indicated, after clashing heads with England`s Chris Smalling in the Netherlands` 3-2 win in a football match at Wembley.

Huntelaar knows how to score, but in Italy it is difficult: Kluivert

Patrick Kluivert, who played for Milan in 1997-98, has praised their latest Dutch striker, but warned Klaas-Jan Huntelaar that it is much easier to score in Spain`s Primera Division than in Italy.

Huntelaar knows how to score, but in Italy it is difficult: Kluivert

Patrick Kluivert, who played for Milan in 1997-98, has praised their latest Dutch striker, but warned Klaas-Jan Huntelaar that it is much easier to score in Spain`s Primera Division than in Italy.

Arsenal, Spurs lock horns over Dutch striker

Arsenal has said that they are ready to challenge the Tottenham Spurs in the race to claim Real Madrid and Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.