Lionel Messi challenges Cristiano Ronaldo in race for Spain's top scorer
Lionel Messi challenges Cristiano Ronaldo in race for Spain's top scorer

After finding his scoring touch in Germany, Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to renew his scintillating duel with Lionel Messi in the Spanish league.

Cristiano Ronaldo sets best scoring start in Spanish league
Cristiano Ronaldo sets best scoring start in Spanish league

Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 14th and 15th goals to set a record scoring start in a Spanish league season as Real Madrid eased to a 5-0 win at Levante on Saturday, while Lionel Messi scored to move one goal from the competition's all-time scorer.

La Liga lure proves irresistible in window
La Liga lure proves irresistible in window

Even though Spain were ousted in the first round of the World Cup, the tournament`s brightest lights still flocked to La Liga as Real Madrid and Barcelona again flexed their financial muscles in a busy transfer window. 

Top six La Liga signings of the transfer window

Despite Spain`s failure to shine at the World Cup in Brazil, La Liga has again lured a host of world stars to Spanish shores in recent months with Real Madrid and Barcelona predictably leading the way.

Spanish league demotes Real Murcia to third tier

Spain`s professional league (LFP) has demoted Real Murcia from the second division to the third tier (Segunda B) and fined them 180,000 euros ($240,800) after they failed to meet the competition`s financial criteria.

Ex-Barca boss defends Neymar contract in court

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell defended Tuesday the legality of Brazilian striker Neymar`s contract during questioning by a Spanish court which is investigating possible tax crimes.

Atletico Madrid win Spanish league title

Atletico Madrid claimed their 10th Spanish league crown on Saturday but first in 18 years after coming from behind to draw 1-1 away at title rivals Barcelona.

Hazard might ditch Chelsea for Barca: Reports

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard might reportedly quit boss Jose Mourinho`s squad for Barcelona.

Traditional values serving Atletico well: Radomir Antic

Diego Simeone steered Atletico Madrid into the 2014 Champions League final by embedding the same traits that helped the club win the Spanish League and Cup double nearly two decades ago, former coach Radomir Antic said.

Ancelotti hails Real`s `perfect` performance

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed his team`s performance as "perfect" after their 6-1 romp at Schalke 04 in Wednesday`s Champions League`s last 16, first-leg clash.

Argentina, Ecuador play to goal-less draw

An Argentina side without superstar striker Lionel Messi played Ecuador to a goal-less draw on Friday in an international football friendly between World Cup qualified teams.

Real to play friendly against PSG in July

Real Madrid will play a friendly against Paris Saint Germain on July 27 in Gothenburg, Sweden, match organisers confirmed on Wednesday.

Match-fixing claims in La Liga

Javier Tebas, vice-president of the Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP), believes that there is match-fixing in La Liga, and fears that a similar scandal to the Scommessopoli controversy that has rocked Italian football could be on the cards.

Messi`s 61st goal leads Barcelona past Getafe 4-0

Lionel Messi scored his 61st goal of the season to help Barcelona beat Getafe 4-0 Tuesday and provisionally trim Real Madrid`s Spanish league lead to a single point.

Real Betis go joint top after Mallorca win

Racing Santander and Levante shared the points in a 0-0 draw as both sides remained winless while Betis saw off Mallorca to join Real Madrid and Valencia at the top of the Spanish league table.

Disputes put aside as action returns to Spanish La Liga

After a week marred by more off-field disputes surrounding the financial state of football in Spain, the big two resume their battle for domestic supremacy on Saturday.

Spanish clubs firm on fairer share of TV rights money

Spanish soccer club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said that a movement of clubs from the Primera Liga was unstoppable in its quest for a fairer distribution of television rights.

Messi back from India to resume La Liga action

Spanish football returns to action this weekend following last week`s break for international matches.

Barcelona plans to increase Camp Nou capacity by 10,000

FC Barcelona are considering reforming their famous Camp Nou Stadium to increase its capacity and allow a further 10,000 football fans to see the club`s home matches.

Strike postpones start of Spanish league season

The opening weekend of the Spanish football season, scheduled to start on Saturday, has been postponed due to strike action by the players` union.