Manchester United Identify Dembele As Cheaper Alternative To Sancho

By Ashish Sreejith

Ousmane Dembele emerges as a cheaper alternative to Jadon Sancho for Manchester United. The Englishman has had a terrific season so far with 17 goals and 16 assists in Bundesliga. Which strikes a stark contrast with his time at Borussia Dortmund off the pitch lately. It was widely reported that Sancho has experienced internal conflicts…

Real Madrid To Offer Martin Odegaard In Exchange For Paul Pogba

By Naveen Kelvin

Paul Pogba’s future could prove to be the biggest outgoing worry that Manchester United will have to combat until the upcoming transfer window. While the side is expected to pursue the likes of Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish strongly, it is with regard to keeping hold of their existing players that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and…

Mourinho Reveals What He Whispered In Guardiola’s Ear During Barcelona vs Inter

By Naveen Kelvin

Jose Mourinho’s managerial antics have been of the precise sort that have added a significant amount of color to the great game. The Europe-wide reigns of the Portuguese maestro have certainly left little to question. Currently the gaffer at Tottenham Hotspur, some of his best professional years came when he was at the helm of…

Transfer Fee Agreed: Manchester United Close To Signing Saul Niguez

By Naveen Kelvin

The post-pandemic transfer window will certainly be a fresh playing field with drastically changed dynamics. By virtue of economic challenges that months without football have posed, many clubs could easily choose to either not invest at all in new deals or bankroll and cash in on existing assets in a bid to make some form…

FIFA Makes Sweeping Changes To Both Substitutions And VAR

By Naveen Kelvin

The near-global lockdown enforced by the pandemic is coming to varying degrees of progression. As such, certain football associations have clear-cut ideas of when and how to commence their domestic leagues, with Germany paving the prime example as all iterations of the Bundesliga have a resumption date. South Korea is another nation on a similar…

Manchester United Set To Sign Defender From Barcelona

By Naveen Kelvin

Manchester United’s youth recruitment policy has certainly improved considerably under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Under the gaffer, the days of Sir Alex Ferguson’s tenure wherein homegrown talent were promoted extensively appears to have taken place. However, it cannot he denied that big transfer moves are still being relied upon by the Red Devils in order to…

Thomas Partey ‘Loves’ Links With Man Utd – Deal Could Be Done Sooner Than Expected

By Naveen Kelvin

Man Utd’s potential summer transfer business appears to have taken over the news in lieu of actual football being played due to the lockdown. Despite Ed Woodward cautioning that the next transfer window won’t be business as usual for the Red Devils, in view of the larger financial backlash that the lockdown and lack of…

PSG And Barcelona Interested In Diogo Dalot – Man Utd Ready To Sell For £30m

By Naveen Kelvin

Man Utd’s stock as a club has wavered considerably over the years. While their more recent antics appear enroute to slowly regain the formidable place they occupied in European football for decades altogether, much work still remains to be done. One of the hallmarks in achieving this is how they are able to raise the…

Man United In Contact With Thomas Lemar Over Potential Summer Transfer

By Hritwik

While the Premier League is suspended until April as the world fights the novel coronavirus outbreak, reports have been surfacing hinting contacts between representatives of Thomas Lemar and Manchester United. Continued deploying of Bruno Fernandes which when added with the earnest efforts of Scott McTominay and Fred would contribute a midfield worthy of satisfying the…

Atletico Madrid ‘Leading The Chase’ To Sign Jesse Lingard

By Naveen Kelvin

Man Utd did a lot of work when it came to personnel shuffling during the winter transfer window. Ashley Young was sold to Inter while Marcos Rojo was loaned out to Estudiantes as the cry for clearing deadwood was paid heed to. In accordance with the same philosophy, the club is also expected to do…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi on the substitutes bench before the match.

Lionel Messi Responds To Cristiano Ronaldo’s Serie A Challenge

By Naveen Kelvin | December 28, 2018

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…

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.

