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Germany
Is the doomsday clock ticking for Schalke 04?
12:00 Wednesday 20th March 2019

The international break draws mixed feelings for European clubs. While those enjoying a fine patch hopes to continue, others could do with a switch in fortunes. There's an immense window for that thanks to FIFA. Schalke 04 understands. …

Champions League
Champions League Round of 16 Analysis
15:00 Thursday 20th December 2018

The group stage complete, the draw held, the Champions League knock-out stages are set. Fans around the globe, by which I mean me, cannot contain their excitement. There are too many juicy matchups. Some teams fired up their respective…

Features
Where next for Antonio Conte?
09:00 Monday 8th October 2018

Chelsea endured its fair share of troubles in the past three seasons. The 2015/16 campaign was the worst. Players and fans revolted. The club's most successful manager was sent packing midseason. Interim boss Guus Hiddink could only salvage…

Bundesliga
Bundesliga Preview: Can anyone catch Bayern Munich?
08:00 Friday 24th August 2018

If Bayern Munich is a sprinter, they’d probably be Usain Bolt. As it is almost useless competing with Bolt in a race, so it is with the Bavarians in the Bundesliga. Yet every season, German clubs line up hoping to be that Justin Gatlin. …

France
Who is PSG's €37 million signing Thilo Kehrer?
09:00 Wednesday 22nd August 2018

It's rare for Paris Saint-Germain to splash the cash on a defender. It's the area in the squad that most needed attention. So, the club decided to pay Schalke 04 €37 million (£33m) for Thilo Kehrer. The 21-year-old…

Germany
Who are this season's Bundesliga breakout stars?
13:00 Friday 11th May 2018

Every European season produces thriving youngsters. It's the best part of football. Big-time prospects making leaps into superstardom. Rookies playing like veterans. Good players stepping toward excellence. The Bundesliga seems the continent’s…

Germany
Ralf Fahrmann: From Manuel Neuer's heir to nemesis
09:30 Sunday 8th April 2018

It's a classic Star Wars script, whether you want to go with Anakin Skywalker or Kylo Ren. Ralf Fahrmann was a toddler in goalkeeping terms when Manuel Neuer made the switch from Gelsenkirchen to Munich in 2011. The boy left behind couldn't…

Bundesliga
Which teams will win the UEFA Champions League race in the Bundesliga?
14:10 Wednesday 14th March 2018

The Bundesliga title race is all but over. Bayern Munich have a huge lead over teams such as Schalke 04, Bayer Leverkusen, and Borussia Dortmund. Barring an epic collapse, Jupp Heynckes will come away with (another) Bundesliga title rather…

European Football
7 exciting Sunday games in Europe
08:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The midweek European football was action-packed. Now its time to shift the focus to domestic affairs. Here are seven must-watch Sunday games from across the continent. Feyenoord vs PSV This afternoon, Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven travel…

Bundesliga
Leon Goretzka: Another German gem joins Bayern Munich
10:30 Sunday 21st January 2018

Every now and then the Bundesliga gives birth to a star. Then Bayern Munich arrives to move him into its constellation. Schalke 04 midfield sensation Leon Goretzka is the latest.  The Royal Blues have been raided…

Germany
Marko Pjaca will shine playing for Schalke 04
10:00 Saturday 6th January 2018

Schalke 04 are not the German powerhouse they were a few years ago, when they boasted players such as Manuel Neuer, Julian Draxler and Kyriakos Papadopoulos. That team reached the UEFA Champions League semifinals in 2011, but the club has struggled…

Germany
Meet Leon Goretzka, Europe's Latest Gem
16:30 Tuesday 28th November 2017

If your favourite club is in Europe's top five leagues and needs a central midfielder, then Germany is the place to search. The Bundesliga features numerous high-profile midfielders who could all easily adjust to any competition. …

Features
2017/18 Bundesliga Preview, Part 3: Best of the Rest
09:00 Sunday 13th August 2017

Part One of the Bundesliga preview looked at top clubs. Part Two, bottom. Now, let's have a peek at sides stuck in the middle for the 55th German top flight season. Gunning For A Champions League Berth

Premier League
Arsenal sign Schalke defender, but who is Sead Kolasinac?
18:00 Wednesday 26th April 2017

Reports in Bosnia broke in the early weeks of this month that Arsenal had agreed on a deal with Schalke left-back, Sead Kolasinac. It's reported that the 23-year old has signed a pre-contractual agreement with the North London club. The Daily…

Germany
The Bundesliga Preview - The Revier Derby takes centre stage!
16:00 Friday 31st March 2017

After the International break, everyone is delighted to get back to Bundesliga action. The Revier Derby and 5th vs 4th are the standout games this weekend! Mark Dannell previews the action. Hertha BSC vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim