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/ 119 days ago

Schalke could go out of business if relegated this season

Schalke could face dire repercussions should it suffer relegation at the end of the current campaign. The historic German club currently features in the second-tiered 2. Bundesliga after dropping from the top flight last season. Although they have recently gone up and down between the two divisions, Schalke is now at risk of going out […]
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/ 463 days ago

Schalke among the driving forces for growing Esports scene

COVID changed the soccer world. Clubs couldn’t rely on ticket sales as teams moped around empty, depressing stadiums. Revenue from broadcasting became vital, and streaming services gained more power. It also changed many teams’, and leagues’, business plans. With empty stadiums, the associated revenue from ticket sales and concessions is dormant. As a result, teams […]


/ 946 days ago

Derek Rae interview: SHOW 'N' TELL Series

A Derek Rae interview is up next in World Soccer Talk's Show 'n' Tell series. In this third episode of the series, World Soccer Talk's Kyle Fansler sits down with the commentator to talk all things soccer and his career calling the game. Derek Rae Interview Soccer fans across the world can recognize the famous Scottish voice […]

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 3849 days ago

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

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 Neuer, German legends Olaf Thon, Fritz Szepan, Klaus Fischer and Belgian legend and current Belgian […]

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 3946 days ago

What to Expect From the Bundesliga This Season

As the first of the traditional big leagues is set to kick off, the world will be watching with a renewed interest at the happenings in Germany's Bundesliga. After the league suffered heavily during the 2000’s, the Bundesliga has regained its reputation as one of the world’s best. After Germany’s painful experience at the European Championships […]


/ 5754 days ago

Schalke Shocked In Third Qualifying Round

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 the first time since 1996-97. I had picked Atletico as my 'dark-horse' team in the […]

Exciting Matchups In CL Third Qualifying Round

Although the Champions League Second Qualifying Round is still underway, the draw for the Third Round took place today and it has presented us with some very interesting matchups. The marquee matchup has to be FC Schalke 04 against Club Atletico de Madrid but the Arsenal – FC Twente fixture will garner much attention from […]

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/ 5821 days ago

McClaren Named FC Twente Manager

As was discussed here earlier, former England manager Steve McClaren was announced as the new manager of Dutch side FC Twente on Friday. McClaren, who had been out of work since November when he was sacked after England failed to qualify for Euro 2008, has agreed a two-year deal at the Eredivisie club. McClaren takes […]
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/ 5897 days ago

Champions League Quarter Finals Second Leg Preview

from With their other first choice centre-back Nemanja Vidic already ruled out for three weeks with a knee injury, Manchester United now face the prospect of Rio Ferdinand missing out the return leg of the quarter-final against Roma after he limped off with 20 minutes remaining in a 2-2 Premier League draw at Middlesbrough […]


/ 5920 days ago

UEFA Cup Roundup and Quarter Final Predictions

From Benfica's struggles continued as they failed to make any impression in Spain, as Getafe progressed to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup with a 1-0 (Agg. 3-1) win thanks to Albin’s gorgeous lob. Getafe's reward is a quarter-final matchup against my favourites to win FC Bayern Munich. Bayern had for all intents and […]


/ 5921 days ago

Champions League Quarter-Final Draw and Early Predictions

From The draw for the Champions League Quarter-Finals was held today at UEFA headquarters in Nyon and the big news was that we will be treated to a rematch of AS Roma and Manchester United, which promises the most attractive football from both sides. The first leg of the quarter-final ties are scheduled to […]