How Real Madrid Intend To Defeat Rival Clubs In The Race For Mauricio Pochettino

By Kunal | December 26, 2018

Mauricio Pochettino is a man in high demand, thanks to the manner in which he has established Tottenham Hotspur as one of the genuine contenders for all the available major titles. His management style has attracted heavy interest from all parts of Europe, with two of the biggest clubs on the continent currently said to…

Jose Mourinho during the press conference.

REVEALED: What Real Madrid Officials Texted Jose Mourinho After His Sacking

By Kunal | December 22, 2018

On Tuesday, Manchester United confirmed that they would be parting ways with Jose Mourinho, just a day after the anniversary of Chelsea sacking him back in 2015. The circumstances that led to his dismissal at Old Trafford were all too similar to those at Stamford Bridge, with poor results, player bust-ups, and an overall clueless brand…

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho celebrates after the match.

Three European Giants Interested In Appointing Jose Mourinho As Their New Manager

By Kunal | December 20, 2018

Despite having lost the Manchester United job on Tuesday, Jose Mourinho remained at his witty best, as he made a typically emphatic statement in an interview with Sky Sports. The Special One simply stated: “I think you know me, I don’t change. What I did when I left Chelsea for example is that same that I’m going…

5 Players Barcelona Can Sign In The Winter Window

By BF Staff | December 18, 2018

The winter window draws closer every day and European giants will be eager to make their mark upon the brief transfer period. Barcelona, in particular, will be seeking to bring in some reinforcements to strengthen their European hopes. Here are a few players they can sign in order to do so:  

Manchester United's Phil Jones in action with Valencia's Michy Batshuayi.

Valencia Forward Michy Batshuayi Destroys Phil Jones On Twitter

By Naveen Kelvin | December 14, 2018

They say it isn’t classy to rub salt on open wounds, but few people just can’t help it. Manchester United disappointed their supporters yet again when they lost 2-1 to Valencia during their final Champions League group game. Even though they had qualified for the Round of 16 prior to the trip to Spain, the…

Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring their first goal.

Isco Refused The Captain’s Armband Against CSKA Moscow, Reveals Marcelo

By Kunal | December 13, 2018

Isco has endured a torrid time ever since Santiago Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui at the managerial helm of Real Madrid. The playmaker has heavily struggled for game-time, amid further reports of an internal struggle at the Bernabeu. The Spaniard was awarded a rare start during Los Blancos’ final Champions League group stage fixture against CSKA Moscow,…

Real Madrid’s Isco in action with Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Verratti.

Real Madrid To Replace Isco With Manchester United Star

By Kunal | December 11, 2018

Real Madrid have identified a Manchester United star as a surprise transfer target. Following a rocky start to the season under Julen Lopetegui, the sinking ship that was Real Madrid was only steadied after Santiago Solari took charge at the Bernabeu.  But while the overall performances of the team have improved, one key player continues…

Former Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic attends a meeting with media representatives on the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow, Russia June 14, 2018.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Hilarious Reaction On Modric Winning The Ballon D’Or

By Naveen Kelvin | December 11, 2018

Luka Modric broke a long streak when he won the Ballon d’Or earlier this week. The Croatian’s grabbing the title was the first time in 10 years that a player apart from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi attained the big prize. All in all, it was quite a predictable victory given other accolades that he…

How Ronaldo Reacted When Asked If He Misses Messi After Leaving Spain

By Kunal | December 11, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he has not missed Lionel Messi since moving to Italy. Ronaldo and Messi have shared the fiercest individual rivalry in world football for more than a decade now, but it only reached that level when the former joined Real Madrid in 2009, and began competing with the Argentine’s Barcelona on…

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho gestures to Juventus fans after the match.

Mourinho Confident Of Real Madrid Swooping In If Man United Give Him The Sack

By Kunal | December 5, 2018

Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid are desperately waiting to save him from his Manchester United nightmare. It is no secret that the Portuguese tactician is enduring a difficult spell at Old Trafford, with arguments, bust-ups, and controversies now becoming an everyday occurrence in the red part of Manchester. Further, his team hasn’t been performing up…

Man City manager Pep Guardiola before the match.

