Roberto di Matteo`s Schalke exit led to Sami Khedira`s Juventus switch
Roberto di Matteo`s Schalke exit led to Sami Khedira`s Juventus switch

Germany international Sami Khedira says Roberto di Matteo`s resignation as Schalke 04 coach put him off a move to the Royal Blues and led to the Real Madrid midfielder joining Juventus.

Schalke midfielder Marco Hoeger returns ahead of season finale
Schalke midfielder Marco Hoeger returns ahead of season finale

Schalke 04`s Marco Hoeger can return to training and will be available for their Bundesliga finale on Saturday against relegation-threatened Hamburg SV after club bosses lifted a suspension on the midfielder.

Schalke release Kevin-Prince Boateng, Sidney Sam after poor run
Schalke release Kevin-Prince Boateng, Sidney Sam after poor run

Schalke 04 released midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng and striker Sidney Sam on Monday following the 2-0 Bundesliga defeat by Cologne which put their European place for next season at risk.

Schalke 04 season at risk against struggling Stuttgart
Schalke 04 season at risk against struggling Stuttgart

Schalke 04 are hoping they can snap their six-match winless streak in the Bundesliga against struggling VfB Stuttgart on Saturday and remain on course for a Europa League spot.

Schalke, Augsburg suffer Champions League setback
Schalke, Augsburg suffer Champions League setback

Schalke 04 and Augsburg`s hopes of reaching next season`s Champions League suffered a setback on Sunday after their goalless Bundesliga draw in Bavaria.

Clever Karim Bellarabi lifts Bayer Leverkusen up to third
Clever Karim Bellarabi lifts Bayer Leverkusen up to third

A smart finish by Karim Bellarabi helped Bayer Leverkusen record their fourth Bundesliga victory in a row on Saturday, a 1-0 win at Schalke 04 lifting them to third in the table.

Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla
Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

Real Madrid will sign Argentine football cub River Plate's 18-year-old goalkeeper Augusto Batalla in the summer.

Sergio Ramos back in Real Madrid squad for Levante clash
Sergio Ramos back in Real Madrid squad for Levante clash

Real Madrid have centre back Sergio Ramos back in the squad for Sunday`s La Liga game at home to Levante, when Carlo Ancelotti`s men will try to end a run of three matches without a win.

Carlo Ancelotti looks to returnees as Real Madrid face Levante
Carlo Ancelotti looks to returnees as Real Madrid face Levante

Real Madrid will look to returnees Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos to give them a lift and clear the storm clouds hanging over them when they entertain Levante UD in a La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday.

Gareth Bale, Iker Casillas suffer backlash for Madrid slump
Gareth Bale, Iker Casillas suffer backlash for Madrid slump

Real Madrid may have made the last eight of the Champions League for a fifth consecutive season, but their Bernabeu faithful also reached the end of their patience after a humiliating 4-3 home defeat to Schalke on Tuesday.

Schalke wait on injured quartet for Real Madrid clash
Schalke wait on injured quartet for Real Madrid clash

MADRID (Reuters) - Schalke 04 have injury concerns over four players, including Benedikt Hoewedes and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, for Tuesday`s Champions League game at Real Madrid.

First goal key to Schalke miracle: Roberto di Matteo
First goal key to Schalke miracle: Roberto di Matteo

Schalke coach Roberto di Matteo believes his side must score first at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday if they are to have any chance of overturning a 2-0 first leg deficit against Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Tide turning against Carlo Ancelotti at faltering Real Madrid
Tide turning against Carlo Ancelotti at faltering Real Madrid

With Real Madrid`s attack losing its potency and the team faltering in crunch games the tide has started to turn surprisingly rapidly against coach Carlo Ancelotti.

Bundesliga: Dortmund`s dynamic duo happy to slay Schalke
Bundesliga: Dortmund`s dynamic duo happy to slay Schalke

Dynamic goal-scoring duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrated Borussia Dortmund`s 3-0 win over Schalke 04 in `Batman` style to continue their side`s rise up the table.

Bundesliga: 'Superhero' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang strikes as Dortmund down Schalke
Bundesliga: 'Superhero' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang strikes as Dortmund down Schalke

Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was happy to play Borussia Dortmund`s `superhero` on Saturday by netting in their 3-0 home win over Schalke 04 in the Ruhr Valley derby.

Derby wins are like an `orgasm` for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
Derby wins are like an `orgasm` for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

Borussia Dortmund host arch-rivals and neighbours Schalke 04 on Saturday with Gabon winger Pierre Emerick Aubameyang insisting winning the Ruhr Valley derby is like an `orgasm`.

Real match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo is back, says Carlo Ancelotti
Real match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo is back, says Carlo Ancelotti

Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles when he left the pitch following Real Madrid`s 2-0 Champions League round of 16 first leg win at Schalke 04 on Wednesday, safe in the knowledge that his goal-scoring form was back.

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel
UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a rare three game goalscoring drought with the first goal in Real Madrid`s record equalling 10th straight Champions League win on Wednesday beating Schalke 04 2-0 in Germany.

Cristiano Ronaldo slump not a concern, says Carlo Ancelotti
Cristiano Ronaldo slump not a concern, says Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says he is not worried by Cristiano Ronaldo`s recent sharp drop in form as the holders prepare to play at Schalke 04 in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Zinedine Zidane warns Real Madrid not to write off Schalke
Zinedine Zidane warns Real Madrid not to write off Schalke

France star Zinedine Zidane has warned his current club Real Madrid to take nothing for granted when they face Germany`s Schalke 04 in the last-16 of the Champions League.