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, analysis, La Liga football rumours, La Liga football gossip, and the overall Spanish transfer news.

United Closing In On Antoine Griezmann As Atletico Line Up Lacazette For Replacement

By Swapnil Bhopatkar

Manchester United‘s pursuit of Antoine Griezmann may have gotten a favorable stride as according to the recent report from the Daily Telegraph, Atletico Madrid are lining up a bid for Griezmann’s national teammate Alexandre Lacazette. The 25-year-old Ballon d’Or nominee has been hitting a top form lately and is well expected to depart the premises of Vicente…

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Real Madrid Afraid Of Losing Isco To Barcelona

By Kunal

Real Madrid are afraid of losing Isco to arch-rivals FC Barcelona, according to reports in Spain. Isco continues to avoid committing his future to the Santiago Bernabeu outfit, despite being handed a blank check by the board of the club. In fact, the playmaker recently revealed that he will be making a decision regarding his…

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European Football Round Up: February 22

By Swapnil Bhopatkar

The round of 16 of the Champions League set the rhythm for a couple of teams, while the Europa League results were a bit harsh on some sides. Italian giants Juventus eased their way to beat their Portuguese counterparts FC Porto, while the Premier League defenders – Leicester City – were defeated away from home at…

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Barcelona Shortlist Premier League Duo To Overcome Their Defensive Vows

By Swapnil Bhopatkar

Spanish giants FC Barcelona have made Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin their primary target for the upcoming summer transfer window according to Mundo Deportivo, while Standard Sport has claimed that Tottenham’s Kyle Walker is in the shortlist as well. According to the Spanish publication – Mundo Deportivo – Bellerin, who was extracted from Barcelona’s La Masia by Arsene…

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Griezmann Intends To Continue ‘Making History’ With Atletico

By Kunal

Antoine Griezmann seems to have landed a blow to Manchester United‘s hopes of signing him this coming summer. Griezmann has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford for quite some time now, with some news sources even claiming that a pre-agreement between the two parties has already been reached. However, the Frenchman did…

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Suitors On Alert As Real Madrid’s Pepe Could Snub China Deal

By Sankha

Real Madrid defender Pepe’s contract runs out in June and he had seemingly decided to head to Chinese Super League, where Hebei China Fortune are more than happy to offer him a €15m-a-season deal. Whereas Real are reportedly willing to hand him a one-year extension worth €6 million . However, the 33-year-old Portuguese is now…

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Real Madrid Line Up Sensational Swap Deal With Paris Saint-Germain

By Swapnil Bhopatkar

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain have agreed on a swap deal that would take the Galacticos striker Karim Benzema to Parc Des Princes and Edinson Cavani to Santiago Bernabeu – as per the reports from Bernabeu Digital The former Lyon striker has been a first team regular for Real Madrid since his arrival, but his form this…

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Bale Won’t Consider Leaving Real Madrid, Claims Ryan Giggs

By Kunal

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has insisted that his fellow countryman Gareth Bale will not be leaving Real Madrid any time soon. Gareth Bale has been consistently linked with a move to Manchester United ever since his Tottenham days, but despite the repetitive rumours, any such move has failed to materialize yet. And this blockbuster…

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Real Madrid Identify Jose Mourinho As A Replacement For Zinedine Zidane

By Swapnil Bhopatkar

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is being lined up as a potential replacement of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid should the Frenchman leaves the Galacticos anytime soon, as per the reports from Don Balon. It is being reported that Didier Deschamps’ future as French team’s boss is in scrutiny and if anything uncertain happens, the Les Bleus…

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Real Madrid Join Bidding War For £40m French Striker

By Swapnil Bhopatkar

La Liga giants Real Madrid have joined the race to the 20-year-old Celtic attacker Moussa Dembele – reports the Daily Mirror. Real Madrid are in hunt to sign a centre-forward as Karim Benzema is losing his shape, while Alvaro Morata is all but certain to leave the Bernabeu premises at the end of the season,…

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Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann celebrates his team's first goal.

United Closing In On Antoine Griezmann As Atletico Line Up Lacazette For Replacement

February 24, 2017
Real Madrid's Francisco "Isco" Alarcon celebrates after scoring a goal.

Real Madrid Afraid Of Losing Isco To Barcelona

February 23, 2017

European Football Round Up: February 22

February 23, 2017

Barcelona Shortlist Premier League Duo To Overcome Their Defensive Vows

February 23, 2017

Griezmann Intends To Continue ‘Making History’ With Atletico

February 22, 2017
Pepe celebrates his first goal during the match.

Suitors On Alert As Real Madrid’s Pepe Could Snub China Deal

February 22, 2017
Edinson Cavani celebrales after scoring against PFC Ludogorets.

Real Madrid Line Up Sensational Swap Deal With Paris Saint-Germain

February 22, 2017

Bale Won’t Consider Leaving Real Madrid, Claims Ryan Giggs

February 21, 2017
Real Madrid's coach Jose Mourinho is thrown in the air by his players.

Real Madrid Identify Jose Mourinho As A Replacement For Zinedine Zidane

February 21, 2017
Celtic's Moussa Dembele looks dejected.

Real Madrid Join Bidding War For £40m French Striker

February 20, 2017

Barcelona 2-1 Leganes: La Liga Side Fielded Historic Line Up Against Leganes

February 20, 2017
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann scores their second goal.

Real Madrid Considering Griezmann Move, Man United Could End Up Winners In Deal

February 20, 2017

Jurgen Klopp Emerges As Shock Contender To Replace Luis Enrique At Barcelona

February 20, 2017
Real Madrid's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal.