Another Man City Starlet Turns Down Pep Guardiola; Set To Join Real Madrid

By Rajdeep Saha | December 4, 2018

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants to keep hold of youngster Brahim Diaz, having recently stated that the Premier League club will do everything to keep him. But the league leaders may have already failed to keep the 19-year-old tied down, as reports claim that Diaz has agreed on a move to Real Madrid. The…

Thibaut Courtois celebrates after the game.

Courtois Names His Top Three Goalkeepers; De Gea Excluded

By Naveen Kelvin | December 3, 2018

The argument as to who is the best player in any given position is often a hard nut to crack. Objectivity takes the back seat in most of those discourses, and when it is players and managers that express their opinions, biases don’t remain hidden. Yet despite that, there have been some rather outrageous claims…

HILARIOUS! Lionel Messi Confirms Pique Is A Liar After Bizarre Free-Kick Goal

By Kunal | November 29, 2018

Barcelona registered a 2-1 win over PSV on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique, so as to seal the top spot in their Champions League group. While the Argentinian scored the opener with a strong left-footed strike, he assisted the second through a direct free-kick, which was poked in by…

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo prepares to take a penalty as Spain's David De Gea looks on.

Jose Mourinho’s Explains Why Everyone In Spain Is Criticising David De Gea

By Kunal | November 24, 2018

Jose Mourinho has sensationally claimed that Iker Casillas is the one responsible for David De Gea’s Spain criticism. The 27-year-old is without doubt one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world at the moment. He has also constantly been one of Manchester United‘s best players, if not the best, for half a decade now. However,…

Real Madrid's coach Jose Mourinho is thrown in the air by his players.

Mourinho Destroys Casillas For His Comments On Real Madrid Bust-Up

By Kunal | November 23, 2018

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Iker Casillas’ comments regarding their poor relationship at Real Madrid. Mourinho is known to be a manager that beats his own drum and has his own way of doing things. While he is the sort of gaffer that gives his all for his favourite players, he is also known…

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen in action with Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard.

Real Madrid Planning A Double Swoop For Top Premier League Stars

By Sarthak Sharma | November 21, 2018

Real Madrid are reportedly looking to go all out in a bid to improve their attacking play, and want to sign two top Premier League players, The Sun are reporting. The report claims that Los Blancos have their sights set on Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford and Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen. Real Madrid have…

France's Paul Pogba holds the trophy as he celebrates winning the World Cup.

‘I Am Tempted To Play With Pogba At Club Level,’ Teases Griezmann

By Kunal | November 20, 2018

Antoine Griezmann has once again expressed his desire to play with fellow compatriot Paul Pogba. The duo shares one of the best friendships in football, with their off-field bromance matched by their chemistry on it, as evident from their heroics in France’s 2018 World Cup win. Neither of the two have been able to accomplish…

7 World-Class Talents That Were Rejected At A Young Age

By Naveen Kelvin | November 20, 2018

Regrets are a universal phenomenon. However, in the face of mistakes seen in retrospect, regrets certainly sting even more. The tale of clubs selling great talents is one thing, but that of sides rejecting brilliant ones at a young age is another nut entirely. Then again, not every scout is capable enough to peek into…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal.

Lionel Messi’s Brilliant Reply To Whether He Can Do It On A ‘Cold Night In Stoke’

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | November 19, 2018

Pitches in Rosario prepared Lionel Messi to adjust to any condition in the world, claims the legend himself. Lionel Messi is undoubtedly one of the greatest players in the history of the game. The Argentine International has been excellent in front of goal since making his debut for Barcelona 15 years ago. The 31-year-old forward…

France's Paul Pogba in action with Argentina's Lionel Messi.

This Is What Pogba And Messi Talked About In Dubai

By Rajdeep Saha | November 17, 2018

Amidst the ongoing international break, Paul Pogba recently caught up with Lionel Messi in Dubai. Pogba, who missed Manchester United‘s derby encounter against City last weekend, was left out of Les Bleus squad, as Didier Deschamps didn’t want to risk the midfielder. That saw Pogba use his holiday time in Dubai. It was during this…

Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez.

