REUTERS/Hannah McKayFollowing an eventful international break, normal services resumed over the weekend, as we saw the return of domestic club football. Now, as new week begins, the footballing world will finally get to embrace the two biggest club competitions on the planet. Tuesday, September 17, finally marks the beginning of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League,…Read More
Much has been hyped about Manchester United’s new defensive signing of Harry Maguire. The world-record breaking pricetag attached to the centre-back means that a lot of hope is pinned unto him and expectations are soaring sky-high. The highlight of his time at United so far came when he was named the man-of-the-match in an outstanding…Read More
More than one ardent supporter of football misses the sight of Jose Mourinho at the touchline. The gaffer, although the subject of a poor Manchester United tenure towards the end, is still a tactical genius. The manner in which he turned around games with giants and engineered defensive chokeholds once a lead was attained is…Read More
Much was discussed about Paul Pogba during the summer transfer window. The bulk of the conversation surrounded whether or not the Frenchman would depart Manchester United. Interest from Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane was evident while United remained adamant on their stance that Pogba would only be permitted to leave if they acquired an adequate…Read More
Managers in the modern game are more and more likely to face the brunt of the anger of supporters as well as the consequences when things go awry. The nature of the times is such that even top performances cannot assure jobs for gaffers as the goals set forth by their respective boards is often…Read More
Real Madrid’s attempt to ascend back to European heights of greatness may not be as easy as meets the eye. The Spanish giants have had a largely underwhelming pre-season campaign so far and the sort of dynamism that was expected in their squad after spending upwards of €300 million is yet to be seen. Zinedine…Read More
Numerous hours of debates and lines upon lines of internet commentary has been devoted to trying to establish who between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi is the best player in the world. The Greatest of All Time debate has grown ever stronger as both superstars continue to deliver impeccable performances despite their ages. While on…Read More
Even as Manchester United’s transfer reports keep piling up, a conservative estimate of the club’s summer dealings would likely point to the reality that at the best one or two more signings may be made before deadline day, if at all. After securing Harry Maguire from Leicester City, the Red Devils have arguably completed their…Read More
Barcelona are considering making a shock move for Matteo Darmian. Darmian has been on the fringes of the Manchester United squad for quite some time now. He has been consistently linked with a return to Italy in the previous transfer windows, but a move has failed to materialise each time. Now, new reports emerging from…Read More
Manchester United’s standout saga this transfer window has been the potential departure of Paul Pogba. Despite being linked to a host of world-class talents, it is the looming exit of the World-Cup winner that may prove to be the definitive change in the club’s approach going into the campaign. It is evident that the Red…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.