United Preparing Improved Bid For Toni Kroos

February 20, 2017
Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action with Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti.

Man City Preparing Massive £100m Summer Bid For Messi

February 19, 2017
Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring against Espanyol.

Real Madrid 2-0 Espanyol: Spanish Giants Break Yet Another Goal-Scoring Record Under Zinedine Zidane

February 19, 2017
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino applauds fans after the game.

Barcelona Keeping Tabs On Mauricio Pochettino, Confirms Guillem Balague

February 18, 2017
Sevilla's coach Jorge Sampaoli.

Sevilla Manager Sampaoli Refuses To Rule Out Barcelona Move

February 18, 2017

Arsenal Star Could Join Barcelona If Sampaoli Arrives At Camp Nou

February 17, 2017
Colombia's Yerry Mina (R) and Chile's Jean Beausejour compete for the ball.

Barcelona Beats Manchester City To Sign Colombian Defender

February 16, 2017
Barcelona's Lionel Messi shoots a ball against Espanyol's Javi Lopez, Diego Reyes and Gerard Moreno.

Liverpool Monitoring Higly Rated La Liga Full Back

February 16, 2017
Sevilla's coach Jorge Sampaoli.

Barcelona Shortlist Sampaoli And Koeman To Replace Luis Enrique

February 16, 2017

Real Madrid Can Make History This Season, Claims Luka Modric

February 15, 2017
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.

Irritated Luis Enrique Loses Cool After Barcelona’s Humiliation Against PSG

February 15, 2017
Antoine Griezmann reacts during the match.

I Have A Lot Of Doubts About My Life In England, Says Griezmann

February 15, 2017
Juan Mata celebrates scoring their first goal.

Man United’s Juan Mata Open To La Liga Move

February 13, 2017

Neymar Beats Ronaldinho’s Barcelona Goalscoring Record

February 12, 2017
Real Madrid's Marco Asensio celebrates a goal during the match.

Suitors Asked To Splurge Huge Sum To Land Real Madrid Youngster

February 12, 2017
Lionel Messi shoots to score.

Revealed: Why Messi Is Delaying Barcelona Contract Talks

February 11, 2017

Perez: Real Madrid Are Happy With Keylor Navas

February 10, 2017

Suarez Banned For Two Matches, Will Miss Copa Final

February 10, 2017
Sevilla's coach Jorge Sampaoli.

Barcelona Identify Enrique’s Replacement

February 10, 2017
Victor Lindelof attends a training session.

Barcelona Plan To Hijack United’s Lindelof Deal In The Summer

February 8, 2017
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann reacts during the match.

Griezmann To Manchester United: Atletico Madrid President Gives Transfer Update

February 8, 2017
Manchester United's David De Gea.

Reports: Real Madrid Ready To Pay £60m For David de Gea

February 8, 2017
Real Madrid's Marcelo celebrates his first goal.

Marcelo Goes All Out On Instagram, Pulls Out The F-Word

February 7, 2017

Real Madrid Enter Cesc Fabregas Pursuit

February 7, 2017

Barcelona Ready To Raid Arsenal For Mesut Ozil

February 4, 2017
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale (R) and Cristiano Ronaldo during the warm up.

Real Madrid Are On The Verge Of Setting A New Goalscoring Record

February 4, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy.

Cristiano Ronaldo Tops Highest Earning Sportsmen Charts

February 4, 2017

Real Madrid Plot Sensational Swoop For Sergio Aguero

February 3, 2017

Reports: Man United Agree Deal In Principle With Griezmann

February 2, 2017
Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring.

Dybala Will Only Leave Juventus For Two European Clubs

February 1, 2017
Atletico Madrid's Yannick Carrasco reacts during the match.

Suitors On Red Alert As Top Target Carrasco Clashes With Atletico Boss

January 31, 2017
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Bale Forcing Real Madrid To Make Him Club Captain Instead Of Ronaldo

January 29, 2017
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) reacts with Gareth Bale (L) and Antoine Griezmann (C) after he received the Best Player UEFA 2015/16 Award.

Griezmann And Bale Should Be Ideal United Targets, Claims Rio Ferdinand

January 27, 2017
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Pepe, Ricardo Quaresma and Joao Moutinho and the trophy after winning Euro 2016.

Pepe And Ramos No Longer Real’s CB Duo As The Former Agrees China Deal

January 27, 2017

Barcelona Join Crowded Race For Teenager

January 26, 2017
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the match.

Spanish Journalist Exposes Ronaldo’s Problem With Real Madrid Fans

January 25, 2017
Sevilla's coach Jorge Sampaoli.

Jorge Sampaoli Is Barcelona’s Latest Managerial Option

January 25, 2017

Tevez: It’s Not A Matter Of Money For Messi

January 23, 2017
Manchester United's Ander Herrera reacts.

Rumours: Barcelona Target Ander Herrera Despite Insane Price Tag

January 22, 2017

Real Madrid May Sell Their Star Man Next Year

January 20, 2017

Chelsea Enter Race For Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco

January 19, 2017
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone.

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

January 19, 2017
Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Ivan Rakitic.

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
German presenter Marco Schreyl and U.S. actress Eva Longoria present the nominees Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann.

Man United And Griezmann Reach Verbal Agreement Over Summer Transfer

January 18, 2017
Chelsea's Diego Costa.

Atletico Looking To Replace Griezmann With Barcelona Target Diego Costa

January 17, 2017
Atromitos' Javier Umbides (10) scores a penalty against AIK's goal keeper Patrik Carlgren.

Real Madrid To Sign Yet Another Star Of The Future

January 17, 2017