The winter window draws closer every day and European giants will be eager to make their mark upon the brief transfer period. Barcelona, in particular, will be seeking to bring in some reinforcements to strengthen their European hopes. Here are a few players they can sign in order to do so:Read More
They say it isn’t classy to rub salt on open wounds, but few people just can’t help it. Manchester United disappointed their supporters yet again when they lost 2-1 to Valencia during their final Champions League group game. Even though they had qualified for the Round of 16 prior to the trip to Spain, the…Read More
Isco has endured a torrid time ever since Santiago Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui at the managerial helm of Real Madrid. The playmaker has heavily struggled for game-time, amid further reports of an internal struggle at the Bernabeu. The Spaniard was awarded a rare start during Los Blancos’ final Champions League group stage fixture against CSKA Moscow,…Read More
Real Madrid have identified a Manchester United star as a surprise transfer target. Following a rocky start to the season under Julen Lopetegui, the sinking ship that was Real Madrid was only steadied after Santiago Solari took charge at the Bernabeu. But while the overall performances of the team have improved, one key player continues…Read More
Luka Modric broke a long streak when he won the Ballon d’Or earlier this week. The Croatian’s grabbing the title was the first time in 10 years that a player apart from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi attained the big prize. All in all, it was quite a predictable victory given other accolades that he…Read More
Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he has not missed Lionel Messi since moving to Italy. Ronaldo and Messi have shared the fiercest individual rivalry in world football for more than a decade now, but it only reached that level when the former joined Real Madrid in 2009, and began competing with the Argentine’s Barcelona on…Read More
Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid are desperately waiting to save him from his Manchester United nightmare. It is no secret that the Portuguese tactician is enduring a difficult spell at Old Trafford, with arguments, bust-ups, and controversies now becoming an everyday occurrence in the red part of Manchester. Further, his team hasn’t been performing up…Read More
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants to keep hold of youngster Brahim Diaz, having recently stated that the Premier League club will do everything to keep him. But the league leaders may have already failed to keep the 19-year-old tied down, as reports claim that Diaz has agreed on a move to Real Madrid. The…Read More
The argument as to who is the best player in any given position is often a hard nut to crack. Objectivity takes the back seat in most of those discourses, and when it is players and managers that express their opinions, biases don’t remain hidden. Yet despite that, there have been some rather outrageous claims…Read More
Barcelona registered a 2-1 win over PSV on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique, so as to seal the top spot in their Champions League group. While the Argentinian scored the opener with a strong left-footed strike, he assisted the second through a direct free-kick, which was poked in by…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.