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Leaders Bayern Munich crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Borussia Moenchengladbach Friday as the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break.

Latest Stories Raphael Honigstein: Magath's flurry of deadline deals has Schalke 04 fans outragedupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 15:44:00

A broken fax machine scuppered the last-minute sale of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting from Hamburger SV to 1. FC Köln on Monday night. A sizable number of Schalke 04 supporters wouldn't have been too upset if a similar malfunction had occurred in their club's office. Alas, the Royal Blues communications equipment was in perfect working order and enabled manager Felix Magath to push through a bewildering amount of deadline deals. Greek striker Angelos Charisteas, 30, and Iranian midfielder Ali Karimi, 32, (both out of contract) were brought in, alongside Ghanaian international Anthony Annan, 24, from Rosenborg, and Brazilian left-back Danilo Alvear, 21, from Karpaty Lviv. Magath only just missed out on Eintracht Frankfurt skipper Patrick Ochs, who turned him down.

Snow tears through roof of Schalke's stadium after heavy snowfallupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 06:32:00

Heavy snowfall in Germany has caused part of the roof to collapse at the Veltins Arena, which hosts Bundesliga soccer team Schalke 04.

Metrodome roof remains collapsedupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 06:32:00

The roof of the 64,000-seat Metrodome in Minneapolis remains collapsed after it "deflated" due to snow. KARE reports. Raphael Honigstein: In demotion, Schalke 04's Jones feels Magath's wrathupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 17:56:00

Revenge, according to Felix Magath, is a dish best served frozen. The Schalke 04 coach had promised "immediate consequences" in the aftermath of the disastrous 5-0 defeat at Kaiserslautern on Saturday and didn't disappoint: The strict disciplinarian had his team training in shorts on Tuesday morning in 25-degree weather. Gloves, hats, scarves or snoods were implicitly forbidden, too. Raphael Honigstein: Who's to blame for VfB Stuttgart's recent slow start?updated: Wed Oct 13 2010 18:46:00

VfB Stuttgart's early-season woes are nothing new. For the last few years the Swabians have started the season lethargically, only to look like a different, stronger team in the second half of the season. Raphael Honigstein: Fans protest 77th Revierderby's high ticket pricesupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 19:57:00

The most explosive match on the German soccer calendar has seen its fair share of scandals and shenanigans over the last few years -- from hundreds of inflatable penises in the stands, to stolen fan banners, to cyberattacks on Schalke 04's official club Web site, to even mass brawls between rival supporters in provincial train stations.

Real legend Raul seals Schalke switchupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 10:57:00

Veteran Spanish striker Raul has completed his move to German club Schalke after ending his record-breaking stay at Real Madrid.

Champions Wolfsburg slump to Hamburgupdated: Sun Aug 23 2009 16:22:00

SV Hamburg continued their impressive start to the Bundesliga season with a superb 4-2 victory over defending champions VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday.

Werder put further dent in Hamburg's seasonupdated: Sun May 10 2009 17:15:00

Werder Bremen continued their continued their domination of SV Hamburg with a 2-0 win which dents their northern neighbors' hopes of Champions League football next season.

10-man Bayern suffer Bundesliga title blowupdated: Sat Apr 25 2009 13:43:00

Bayern Munich had Franck Ribery sent off in the second half as they slipped to a 1-0 home defeat to Schalke 04 which dents their Bundesliga title hopes.

Bayern routed by leaders VfL Wolsburgupdated: Sat Apr 04 2009 17:13:00

Bayern Munich suffered a humiliating 5-1 defeat to new leaders VfL Wolsburg which leaves their Bundesliga title defense on the rocks as they slip to fourth place.

Voronin on target as Hertha go top againupdated: Sat Feb 28 2009 13:33:00

On loan Andrey Voronin scored another vital goal as Hertha Berlin beat bottom club Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 to go back to the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Late Bochum rally stuns stumbling Bayernupdated: Sat Oct 04 2008 14:06:00

Bayern Munich's dismal start to the Bundesliga season continued on Saturday as they were held to a home 3-3 draw by struggling VfL Bochum.

Bayern sunk again by Huszti free kickupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 12:38:00

Bayern Munich plummeted to ninth in the Bundesliga table as they crashed to a second consecutive league defeat with a 1-0 loss at Hanover on Saturday as Hamburg returned to the top.

Schalke edge to top of the Bundesligaupdated: Sat Aug 30 2008 12:28:00

Schalke 04 went top of the Bundesliga after a superb header from Germany defender Heiko Westermann gave them a 1-0 win at home to Bochum.

