One might actually dismiss rumours linking Neymar with a move to Paris Saint-Germain as a joke, considering how outlandish they sound in the first place. But according to the Brazilian TV channel Esporte Interativo, Barcelona’s star forward might be soon be completing a switch to the capital city of France. It is understood that this might be…Read More
Paris Saint Germain are trying to pull off the unthinkable by signing Neymar from Barcelona, reports Gianluca Di Marzio. The football world could be in for the excitement of the biggest transfer ever if Neymar agrees personal terms with PSG, as the French club is ready to meet the colossal €222 million release clause in his…Read More
Neymar is said to be eager to leave Barcelona at some point in the future, according to reports. The Brazilian has become one of the best players at the club and in the world since his switch from Santos back in 2013, and has steadily grown better and better with each passing season. Now at…Read More
Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale is determined to continue playing at the Santiago Bernabeu, and is seeking to work harder for Los Blancos. In an exclusive interview with MARCA, the Welshman revealed that he is happy in Madrid, and that Manchester United came up with no concrete offer to prize him away. “I am happy playing…Read More
Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Real Madrid defender Danilo, reports Calcio Mercato. The Brazilian has reportedly agreed personal terms with Chelsea, and the London club is expected to agree on a fee with the La Liga giants for the 26-year-old soon. Blues’ boss Antonio Conte had one of the best defensive units…Read More
Spanish midfielder Isco turned his career around at Real Madrid under Zinedine Zidane last season, after going from being a benchwarmer to starting in the Champions League Final. The injury to star man Gareth Bale gave the opportunity for Isco to step up to the plate and that was exactly what he did. With the…Read More
Real Madrid are not among the clubs to give up easy on their transfer targets. The reigning European Champions have been linked with Monaco striker Kylain Mbappe long before the transfer window officially begun, and now, they seem to be making another effort to bring him to the Spanish capital. In fact, Los Blancos are reportedly…Read More
Manchester United have demanded that Real Madrid send Toni Kroos the other way if they are to stand a chance of signing David de Gea. Despite claiming that they had ended their interest in the Spanish goalkeeper, Real have resurrected a transfer saga that has been going on for the last three summer transfer windows…Read More
Barcelona’s newest signing Nelson Semedo has revealed that he had no second thoughts when the Catalans came knocking on his door. The youngster considered the Spanish giants as his only option all along, and didn’t think about any other offers once he learned of their interest, said the 23-year-old following his €30million move from Benfica.…Read More
One might have expected that the David De Gea saga was finally put to a close when either side stopped talking about the player altogether, but it was not to be. The Spaniard is still being closely monitored by Real Madrid, despite having several years left on his contract at the moment. Los Blancos had previously…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.