Bayern Munich Make A Decision Regarding James Rodriguez’s Future

By Kunal | November 17, 2018

Bayern Munich have made a decision regarding the future of James Rodriguez.  The Colombian international was the standout performer at the 2014 World Cup, with his displays earning him a £63 million switch to Spanish juggernauts Real Madrid. While his career at the Santiago Bernabeu began with a lot of promise, the playmaker saw his game-time…

Spain's David de Gea and Sergio Ramos after the match.

Ferdinand Has His Say On Lovren’s Feud With Ramos; Shuts The Liverpool Man Down

By Kunal | November 17, 2018

Rio Ferdinand has opened up about his assessment of Dejan Lovren’s feud with Sergio Ramos. Both Lovren and Ramos have been involved in a heated rivalry as well as exchange of words ever since last season’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. After the final, which the Galacticos won 3-1, the Reds’ centre-back…

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward before the match.

Ed Woodward Ready To Finally Agree Deal To Sign £20m La Liga Defender

By Kunal | November 16, 2018

Manchester United have resumed their pursuit of Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin. During Jose Mourinho’s largely unsuccessful hunt for a central defender back in the summer of 2018, Manchester United had supposedly opened negotiations with the Uruguayan international. But the deal suddenly fell through, as Godin took a dramatic u-turn and expressed his desire to…

Real Madrid interim coach Santiago Solari.

Santiago Solari – The Next Zinedine Zidane?

By Naveen Kelvin | November 15, 2018

Real Madrid have confirmed that their interim coach Santiago Solari will now serve as their permanent manager, having secured a contract until 2021. This is a move that will baffle many, given the sheer amount of high-profile names that were in contention for the top job at the Bernabeu. However, supporters shouldn’t be too worried,…

Romelu Lukaku celebrates with teammates.

Agent Of Alexis Sanchez In Talks With Real Madrid, January Move Possible

By Vikram Gupta | November 15, 2018

No man seems to be lesser settled at a new club in the Premier League than Alexis Sanchez for Manchester United. From a deal that took place almost a year ago, Jose Mourinho is still to get the best out of his no. 7. The Chilean international swapped clubs with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and there is…

Treble-winning Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes.

Real Madrid Consider Appointing Former Bayern Manager As A Short-Term Solution

By Rajdeep Saha | November 5, 2018

Real Madrid sacked Julen Lopetegui after a disastrous start to the 2018-19 campaign. He was appointed as coach in June 2018, which had led to him being sacked by Spain on the eve of the FIFA World Cup. Real, who are currently languishing at sixth place in La Liga table after 11 matches, have appointed Santi…

Real Madrid's Marcelo celebrates scoring their first goal with Lucas Vazquez and team mates.

Karim Benzema Wants To Join PSG Next

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | October 31, 2018

Karim Benzema has informed his friends that he is eyeing a move to Manchester United or PSG. Real Madrid are having a terrible time this season, as they appear to be struggling to cope up with the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo as well as Zinedine Zidane. After a thumping 5-1 defeat in El Clasico, Florentino…

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo reacts.

Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals Why He Left Real Madrid

By Kunal | October 30, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo shocked the footballing world when he parted ways with Real Madrid to make a €100m switch to Juventus in the summer of 2018. The Portuguese superstar was instrumental in helping Los Blancos win 15 major titles – including an unbelievable tally of 4 Champions League trophies, along with 2 La Liga wins – leaving…

Barcelona's Gerard Pique talks with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos at the end of the match.

How Gerard Pique Reacted To Barcelona Fans’ Abusive Chants Towards Sergio Ramos

By Naveen Kelvin | October 29, 2018

Sergio Ramos is a player that is hard to love; if you aren’t a Real Madrid fan, that is. The Spanish centre-back is one of the best in the world in his spot, but that brilliance comes with an attitude and a hot head that isn’t appreciated much. As of such, when El Clasicos come…

Major Throwback: What Happened In The Last Sans Messi-Ronaldo El Clasico

By Vikram Gupta | October 28, 2018

The biggest rivalry in club football is now just a week away, as the whole world will watch Barcelona welcome their arch-rivals Real Madrid to the Camp Nou next weekend. This fixture has proven to be one of the most fiercely contested in football in recent times, with talent and passion being present in the…

Real Madrid's coach Jose Mourinho is thrown in the air by his players.