Jelic double as Cottbus shock Bayernupdated: Sat Mar 15 2008 14:08:00

Branko Jelic scored twice as bottom club Energie Cottbus produced a stunning upset to beat Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich 2-0 on Saturday.

Alexis is facing four-month layoffupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 09:04:00

Valencia defender Alexis faces a four-month layoff after suffering a serious knee injury in Saturday's 2-0 Primera Liga victory at Real Mallorca.

Bremen still trailing after drawupdated: Sat Oct 27 2007 14:53:00

Werder Bremen battled to a 1-1 draw at Schalke 04 on Saturday to maintain second place in the Bundesliga but are still trailing leaders Bayern Munich by five points.

Bayern open four-point gap at topupdated: Sat Sep 29 2007 13:35:00

Italian World Cup winner Luca Toni worked his scoring magic again as Bayern Munich won 1-0 at Bayer Leverkusen to go four points clear in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Klose goal rescues Bayern's recordupdated: Sat Sep 15 2007 13:32:00

Bundesliga laders Bayern Munich needed a second half headed goal by German international star Miroslav Klose to salvage a 1-1 home draw against Schalke 04.

Schalke salvage draw at Wolfsburgupdated: Sun Aug 26 2007 02:47:00

Schalke 04 needed a Halil Altintop goal four minutes from time to scrape a 1-1 draw away to VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday.

It is boom time at Bayern Munichupdated: Thu Aug 23 2007 08:51:00

Bayern Munich are experiencing one of the biggest booms in their 107-year history as they reap the rewards of a summer singing spree which has brought Miroslav Klose, Franck Ribery and Luca Toni to the club.

Brilliant Bayern crush Werder 4-0updated: Sat Aug 18 2007 00:41:00

Newcomers Franck Ribery and Luca Toni were on target to help Bayern Munich to a brilliant 4-0 win at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Rakitic earns a point for Schalkeupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 05:00:00

Schalke 04's teenage substitute Ivan Rakitic scored seven minutes after coming on to force a 2-2 draw against defending German champions VfB Stuttgart on Friday.

Kuranyi inspires Schalke to finalupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 05:23:00

German international striker Kevin Kuranyi helped Schalke 04 blitz Nuremberg by setting up three goals in seven minutes to seal their 4-2 League Cup semifinal win on Tuesday.

Podolski absence hits Bayern hopesupdated: Thu Apr 26 2007 07:51:00

Germany international striker Lukas Podolski is set to be sidelined for six months with a knee injury, dealing a big blow to his club side Bayern Munich's hopes of securing a Champions League spot next season.

Schalke move four points in frontupdated: Sat Apr 07 2007 11:39:00

Schalke 04 won 2-0 at home to bottom club Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday to go four points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

Bayern step up pressure on Schalkeupdated: Sat Mar 31 2007 11:42:00

Roy Makaay scored in the third minute to send Bayern Munich on their way to a 2-0 home win over league leaders Schalke 04 on Saturday and stay in the running for a third successive Bundesliga title.

Sub Kamper hits Bielefeld's winnerupdated: Fri Mar 30 2007 17:02:00

Arminia Bielefeld sent Borussia Dortmund into the Bundesliga relegation zone when they struck late to win a tense derby 1-0 on Friday.

Germans set sights on Prague winupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 09:42:00

German captain Michael Ballack says his team have only victory in mind ahead of Saturday's vital clash with fellow Euro 2008 Group D leaders Czech Republic in Prague.

Cottbus dent Hertha's UEFA hopesupdated: Fri Mar 16 2007 17:50:00

Hertha Berlin's hopes of playing European football next season took a blow when they lost 1-0 at home to Energie Cottbus on Friday.

Hitzfeld will stay as Bayern coachupdated: Thu Mar 15 2007 07:42:00

Ottmar Hitzfeld will stay on as coach of Bayern Munich for at least another season, the Bundesliga club announced on Thursday.

Leaders Schalke drop more pointsupdated: Sat Mar 10 2007 11:44:00

Schalke 04 striker Halil Altintop finally broke his 12-match goal drought to give the Bundesliga leaders their first point in three games with a 1-1 draw at Hanover on Saturday.

Hertha blunt Stuttgart's challengeupdated: Fri Feb 23 2007 16:43:00

Title challengers VfB Stuttgart missed a chance to increase pressure on Bundesliga leaders Schalke 04 when they were held to a goalless draw at home to Hertha Berlin on Friday.

Lovenkrands blow for the leadersupdated: Mon Feb 19 2007 06:58:00

Bundesliga leaders Schalke 04 will be without Danish striker Peter Lovenkrands for up to six weeks because of an ankle ligament injury.

