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Archives: schalke

Carlo Ancelotti confident Real Madrid will return to previous heights

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes his team needs to start playing well again and is confident they will take steps towards improving recent performances this evening against Schalke 04. The Italian boss was speaking ahead of his side’s Champions … Continue reading

Roberto Di Matteo believes Schalke 04 will have a winner’s mentality against Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo says that his side will be going for the win against Real Madrid during tomorrow’s Champions League Round of 16 first leg in Gelsenkirchen. Even though Di Matteo feels that the reigning European champions will … Continue reading

Champions League preview, predicted lineups, TV schedule and predictions

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League typically churns out some of the most dramatic soccer matches of the entire campaign and we don’t have to wait long until the last-16 gets underway. This season’s competition is packed with … Continue reading

Previewing Bundesliga clash between Bayern Munich vs. Schalke FC 04

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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Today’s Bundesliga vocabulary word is Englische Woche, or English week. It refers to any week where the clubs play multiple matches, a fairly frequent occurrence in English soccer but a relative rarity in Germany. With Bayern losing to Wolfsburg this … Continue reading

UEFA Champions League Preview – Chelsea vs Schalke 04

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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Jose Mourinho will be hoping that his charges can maintain their incredible run of form against Schalke on Wednesday evening having enjoyed a blistering start to the season. The Londoners have four wins from four matches to their name in … Continue reading

WATCH Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund Documentary [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The following documentary examines the rivalry between two teams from Germany’s region Schalke and Borussia Dortmund. When the two teams face each other, it’s known as the Revierderby, or also known as the Ruhr derby. While dated, the passion demonstrated … Continue reading

Jermaine Jones And Oguchi Onyewu Not Offered New Contracts At Schalke and QPR Respectively

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In a blow to both players, Jermaine Jones and Oguchi Onyewu have both been told by their clubs that their contracts will not be renewed. Defensive midfielder Jermaine Jones has been informed by Schalke that the Bundesliga club will not … Continue reading

Chelsea Consider Offering Cash Plus Kevin De Bruyne for Julian Draxler: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea are considering a cash plus Kevin De Bruyne deal to bring Julian Draxler from Schalke to Stamford Bridge. The deal may happen as early as the January transfer window. Draxler is reportedly unhappy at Schalke after being played as … Continue reading

From Mesut Ozil to Julian Draxler, Schalke Continue to Produce Quality Attacking Midfielders

Posted on by Jason Gomez
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Schalke is one of the most popular soccer teams in Germany, and one of the top 20 biggest clubs in the world. Many great players have competed for Die Knappen including the legendary Spanish forward Raúl, current Germany stopper Manuel … Continue reading

Schalke vs Chelsea and Celtic vs Ajax Match Highlights, UEFA Champions League [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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British teams Chelsea and Celtic hoped to secure maximum points tonight to boost their chances of advancing from the UEFA Champions League group stage. Watch the highlights from both matches below: Celtic vs Ajax Video: Celtic v Ajax UEFA Champions … Continue reading

With Jermaine Jones Suspended, Schalke Has A Dilemma To Solve

Posted on by Matthias Suuck
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“We can compete for the title,” were the words uttered by Schalke and USA midfielder Jermaine Jones back in the July heat of the Schalke training camp. Lofty words for a club that has not won a Bundesliga league title … Continue reading

Basel-Schalke Champions League Match Interrupted By Greenpeace Protesters [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Greenpeace activists disrupted the UEFA Champions League match between FC Basel and Schalke today to protest against Schalke’s main sponsor Gazprom. The match was temporarily stopped while the activists were removed from the stadium, but was restarted after order was … Continue reading

2010-11 Champions League Quarter-finals: All to play for at Old Trafford

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The first legs of the quarter-finals saw 3 of 4 matches end with large advantages being established. The fixture that all the attention will be focused on this week will be the second leg match between Manchester United FC and … Continue reading

Barcelona 5-0 Real Madrid: Can Real still be considered Champions League contenders?

Posted on by Mark McAllister

Tonight’s game promised to give one of the closest indications so far of who could become European champions this year, but in truth, nobody could’ve predicted what followed. Barcelona dissected their rivals with precise, incisive play that arguably would have … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Group Draw

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

UEFA held the draw for the UEFA Cup group stage today and some fascinating pairings emerged. Both Martin Jol and Steve McClaren will take their new clubs back to England as FC Twente will face Manchester City and Jol’s Hamburg … Continue reading

UEFA Cup First Round Draw Result

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The UEFA Cup first-round draw was held on Friday and there are a number of interesting new faces in the competition. One of those teams is Dutch side FC Twente, who as we’ve detailed in previous posts, is now coached … Continue reading

Schalke Shocked In Third Qualifying Round

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

After leading 1-0 from the first leg, Schalke had to have had some confidence going into Madrid for the second leg. A strong performance from Atletico saw them thump the German team 4-0 to advance to the group stage for … Continue reading

PSV Lose Another Star — Gomes Off To Tottenham

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Tottenham have agreed a deal with PSV Eindhoven to sign goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, subject to personal terms, a medical and a work permit. Gomes is 27 and has played internationally for Brazil. He helped PSV to the Dutch title last … Continue reading