Backtrack to almost a year and reports were strife as to how much young talent was truly worth. The blockbuster deals of Mbappe and Dembele broke numerous records and gave clubs that were nurturing youngsters much hope about potential big deals in the future. However, the risk with purchasing teenagers and developing talents is that…Read More
Legends often find the love and respect they deserve on the pitch, and it’s even more sweet when rival team fans too, show their energy and appreciation. Ask Andres Iniesta and he will tell you what that feeling is, as he experienced it when he was substituted in the 88th minute in Barcelona’s 5-0 win…Read More
Manchester United have identified a replacement for Italian right-back Matteo Darmian. The reigning Europa League champions have been in the news off late with a summer deal in offloading Darmian. And now, Jose Mourinho is believed to have identified the player he feels will be the best possible replacement for Darmian, who has failed to hold…Read More
Manchester United are reportedly interested in making a move for Sevilla’s Clement Lenglet in the summer. Lenglet started at the back for Sevilla when they embarrassed United at Old Trafford in the Champions League last 16, and the Reds were so impressed with his performance that they dispatched scouts to keep an eye on him…Read More
Jose Mourinho has created a lot of buzz in Spanish print media, and is said to be extremely determined in landing one of the game’s most prominent names. The Portuguese is planning on getting a proven midfielder to replace Michael Carrick. With Marouane Fellaini’s situation not looking very positive, given his contract talks getting stalled…Read More
Barcelona are a side with a point to prove, and their numerous records and a well-endowed trophy cabinet shows just that. As of such, it is understandable that the entire club would still be reeling in shock after their Champions League exit to Roma. Barca would have reckoned their 4-1 lead was more than enough…Read More
Andreas Pereira has confirmed his desire to return to Old Trafford, amid talks over a potential permanent transfer to Valencia. Pereira was loaned out to the La Liga side in last year’s summer transfer window, despite manager Jose Mourinho’s wish to keep him in Manchester. Since then, the Brazilian has gone on to make 27 appearances,…Read More
Paul Pogba’s situation at United is being closely monitored by reigning Champions League holders Real Madrid, after reports surfaced that the Frenchman’s relation with manager Jose Mourinho is on the low. The Red Devils’ record signing hasn’t quite fulfilled the expectations he was supposed to bring at Old Trafford since his move from Juventus in…Read More
Being available for a transfer can often feel like watching vultures waiting to swoop on you. Only in this instance, the amorous birds of prey are European powerhouses, and the reason behind the interest is a talent beaming with potential and perhaps wronged by his existing club. Anthony Martial has managed to attract a host…Read More
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has reportedly confided in friends that he believes Man Utd will make an attempt to sign him in the summer. David De Gea looks likely to stay at Old Trafford beyond the summer, but there still remains a degree of uncertainty around his future, as Real Madrid continue to show an interest…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.