La Liga News

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, and analysis.

“I Don’t Tie Anyone Down” – Diego Simeone On Griezmann Speculation

By Sankha

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insisted that he ‘won’t tie anyone down’ while addressing the mounting speculation that Antoine Griezmann will leave the La Liga giants for Manchester United. The French attacker’s representatives are thought to have been negotiating a potential deal with the Premier League club over the past few months, with several significant…

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Barcelona Ready To Make Rakitic Sacrifice To Keep Messi At Camp Nou

By Vikram Gupta

FC Barcelona are currently in a crisis they never thought they would find themselves in, as it involves the transfer worries of Lionel Messi moving away from the club. In order to prevent such a thing from happening, Barcelona are ready to sell off Ivan Rakitic and Arda Turan to collect funds and pay off their…

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Depay Wishes For Barcelona Move

By Rvk

Memphis Depay has asked his agent to enquire about the possibility of joining Barcelona, according to reports from Diario Gol via Daily Star. The Manchester United player is being courted by a number of teams after it was clear he wanted to leave. After signing for the Red Devils in 2015 for £25 million, Depay has…

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Man United And Griezmann Reach Verbal Agreement Over Summer Transfer

By Kunal

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has verbally agreed a deal with Manchester United, according to Miguel Delaney of the Independent . Griezmann has been linked with a big money move to the Theatre of Dreams for quite some time now, with some rumours even claiming that the Frenchman – who is believed to be a Manchester United fan himself…

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Atletico Looking To Replace Griezmann With Barcelona Target Diego Costa

By Kunal

La Liga powerhouses Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly monitoring Diego Costa’s current situation at Chelsea. The controversial forward is rumoured to have fallen out with new Blues boss Antonio Conte, due to which he was also left out of the squad in Chelsea’s 3-0 over reigning Premier League champions Leicester City. However, following the…

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Real Madrid To Sign Yet Another Star Of The Future

By Vikram Gupta

Real Madrid and their current manager Zidane are not only building a team that is proving tough to beat at the moment in world football, but are side by side also forming a squad that will be one to look out for in the future. Madrid have further proved this by being on the verge…

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Sevilla Planning Shock Loan Move For Marcus Rashford

By Sankha

It would be one of the most shocking transfers of the January window, but the Sun claim Sevilla are “desperate” to sign Marcus Rashford on loan from Manchester United. Rashford has received decent game time this season, though Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s stunning form suggests there would be little chance for the youngster to start as a centre-forward under Jose…

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Real Madrid Planning To Trigger The £43m Clause In De Gea’s Contract

By Sankha

Real Madrid are prepared to launch a stunning £43m bid to secure the services of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, according to latest reports. Spanish media outlet Sport reports the 26-year-old shot-stopper, who penned a new contract with Manchester United back in September 2015, has a clause in his deal which apparently gives him a…

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Ronaldo Pivotal For Madrid Off The Pitch Too, Convinces James to Stay

By Vikram Gupta

According to reports in Confidencial Colombia, Ronaldo has been an influential factor in convincing midfielder James Rodriguez to stay despite all odds favouring him to leave this January. Chelsea were the club heavily linked with James this month as the prime location for the midfielder to head to, but his recent revival is proof that…

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Messi Could Part Ways With Barcelona Because Of This Particular Reason

By Vikram Gupta

Messi might be ready to sensationally leave Barcelona if financial matters are not resolved and wage requirements are not met by the club. With Barcelona under the pump of financial bills and money matters to be resolved, the wage demands of Lionel Messi could be a huge factor the club might not be able to…

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“I Don’t Tie Anyone Down” – Diego Simeone On Griezmann Speculation

January 19, 2017

Barcelona Ready To Make Rakitic Sacrifice To Keep Messi At Camp Nou

January 18, 2017
Luis Enrique in Barcelona news conference.

Depay Wishes For Barcelona Move

January 18, 2017

Man United And Griezmann Reach Verbal Agreement Over Summer Transfer

January 18, 2017

Atletico Looking To Replace Griezmann With Barcelona Target Diego Costa

January 17, 2017

Real Madrid To Sign Yet Another Star Of The Future

January 17, 2017
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford.

Sevilla Planning Shock Loan Move For Marcus Rashford

January 16, 2017

Real Madrid Planning To Trigger The £43m Clause In De Gea’s Contract

January 13, 2017

Ronaldo Pivotal For Madrid Off The Pitch Too, Convinces James to Stay

January 13, 2017
Lionel Messi celebrates a goal.

Messi Could Part Ways With Barcelona Because Of This Particular Reason

January 12, 2017
James Rodriguez celebrates his first goal.

Real Madrid Reject Mammoth Offers For James

January 11, 2017
Pepe celebrates his first goal during the match.

Pepe Latest To Be Linked With A Move To China

January 10, 2017

Pique Yells Out At La Liga President, Proves Rivalries Don’t Die

January 10, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy.

