Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has put pen to paper to sign a new contract with the La Liga side, thereby ending all speculation that linked him to Real Madrid. The 23-year-old was mooted to make a switch to Santiago Bernabeu, as his previous contract was set to expire at the end of the 2017-18 season.…Read More
It’s about time the Spanish champions showed some legitimacy to their title defense, and it’s safe to say that they did it in some style. Real Madrid emerged victorious against Deportivo de La Coruña, which ended 7-1 in favour of Los Blancos, following up some rather questionable performances they have displayed recently. Further, Cristiano Ronaldo…Read More
Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale has been continuously linked with a move to Premier League club Manchester United, and the fans may finally see the Welshman at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho is said to be a big fan of the former Tottenham Hotspur player, and he even expressed his interest in the winger over the…Read More
Sergi Roberto has agreed a deal with Barcelona that will extend his stay at Camp Nou until 2022. Roberto has lately been on the radar of a host of European elites, including the likes of Juventus, and Chelsea. However, the latest agreement between him and the La Liga giants has ended all speculation that surrounded…Read More
Since around 2011, not a single transfer window has gone by without a story being published regarding Cristiano Ronaldo’s supposed fairy tale return to Manchester United, and this window is no different. The last reports revolved around Ronaldo’s unhappiness with life in Spain after battling accusations of tax fraud in court and receiving very little…Read More
Man Utd are reportedly preparing to offer star goalkeeper, David de Gea, a new deal, which will make him their joint-highest paid player. De Gea has been a prime target for reigning European champions Real Madrid for almost three years now, and the Red Devils are determined to end Los Blancos’ pursuit by handing the Spanish shot-stopper…Read More
Valencia have confirmed the signing of Francis Coquelin from Arsenal for a period of 4-and-a-half years, in a transfer that is reported to have cost the La Liga club £12 million. The most staggering feature of his new contract is the eye-catching £71.2 million buyout clause. Sky Sports reported that the 26-year-old had rejected interest…Read More
Barcelona’s latest signing, Philippe Coutinho, has reportedly given the most brilliant response after being questioned about whether he wanted Barca’s No. 10 shirt. The ex-Liverpool playmaker finally ended his transfer saga, as he completed his much-anticipated switch to Camp Nou this month. La Blaugrana were in pursuit of the highly-rated Brazilian ever since they lost their…Read More
Barcelona have easily been one of best teams in Europe since the start of this season, and are yet to taste defeat so far. Most of the credit is attributed to new boss Ernesto Valverde, who has tactically revived his side and done some smart business back in the summer. Paulinho, who was named the…Read More
Man Utd are reportedly plotting a gigantic raid on their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, in order to ‘hijack’ their talisman and Real Madrid target, Harry Kane. Kane’s value has skyrocketed in recent months, and multiple European elites are said to keeping close tabs on the striker. The Englishman has become a prime target for the…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.