1. Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Gabriel Barbosa, Jasper Cillessen Rumours

    Santos striker Gabriel Barbosa has opened the door to a transfer to Barcelona, saying it would be “beautiful” to play with compatriot Neymar, while the Catalans are said ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 4 days ago 14,536 reads 19 comments

  2. Sergio Ramos' Form a Big Worry Even as Real Madrid's Defence Improves

    Real Madrid got their 2016/17 La Liga season up and running on Sunday night, and it took them less than 100 seconds to show they mean business when Gareth Bale scored the early opener in an eventual 3-0 win over Real Sociedad ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 days ago 13,381 reads 35 comments

  3. Atletico Madrid Left in a Midfield Muddle After Opening-Night Disappointment

    At Atletico Madrid , they pride themselves on doing things differently to their two main Liga rivals, but they aren ’t supposed to be quite this different...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 1,553 reads 9 comments

  4. La Liga Hangover: Sampaoli's Sevilla Are Already a Wonderful Point of Difference

    Quique Sanchez Flores slumped back angrily into his chair, thumping his matchday notes over his knee with the exasperation of a man who'd had enough. "It's only Week 1, Quique," you wanted to reach out and say...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 4 days ago 7,311 reads 17 comments

  5. Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Jasper Cillessen and Munir El Haddadi Rumours

    Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has reportedly asked the club for permission to join Barcelona "immediately...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 4 days ago 3,469 reads 4 comments

  6. Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest on Moussa Sissoko and James Rodriguez Rumours

    Real Madrid are set to miss out on Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko , with Inter Milan said to be close to landing the Frenchman. According to France Football (h/t Football Italia ) a €35 million (£30...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 4 days ago 9,180 reads 7 comments

  7. La Liga Table 2016: Sunday's Week 1 Results and Updated Standings

    Manu Garcia Sanchez struck a brilliant equaliser deep into injury time to earn Alaves a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid on Sunday. His strike answered Kevin Gameiro 's controversial stoppage-time penalty that had given the hosts a late lead...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 5 days ago 5,762 reads 29 comments

  8. Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid: Goals and Highlights from 2016/17 La Liga Game

    Real Madrid started their 2016/17 La Liga campaign with an away fixture against Real Sociedad on Sunday. Zinedine Zidane's side have had a relatively quiet summer, but they didn't ...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 5 days ago 12,868 reads 65 comments

  9. Sad Barca Goodbye for Claudio Bravo Against Betis but Ter Stegen Is the Future

    Luis Enrique was genuinely upset. You could see it in his face and how his throat caught when he tried to answer the question he had been posed. Said question concerned Claudio Bravo...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 5 days ago 35,100 reads 43 comments

  10. La Liga Results 2016 Week 1: Final Scores and Updated Table After Saturday

    Barcelona's La Liga title defence got off to a rip-roaring start on Saturday after the Blaugrana demolished Real Betis 6-2 to begin their 2016-17 season in barnstorming fashion...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 days ago 5,515 reads 21 comments

  11. Barcelona vs. Real Betis: Score and Reaction from 2016 La Liga Match

    Reigning champions Barcelona cruised to a win on the opening matchday of the 2016-17 La Liga season, beating Real Betis 6-2 at the Camp Nou. Luis Suarez notched a hat-trick in the win...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 6 days ago 11,373 reads 154 comments

  12. Barcelona vs. Real Betis: Goals and Highlights from 2016/17 La Liga Game

    Barcelona began the defence of their La Liga title at home to Real Betis on Saturday. The reigning champions didn't take long to get off the mark, as Arda Turan put them ahead from ...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 6 days ago 6,594 reads 52 comments

  13. Ultimate Guide to Atletico Madrid's 2016/17 Season

    Third in La Liga. First with a Champions League final. Third. Then third with a Champions League final. Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid have become an increasing force ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 7 days ago 1,663 reads 11 comments

