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  • West Brom sign Man United defender Evans

    West Brom sign Man United defender Evans

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    West Brom sign Man United defender Evans

    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 for the club," manager Tony Pulis told Albion's official website (www.wba.co.uk) on Saturday. "Jonny brings a lot of experience and will be a big player for us. …

  • Stones is potential England captain, says Everton boss

    Stones is potential England captain, says Everton boss

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    Stones is potential England captain, says Everton boss

    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 transfer, said manager Roberto Martinez. It seems as though Stones, 21, has been earmarked by Premier League champions Chelsea as a potential long-term replacement for former England captain John Terry. "John has incredible potential going forward and I can see a future England captain," Martinez told Sky Sports. …

  • James, Bale lift Real as Vermaelen rescues Barca

    James, Bale lift Real as Vermaelen rescues Barca

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    James, Bale lift Real as Vermaelen rescues Barca

    Real Madrid got their season up and running when Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez struck twice in a 5-0 drubbing of Real Betis on Saturday while La Liga champions Barcelona edged Malaga 1-0 to maintain their perfect start. New coach Rafa Benitez restored James to the starting lineup against last season's second division winners after he was controversially left out in the 0-0 draw at another promoted side, Sporting Gijon, on the opening weekend. The Colombian was in scintillating form at the …

  • New strikers give Milan first Serie A win of season

    New strikers give Milan first Serie A win of season

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    New strikers give Milan first Serie A win of season

    New strikers Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano bagged their maiden Serie A goals to give AC Milan their first points of the season with a 2-1 home win over Empoli on Saturday. Colombian Bacca, signed from Sevilla last month, outran two defenders to score in the 16th minute at the San Siro. Former Milan player Riccardo Saponara equalised for Empoli four minutes later, sliding the ball under the legs of goalkeeper Diego Lopez. …

  • Pellegrini keeps cool after City's red-hot start

    Pellegrini keeps cool after City's red-hot start

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    Pellegrini keeps cool after City's red-hot start

    Manuel Pellegrini insists it is far too early for Manchester City to get carried away despite opening up an eight-point lead over Chelsea in the Premier League title race. Pellegrini's side have maximum points from four matches after beating Watford 2-0 at Eastlands on Saturday. Second-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Fernandinho gave City a three-point advantage at the top of the table, ahead of second placed Crystal Palace who earned a surprise 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. …