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.
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More