1907 Copa del Rey

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1907 Copa del Rey
Country Spain
Teams 5
Champions Madrid FC
Matches played 11
Goals scored 38 (3.45 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Spain Sánchez Neyra (5 goals)

The Copa del Rey 1907 was the 5th edition of the Copa del Rey. 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.

Participants[edit]

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 stage[edit]

March 24, 1907
Vigo FC 3–3 Huelva Recreation Club
 ? Goal
 ? Goal
 ? Goal
 ? Goal
 ? Goal
 ? Goal

March 24, 1907
Club Bizcaya 3–2 Madrid CF
Simmons Goal
Goyoaga Goal
Simmons Goal
Federico Revuelto Goal
Manuel Prast Goal
Hipódromo, Madrid
Referee: England Sidney

[1]

March 25, 1907
Vigo FC 1–3 Madrid FC
Hambly Goal José Giralt Goal
M. Ocaña Goal (o.g.)
Armando Giralt Goal

[2]

March 25, 1907
Club Bizcaya 5–0 Hamilton FC
Tomás Murga Goal
Simmons Goal
Hermenegildo García Goal
Hermenegildo García Goal
Simmons Goal

[3]

March 27, 1907
Vigo FC 2–1 Club Bizcaya
Ábalo Goal
José Rodríguez Goal
Hermenegildo García Goal

[4]

March 28, 1907
Madrid FC 5–0 Hamilton FC
Armando Giralt Goal
Sánchez Neyra Goal
Sánchez Neyra Goal
Armando Giralt Goal
Sánchez Neyra Goal

[5]

[6]

March 29, 1907
Hamilton FC 1–2 Vigo FC
 ? Goal Lendy Goal
Abalo Goal

[7]

March 29, 1907
Madrid FC 4–2 Huelva Recreation Club
Sánchez Neyra Goal
Sánchez Neyra Goal
Federico Revuelto Goal
Armando Giralt Goal
 ? Goal
Balbuena Goal 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 Final[edit]

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

30 March 1907
Madrid FC 1–0 Club Bizcaya
Manuel Prast Goal 80'
Hipódromo, Madrid
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: England Sidney
Copa del Rey 1907 Winners
Madrid FC
3rd Title

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