Vermaelen helps Barca overcome stubborn Malaga

Madrid (AFP) - Thomas Vermaelen was the unlikely hero as Barcelona overcame stiff resistence from Malaga to maintain their perfect start to the La Liga season with a 1-0 win at the Camp Nou.

Stones is potential England captain, says Everton boss

LONDON (Reuters) - John Stones could be a future England captain and was an "immense influence" on Everton in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Tottenham Hotspur despite constant media speculation over a …

Mueller double helps Bayern go top of Bundesliga

Berlin (AFP) - Germany star Thomas Mueller scored twice as Bayern Munich went back to the top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen.

West Brom sign Man United defender Evans

LONDON (Reuters) - West Bromwich Albion have bolstered their defensive ranks by signing centre half Jonny Evans from Manchester United on a four-year deal. "This is a great signing …

Two-goal Mueller marks Bayern milestone in style

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - Thomas Mueller celebrated his 200th Bundesliga match by netting twice as Bayern Munich eased past Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 to go top of the …

Fekir's hat trick helps Lyonnais beat Caen 4-0

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - France forward Nabil Fekir scored a hat-trick on Saturday to help Olympique Lyonnais claim a 4-0 win at Caen and gain some confidence after a …