Former Dutch football hero Patrick Kluivert believes that Premier League stars Marcus Rashford and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are capable of succeeding talisman Luis Suarez at Barcelona. Suarez has been one of the most prolific goal-scorers at both club and country level. He has also been a success at Barcelona, having netted 168 goals in 227 appearances. The…Read More
Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid earlier this summer felt like a dream. The Portuguese superstar had spent over nine years with the Spanish giants, enabling them to attain top European glory yet again. As of such, when he chose to depart, and abruptly so at that, more than one pair of eyebrows were raised. Initially,…Read More
Real Madrid might not be having their best ever season so far, but there is no denying that they still remain one of the biggest clubs in world football. The 13-time European Champions without doubt hold the power to attract any name in the sport, and remain a dream for majority of the players involved.…Read More
Frenkie de Jong is allegedly the latest player that Barcelona are looking to sign before the end of the winter transfer window. Let us have a look at what would occur if the Dutch midfielder goes to the Camp Nou:Read More
Eden Hazard has been tipped to leave Chelsea for the past couple of summers, but the Blues have managed to keep hold of him. The Belgian International was poised to take up the spot left by Cristiano Ronaldo and move to Real Madrid at the start of this season. But the switch never materialised, as…Read More
The Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate still goes on, and in other news, the sky is blue. It has been over a decade since the footballing world has been split in two when it comes to picking their superhero. While one Argentine has done it all at the club that gave him the opportunity…Read More
Manchester United have been linked with a number of central defensive players over the past month. The Red Devils need to bring in an experienced centre-back to marshal the defensive line, someone who could take the role of Nemanja Vidic. Kalidou Koulibaly and Milan Skriniar are said to be the top targets, but their high release…Read More
Juan Mata has admitted that he misses his homeland amid links of a potential return to Spain. Mata has entered the final six months of his current contract, which allows him to discuss terms with interested parties ahead of a free transfer next summer. The 30-year-old, who recently received a special award from the Queen…Read More
Jose Mourinho must be itching without a job, as alongside Zinedine Zidane, he is currently a highly qualified gaffer without a club to ply his trade at. The Portuguese gaffer has been ousted from Manchester United quite effectively, with the perfect reign of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer so far further ensuring that his largely ineffective tactics…Read More
Barcelona have reportedly secured the services of Adrien Rabiot who will join them in the summer on a free transfer. Let us have a look at how the Frenchman will fit in with the La Liga giants: What Barca are likely securing through the 23-year-old is a player for the future. His arrival won’t solve…Read More
La Liga News & Spanish Football Transfer news
La Liga, also known as the Primera Division, or the La Liga Santander, is the primary football competition in Spain. The first Primera Division was formed in the year 1929, and the competition has since developed into one of the biggest football tournaments in the world.
As per the UEFA's league coefficient, the La Liga has been the topmost football league in Europe for the last five years. The competition has produced Europe's top-rated clubs more number of times (18) than any other league. The major powerhouses playing in La Liga have also won the most number of UEFA Champions League (16) as well as UEFA Europa League (10) titles.
The Spanish League is currently home to two of the best football players of this generation – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. La Liga has always featured the best footballers on the planet; in fact, superstars featuring in this league have won the highest number of Ballon d'Or awards (19).
La Liga is contested by 20 of the best clubs in Spain. Each team faces the 19 others two times per season, from the month of August to May. The format of this competition is a double round-robin system, and it features 380 matches per season. The teams are awarded 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw, and none for defeats. Teams are placed in the table according to their total points. In case of ties, the factors that determine the tie-break are head-to-head points, followed by head-to-head goal difference, head-to-head goals scored, total goal difference, total goals scored, Fairplay score, and lastly, a play-off match in a neutral stadium.
So far, a total of 60 teams have featured in the La Liga since its formation. However, only 9 of those clubs have managed to win this prestigious competition – Real Madrid (32), Barcelona (24), Atletico Madrid (10), Athletic Bilbao (8), Valencia (6), Real Sociedad (2), Deportivo La Coruna, Sevilla, and Real Betis (1).
Here at BlameFootball, we provide a thorough coverage of La Liga news. We make available all the in-detail information of not just Spanish football news, but also the latest La Liga transfer news, along with up to date live scores, team news, match results, interviews, analysis, La Liga football rumours, La Liga football gossip, and the overall Spanish transfer news.