Manchester United have been linked with a number of central defensive players over the past month. The Red Devils need to bring in an experienced centre-back to marshal the defensive line, someone who could take the role of Nemanja Vidic. Kalidou Koulibaly and Milan Skriniar are said to be the top targets, but their high release…Read More
Juan Mata has admitted that he misses his homeland amid links of a potential return to Spain. Mata has entered the final six months of his current contract, which allows him to discuss terms with interested parties ahead of a free transfer next summer. The 30-year-old, who recently received a special award from the Queen…Read More
Jose Mourinho must be itching without a job, as alongside Zinedine Zidane, he is currently a highly qualified gaffer without a club to ply his trade at. The Portuguese gaffer has been ousted from Manchester United quite effectively, with the perfect reign of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer so far further ensuring that his largely ineffective tactics…Read More
Barcelona have reportedly secured the services of Adrien Rabiot who will join them in the summer on a free transfer. Let us have a look at how the Frenchman will fit in with the La Liga giants: What Barca are likely securing through the 23-year-old is a player for the future. His arrival won’t solve…Read More
Alexis Sanchez’s tenure at Manchester United has been described as painful by many. Close to a year after being signed from Arsenal on a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going the other way, perhaps the only positive feeling surrounding the Chilean is the hype that fueled his arrival. Freed from the shackles of Jose Mourinho,…Read More
Diego Godin is on the verge of parting ways with Atletico Madrid. During the nine years he has spent in the Spanish capital, Diego Godin has managed to establish himself as one of the best centre-backs in Europe. His displays have time and again caught the attention of several powerhouses from across the continent, with…Read More
This season’s La Liga is tilted heavily in Barcelona‘s favour already, and last night’s win against Getafe ensured they have a 5-point lead at the top, with the season almost half over. To make things better, Real Madrid lost at the Bernabeu once again, which means they now occupy the 5th position in the standings,…Read More
A few years ago, Manchester City poured a lot of money into their youth academy, as they looked to grow talent on their own turf. The Cityzens managed to assemble some of the best coaches, and were successful in grooming players with excellent abilities. But they have failed in doing one thing. While every player…Read More
Isco has expressed a firm desire to depart from Real Madrid. The Spanish international has reportedly grown fed up with life under Santiago Solari, and is now looking for a new challenge away from the Spanish capital. In fact, the player has already told his father, who is also his agent, to establish contact and schedule…Read More
Cristiano Ronaldo has certainly been enjoying life with Juventus, his most recent antic sustaining the side’s domestic unbeaten streak and bringing his goal tally to 12. However, what fans have been missing is the brilliant rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi – the saga that dominated world football for several years and single-handedly provided the La…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.