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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 Bizcaya
Matches played11
Goals scored38 (3.45 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Spain Sánchez Neyra (5 goals)
1906
1908

The competition started on March 24, 1907, and concluded on March 30, 1907, with the Final Playoff, in which Madrid FC lifted the trophy for the third time in a row.

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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 de 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
?  
 ?  
 ?  
?  
 ?  
 ?  
Club Bizcaya3–2Madrid CF
Simmons  
Goyoaga  
Simmons  
Federico Revuelto  
Manuel Prast  
Referee:   Sidney

[1]

Vigo FC1–3Madrid FC
Hambly   José Giralt  
M. Ocaña   (o.g.)
Armando Giralt  

[2]

Club Bizcaya5–0Hamilton FC
Tomás Murga  
Simmons  
Hermenegildo García  
Hermenegildo García  
Simmons  

[3]

Hamilton FC2–0Huelva Recreation Club
?  
 ?  
Vigo FC2–1Club Bizcaya
Ábalo  
José Rodríguez  
Hermenegildo García  

[4]

Madrid FC5–0Hamilton FC
Armando Giralt  
Sánchez Neyra  
Sánchez Neyra  
Armando Giralt  
Sánchez Neyra  

[5]

Club Bizcaya4–0Huelva Recreation Club
?  
 ?  
 ?  
 ?  

[6]

Hamilton FC1–2Vigo FC
?   Lendy  
Abalo  

[7]

Madrid FC4–2Huelva Recreation Club
Sánchez Neyra  
Sánchez Neyra  
Federico Revuelto  
Armando Giralt  
?  
Balbuena   GK

[8][9][10]

Teams Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA Pts
Club Bizcaya 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 Bizcaya
Manuel Prast   80'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee:   Sidney
Copa del Rey 1907 Winners
Madrid FC
3rd Title

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