  14. Ultimate Guide to Real Madrid's 2016/17 Season

    Real Madrid are already up and running in competitive action, but the real kick-off date for them is Sunday when the 2016/17 La Liga season gets underway...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 4,345 reads 16 comments

  15. La Liga Table 2016 Week 1: Opening Standings Following Friday's Results

    Osasuna snatched a point late on by earning a 1-1 draw in Malaga , while Deportivo La Coruna also left it late to beat Eibar , 2-1, at home as the new La Liga season got underway...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 7 days ago 1,666 reads 0 comments

  16. La Liga Is Here: Summer of Silence to Be Broken by Familiar Fun, Faces, Genius

    You hear that? Silence. For months it's been this way, almost eerie in its permanence.   Not least because it's new.  If La Liga is upon us, you'd barely know it based on noise, and noise is how these things are measured, or so we're told...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 7 days ago 4,260 reads 22 comments

  17. Ultimate Guide to Barcelona's 2016-17 Season

    The machine rolls on. Over the past couple of decades, Barcelona have transformed from a side that enjoyed the occasional moment of glory into a team that lives, eats, sleeps and bathes in it...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 7 days ago 6,154 reads 46 comments

  18. Diego Simeone Has to Show New Atletico Madrid Attacking Focus Is Fit for Purpose

    There aren’t much gentler starts to a new domestic league season than playing a newly promoted team at home, but in many ways, Sunday’s fixture against Alaves places Atletico Madrid in a fairly difficult position...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 days ago 1,300 reads 2 comments

  19. Barcelona Transfer News: Jasper Cillessen Targeted Amid Claudio Bravo Rumours

    Barcelona have reportedly made a £10 million bid for Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen as they look to bring in a replacement for current No. 1 Claudio Bravo, who is set to join Manchester City...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 8 days ago 7,547 reads 22 comments

  20. Predicting the Stars, Breakouts and Disappointments for Real Madrid in 2016/17

    The new La Liga season gets under way at the weekend. Real Madrid will be hoping for a positive start, on an individual level from their players as well as in a team sense, as Zinedine Zidane shapes his side in his first full campaign in charge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 days ago 8,671 reads 17 comments

  21. La Liga Fixtures 2016 Week 1: Schedule, Live-Stream Info, Picks and Key Players

    Barcelona kick off their title defence on Saturday at home to Real Betis as La Liga returns for the 2016-17 season. On Sunday, Real Madrid begin with a trip to Real Sociedad, while Atletico Madrid host newly promoted Alaves...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 8 days ago 3,107 reads 14 comments

  22. Pato and Ganso: The Unfulfilled Brazilian Prodigies Seeking New Life in La Liga

    Act 1: It's late, and the Santiago Bernabeu is tense. With one already to his name, Alexandre Pato is free and Real Madrid can't react. Drawn to the ball, Sergio Ramos and Pepe are out of the picture, and Marcelo is stranded, too...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 8 days ago 17,565 reads 13 comments

  23. Luis Enrique's Modesty Hides Coach's Key Role in Barcelona Success Story

    Luis Enrique is not good to the media. Often terse and unfriendly in press conferences, frequently taking umbrage at certain lines of questioning, rarely offering the type of soundbites he knows everybody is hoping for...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 8 days ago 6,305 reads 13 comments

  24. Cristiano Ronaldo Injury: Madrid Star to Miss La Liga Opener with Knee Problem

    Cristiano Ronaldo will reportedly miss Real Madrid 's trip to Real Sociedad on Sunday because of the knee injury he suffered with Portugal in the UEFA Euro 2016 final...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 8 days ago 5,074 reads 27 comments

  25. Examining the Real Madrid Positional Battles Ahead of 2016/17 Season

    La Liga opens the 2016/17 season at the weekend, and as ever, Real Madrid 's squad is packed with talent who will battle to play a big part in Zinedine Zidane's plans...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 days ago 9,606 reads 34 comments