Schalke fires head coach, eyes former Bochum boss
Leagues: Bundesliga

Schalke fires head coach, eyes former Bochum boss

Schalke fired head coach Frank Kramer on Wednesday. The sacking certainly did not come as a surprise to many around the club. Kramer's last match in charge was a heavy 5-1 defeat to Hoffenheim in the German Cup. The cup loss was the club's fifth consecutive defeat in all competitions. In the last game before […]

Schalke fires head coach, eyes former Bochum boss

Schalke fired head coach Frank Kramer on Wednesday. The sacking certainly did not come as a surprise to many around the club. Kramer's last match in charge was a heavy 5-1 defeat to Hoffenheim in the German Cup. The cup loss was the club's fifth consecutive defeat in all competitions. In the last game before […]

FC Köln

/ 123 days ago

RB Leipzig held at Stuttgart, Cologne defeat 10-man Schalke

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig got their Bundesliga campaign off to a stuttering start, with a 1-1 draw away at Stuttgart on Sunday despite a clinical first-half strike from French forward Christopher Nkunku. Despite 68 percent possession and chalking up 27 shots to Stuttgart's 11, Leipzig were unable to convert their dominance into an opening […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 126 days ago

Werder Bremen and Schalke 'ready to deliver' on Bundesliga return

Berlin (AFP) – Two of the biggest and most successful sides in German football history return to the Bundesliga this weekend with fallen giants Werder Bremen and Schalke back in the top flight after a season in the second tier. Bremen have won four Bundesliga titles, most recently in 2004, and six German Cups, the […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 184 days ago

Newly-promoted Schalke name Kramer as head coach

Berlin (AFP) – Schalke 04 on Tuesday announced the appointment of Frank Kramer as their new head coach on a two-year deal following the club's return to the Bundesliga. Kramer, 50, was sacked by Arminia Bielefeld in April as the club made an unsuccessful last-ditch bid to avoid relegation from the German top flight. He […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 215 days ago

Schalke promoted back into Bundesliga after dramatic comeback

Berlin (AFP) – Uruguayan striker Rodrigo Zalazar smashed a late winner in off the bar as Schalke came from two goals down to beat St. Pauli 3-2 and win promotion back to the Bundesliga on Saturday. Zalazar turned Gelsenkirchen's Veltins Arena into a madhouse when he scored against former club Pauli to complete a dramatic […]
ByAFP

Bayer Leverkusen

/ 648 days ago

Freiburg pile misery on Leverkusen as Schalke perform mass clear out

Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen's miserable run of form continued Sunday as they fell to a shock 2-1 home defeat to Freiburg thanks to a brilliant second-half performance from Lucas Hoeler. Having topped the Bundesliga in December, Leverkusen are now five points adrift of the Champions League places in sixth after winning just one of […]
ByAFP