Schalke waste a two-goal advantageupdated: Sat Feb 17 2007 11:43:00

Schalke 04 missed a chance to go seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday when they squandered a two-goal lead and had to settle for a 2-2 draw at VfL Wolfsburg.

Schalke go top in the Bundesligaupdated: Sat Nov 18 2006 11:36:00

Schalke 04 moved to the top of the Bundesliga as Stuttgart crashed to a 2-1 defeat away to champions Bayern Munich.

Schalke storm into share of leadupdated: Sat Nov 11 2006 11:43:00

Schalke 04 brushed aside Mainz 4-0 to move level on points with Werder Bremen at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, while Bayern Munich revived their title challenge with a frantic 3-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen.

Confident Bremen ready for Bayernupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 04:50:00

Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich are in the sort of form to produce a classic when they meet in the Bundesliga on Saturday -- provided their powers of recovery are up to it.

Gimenez double puts Hertha on topupdated: Sun Sep 17 2006 14:16:00

Argentine striker Christian Gimenez scored twice to send Hertha Berlin top of the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win at home to Schalke 04 on Sunday.

Hansa fined after Asamoah chantsupdated: Fri Sep 15 2006 08:48:00

Hansa Rostock's regional league side have been fined $25,450 by the German federation after their fans chanted racist slogans at Schalke 04 striker Gerald Asamoah in a recent German Cup match.

Hamburg, Schalke reach last fourupdated: Sat Jul 29 2006 16:23:00

Hamburg qualified for the German League Cup semifinals on Saturday after a 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin.

Poulsen in three-year Schalke dealupdated: Tue Jun 13 2006 12:09:00

UEFA Cup winners Sevilla have signed Denmark midfielder Christian Poulsen from Schalke 04 on a three-year contract.

Striker Kanoute misses UEFA returnupdated: Fri Apr 21 2006 14:19:00

Sevilla striker Frederic Kanoute will miss the return leg of the UEFA Cup semifinal against Schalke 04 next week with a thigh injury, the Primera Liga club said on Friday.

Dica delivery gives Steau the edgeupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 15:47:00

Steaua Bucharest edged out Middlesbrough 1-0 in their UEFA Cup semifinal first leg clash in Romania on Thursday.

Sevilla's cup adventure snowballsupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 14:37:00

Sevilla booked a place in the UEFA Cup semifinals on Thursday after holding Zenit St Petersburg to a 1-1 draw in Russia.

Germany give Friedrich cup chanceupdated: Tue Mar 14 2006 10:51:00

Germany coach Juergen Klinsmann has surprisingly called up FSV Mainz defender Manuel Friedrich for a World Cup warm-up against the United States next week.

Kluivert ruled out for eight weeksupdated: Tue Feb 14 2006 06:53:00

Valencia striker Patrick Kluivert will be out for at least eight weeks after having surgery on his right knee, the club said on Tuesday.

Assauer becomes Schalke presidentupdated: Fri Jan 13 2006 12:29:00

Schalke 04 general manager Rudi Assauer will be replaced at the end of the season and Andreas Mueller will take over responsibility for all sporting issues, the club has announced.

Shevchenko hits four in Milan routupdated: Wed Nov 23 2005 15:56:00

Andriy Shevchenko scored four goals to lead AC Milan to a crushing 4-0 win over Fenerbahce in their Group E match on Wednesday, putting the Italian side's Champions League campaign firmly back on course.

Cafu misses Milan Champions clash updated: Mon Nov 21 2005 13:04:00

Brazilian defender Cafu is out of AC Milan's Champions League game against Fenerbahce on Wednesday after picking up a muscle strain in the defeat by Fiorentina at the weekend.

Farfan fires PSV top of the groupupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 16:26:00

Jefferson Farfan struck early to clinch a 1-0 win over AC Milan on Tuesday and put PSV Eindhoven top of Champions League Group E.

Ankle injury halts van der Heydenupdated: Mon Oct 24 2005 14:08:00

VfL Wolfsburg's Belgian international defender Peter van der Heyden faces six weeks out of action with an ankle injury, the Bundesliga club said on Monday.

Schalke hit back to deny AC Milanupdated: Wed Sep 28 2005 15:04:00

Schalke 04 twice came from behind to claim a 2-2 draw with AC Milan as the Italians failed to capitalise on the third fastest goal in Champions League history.

Holders Liverpool in Chelsea clashupdated: Thu Aug 25 2005 11:09:00

Holders Liverpool will play Premier League champions Chelsea in the group stage of the Champions League in an early repeat of last year's semifinal.

