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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.

Schalke heavily fined for lighter incident
Schalke heavily fined for lighter incident

 Schalke have been fined 60,000 euros ($69,636) for failing to provide sufficient security after their assistant coach Sven Huebscher was pole-axed by a lighter thrown by one of the own fans.

Holders Japan lose fullback Uchida for Asian Cup
Holders Japan lose fullback Uchida for Asian Cup

Experienced Japanese fullback Atsuto Uchida has been ruled out of next month`s Asian Cup title defence in Australia after failing to recover from a knee injury.

CL: Schalke squeeze into last 16 after 1-0 win at Maribor
CL: Schalke squeeze into last 16 after 1-0 win at Maribor

An opportunist goal by 19-year old substitute Max Meyer gave Schalke 04 a 1-0 win at Maribor in their Champions League Group G match on Wednesday and propelled them into the knockout stage of the competition.

VfL Wolfsburg down Gladbach to trim Bayern`s lead
VfL Wolfsburg down Gladbach to trim Bayern`s lead

 Second-placed VfL Wolfsburg trimmed Bayern Munich`s lead at the top of the Bundesliga back to seven points on Sunday with a 1-0 win at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Chelsea will get even better, warns Jose Mourinho
Chelsea will get even better, warns Jose Mourinho

Chelsea may already be six points clear at the Premier League summit, but manager Jose Mourinho warned on Friday that there is even more to come from his in-form side.

Nani's solo effort helps Sporting rise to second
Nani's solo effort helps Sporting rise to second

Winger Nani scored a superb solo goal to help Sporting beat Maribor 3-1 on Tuesday as the Portuguese side gave a big boost to their chances of qualifying for the Champions League last 16.