Manchester United have received a boost in their pursuit of Toni Kroos. The Red Devils have been heavily interested in the German international since the summer of 2013, back when former boss David Moyes came extremely close to securing his services from Bayern Munich. However, Real Madrid swooped in at the last moment to get…Read More
Real Madrid are prepared to offer Gareth Bale to boost their chances of signing Paul Pogba. The 2018 World Cup-winning midfielder recently admitted that he dreams of playing at the Santiago Bernabeu, thereby sparking enormous speculation about his future. “Like I’ve always said, Real Madrid is a dream for anyone. It’s one of the biggest…Read More
The financial side of football has always been somewhat of a paradox. In some cases, overhyped young talents command enormous transfer fees, while certain players excel in their fields and remain content with sub-par wage packages. While hype and numbers alone would paint a picture of an expensive player to be an exceptional one, it…Read More
Managers are increasingly becoming the identity of most football clubs. While the careers of most legendary gaffers often outline the brilliance they brought to their respective clubs as well, their influence often seems to be aptly acknowledged only in the face of retirement, a sacking or a willing departure. Even as fresh faces like Ole…Read More
Goalkeepers have always been a crucial part of any starting eleven. No team harboring strong ambitions to excel has managed to do so without the prowess of their shot-stoppers at the back. However, it is only a more recent trend wherein keepers are being given the economic remunerations they fully deserve for their services. This…Read More
Raphael Varane is considering a summer exit from Real Madrid. The talented centre-back has spent eight trophy-laden seasons at the Bernabeu, having bagged four Champions League titles, two La Liga trophies, and a Copa Del Rey, amongst other wins, during his stint in the Spanish capital. Having already won everything there is to win with…Read More
Antoine Griezmann certainly sought an intriguing method to announce his contract extension earlier this summer, prior to the World Cup. Back then, the Frenchman was embroiled in a saga wherein Barcelona were believed to be on the cusp of landing him from Atletico Madrid. However, the 28-year-old instead chose to remain with his present club,…Read More
Lionel Messi has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo for his performance against Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese superstar was sensational against Los Rojiblancos, as he scored a hat-trick to help Juventus overcome a first leg 2-goal deficit and win the tie 3-2 to proceed to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. While the entire footballing fan-base…Read More
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Eder Militao from FC Porto. It has been quite an eventful few weeks for Real Madrid – right from consecutive El Clasico defeats and heavy blows in all the competitions they were involved in this season, to eventually firing Santiago Solari from their managerial helm. However, the Galacticos…Read More
Zinedine Zidane did the unthinkable, as he rejoined Real Madrid on Monday, a mere 10 months since he resigned from the top role. In the absence of the player-turned-gaffer, Madrid have gone through two managers, seen their domestic options battered, suffered back-to-back losses to bitter rivals Barcelona, and most shockingly of all, saw the three-year-long…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.