Cristiano Ronaldo Caps Off 2016 With FIFA Best Player Award

January 10, 2017
FC Porto's Andre Silva celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

Real Madrid’s Entrance Hikes Andre Silva’s Value

January 10, 2017
Alexis Sanchez looks dejected.

Atletico Madrid To Raid Arsenal For Alexis Sanchez

January 9, 2017

Klopp Touted To Leave Anfield To Replace Luis Enrique

January 8, 2017
James Rodriguez celebrates his first goal.

James Rodriguez’s Father Drops Big Hint Regarding His Future

January 6, 2017
Yannick Carrasco (R) celebrates after scoring his second goal with team mate Saul Niguez.

Manchester United In The Hunt For Saul Niguez

January 6, 2017
Thibaut Courtois celebrates after the game.

Real Madrid Set To Chase Chelsea Big Man Courtois

January 5, 2017

Rumours: Paulo Dybala To Snub Barcelona For Real Madrid

January 4, 2017
Barcelona's Carles Alena in action against Celtic.

Manchester United To Go For ‘New Andres Iniesta’

January 4, 2017
Pepe celebrates his first goal during the match.

Mourinho Eyeing Pepe Reunion

January 3, 2017
Zinedine Zidane talks to James Rodriguez

Real Madrid Inform Interested Clubs James Rodriguez Will Cost £50m

January 3, 2017

James Rodriguez Posts Cryptic Instagram Picture To Spark Speculation

December 30, 2016
Sevilla's coach Jorge Sampaoli celebrates a goal against Dinamo Zagreb.

Sevilla Eye Martial Loan Deal In January

December 30, 2016
Portugal's Nani Almeida celebrates his goal against Gibraltar.

Nani Speaks Out About His Man United Move In 2007

December 29, 2016
Luis Enrique in Barcelona news conference.

Luis Enrique Doubtful About His Barcelona Future

December 28, 2016
Manchester United's Marcos Rojo.

Valencia Ready To Offer £14m For Rojo In January

December 27, 2016

A Huge €120m Fee Scared Real Madrid Away From Signing Pogba

December 27, 2016
Real Madrid's James Rodriguez in action.

James Rodriguez Not Leaving Real Madrid In January

December 26, 2016
Zinedine Zidane (L) and Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez pose for the media.

Florentino Perez: Real Madrid Is The Most Supported Club

December 26, 2016

Guardiola Claims Messi Is On Another Level To Ronaldo

December 25, 2016
Manchester United's Marcos Rojo.

La Liga Club Valencia Eye Marcos Rojo

December 25, 2016
Toni Kroos is substituted for James Rodriguez.

James’ Visa Application A Sign Of Things To Come

December 22, 2016
Zinedine Zidane (L) and Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez pose for the media.

Real Madrid’s Ban On Signing Players Reduced To One Transfer Window

December 21, 2016

Griezmann Dreams Of Playing For Beckham’s MLS Franchise

December 20, 2016

James Rodriguez Admits He May Leave Real Madrid In January

December 19, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates winning the FIFA Club World Cup Final with the trophy.

Ronaldo Hattrick Gives Real Madrid Fifth Club World Cup Title

December 18, 2016

Claudio Bravo Wants To Return To Barcelona

December 16, 2016

Ivan Rakitic Likely To Sign New Barcelona Deal

December 16, 2016

Opinion: Not Ronaldo, But Sergio Ramos Is Real Madrid’s Best ‘Value’ Signing Ever

December 16, 2016

Premier League Club To Spend €30m For Real Madrid’s Isco

December 15, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring

Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals What He Plans To Do After Football

December 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane talks to James Rodriguez

James Rodriguez’s Situation Is A Problem, Admits Zidane

December 7, 2016

Kroos Vehemently Denies Barcelona Transfer Rumours

December 6, 2016

Messi Urges James Rodriguez To Leave Real Madrid

December 5, 2016

Real Madrid And Barcelona To Go Head To Head For Anthony Martial

December 4, 2016

Falcao Claims Rodriguez Heading Towards Frustration, Needs More Playtime

December 4, 2016

Mesut Ozil Doesn’t Rule Out Real Madrid Return

December 3, 2016

Atletico’s Carrasco Scouted By European Giants

December 1, 2016

7 Reasons To Look Forward To The Upcoming El Clasico

November 30, 2016

Antoine Griezmann: I Won’t Join Real Madrid

November 28, 2016

Isco Ready To Commit Long-Term Future With Real Madrid

November 27, 2016

Mourinho Reveals He Attempted To Lure Valencia To Real Madrid

November 25, 2016

Atletico Madrid’s Jose Gimenez Wants January Transfer, Arsenal In The Hunt

November 24, 2016

Isco Could Turn Down New Contract At Real Madrid

November 23, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring

Ronaldo Becomes Internet Sensation As Memers React To Hilarious Celebration

November 22, 2016

Barcelona Starlet In Demand

November 21, 2016

VIDEO: Neymar Humiliates Malaga Defender With A Brilliant Sombrero Flick

November 20, 2016