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Manchester City star on his way to Schalke

2 weeks agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Manchester City star on his way to Schalke - originally posted on According to reputed journalist, Gianluca Di Marzio, Manchester City’s Matija Nastasic could be on his way to Bundesliga, with Roberto Di Matteo’s Schalke being the most possible destination. Show More Summary

An Argument for Why John Terry Must Be Handed a New Chelsea Contract

Under Andre Villas-Boas, Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez, the Chelsea career of John Terry looked to be reaching its conclusion. Found uncustomarily on the bench, the idea England's former captain would ever regain the form whichShow More Summary

Man City centre-back Matija Nastasic is heading to join Roberto Di Matteo at Schalke [Bild]

The front page of German paper Bild on Monday bigs up an all-but-certain transfer this January. According to the European red-top, Man City centre-back Matija Nastasic is heading to join Roberto Di Matteo at Schalke. Schalke’s Clemens Tönnies has confirmed the Royal Blues’ pursuit of the 21-year-old Serb, and Schalke seem confident of taken the defender on […]

Schalke and Roberto Di Matteo are a match made in heaven

It's been three emphatic wins in a row for the Bundesliga side, thanks to a tactical shift from their new manager. Even as the whistle blew for kickoff at Hannover, in Schalke's first game of the Bundesliga season, Jens Keller knew his days were numbered. Show More Summary

Jose Mourinho didn’t want to discuss Di Matteo pre-Schalke 0 – Chelsea 5 [Video]

Ahead of tonight’s game at Schalke, the narrative the press were keen to pick up was Di Matteo v Mourinho, the Predecessor v Successor. Di Matteo won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012 before being unceremoniously sacked the following winter, with Rafa Benitez coming in to keep the seat warm for Mourinho. Mourinho wasn’t […]

Watch Schalke 0-5 Chelsea Match Highlights [VIDEO]

2 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Roberto Di Matteo played down the talk of a revenge mission as Chelsea visited Gelsenkirchen to take on his Schalke side – but it was embarrassment that greeted the Italian as the Blues eased into the knockout stages of the … Continue reading ? Watch Schalke 0-5 Chelsea Match Highlights [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Schalke 04 vs. Chelsea, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Time, TV schedule and game preview

The Blues face their former manager Roberto di Matteo with a chance to secure first place in Group G. Chelsea's match against Schalke 04 on Tuesday carries an interesting subplot in the form of Roberto di Matteo. The former Chelsea boss...Show More Summary

Schalke vs. Chelsea: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Chelsea can book their place in the Champions League last 16 with a win—or perhaps a draw—against Schalke at the Veltins -Arena on Tuesday. They will be facing up to the Blues' 2012 Champions League-winning manager Roberto Di MatteoShow More Summary

No Chelsea Excuses for Champions League Failure to Beat Schalke and Di Matteo

Jose Mourinho enjoys playing a few games with the media, having a chortle along the way. He was at it again when asked about facing Schalke and in particular their manager, Roberto Di Matteo, in the Champions League this week. Di Matteo...Show More Summary

Mourinho On Game Against Schalke: It’s Not Me Against Roberto Di Matteo

2 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea versus Schalke on Tuesday night should not be billed as a clash between him and his opposite number Roberto Di Matteo. The Portuguese, now in his second spell at Stamford Bridge, is a firm fans’ favorite … Continue reading ? Mourinho On Game Against Schalke: It’s Not Me Against Roberto Di Matteo is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Schalke 04 vs. VfL Wolfsburg: Time, TV schedule and game preview

Roberto di Matteo's boys need to start moving up the table. VfL Wolfsburg have been the success story of the Bundesliga so far this season. With an undefeated run stretching back over the last ten games and nearly two calendar months across all competitions, they have positioned themselves well as the sole threats to Bayern Munich's title push. Show More Summary

Imagining the Chelsea Side Had Roberto Di Matteo Remained in Charge

It’s rather coincidental that Chelsea should face Schalke in the Champions League next week. The Bundesliga outfit are now coached by Roberto Di Matteo, the former Chelsea manager who, in less than a year in charge at Stamford Bridge,...Show More Summary

Can Roberto Di Matteo Make Schalke the New Big Challenger to Bayern Munich?

For the past few years, Schalke have been underachievers. Despite finishing just above the relegation zone on the domestic front, the proud side from Gelsenkirchen won the DFB -Pokal and reached the Champions League semifinals in 2011,...Show More Summary

Roberto Di Matteo is Schalke’s new beacon of hope | Bundesliga report [Video]

Back in his first job since being flung out of Chelsea, Roberto Di Matteo has a tough task on his hands to restore an under-performing Schalke side. The Swiss-born Italian brought Champions League success to Stamford Bridge but Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich couldn’t resist the itch that he needed to scratch and swung the axe […]

New Schalke boss Roberto Di Matteo: We have attacking potential but defensive problems

New Schalke boss Roberto Di Matteo has said that the team have a lot of potential in attack but are suffering from defensive problems due to a number of key absentees. This is the Italian’s first managerial job since being sacked by Chelsea shortly after guiding the club to their first Champions League success in […]

Former Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo unveiled as new Schalke boss [Video]

Almost inexplicably, Roberto Di Matteo has been out of managerial work since being sacked as Chelsea boss in December 2012. This despite winning the Champions League with Chelsea the previous May, so Di Matteo’s had nearly 2 years to reflect and decide on his next job. He’s accepted the role of new Schalke boss, replacing […]

Schalke Taking Gamble with Roberto Di Matteo Replacement of Jens Keller

One of the first big managerial changes of the new Bundesliga season has come at Schalke 04, with last season's third-place side dispensing with former boss Jens Keller this week, who had been in charge since late 2012. BBC Sport report...Show More Summary

Schalke announce Roberto Di Matteo as new manager

The Bundesliga's second sacking of the season is Jens Keller, who has been let go by Schalke 04. They've already brought in a replacement, hiring former Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion manager Roberto Di Matteo. Schalke sporting director Horst...Show More Summary

Roberto Di Matteo Appointed by Schalke to Replace Sacked Jens Keller

Former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has been appointed the new manager of Schalke, replacing the recently sacked Jens Keller at the Bundesliga club. Schalke reported confirmation of the 44-year-old's arrival in Germany: Di Matteo...Show More Summary

Roberto Di Matteo appointed Schalke manager; Will face Chelsea in Champions League

Der FC #Schalke 04 trennt sich von Jens Keller. Roberto Di Matteo übernimmt. Mehr in Kürze auf #S04 — FC Schalke 04 (@s04) October 7, 2014 Chelsea’s Champions League winning manager Roberto Di Matteo has landed a new job in Germany. Schalke announced the sacking of Jens Keller in the same tweet as the […]

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