Thursday saw one of the biggest dramas of the season come to a close, after Chelsea officially announced that they’ve agreed terms with Atletico Madrid over the transfer of Diego Costa. The striker was estranged from the club, and was eager for a move during the transfer window. And now, he has finally received his…Read More
After a bitter feud and summer long speculation, drawing out till a deadline day disappointment for Diego Costa, there is finally positive news for the striker, whose fall from Premier League glory has been a sad spectacle. Now, after refusing to play or train with Chelsea, a deal has been agreed, and the destination is…Read More
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has signed a new contract with the La Liga giants, that will keep him at the club until 2021. The Frenchman joined Real Madrid from his boyhood club Lyon in 2009, and since then, he has become one of the most feared strikers around the world. He is also one…Read More
Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Real Madrid to sign Angel Gomes from his former club Manchester United, reports Don Balon. It’s not often that players like Cristiano Ronaldo make a special request to their clubs to sign a player. However, Ronaldo has now asked Real Madrid to sign Angel Gomes from Manchester United. The 17-year-old attacker has…Read More
La Liga giants Barcelona had a rough summer transfer window, after the Catalan side lost Neymar to French club Paris Saint-Germain, and in turn, weren’t able to capture his replacement in the form of Liverpool starlet Philippe Coutinho. Though the club was finally able to bring in some rushed signings, the La Liga heavyweights were initially…Read More
The fourth week of La Liga action got underway on Saturday, as all three Spanish heavyweights, viz. Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid featured. Let’s see how they fared in their respective matches: Getafe 1-2 Barcelona Definitely, the hosts produced a much better performance, and after Shibasaki’s stunning first-half goal, it seemed that they will…Read More
Despite sneaking in a 2-1 win against Getafe on Saturday, courtesy of a late goal from Paulinho, Barcelona will now have bigger things to worry about. The encounter saw their marquee signing, Ousmane Dembélé, limping off the pitch in the 29th minute. Details about the injury have now emerged, and it will be a massive…Read More
Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale has not had his best run with his club’s supporters recently. Though he is still backed by his teammates, Luka Modric has reportedly suggested the Welshman to make an exit from the Spanish capital. The talented winger is clearly not having a good time in Madrid, as he was singled…Read More
Real Madrid’s star player Gareth Bale has found it tough to find the love amongst the Bernabeu fans, as he continues to be the subject of speculation of a move away from the Spanish capital. The Welshman was jeered on by some sections of Real fans in a promotional event this week following the side’s…Read More
Double Deal: Real Madrid Planning To Sell Their Struggling Player To United And Hijack Deal For Long Term Mourinho Target
Real Madrid are planning to enter the market with Gareth Bale next summer, as the Welshman is not being considered as someone to take over the baton from talisman Cristiano Ronaldo. Bale suffered an injury-raven campaign last term, and is yet to show his potential this season, after featuring 6 times and scoring a solitary…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.