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, and analysis.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insisted that he ‘won’t tie anyone down’ while addressing the mounting speculation that Antoine Griezmann will leave the La Liga giants for Manchester United. The French attacker’s representatives are thought to have been negotiating a potential deal with the Premier League club over the past few months, with several significant…Read More
FC Barcelona are currently in a crisis they never thought they would find themselves in, as it involves the transfer worries of Lionel Messi moving away from the club. In order to prevent such a thing from happening, Barcelona are ready to sell off Ivan Rakitic and Arda Turan to collect funds and pay off their…Read More
Memphis Depay has asked his agent to enquire about the possibility of joining Barcelona, according to reports from Diario Gol via Daily Star. The Manchester United player is being courted by a number of teams after it was clear he wanted to leave. After signing for the Red Devils in 2015 for £25 million, Depay has…Read More
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has verbally agreed a deal with Manchester United, according to Miguel Delaney of the Independent . Griezmann has been linked with a big money move to the Theatre of Dreams for quite some time now, with some rumours even claiming that the Frenchman – who is believed to be a Manchester United fan himself…Read More
La Liga powerhouses Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly monitoring Diego Costa’s current situation at Chelsea. The controversial forward is rumoured to have fallen out with new Blues boss Antonio Conte, due to which he was also left out of the squad in Chelsea’s 3-0 over reigning Premier League champions Leicester City. However, following the…Read More
Real Madrid and their current manager Zidane are not only building a team that is proving tough to beat at the moment in world football, but are side by side also forming a squad that will be one to look out for in the future. Madrid have further proved this by being on the verge…Read More
It would be one of the most shocking transfers of the January window, but the Sun claim Sevilla are “desperate” to sign Marcus Rashford on loan from Manchester United. Rashford has received decent game time this season, though Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s stunning form suggests there would be little chance for the youngster to start as a centre-forward under Jose…Read More
Real Madrid are prepared to launch a stunning £43m bid to secure the services of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, according to latest reports. Spanish media outlet Sport reports the 26-year-old shot-stopper, who penned a new contract with Manchester United back in September 2015, has a clause in his deal which apparently gives him a…Read More
According to reports in Confidencial Colombia, Ronaldo has been an influential factor in convincing midfielder James Rodriguez to stay despite all odds favouring him to leave this January. Chelsea were the club heavily linked with James this month as the prime location for the midfielder to head to, but his recent revival is proof that…Read More
Messi might be ready to sensationally leave Barcelona if financial matters are not resolved and wage requirements are not met by the club. With Barcelona under the pump of financial bills and money matters to be resolved, the wage demands of Lionel Messi could be a huge factor the club might not be able to…Read More