Lionel Messi has been widely hailed as the finest player of our times. His performance and sheer brilliance have always demanded an apt team to be built around him, and for his entire career, Barcelona have proven to be the ideal side to fulfill that potential. However, other teams across Europe would still provide all…Read More
Real Madrid are set to embark on a massive £550 million spending spree as they aim to replace their BBC front-line. Spanish news outlet Don Balon has claimed that Los Blancos are keen on replacing Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, and Cristiano Ronaldo with Neymar, Paulo Dybala and Harry Kane. Real’s forwards have been faltering this season, and their…Read More
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to call time on his Real Madrid career, and is eager to leave the club in the summer, according to reports. The Portuguese has been linked with a move away from the La Liga champions for quite a while now, with several reports hinting at his desire to move on last…Read More
Manchester United’s bitter European rivals seem to have snatched the interest of their long-term target Antoine Griezmann. The French international has been linked with a move to the red side of Manchester for several transfer windows now, and the Red Devils were even close to sealing the deal with Atletico Madrid for his services. Unfortunately…Read More
Real Madrid have reportedly decided to lower the asking price of Gareth Bale after having grown frustrated with his injury problems. Bale, who completed a then world record transfer of £87.5 million from Tottenham Hotspur to Madrid in 2013, has remained sidelined for a major chunk of his career at the Bernabeu because of injuries. The…Read More
Spanish club Valencia could be set for a double swoop for two Manchester United players in the summer. The in-form La Liga outfit could be boosted by a great deal if they surely land both their targets. One of the entries on their list is Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini. After reports claiming earlier that the…Read More
Loaning young talents to develop and flourish at other clubs is one of the most rewarding strategies that English clubs, in particular, have a great knack for deploying. Chelsea, for instance, have seen the system go into such a brilliant form wherein some of their loaned stars seemed better than the ones within their squad.…Read More
Barcelona have been purportedly looking for a forward critically since the departure of Neymar. Natheless, despite the Brazilian’s move away, and the injury to summer signing Ousmane Dembélé, Leo Messi has been dragging the team forward with ease, as the Spanish giants rest four points clear on the top of La Liga. However, the club is…Read More
While Antoine Griezmann is the Atletico Madrid name that has been linked the most with Manchester Utd, the summer saga seems to have no headway going into the winter transfer window. Instead, a highly rated teammate of the Frenchman is the latest player to be touted for an Old Trafford move. As per reports in The…Read More
Real Madrid are having a below par season so far, as a result of which they are lingering in the third position behind Barcelona and Valencia in La Liga. Manager Zinedine Zidane is not satisfied with his team’s overall performance, especially after creating history by winning back-to-back Champions League trophies and getting hold of 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.