1907 Copa del Rey

The Copa del Rey 1907 was the 5th staging of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

1907 Copa del Rey
5th Copa del Rey
CountrySpain Spain
Teams5
Defending championsMadrid FC
ChampionsMadrid FC (3rd title)
Runners-upClub Vizcaya
Matches played11
Goals scored38 (3.45 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Spain Antonio Neyra (5 goals)
1906
1908

The competition started on 24 March 1907, and concluded on 30 March 1907, with the Final Playoff, in which Madrid FC lifted the trophy for the third time in a row after beating Club Vizcaya 1–0 with a goal from Manuel Prast.

ParticipantsEdit

The tournament reached a new record of participants. Eleven teams registered to participate: FC Barcelona, Moderno of Guadalajara, Recreativo de Huelva, San Sebastián Recreation Club, Athletic de Madrid, Excelsior of Madrid, Hispania of Madrid, Madrid FC, Club Bizcaya (merger of Athletic Bilbao and Unión Atlética Vizcaína), Hamilton FC of Salamanca and Vigo FC. Moreover, the Catalan regional champion, X Sporting Club, was invited but again refused to participate for internal and financial reasons.

At the last minute, FC Barcelona and San Sebastian RC did not attend the event, while the organization dismissed Moderno Guadalajara. The four teams of Madrid played preliminary rounds to choose one single representative of Madrid region. Madrid FC won the preliminary rounds and qualified.

So, finally, five teams took part in the tournament:

Group stageEdit

Vigo FC3–3Huelva Recreation Club
Pepe Rodríguez   40'
Wilfrid Hambly   60', 80'
Report ?  
 ?  
 ?  
Referee:   Isidro Lloret


Vigo FC1–3Madrid FC
Wilfrid Hambly   30' Report
[2]
José Giralt   20'
Andrés Ocaña   40' (o.g.)
Armando Giralt   70'
Referee:   Ricardo Gondra
Club Vizcaya5–0Hamilton FC
Hermenegildo García   10'
Juan Goyoaga   51'
Tomás Murga   59'
Alfonso Sena   60'
Charles Simmons   65'
Report
[3]
Referee:   Isidro Lloret


Vigo FC2–1Club Vizcaya
Pepe Rodríguez   60'
José María Ábalo   80'
Report
[4]
Hermenegildo García   70'
Referee:   Sidney (Hamilton FC)


Madrid FC5–0Hamilton FC
Armando Giralt   10', 70'
Antonio Neyra   50', 55', 85'
Report
[5]
Referee:   César Baraja


Club Vizcaya4–0Huelva Recreation Club
?  
?  
?  
?  
[6]
Hamilton FC1–2Vigo FC
Patrick Reid   20' Report
[7]
Enrique Lendy   10'
José María Ábalo   30'
Teams Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA Pts
Club Vizcaya de Bilbao 4 3 0 1 13 4 6
Madrid FC 4 3 0 1 14 6 6
Vigo FC 4 2 1 1 8 8 5
Hamilton FC 4 1 0 3 3 12 2
Huelva Recreation Club 4 0 1 3 5 13 1

Tiebreaker Playoff FinalEdit

Although a round-robin tournament, a final match was played to decide the winners of the competition.

Madrid FC1–0Club Vizcaya
Manuel Prast   80' Report
Attendance: 6,000
Referee:   Sidney (Hamilton FC)
Copa del Rey 1907 Winners
Madrid FC
3rd Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Athletic Club Website".
  2. ^ "Temporada 1906–1907". Archived from the original on 2018-09-20. Retrieved 2015-06-30.
  3. ^ "Official Athletic Club Website".
  4. ^ "Campeón Lineal de España de Fútbol: Capítulo 2º: En Madrid (VI). Temporada 1906-07 (IV). Campeonato de España 1907 (III). Tercer día". 13 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Ficha Madrid F.C.-Hamilton F. C. 1907". El Aguanis.
  6. ^ "Official Athletic Club Website".
  7. ^ "Campeón Lineal de España de Fútbol: Capítulo 2º: En Madrid (VI). Temporada 1906-07 (IV). Campeonato de España 1907 (IV). Quinto día". 16 October 2013.
  8. ^ "El Aguanis - Ficha Madrid F.C.-Huelva Recreación 1907".
  9. ^ "Copa del rey alfonso xiii – Corazón Blanco".
  10. ^ "Campeón Lineal de España de Fútbol: Capítulo 2º: En Madrid (VI). Temporada 1906-07 (IV). Campeonato de España 1907". 6 October 2013.

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