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After scoring his first goal for Chelsea, Cesc Fabregas was pointed out as a "traitor" for touching the team's crest.
Players these days have been criticized for not loving their colours. Today, one of football's top performers gave haters one more reason to troll him about.
After scoring the first goal of the Chelsea- Schalke 04 match, Cesc Fabregas celebrated his strike by touching his crest, a clear sign of love or respect for his colours. The problem is that Fabregas does this with every club he's played... Read the rest of the article »
One club is ahead of the game; one has to yet to figure out its course this season. Two clubs heading in two very different directions take on each other in the Champions League.
Crisis in Gelsenkirchen is nothing new. However, sometimes, the escalation of the crisis is not foreseen even by the most knowledgeable Schalke supporters. Schalke seemed to have finally found their footing against Bayern in the 1-1 draw on Matchday Two of the Bundesliga. However, Mönchengladbach put four past them with utmost ease on Matchday Three; Schalke could only reply... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern, Dortmund, Schalke, Wolfsburg and Gladbach are chasing Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga table; can Leverkusen sustain a title challenge?
The third Matchday of the Bundesliga kicks off with current leaders Bayer Leverkusen taking on Werder Bremen. Every season, at one point, there is a discussion about Leverkusen's title credentials. However, the conservations are not long lived as Leverkusen goes about their business, losing and drawing repeatedly in "Neverkusen" style soon after the topic is brought about by... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke lost their opener to Hannover; having lost their first two competitve matches of the season, they will look to rebound against Bayern.
Bayern has made more headlines this week off the pitch rather than on it. While they performed well against VfL Wolfsburg last week, they showed their vulnerabilities at the back various times. This perhaps led to the signing of Roma's Mehdi Benatia. The absence of Javier Martinez perhaps triggered the signing. However, Bayern also made a signing in midfield to fill in for Bastian Schweinsteiger... Read the rest of the article »
The second Matchday in the Bundesliga sees Schalke and Dortmund go hunting for much needed points (August 29 to August 31). Full broadcast schedule, live online stream and TV listings available on LiveSoccerTV.
After the first matchday, the Bundesliga table has a rather strange look. Hoffenheim and Leverkusen lead the table. Of those two, only one might be destined to stay atop, the one which showed off Roger Schmidt's "gegenpressing" plans perfectly. Bayer Leverkusen put Borussia Dortmund to the sword in a 0-2 victory at the Signal Iduna Park in the Ruhr region. Dortmund's cause was not helped... Read the rest of the article »
The Bundesliga kicks off in style as Bayern takes on Wolfsburg on the opening Matchday (August 22 to August 24). Full broadcast schedule, live online stream and TV listings available on LiveSoccerTV
Opening days are almost always memorable affairs in the Bundesliga. The Friday match tends to be a close affair more often than not. This time, considering the plethora of stars Bayern is missing, the opening match could be more than just exciting; it could produce a shocking result. Wolfsburg has been dubbed a contender rather than a pretender coming into this season. They have the right... Read the rest of the article »
The German Bundesliga is set to start, and we bring you a full preview. From managerial changes to TV, Online and Radio listings, we have it all.
FC Bayern claimed the Bundesliga and the DFB Pokal last season while Dortmund only had the Supercup to show for their efforts; after a very busy summer transfer window in Germany though, things could be much tighter this year. Find out where you can watch all the live action from the 2014-15 Bundesliga season.
If you constantly find yourself searching the internet for TV listings... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid takes on Schalke in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League tie in a match which will serve as nothing more than a formality for both sides.
Preview: Can Schalke earn some much needed respect in this match?
Real Madrid has an atrocious record in Germany; before this year, they had recorded only a solitary victory in Germany. A few weeks ago, they met Schalke 04 and absolutely hammered them in front of their fans. Rarely does a team as talented as Schalke concede six. Real made each pass look easier and prettier than the preceding... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke received a battering on home ground against a Real side that has a horrible record on German soil; they are set to take on the European Champions on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
Preview: Can Schalke stand up to the challenge?
Had Julian Draxler hit the ball either side of Iker Casillas rather than at him, the score might have been so different. The match might have turned. But Schalke was left to rue missed chances and lackadaisical defending as Real toyed with them. Their next task is set to be harder considering that they lost a number of players to injury in the... Read the rest of the article »
Brace yourselves for the return of Cristiano Ronaldo and the tricky clash between Schalke 04 and Real Madrid in Germany. Champions League action continues on February 26, 2014…
Preview: Big ‘La Decima’ test in Germany for Los Blancos
Tickets for the Last 8 of the UEFA Champions League are at stake and Real Madrid are hoping to grab them but so do Schalke. Jens Keller affirmed in the build up to the showdown:
“We can't play without showing bravery. We have to find a balance between defence and attack.
