Soccer Aug 21, 2017

Union Berlin interested in signing defender Uchida

German second-tier side Union Berlin could make a move to sign defender Atsuto Uchida, the German daily Bild reported on Sunday. Uchida, 29, looks set to part ways with Schalke after seven years at the Bundesliga club. A move to Union would reunite Uchida with ...

Soccer May 23, 2017

Uchida remains confident he can still make impact for Schalke

Defender Atsuto Uchida returned to Japan on Tuesday confident that he can still do a job for Schalke, despite managing just one game for the Bundesliga club this season after returning from a serious knee injury. The right-back returned to action after a 21-month injury ...

Schalke's Uchida plays after 21-month injury layoff

Soccer Dec 9, 2016

Schalke's Uchida plays after 21-month injury layoff

Schalke right-back Atsuto Uchida returned to action after a 21-month injury break in the German side's 2-0 defeat to RB Salzburg in the final match of UEFA Europa League Group I on Thursday. Uchida, who had not played in an official match since March 2015 ...

Soccer Sep 30, 2016

Schalke's Uchida awaits knee examination

Injury-plagued Schalke defender Atsuto Uchida said Thursday he will have another checkup on his right knee. The 28-year-old said he will have an MRI examination on Tuesday. A knee injury has ruled him out of action since March 2015. Uchida's patellar tendon was surgically repaired three ...

Uchida's return still up in the air

Soccer Jan 25, 2016

Uchida's return still up in the air

Japan's World Cup defender Atsuto Uchida said on Sunday that his return date from a right-knee injury remains uncertain. The Schalke 04 right-back has not played since March. He had surgery in June to repair the patellar tendon in the knee, but said there is ...

Soccer Jan 22, 2016

Uchida returns to training after seven-month layoff: report

Japan defender Atsuto Uchida has joined team training at his club Schalke for the first time since undergoing right knee surgery in June, the online edition of Kicker reported Thursday. The 27-year-old right-back had an operation on his patellar tendon, the magazine said at the ...