Ahead of this weekend's Champions League final live on ITV, we take a look at the success Midlands teams have had in the competition.
Aston Villa had what is so far their only European win in 1982 against Bayern Munich, Peter Withe scoring their only goal in the 1-0 win.
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A Sandwell man who stabbed his partner of 20 years to death following an argument has been convicted of her murder.
The incident, in which it is believed a man attempted to take a child from her family, happened at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.
Martin Carter spotted Sarah Burke and let his dog loose to attack her - which was then filmed on a mobile phone. She later killed herself.