Santos have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the sale of 17-year-old Rodrygo Goes. It will be the “highest fee ever received” by a club in Latin America. Real Madrid set the record for the highest transfer fee for a teenager only last summer, when they signed Vinicius Junior from Flamengo.…Read More
Manchester United have been dealt a fresh blow in their pursuit of Gareth Bale. The former Tottenham Hotspur attacker found some form late last season, and was crucial in Real Madrid lifting three consecutive UCL titles under Zinedine Zidane. He came off the bench and scored a couple of scorchers to take his side to…Read More
The future of players in the modern game is more a flurry of business deals coming to fruition, and one is left to wonder how much control players may have over their destination, a feat often left to be bartered and negotiated on a table hosting agents and representatives. In view of this, it is…Read More
Keylor Navas has expressed his desire to end his playing career at Real Madrid. Navas has been one of the best goalkeepers in Europe over the past seasons. In 2014, he made his move to the Bernabeu, as Los Blancos triggered his €10 million release clause at Levante. The 31-year old is a League Cup away from…Read More
Real Madrid are once again believed to be back in the race for Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea. According to a report in Manchester Evening News, Real Madrid believe they can finally land David de Gea for a fee in the region of £100m. That could see the Spaniard become the costliest goalkeeper in…Read More
Luis Suarez is reportedly concerned about one of his Barcelona teammates leaving the club this summer. As per reports, Premier League giants Manchester United have made contact with La Liga champions over a potential deal for midfielder Ivan Rakitic. The 30-year-old has been a vital cog in the Barcelona side for quite some time now.…Read More
It has been a whirlwind few weeks for Spanish football, and it doesn’t appear to be letting up any time soon. Following the announcement of Zinedine Zidane’s sudden departure from Real Madrid just days after winning a hat-trick of Champions League crowns, the club has been in search of the right candidate to pick up…Read More
The Gareth Bale saga is one that seems to have no end in sight. Years of Manchester United seeking to sign him came to an exciting lead when the Welshman provided an update that he was unhappy with the game-time he got, or lack thereof, at Real Madrid. These comments coming minutes after his marvelous…Read More
Spanish NT boss Julen Lopetegui will take over the Real Madrid managerial role vacated by Zinedine Zidane for next season. Zinedine Zidane shocked the world when he announced that he would leave Madrid just 4 days after completing a hat-trick of Champions League titles. The former French International suggested that the club needs “a different…Read More
In what can be considered a frustrating spell for Manchester United and their fans, Gareth Bale has given little away since rumours broke out about an impending release from Real Madrid following a much-publicised feud with then manager Zinedine Zidane. The Welsh forward, who scored 2 vital goals in the successful UEFA Champions League final…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.