La Liga Writing Competition – win a retro football shirt of your choice!


In conjunction with Campo Retro, La Liga Blog are pleased to announce a free writing competition exclusively for all our readers! The premise is simple. Submit an article for La Liga Blog between now and the competition deadline on Monday 5th January at noon and the writer of the best article will win a personalised, […]

The Irish-Spaniard


Who is the only Irish manager to manager successfully in Spain? That man is Patrick O’Connell, also known as Patricio O’Connell, who managed successfully at both Real Betis and FC Barcelona. But, who was he? Where did he make his name? Patrick O’Connell was born on the 8th of March 1887 in Westmeath, Ireland, playing […]

New ‘Ordem’ ball released for La Liga


Sports giant Nike have released the official new football for 2014-15’s biggest tournaments. The ‘Ordem’ will be used across English tournament the Premier League, Spanish tournament La Liga and Italian tournament the Serie A, with each league using different color variations of the new design. The all new ball has a new range of enhanced […]

Will Luis Suarez be in La Liga next season?


For all his wonderful talent and goal-scoring ability, Luis Suarez creates chaos wherever he is. The Uruguayan striker showed promising signs of returning to redemption during a fantastic goal-scoring with Liverpool who came within a whisker of surprising the odds and winning the Premier League. His thirty-one goal haul was enough for Suarez to not […]

Defeat is hard to take but Atletico Madrid can look back on the season with pride

Raúl García celebrates his goal, Atlético's first, in their 3-0 La Liga win against Real Valladolid.

Mike Larsson, football editor at takes a look at ATLMs season after they lost in the CL final. As the clock in the Estádio da Luz stadium ticked over to 90 minutes, Atletico Madrid’s season was about to go from absolutely fantastic to downright unbelievable. Diego Simeone’s team had already secured the La Liga […]

Real Madrid v Atletico – LIVE COMMENTARY

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Two teams from Spain’s capital city go head to head tonight in the Champions League Final as Real Madrid take on Atlético Madrid at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon. Join us here for all the latest live commentary and reaction to this highly-awaited clash of the titans. Loading…

Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid


La Liga is one of the most exciting and avidly followed football leagues in the world, and this year’s result could be the most interesting of all. Currently in a great position to win are Atlético Madrid, a side which hasn’t won the League since 1996 – that’s 16 years – and yet, after their […]

Man United and Liverpool among clubs in the race for Antoine Griezmann


Real Sociedad star Antonine Griezmann is wanted by a host of Premier League clubs including Man United, Liverpool and Arsenal the Sunday Mirror reports. The 23 year old French winger has lit up the Primera Division this season with a series of top drawer performances, netting 16 goals in the process. Loading…

GUEST POST: The fight for La Liga Survival


With the race for the title fully underway between the famous old foes of Real Madrid and Barcelona also this season the inclusion of Atletico Madrid, you could be forgiven to not be aware of what is going on at the other end of the table in the fight for survival. With only 5 games […]

Diego Costa on his way to Chelsea


Chelsea are set to sign highly rated Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa this summer according to UK newspaper, the Metro. The 25 year old has been in sensational form this season, more than capably filling the void left by his departed predecessor Radamel Falcao with 35 goals in all competitions for Atleti. Loading…