No time for Schalke and Bayer Leverkusen to mourn European exit
No time for Schalke and Bayer Leverkusen to mourn European exit

Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke 04 have been eliminated from the Champions League days ago but the two sides meet in the Bundesliga on Saturday to battle it out for a spot in Europe`s premier club competition next season.

Carlo Ancelotti gets confidence vote from Real Madrid president
Carlo Ancelotti gets confidence vote from Real Madrid president

Carlo Ancelotti will remain as coach of Spanish giants Real Madrid for the forseeable future after being given a resounding vote of confidence by club president Florentino Perez.

Real Madrid crisis big factor in La Liga
Real Madrid crisis big factor in La Liga

Crisis looms over Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium as match-day 27 of the Spanish La Liga looms on the horizon.

Madrid implosion 'incomprehensible' for Carlo​ Ancelotti
Madrid implosion 'incomprehensible' for Carlo​ Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admitted he is at a loss to explain the European champions dramatic slump in form as they sneaked into the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Schalke on Tuesday.

 

Madrid edge past Schalke despite stunning defeat
Madrid edge past Schalke despite stunning defeat

Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time leading goalscorer in European competitions as Real Madrid sneaked into the quarter-finals of the Champions League 5-4 on aggregate despite losing a seven-goal thriller 4-3 to Schalke on Tuesday.

Luka Modric likely to return for Real against Schalke
Luka Modric likely to return for Real against Schalke

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is likely to return from a lengthy injury layoff in the Champions League last 16 second leg at home to Schalke 04 on March 10, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday.

Bundesliga: Losing to Schalke is `forbidden` for Dortmund`s Marco Reus
Bundesliga: Losing to Schalke is `forbidden` for Dortmund`s Marco Reus

After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang compared winning the Ruhr Valley derby to "an orgasm" now his Borussia Dortmund team-mate Marco Reus says losing at home to Schalke on Saturday is "forbidden".

World War II bomb found at Borussia Dortmund`s stadium
World War II bomb found at Borussia Dortmund`s stadium

Borussia Dortmund`s Westfalenstadion stadium was evacuated on Thursday after an unexploded WWII bomb was found during renovation work, the club announced.

Lionel Messi challenges Cristiano Ronaldo in race for Spain's top scorer
Lionel Messi challenges Cristiano Ronaldo in race for Spain's top scorer

After finding his scoring touch in Germany, Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to renew his scintillating duel with Lionel Messi in the Spanish league.

Luka Modric back in training after three months out
Luka Modric back in training after three months out

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was able to train with his teammates for the first time in three months on Thursday as he nears a return from a thigh muscle tear.

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid move towards last eight with win over Schalke
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid move towards last eight with win over Schalke

Holders Real Madrid have one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals after beating Schalke in the last 16, first leg, in Germany for a second year running.

Gebre Selassie extends Werder Bremen deal until 2018
Gebre Selassie extends Werder Bremen deal until 2018

Werder Bremen`s Theodor Gebre Selassie has agreed terms on a two-year contract extension with the Bundesliga outfit, the club announced on Wednesday.

A goal will restore Cristiano Ronaldo to old self: Carlo Ancelotti
A goal will restore Cristiano Ronaldo to old self: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Ballon d`Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo will swiftly return to his best once he gets back on the score sheet.

Real turning the corner and ready for Schalke - Ancelotti

Real Madrid are turning the corner after a stuttering start to the year and Wednesday`s Champions League Round of 16 first leg at Schalke 04 will prove it, coach Carlo Ancelotti said.

Real Madrid won`t thrash Schalke again, vows Roberto Di Matteo
Real Madrid won`t thrash Schalke again, vows Roberto Di Matteo

Schalke manager Roberto Di Matteo is confident his side can avoid another thrashing at the hands of Real Madrid in their Champions League last 16 clash on Wednesday.

Football: Di Matteo`s Schalke lose Real warm-up in Frankfurt

 Schalke 04 suffered a 1-0 Bundesliga defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt as they look to avoid another record Champions League defeat at the hands of Real Madrid on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola `crossed a line`, says German referees` boss
Pep Guardiola `crossed a line`, says German referees` boss

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola "would do well to adjust his attitude", warned Herbert Fadel, head of the German FA`s referee commission, after the Spaniard ran towards the fourth official in last week`s 1-1 draw against Schalke.

Tranquillo Barnetta takes Schalke into top three
Tranquillo Barnetta takes Schalke into top three

Tranquillo Barnetta scored the only goal as Schalke beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-0 on Friday to move into the top three in the Bundesliga for the first time this season.

James Rodriguez breaks foot in painful Real Madrid win against Sevilla
James Rodriguez breaks foot in painful Real Madrid win against Sevilla

Real Madrid registered their 18th league win of the season in a painful fashion losing James Rodriguez in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over a resurgent Sevilla at home.

Monchengladbach, Schalke win in Bundesliga
Monchengladbach, Schalke win in Bundesliga

While Monchengladbach and Schalke started the second half of the campaign with victories, Borussia Dortmund dropped to the bottom despite a draw with Leverkusen in the 18th round of the German Bundesliga.