"We will not start chasing our players and ask them whether their wives are barbers," a Union Berlin spokesperson said.
The German Hairdresser Association has asked the German Football Association (DFB) why footballers have taken to the pitch with fresh haircuts.
Schalke's 19-year-old American striker Matthew Hoppe has become an overnight sensation, so here's the lowdown on the Bundesliga's newest star.
Schalke 04's teenager Matthew Hoppe became the first American to score a Bundesliga hat-trick when he carried his struggling side to a 4-0 victory.
U.S. teenager Matthew Hoppe scored a hat trick to end Schalke 04's 30-match winless run as he inspired a 4-0 victory over Hoffenheim.
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has agreed to rejoin Schalke 04 on loan for the remainder of the season, the club announced on Thursday.
Manuel Baum has become the second Schalke coach to be sacked this season amid a winless run of 28 Bundesliga games, the club announced on Friday.
Schalke 04 slumped to a 2-0 home defeat by Freiburg on Wednesday, with both goals from Roland Sallai, to extend their winless streak to 28 games.
Schalke came from a goal down to lead against Augsburg but conceded a stoppage-time equaliser on Sunday to extend their winless run to 27 matches.
Schalke have become the Bundesliga's schadenfreude club, as massive debt, bad business and squad unrest have them in real danger of relegation.
Bayer Leverkusen beat lowly Schalke 04 and moved up to second in the Bundesliga and closed the gap to leaders Bayern Munich to one point.
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