Manchester United sources have brushed away reports suggesting the club would sell Ander Herrera to Barcelona. The midfielder was linked to the Catalan giants after a season in which he was awarded United’s Player of the season award. Herrera has helped the Red Devils to Community Shield, League Cup, and Europa League glory this season.…Read More
Manchester United and Jose Mourinho are reportedly desperate for Alvaro Morata, and are happy to reduce David de Gea’s price in exchange. The Red Devils are set to lose Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney at the end of the season, and are in desperate need of a star striker who can play week in week…Read More
Barcelona star Lionel Messi reportedly fears that his teammate Neymar could leave Barcelona, with Manchester United desperate to sign him this summer. Neymar has scored just 19 goals in all competitions this campaign – his lowest compared to the past two seasons, where he scored 39 and 31 goals respectively. The 25-year-old has been outshined…Read More
Incoming Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde wants Manchester United‘s Player of the Year, Ander Herrera, as his first signing this summer. The Catalan giants failed to win the La Liga as well as the Champions League this season, with their boss Luis Enrique having decided to quit the club at the end of the season midway through…Read More
La Liga Champions Real Madrid have reached an agreement with the Brazilian side Flamengo to sign their 16-year-old forward, Vinicius Junior. The deal for the high-profile youngster is worth €39.6m, which would make him the second most expensive signing from the Brazilian League after Neymar’s move from Santos to Barcelona for an estimated €86m in 2013.…Read More
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have lost their appeal to Spain’s Supreme Court against a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud. The Argentine was found guilty by a Barcelona court, which handed him a suspended 21-month prison sentence and a fine of €2 million against tax fraud between 2007 and 2009. Jorge Messi,…Read More
Angel Di Maria might be finding his way back to his ex-club Real Madrid to fill in the empty spot if James Rodriguez moves to Manchester United. The Argentine was sold to Manchester United soon after winning the ‘La Decima’ Champions League three years ago. The move was essentially made in order to fit in…Read More
Real Madrid clinched their first La Liga title in 5 years by beating Malaga 2-0, even as Barcelona made a thrilling comeback to beat Eibar 4-2. The Catalans needed to win, and Real to lose to capture a third consecutive league title, but it was not to be, as Zinedine Zidane’s men did their job.…Read More
Bayern Munich wonderkid Renato Sanches is understood to have been offered to Barcelona, putting league rivals Real Madrid and English giants Manchester United on their toes. According to the Spanish media outlet Don Balon, high-profile agent Jorge Mendes has offered the player to Barcelona. This comes after multiple reports stating clear interest from both Manchester United…Read More
James Rodriguez seems to have dropped an indirect hint regarding his future at Real Madrid via his official Instagram handle. It is safe to say that the Colombian international has failed to nail a spot in Los Blancos’ starting lineup under Zinedine Zidane’s management, and given the fact that he is discontent with a substitute’s…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.