Mourinho Provides A MASSIVE Update Regarding His Real Madrid Return

By Naveen Kelvin | October 23, 2018

Staying at the helm of one club for decades altogether seems like a task that ended with the reigns of Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger. Nevertheless, managers are still making all the difference at their clubs, and as of such, they are becoming as valuable, if not more, than some of the top stars…

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney during training.

Real Madrid Planning A Shock Move For Zlatan Ibrahimovic

By Kunal | October 22, 2018

Real Madrid plan on making a shock move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic come January. The Galacticos only narrowly avoided setting a new goal drought club-record in their recent encounter against Levante, with Marcelo’s strike in the 2-1 home defeat ending Real’s run of having played 480 minutes without scoring a goal. In order to fix their offensive…

La Liga President Wants Guardiola And Mourinho To Return To Spain

By Vikram Gupta | October 15, 2018

Everything said and done, there is no denying the fact that Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are still two of the best managers in modern football. La Liga president Javier Tebas appears to share the same opinion, as he has recently expressed his wish to see the duo return to Spain in the near future.…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

The REAL Reason Why Pogba Won’t Move To Barcelona

By Naveen Kelvin | October 13, 2018

Few players manage to rustle up headlines as Paul Pogba does. The Frenchman has been at the heart of multi-faceted speculation over the course of the past few months, and rumours have been rife about him being unhappy at Manchester United. At the heart of most of these tales is the insistent report that Barcelona…

Cristiano Ronaldo (L) celebrates with Wayne Rooney after scoring during their Champions League soccer match.

Rooney Explains The Big Difference Between Messi And Ronaldo

By Naveen Kelvin | October 11, 2018

The undying question of who among Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is the best in the world has been addressed countless times, throughout their impressive careers till date and across the line of fans, players, and managers. However, this year seems to be showing signs of a slowdown in that peculiar trend, with both giants…

Paul Pogba celebrates with Nemanja Matic and Ander Herrera.

Manchester United Midfielder Set For La Liga Move In January

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | October 9, 2018

Ander Herrera could join Athletic Bilbao once the transfer window opens in January. Manchester United‘s midfield has undergone a lot of changes since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013. Scholes and Carrick have played out their time at Old Trafford, and Fergie’s successors have brought in a bunch of players to the club in the…

7 Things That Will Happen If Lionel Messi Joins The Premier League

By Naveen Kelvin | October 8, 2018

Lionel Messi’s UCL brace against Tottenham brought his total tally against English clubs to 22 goals and 6 assists in 28 appearances, that too against the top clubs of the Premier League that made the cut into the elite competition. This scintillating trend does beg the question of exactly how the Argentine superstar would fare…

Zinedine Zidane (L) and Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez pose for the media.

REVEALED: The Three Man United Stars Zidane Wanted At Real Madrid

By Naveen Kelvin | October 5, 2018

Manchester United‘s tryst with Zinedine Zidane has been well-documented over the past few weeks, with it seeming likely that the media has been fueling much of the seeming speculation over the apparent interest from both sides. All of this has arisen under the backdrop of Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils fielding pathetic outing after pathetic outing,…

Manchester United's Luke Shaw celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates.

Manchester United Star To Snub Barcelona Move

By Naveen Kelvin | September 28, 2018

Change is never an easy thing to handle, particularly so for football players. While the modern version of the game promotes moving about the globe and shifting to those clubs where one has both a lucrative deal and a pleasing game-time, it’s not always an ideal choice. As of such, it is common to see…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts.