“There is no doubt... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke and Basel take on each other in one of the highlights of Match-day Six in the UEFA Champions League at the Veltins Arena.
Preview: Champions of Switzerland could spoil Schalke's must-win mission
Schalke has been in a poor run of form. A draw or loss to Basel will see them exit from the UEFA Champions League and could see the end of Jens Keller’s reign as Schalke manager The Blues exited the DFB Pokal last week when they lost to Hoffenheim, 1-3. They proceeded to lose to Borussia Mönchengladbach at the... Read the rest of the article »
Sixth welcomes ninth in the Bundesliga’s “Battle of the Underachievers” in the Veltins-Arena on Saturday.
Preview: Stuttering Schalke continues search for Consistency
Schalke’s 0-0 draw against Steaua Bucharest in the UEFA Champions League in midweek left plenty to be desired. The Blues have made rather hard work of a simple group. They have their fate in their own hands however heading into the final match-day. A win over Basel will take them through to the next round. Jens Keller, the former... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea will be looking to make amends after their weekend loss when they welcome Schalke on the 6th of November to the Stamford Bridge in a Champions League encounter.
Preview: Blues hoping to go clear on top with a win over Schalke
A win for either side can take them to the top of Group E and forerunners to advance to the next round of the tournament. Chelsea will be vying for all three points after losing out to Newcastle in their last encounter. Jose Mourinho’s men were convincingly beaten by the Magpies and the Portuguese tactician has revealed his... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke 04 welcome last year’s runners up Borussia Dortmund to the Veltins-Arena in a Bundesliga encounter on Saturday, the 26th of October 2013.
Preview: Schalke to continue their good form in Ruhr Derby
The Gelsenkirchen club got the better of their rivals last season when they managed to get maximum points in both the matches. Even though they are not in the best if the runs, Schalke will hope to get the better of Dortmund once again. Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp recalled the incidents of the past year and claimed that the two defeats... Read the rest of the article »
Group leaders Schalke invite English outfit Chelsea to the Veltins Arena in a Champions League encounter on Tuesday, the 22nd of October 2013.
Preview: Royal Blues to settle for a point against Chelsea
The German side have had a perfect start to their Champions League campaign notching up six points from their opening two fixtures. An opening day mauling of Steaua Bucharest was followed by a 1-0 victory over Basel a fortnight later, but Schalke’s German tactician Jens Keller has admitted that he would be content with a point... Read the rest of the article »
Although they are the stronger side on paper, Chelsea should not take the game against Schalke as a walk in the park as the Bundesliga giants are a tough side to beat at home
On Tuesday, Chelsea take on Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 in their third game of the Champions League group stages at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, aiming to edge closer to the top of their group.
Though they have not been mesmerising or spectacular so far this season, Jose Mourinho’s side is never really about the beautiful game.
Regardless of what type of displays are put... Read the rest of the article »
Brothers Jerome and Kevin Prince Boateng will be against one another as defending champions Bayern take on Schalke. Watch the match live on Gol TV USA.
Preview: Bayern looking to avoid any upsets in away trip to Gelsenkirchen
The defending champions will face a difficult challenge as they face Jens Keller’s men who have not conceded in three consecutive matches. Strengthened by the arrivals of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Ádám Szalai, Die Königsblauen will be looking to put a strong performance against the Bavarians in... Read the rest of the article »
The 2013-14 season kicked of with a bang in the Bundesliga. Matchday 1 gave an example of its penetrating style and growth.
The Bundesliga kicked-off the European football calendar in style. With seven fixtures on Saturday, fans were treated to a true goal feast, seeing the ball hit the back of the net on twenty-six occasions.
Reigning champions and last year's UEFA Champions League victors Bayern Munich began their title defence with a comfortable 3-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach with goals from Arjen Robben... Read the rest of the article »
The race for fourth place will reach its conclusion in the heart of the Black Forest. The rich and mighty Schalke will be playing the brave Freiburg.
Freiburg’s win last weekend over Greuther Fürth proved invaluable. While few had seen this coming, Schalke managed to break down against Stuttgart, going down at home, 1-2. Stuttgart has nothing to play for aside from the DFB Pokal this season. Yet, the Royal Blues managed to lose! This loss came at the worst possible time; Schalke had just tied down Julian Draxler to a contract extension.
This... Read the rest of the article »
On a day in which the focus will be on Schalke and Freiburg's battle as well as the contenders for relegation, Bremen will step out onto the pitch for the first time in 14 years without Thomas Schaaf.
The Big Games
The Bavarian derby to be played this week will be the most important one of the season. Bayern will not be involved in it. FC Augsburg will take on Greuther Fürth knowing that a win will see them qualify at least for the relegation playoff. They could have qualified last week but failed to do so against the champions. Augsburg, as the story goes often, gave a wonderful account... Read the rest of the article »