1916 Copa del Rey

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1916 Copa del Rey
Country Spain
Teams 3
Champions Athletic de Bilbao
Runners-up Madrid FC
Matches played 5
Goals scored 30 (6 per match)

The Copa del Rey 1916 was the 16th staging of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

The competition started on March 26, 1916 and concluded on May 7, 1916 with the Final, held at the Camp de la Indústria in Barcelona, in which Athletic Bilbao lifted the trophy for the 7th time ever with a 4–0 victory over Madrid FC. It was Athletic's third title in a row, and they kept the trophy in property.


RC Fortuna de Vigo (champions of Galicia) and Español de Cádiz (champions of Andalusia) did not inscribe for the tournament.


First leg[edit]

March 26, 1916
FC Barcelona 2–1 Madrid CF

Second leg[edit]

April 2, 1916
Madrid CF 4–1 FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona and Madrid CF won one match each. At that year, the goal difference was not taken into account.

First replay[edit]

April 13, 1916
Madrid CF 6–6
FC Barcelona

Second replay[edit]

April 15, 1916
Madrid CF 4–2
FC Barcelona


7 May 1916
16:00 CET
Athletic Bilbao 4–0 Madrid FC
Acedo Goal 12'
Zubizarreta Goal 23'60'69'
Camp de la Indústria, Barcelona
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Francisco Bru
Copa del Rey 1916 winners
Athletic Bilbao
7th title


  1. ^ FC Barcelona withdrew the game seven minutes before the end of the extra time in protest for the refereeing.