WATCH: Messi’s Shocking Reaction At Full-Time Following 2-2 Draw With Girona

By Vikram Gupta | September 24, 2018

When you think Lionel Messi, you typically think goals, dribbles, trophies, and the GOAT. However, this weekend, the world was witness to a slightly different sight of the Argentine international. Messi’s Barcelona were in action against Girona, and seemed to be cruising to a regulation win in La Liga after he had given them the…

Real Madrid team group.

Real Madrid Superstar Refuses To Rule Out A Premier League Return

By Sarthak Sharma | September 20, 2018

Real Madrid superstar winger Gareth Bale might be eyeing a return to the Premier League, Daily Mail are reporting. The report stems from an interview with the Welsh wizard himself, wherein Bale discusses his incredible contribution during the victorious Champions League final against Liverpool a few months ago. The ex-Tottenham Hotspur man also talks about…

EA Sports Reveal The Top 10 Player Ratings In FIFA 19

By Naveen Kelvin | September 12, 2018

EA have hyped up the release of FIFA 19 quite spectacularly. The regular release of player rating cards in batches, while being the highlight of this past week or so, has been accompanied quite well with simply brilliant promotional content. Now, the long wait has come to an end, and the top 10 players have…

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi reacts.

Leo Messi Wants This Manchester United Star To Join Barcelona

By Naveen Kelvin | September 12, 2018

Some players are bigger than the clubs they play at, and often it is their wishes that take center-stage. While Barcelona have boasted of a brilliant tenure with Lionel Messi, a recent claim brings a lot into question. As has been the trend with Barcelona for the past months, the name that they have been…

Spain's David de Gea and Sergio Ramos after the match.

What Ramos Had To Say About De Gea Following Criticism For Poor World Cup

By Naveen Kelvin | September 11, 2018

While comments of sportsmanship and praise are often hailed as classy in the great game, the modern version has rendered even those to be under scrutiny. The possibility of transfers is often embedded in words of praise that countrymen have to say of their compatriots, particularly if big names and big clubs are involved. At…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba.

What Paul Pogba Just Said About Barcelona Transfer Rumours

By Naveen Kelvin | September 10, 2018

Despite the transfer window being long closed, rumors of departures have a tendency to remain persistent when the players involved are huge and commercially valuable. As of recent, it is the saga of Paul Pogba that has been fodder for the media, with speculation after speculation being piled onto the possibility of the Frenchman departing…

David Beckham and Victoria Beckham before the draw.

Antoine Griezmann Reveals His Desire To Join David Beckham’s Inter Miami

By Vikram Gupta | September 9, 2018

Antoine Griezmann is at the moment living his best life as a footballer, as he currently is the reigning World Cup winner, defending UEFA Europa League champion, and the Super Cup winner. Not only that, he is a strong contender to get his hands on the Ballon d’Or this season, and is as usual, scoring…

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.

REVEALED: The Text Message Ronaldo Sent To Modric After He Won The UEFA Best Player Award

By Rajdeep Saha | September 7, 2018

Real Madrid star midfielder Luka Modric has lately been enjoying some of the best days of his life. He has played a commanding role in helping Real to three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles, besides guiding Croatia to the final of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Modric recently won the UEFA Player of the Year…

Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Dani Alves, Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcelo and Gianluigi Buffon are selected in the FIFA FIFPro World 11 during the awards.

5 Reasons Why Lionel Messi Should Be In The Best FIFA Player Award Shortlist

By Naveen Kelvin | September 5, 2018

When FIFA announced their shortlist for the Best Player, there was a surprising omission in the form of Lionel Messi. The Argentine superstar didn’t make it to the three-man shortlist composing of Cristiano Ronaldo, Mo Salah, and Luka Modric. This is the first time since 2006 that the player hasn’t made it in the list…

Nominees for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award, Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Buffon and Cristiano Ronaldo.

What Messi Said About Ronaldo After Juventus Transfer

By Rajdeep Saha | September 4, 2018

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the greatest players in the history of football, and the duo ruled the last decade to win everything that club football had to offer. The legendary players not only kept shattering records in La Liga, but also graced Europe with their prowess for Barcelona and Real Madrid…

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.