Rafinha finalizes move to Schalkeupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 09:42:00

German club Schalke 04 completed the signing of Brazilian youth international defender Rafinha from Coritiba on a four-year contract on Monday.

Schalke admit defeat in Baros bidupdated: Mon Aug 01 2005 09:44:00

Bundesliga runners-up Schalke 04 have finally admitted defeat in their bid to prise Czech international striker Milan Baros away from Liverpool.

Ailton completes move to Besiktasupdated: Thu Jul 28 2005 10:33:00

Brazilian striker Ailton has been allowed to complete his move to Turkish side Besiktas after Schalke 04 agreed to cancel his contract.

Ailton is on his way to Besiktasupdated: Tue Jul 19 2005 06:24:00

Brazilian striker Ailton is leaving German title runners-up Schalke 04 for Besiktas after one season at the Bundesliga club.

Placente ruled out for six monthsupdated: Mon May 02 2005 13:42:00

Argentina defender Diego Placente will be sidelined for six months after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in Bayer Leverkusen's 3-3 draw with Schalke 04 on Saturday.

Rost saves Schalke and hits winnerupdated: Tue Apr 19 2005 17:46:00

Goalkeeper Frank Rost saved three penalties before scoring the shootout winner which sent Schalke 04 through to the final of the German Cup with a victory over holders Werder Bremen.

Hargreaves boosts Bayern title bidupdated: Sat Apr 16 2005 11:43:00

Owen Hargreaves struck in the final minute to give Bayern Munich a 1-0 win at Hanover 96 on Saturday and send the Bavarian giants six point clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

Leaders Bayern tighten title gripupdated: Sat Apr 09 2005 11:27:00

Bayern Munich took pole position in the race for the Bundesliga title by coming from behind to beat 10-man Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 while closest rivals Schalke 04 lost 3-0 at VfB Stuttgart on Saturday.

Bayern, Schalke stay neck-and-neckupdated: Sat Apr 02 2005 10:30:00

Bayern Munich and Schalke 04 remained locked together at the top of the German Bundesliga after both enjoyed comfortable wins on Saturday.

Bayern fight back to go top againupdated: Sat Mar 19 2005 12:04:00

Bayern Munich returned to the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-1 victory over struggling Hansa Rostock at the Olympic Stadium.

Werder agree a deal for Owomoyelaupdated: Thu Mar 17 2005 12:20:00

Werder Bremen will sign defender Patrick Owomoyela from Bundesliga rivals Arminia Bielefeld at the end of the season, the German champions said on Thursday.

Schalke beat Bayern in title clashupdated: Sun Mar 13 2005 14:01:00

Schalke 04 wrested the initiative in the Bundesliga title race with a 1-0 home win over closest rivals Bayern Munich on Sunday.

Bremen have to face Ailton againupdated: Sun Mar 06 2005 14:24:00

German champions Werder Bremen will face their former star striker Ailton again in the cup semi-finals after being drawn to visit in-form Schalke 04.

Holders Bremen ease past amateursupdated: Tue Mar 01 2005 16:36:00

German Cup holders Werder Bremen booked their place in the semifinals of this season's competition with a comfortable 3-0 win over third division Bayern Munich Amateurs.

Schalke finances worrying - reportupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 10:50:00

Germany's Schalke 04 may be in even bigger financial trouble than Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund a report to appear on Wednesday suggests.

Makaay's hat-trick sinks Dortmundupdated: Sat Feb 19 2005 11:29:00

Roy Makaay scored a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich hammered Borussia Dortmund 5-0 capping a disastrous week for the six-time German champions,who are fighting to avoid bankruptcy.

Schalke ease to share of top spotupdated: Sat Feb 12 2005 11:38:00

Schalke 04 could afford to miss a penalty as they eased to a 3-0 victory over Wolfsburg to move level on 41 points with Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.

Ailton tap-in clinches Schalke winupdated: Sat Jan 22 2005 11:48:00

Schalke 04 snatched a 2-1 win at home to champions Werder Bremen to stay level with Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga on their return to action after the six-week winter break.

Kuranyi double revives the Germansupdated: Tue Dec 21 2004 09:05:00

World Cup runners-up Germany were far from impressive in a 5-1 victory over football minnows Thailand in a friendly international in Bangkok.

Ailton rodeo injury upsets Schalkeupdated: Tue Dec 21 2004 04:57:00

Schalke 04 striker Ailton will face no sanctions from the Bundesliga club although club officials were not amused to learn that he fractured two fingers in a rodeo event in his native Brazil.

