Manchester United were a team in shambles, as Barcelona thoroughly decimated them with a 3-0 win at the Camp Nou in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Luke Shaw’s Old Trafford own-goal was added onto by a Lionel Messi brace, which was followed by a brilliant Philippe Coutinho goal to lead Barca into the semi-finals,…Read More
Manchester United’s tryst with Barcelona continued at Old Trafford on Wednesday in the Champions League, as the Spanish side emerged victorious with a 1-0 scoreline courtesy of a Luke Shaw own goal. The game wasn’t the Barca walkover that most pundits had predicted. Quite to the contrary, the erstwhile confident and well-passing side was brilliant…Read More
Sir Alex Ferguson is unarguably one of the greatest managers the game of football has ever witnessed. He built several incredible rosters during his 26-year stint at Manchester United, transforming the club into a major European force. Not many teams have managed to best Sir Alex’s Red Devils on multiple occasions. However, one team that…Read More
As the football season comes into its final months, clubs are running helter-skelter to make plans for the pre-season and the summer transfer window. At this stage of the playing season, most sides have a clear-cut idea of the requirements and the areas that require investing in after the games have been wrapped up. However,…Read More
Real Madrid are planning a shock move for Manchester United defender Eric Bailly. Jose Mourinho’s first signing at the Old Trafford club, Bailly was expected to seal a long-term spot in the team’s defence. He did begin his career in England on an impressive note, but eventually fell down the Portuguese tactician’s pecking order. The…Read More
French agent Bruno Satin has confirmed that Raphael Varane is considering a Real Madrid exit. Recent reports from multiple sources have indicated that Varane has been pondering over his future at the Santiago Bernabeu, with a summer departure very much on the cards. A host of top European clubs have naturally expressed interest in securing…Read More
Manchester United and Manchester City appear eons apart in the Premier League table at the moment. While the Sky Blues are fighting to win the league, their more illustrious neighbors may have put their top-four hopes in serious jeopardy after losing 2-1 to Wolves on Tuesday. However, their present races won’t hinder their hopes of…Read More
Real Madrid have absolutely no intention of selling Raphael Varane this summer. Speculation surrounding Varane’s future has only grown in recent weeks, as the player is believed to be reconsidering his future at the Spanish capital. Multiple sources have indicated that the centre-back is far from happy at Real Madrid, and he intends to seek…Read More
Thomas Partey is keen on securing a summer switch to Manchester United. The Atletico Madrid midfielder hasn’t seen a lot of regular game-time come his way this season, due to which he is said to be reconsidering his future at the Spanish capital. The Ghana international was linked with a move to the Premier League…Read More
Different sportsmen are motivated by different factors. Some choose to rely on their statistics and performance to prove a point. Others may wait until their hard work is acknowledged and celebrated by others in order to feel accomplished. Raphael Varane may belong to the second camp after what is reported to be his cause of…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.