Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei
Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei

Mainz have recruited Switzerland international midfielder Fabian Frei with immediate effect, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday.

Schalke sign talented midfielder Johannes Geis on four-year deal
Schalke sign talented midfielder Johannes Geis on four-year deal

Schalke 04 on Tuesday succeeded in luring German youth international Johannes Geis from Mainz 05 on a four-year contract despite the interest of several German and European clubs.

Real Madrid exile toughest part of my career: Sami Khedira
Real Madrid exile toughest part of my career: Sami Khedira

German midfielder Sami Khedira described his last few months at Spanish football club Real Madrid as the most difficult spell of his career.

Atsuto Uchida`s knee surgery irritates Schalke
Atsuto Uchida`s knee surgery irritates Schalke

Japan star Atsuto Uchida`s decision to fly home and undergo surgery in his native country for a knee injury has put the defender offside with his Bundesliga club.

Roberto Di Matteo leaves Schalke after disappointing season
Roberto Di Matteo leaves Schalke after disappointing season

Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo left the club on Tuesday after the Italian said a difference of opinion over plans for next season made it impossible for him to see out the remainder of his contract to 2017.

Wolfsburg win, Cologne upset Schalke in Bundesliga
Wolfsburg win, Cologne upset Schalke in Bundesliga

 VFL Wolfsburg cruised past struggling Paderborn 3-1 while FC Cologne shocked Schalke 2-0 to close the 32nd round of the German Bundesliga.

Mainz upset Schalke 2-0 in German Bundesliga
Mainz upset Schalke 2-0 in German Bundesliga

Mainz defender Stefan Bell sealed his brace within three minutes to extend Schalke` s winless streak at the curtain raiser on the 30th round of German Bundesliga on Friday.

Schalke boss wants Khedira, doubts Hoewedes reports
Schalke boss wants Khedira, doubts Hoewedes reports

Schalke 04 boss Clemens Toennies plans to sign Real Madrid`s Germany midfielder Sami Khedira for next season and doubts reports defender Benedikt Hoewedes will join Tottenham Hotspur.

Schalke`s Champions League hopes gone says Roberto Di Matteo
Schalke`s Champions League hopes gone says Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo admits Schalke`s Champions League aspirations are all but gone for next season after their goalless draw at home to strugglers Freiburg on Saturday.

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.