Row erupts over Russian invite to German soccer team Schalke 14:11 GMT

BERLIN (Reuters) - German politicians have criticised soccer club Schalke 04, sponsored by Russian energy giant Gazprom, for considering an invitation to Russia at a time when tensions are running high over the crisis in Ukraine.  Full Article

Confident Bayern promise home improvements against Real 08:51 GMT 

(Reuters) - Holders Bayern Munich promised a sharp improvement when they host Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final after failing to convert the lion's share of possession into goals in a 1-0 defeat in Spain on Wednesday.  Full Article  

Ethiopia appoint Portugal's Barreto as coach Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia have named Portugal's Mariano Barreto as coach, the head of the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) said on Wednesday.  Full Article  

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