Wolfsburg climb to fourth in tableupdated: Sun Dec 12 2004 14:10:00

VfL Wolfsburg roared back to form with a 5-0 home win over Arminia Bielefeld that lifted then to fourth place in the Bundesliga at the halfway stage of the season.

Bayern crowned 'winter champions'updated: Sat Dec 11 2004 11:30:00

Bayern Munich finished the first half of the German Bundesliga season as honorary "winter champions" after rallying from 2-0 down to earn a 2-2 draw with Stuttgart.

Germany play World Cup mind gamesupdated: Thu Dec 02 2004 11:43:00

Coach Jurgen Klinsmann took German football into unchartered territory on Thursday when he recruited a sports psychologist to handle the 2006 World Cup hosts.

Wolfsburg slip to leave Bayern topupdated: Sun Nov 21 2004 13:54:00

VfL Wolfsburg stumbled on their travels yet again going down 3-1 at SV Hamburg on Sunday to waste their chance to reclaim the Bundesliga leadership from Bayern Munich.

Wolfsburg move three points clearupdated: Sat Nov 13 2004 12:07:00

Wolfsburg bounced back from last week's 4-0 setback at Nuremberg with a 3-0 defeat of close rivals Stuttgart which moved them three points clear at the top of the German Bundesliga.

Fach pays price for poor showingsupdated: Wed Oct 27 2004 11:18:00

Borussia Moenchengladbach have sacked coach Holger Fach because of the team's recent poor performances, the German Bundesliga club said Wednesday.

Hargreaves is axed from Euro clashupdated: Mon Oct 18 2004 12:46:00

Bayern Munich coach Felix Magath left England international Owen Hargreaves out of the squad which travelled to Italy for Tuesday's Champions League match against Juventus.

Lazio handed tough UEFA group drawupdated: Tue Oct 05 2004 07:19:00

Top seeds Lazio were handed a tough task when the draw for the UEFA Cup group stages was made in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.

Sand's hat-trick inspires Schalkeupdated: Thu Sep 16 2004 14:22:00

Danish striker Ebbe Sand grabbed a hat-trick as Germans Schalke 04 romped to a 5-1 victory over Latvian side Metalurgs Liepaja in the UEFA Cup.

Heynckes sacked as Schalke coachupdated: Wed Sep 15 2004 05:45:00

German Bundesliga Schalke 04 have dismissed coach Jupp Heynckes with immediate effect, said club general manager Rudi Assauer.

Ailton close to missing drugs testupdated: Sun Aug 29 2004 08:47:00

Schalke 04's Brazilian striker Ailton almost missed a random drugs test on Saturday when he left the Arena Auf Schalke at half-time after being sent off in the 2-0 defeat by Hansa Rostock.

Deisler double as Bayern claim cupupdated: Mon Aug 02 2004 14:37:00

Two-goal Sebastian Deisler helped Bayern Munich to a 3-2 win over Bundesliga champions Werder Bremen in Monday's German League Cup final at Mainz.

Gronkjaer in Denmark's Euro squadupdated: Wed May 12 2004 14:32:00

Denmark coach Morten Olsen named AC Milan striker Jon Dahl Tomasson and Chelsea forward Jesper Gronkjaer in his Euro 2004 squad on Wednesday.

Werder Bremen win Bundesliga titleupdated: Sat May 08 2004 11:21:00

Werder Bremen claimed their first German Bundesliga title since 1993 with a 3-1 win at former champions Bayern Munich.

Wilmots becomes St Truiden managerupdated: Thu Apr 29 2004 12:50:00

Former Belgium international Marc Wilmots has taken over as manager of first division side St Truiden, where he began his professional career 19 years ago.

Van Bommel set for Tottenham talksupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 12:22:00

Dutch international Marc van Bommel says he plans to hold talks with Premier League club Tottenham, a day after being linked to Bundesliga side Schalke 04.

Van Bommel hints at Tottenham moveupdated: Fri Apr 02 2004 13:49:00

PSV Eindhoven midfielder Mark van Bommel has dropped a strong hint that he will be joining Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur in the summer.

Schalke hold German leaders Bremenupdated: Sat Feb 21 2004 11:31:00

German Bundesliga leaders Werder Bremen were held to a goalless draw at Schalke 04, but they still lead defending champions Bayern Munich by seven points.

Stars may come second to sausagesupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 15:52:00

The German Football Federation has asked world ruling body FIFA to extend the half-time match break to 20 minutes in order to sell more beer and sausages.

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