There are certain players who are perpetually tied in with the identity of certain clubs. Such is the strength of these bonds that the very thought of such names playing for other clubs seems wrong and thus such speculation is oft rubbished. Likewise, there are also certain players who assuredly can’t be expected to be…Read More
Man Utd are prepared to offer Isco an escape route. The Spanish international failed to establish himself as a guaranteed starter under any of the three managers at Real Madrid this season. He managed to start just 11 La Liga matches throughout the campaign, although he did receive more game-time since Zinedine Zidane’s return to…Read More
Squad-building is a tricky affair as of recent. While the transfer market does provide ample opportunity for investing in budding players, there is always the threat of spending money where it is best not to. Such rash moves often result in regret down the line and Manchester United as a club have had their fair…Read More
Real Madrid are considering letting Gareth Bale leave on a free transfer. The Welshman’s time at the Spanish capital club appears to be up, especially after the difficult season the Galacticos endured this term. Bale continues to remain unappreciated at the Bernabeu, with some of Los Blancos’ supporters even targeting him with boos and jeers…Read More
Amongst Manchester United’s general falls from grace over the course of the past two months, what has continued to surprise the most is how poorly David De Gea has been performing in front of the club’s goal. This season saw the Spaniard concede an embarrassing 54 goals in the Premier League, a figure that isn’t…Read More
Barcelona are said to be monitoring Manchester United starlet Angel Gomes. Despite having made his senior debut for the Red Devils back in May 2017, Gomes is yet to start a competitive first-team game for the club. The England youth international has made just four senior appearances for the Mancunians so far – all from…Read More
Paul Pogba’s talks with Real Madrid over a potential summer move have hit a roadblock. Zinedine Zidane is set to spend big in the upcoming summer transfer window to improve the overall quality of his squad, and numerous superstars have already been linked with a switch to the Santiago Bernabeu. Chelsea talisman Eden Hazard is…Read More
Juan Mata is prioritising a summer move to Barcelona. The playmaker’s current contract with Manchester United is all set to expire at the end of the ongoing campaign, following which he will be a free agent. Reports indicate that the Red Devils did offer him a one-year extension, but the Spanish international wanted a deal…Read More
Paul Pogba’s presence at Old Trafford has always been a point of contention. Sir Alex Ferguson let the promising youngster go off to Juventus, a move that Manchester United came to regret later on. Ed Woodward then scored big by bringing the Frenchman back to the club, breaking the transfer record in the process. Jose…Read More
Reputation accompanies players in the great game and more often than not, the antics of talents on the pitch are just one dimension of how well they’ll perform at any club. Failing to maintain a good rapport with one’s teammates can be potentially career-ending at big clubs, where multiple egos and different facets of personality…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.