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The Cardiff-born Wales international moved to the Spanish capital earlier this year after his sale to the Spanish club for a world-record fee

Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates after scoring the winning penalty

Bayern Munich heroes Bastian Schweinsteiger and Manuel Neuer relishing 'home' final against Chelsea

Bayern Munich's penalty shoot-out heroes Bastian Schweinsteiger and Manuel Neuer are both looking forward to taking on Chelsea on home soil in the Champions League final.

Bastian Schweinsteiger of Bayern Munich celebrates scoring the winning penalty

Bayern win on penalties to set up final date with Chelsea

Real Madrid 2 Bayern Munich 1 (3-3 on aggregate, Bayern win 3-1 on penalties)

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Cristiano Ronaldo double sees Real Madrid set up Bayern Munich showdown

Real Madrid 5 Apoel Nicosia 2 (Real Madrid win 8-2 on aggregate)

Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid eased through to the semi-finals

Ronaldo leads the way as Real brush aside Cypriots

Real Madrid 5 Apoel Nicosia 2 (Real win 8-2 on aggregate)

Apoel's Ailton (right) and Madrid's Pepe compete for the ball

Kaka makes the gulf in class tell for Real

Apoel Nicosia 0 Real Madrid 3

Kaka celebrates his goal with fellow Brazilian Marcelo

Apoel fairytale dented by Madrid

Apoel Nicosia 0 Real Madrid 3

Enrique Sierra: Guitarist with the influential Spanish band Radio Futura

If Enrique Sierra, the ex-guitarist from Radio Futura – Spain's most important rock band of the post-Franco years – was to be remembered for one song, it would be the 1983 hit "Escuela de Calor". Relentlessly catchy and shot through with co-writer Sierra's simple, snappy guitar riffs, "Escuela de Calor" remains for many Spaniards a musical high-tide mark of la movida Madrileña. This was an explosion of artistic creativity, coupled with the breaking down of previously rigid social barriers and mores, that followed General Franco's death in 1975. For intensity, willingness to experiment and sheer novelty, la movida has never since been equalled in Spain. As for Radio Futura, they were one of la movida's musical standard-bearers.

Ronaldo shoots from range against CSKA

Ronaldo hits two as Real Madrid go through

Real Madrid reached their second successive Champions League quarter-finals under Jose Mourinho after years of failure with his predecessors thanks to a 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow at the Bernabeu last night.

DVD: Ripping Yarns (15)

This compilation of Michael Palin and Terry Jones's absurd half-hour adventure parodies from the Seventies is worth it alone for the stupendous send-up of British public schools in Tomkinson's Schooldays, in which pupils wrestle grizzly bears, beat their headmaster and are nailed to the school walls on St Tadger's Day.

Portsmouth go into administration for a second time

Portsmouth may not be able to complete season say administrators

Portsmouth administrator Trevor Birch has today revealed the club may not be able to complete the npower Championship season.

'We need to be patient, but we needed better players,' says Pepe Reina

Reina: We're back where we belong after darkest days in club's history

Once foreign players have become reasonably fluent in English, it is always interesting to note which idiomatic phrases they pick up. Jose "Pepe" Reina must have been listening to former Liverpool stalwart Mark Lawrenson, for he is fond of the pundit's "happy days".

Milan's Robinho celebrates his goal against Arsenal at San Siro; Arsène Wenger needs to be able to pay his best players higher salaries

Ian Holloway: We get the sack because chairmen don't really know about the game

Some of them have egos so big they can't cope. That is when managers get the boot

Plastic pitches could make a return

Plastic pitches in line to return

English football is a step closer to reintroducing artificial pitches after the Football League announced plans to seek opinion on their possible return. The public consultation will run until the end of April and canvass the views of clubs, fans and officials.

Errors & Omissions: This incredible chaos is getting beyond the boundaries of belief

"Chaos on roads and railways to continue today, warn forecasters." That headline appeared over a news story on Monday. It happens every winter: severe weather is greeted by the absurdly overdramatic word "chaos". Of course, "chaos" is a short word, and as such very difficult to keep out of headlines.

Stéphane Sessègnon (right), who scored Sunderland’s first goal and set up their second, is challenged by Joe Allen, of Swansea

Swansea's cool design unpicked by O'Neill

Sunderland 2 Swansea 0

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