Everything said and done, there is no denying the fact that Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are still two of the best managers in modern football. La Liga president Javier Tebas appears to share the same opinion, as he has recently expressed his wish to see the duo return to Spain in the near future.…Read More
Few players manage to rustle up headlines as Paul Pogba does. The Frenchman has been at the heart of multi-faceted speculation over the course of the past few months, and rumours have been rife about him being unhappy at Manchester United. At the heart of most of these tales is the insistent report that Barcelona…Read More
The undying question of who among Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is the best in the world has been addressed countless times, throughout their impressive careers till date and across the line of fans, players, and managers. However, this year seems to be showing signs of a slowdown in that peculiar trend, with both giants…Read More
Ander Herrera could join Athletic Bilbao once the transfer window opens in January. Manchester United‘s midfield has undergone a lot of changes since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013. Scholes and Carrick have played out their time at Old Trafford, and Fergie’s successors have brought in a bunch of players to the club in the…Read More
Lionel Messi’s UCL brace against Tottenham brought his total tally against English clubs to 22 goals and 6 assists in 28 appearances, that too against the top clubs of the Premier League that made the cut into the elite competition. This scintillating trend does beg the question of exactly how the Argentine superstar would fare…Read More
Manchester United‘s tryst with Zinedine Zidane has been well-documented over the past few weeks, with it seeming likely that the media has been fueling much of the seeming speculation over the apparent interest from both sides. All of this has arisen under the backdrop of Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils fielding pathetic outing after pathetic outing,…Read More
Change is never an easy thing to handle, particularly so for football players. While the modern version of the game promotes moving about the globe and shifting to those clubs where one has both a lucrative deal and a pleasing game-time, it’s not always an ideal choice. As of such, it is common to see…Read More
When you think Lionel Messi, you typically think goals, dribbles, trophies, and the GOAT. However, this weekend, the world was witness to a slightly different sight of the Argentine international. Messi’s Barcelona were in action against Girona, and seemed to be cruising to a regulation win in La Liga after he had given them the…Read More
Real Madrid superstar winger Gareth Bale might be eyeing a return to the Premier League, Daily Mail are reporting. The report stems from an interview with the Welsh wizard himself, wherein Bale discusses his incredible contribution during the victorious Champions League final against Liverpool a few months ago. The ex-Tottenham Hotspur man also talks about…Read More
EA have hyped up the release of FIFA 19 quite spectacularly. The regular release of player rating cards in batches, while being the highlight of this past week or so, has been accompanied quite well with simply brilliant promotional content. Now, the long wait has come to an end, and the top 10 players have…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.